Major Gifts Officer

Major Gifts Officer (Flexible) 

AIM Academy is seeking a driven and motivated Major Gifts Officer (MGO) at a pivotal time to establish a major gift pipeline and support “AIM Higher,” our current Campaign. Reporting to the Chief Advancement Officer, the MGO will manage a portfolio of 150 donors through the development cycle to secure five and six figure gifts. 


  • Managing a prospect pool of 150 donors with a goal to raise a minimum of $500,000 annually. 
  • Average 10 donor meetings per month with current donors, potential new donors and community leaders. 
  • Partner with the Assistant Director of Advancement and Campaign Operations to identify new major gift donors. 
  • Work closely with the CAO to develop an overall strategic plan for individual prospect strategies, analysis of demographic data to inform activity, special events and partnerships with key donors.
  • Cultivating, soliciting and providing stewardship of prospects with an emphasis on increasing their financial commitment to AIM. 
  • Identifying and rating new prospects capable of making gifts of $25,000 or more
  • Providing individualized and strategic stewardship contact for existing major gift donors.
  • Writing gift proposals and other materials as needed. 
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned. 
  • Please provide a resume and cover letter in order to be considered for this role.


  • BA/BS degree and a proven track record of soliciting and closing five and six figure gifts from individuals or an equivalent combination of education and experience required 
  • Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills 
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills 
  • An innate willingness to dig in and contribute in a team oriented environment
  • Enthusiasm, ability to take risks, intelligence, insight, initiative, resilience, and a pioneering spirit
  • Ability to manage ambiguity and change and a strong attention to details 
  • Familiarity with the AIM and Neurodiverse constituencies helpful 
  • Must be willing to travel, work occasional evenings and weekends as needed (valid driver's license required) 
  • Background check required after a conditional job offer is made 


Kevan Turman , Chief Advancement Officer