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Major Gifts Officer

Catholic Charities New Hampshire

Catholic Charities New Hampshire is one of the largest non-profit social services agencies, serving 1-in-12 New Hampshire residents and helping them overcome major life obstacles, build independence and move their lives forward. Programs include Counseling Services, The New Hampshire Food Bank, The CareGivers, Our Place, Parish & Community Services, Immigration Legal Services and the St. Charles School. For more information, please visit

Catholic Charities New Hampshire (CCNH) is looking for a full-time Major Gifts Officer to join our team of dedicated professionals. One of the benefits of this position is the satisfaction of helping donors match their passions and interests with CCNH programs that comfort, heal and empower the most vulnerable among us.   At Catholic Charities, we strive to provide person-centered services to strengthen New Hampshire families and build independence. 


CCNH is one of the largest social service agencies in the state.  We are seeking candidates who are passionate about fundraising and results-oriented.  We'll pay you based on your experience and offer you a great work environment with generous benefits, including 401(k) plan, medical, dental, life and disability insurance, along with other fringe benefits. 


The Major Gifts Officer plays a critical role as a member of the Development team by securing funds for the organization by managing, cultivating, and stewarding relationships. You will be managing a portfolio of existing donors, as well as identifying new major gift prospects, and ensuring that as many donors as possible are retained and upgraded in their giving and engagement.


• A Bachelor’s Degree and a minimum of 5 years of experience in Development/Fundraising, Major Gifts, and Stewardship

• Knowledgeable in computers specifically Microsoft Office, and ability to learn complex database system (Raiser’s Edge experience preferred)

• Ability to manage people, process, deadlines and budget

• Strong listening and communication skills, and ability to build relationships and work with donors


• Help our donors accomplish their philanthropic goals and ambitions through a relationship with our organization

• Manage systems and software to track and cultivate donors and prospects

• Manage an existing portfolio of 150 donors and prospects

• Make direct, face-to-face solicitations and assist the Board and other staff with their solicitation

• Communicate with donors by phone to accept donations, verify information and answer general questions

How to Apply:

If you enjoy building relationships and helping our donors accomplish their philanthropic goals and ambitions through our organization, we would love for you to consider joining our team of development professionals. Please send your resume and cover letter to Kevin Spillane (Manager of Talent Acquisition and Compensation) at

Salary Type: Yearly
Salary Minimum: 60000.00
Salary Maximum 65000.00
Job Location:


Date Added: August 4, 2022

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