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6-9 Years
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Managing Director, Special Gifts

Dartmouth seeks an accomplished fundraising professional to join its Leadership Giving team in our satellite regional office in San Francisco. The Managing Director, Special Gifts will manage a select portfolio of individuals capable of making comprehensive gifts of four, five and six-figure gifts in support of Dartmouth College's institutional priorities. The Managing Director will develop approaches and activities that lead to successful solicitation, cultivation and stewardship of donors.

Minimum qualifications: Bachelor's degree with six or more years of experience in a complex college or university development operation, or the equivalent as well as an appreciation for the values of a liberal arts education. Demonstrated experience soliciting and closing four, five and six-figure gifts, knowledge of gift planning vehicles, and a track record of success in meeting goals. Candidates must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills and a capacity to manage a wide range of relationships and situations.


Dartmouth College is engaged in a period of transformative growth and enhancement to its academic enterprise-including teaching, research, and residential life-all fueled by record levels of philanthropic support. At this exciting time in the life of the College, Dartmouth Advancement invites applications from individuals seeking a professional challenge in a progressive, innovative environment. We offer competitive compensation, generous career development opportunities, and a talented group of Advancement professionals who engage with one another as colleagues, neighbors, and friends. Learn more about careers in Dartmouth Advancement by visiting us at To explore this career opportunity, we are pleased to provide an online application process for you at If you have questions regarding our online process, please call 603-646-3411.

Dartmouth College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion. We prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, marital status, or any other legally protected status. Applications by members of all underrepresented groups are encouraged.

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