Thanks to the Education Advisory Board, we now know what the ideal major gift officer looks like.
Their Advancement Forum sought to understand what makes a top major gift officer tick. So they surveyed over 1,200 major gift officers at 89 colleges and universities in the U.S.A and the United Kingdom.
According to their study, the ideal MGO is a “Curious Chameleon.” They possess:
Sadly, these very successful Curious Chameleons make up just 3.8% of the MGO population (yet they have a 78% higher chance of exceeding their goals).
Check out the article here and the PDF infographic here.
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