The Donor Relations Director (DRD) will play an integral role in the success of SWONEKY’s major gift fund development efforts. This position will focus on building major donor relationships throughout the SWONEKY Division with particular emphasis in Central Kentucky and Northern Kentucky. This position will lead all major gift strategies and communication associated with the discovery, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of major gifts. The DRD will bear the primary responsibility for managing his/her major donor portfolio for Divisional fundraising and in command of a high-end portfolio of donors and prospects within this geographic area. In this role, the DRD will identify, cultivate, solicit, acknowledge, steward and upgrade major gift prospects and donors, acting as the primary contact between The Army and all major donors and seeking to engage these donors with The Salvation Army for long term partnerships and potential gift planning strategies. It is expected this position will be out in the field over 50 percent of the time and attend regular staff meetings at DHQ (Cincinnati).