The United States Equestrian Team (USET) Foundation is the philanthropic partner of US Equestrian and supports the competition, training, coaching, travel, and educational needs of America’s elite and developing International High Performance horses and athletes. High Performance programs are developed in seven international equestrian disciplines. These programs train and support top athletes and horses to compete at the Olympics, World Championships, Pan American Games, and other top international competitions. Rooted in a commitment to international excellence and deep pride in the country, the Foundation provides a vital function by raising the funds that allow the American team to prepare and compete at the Olympic Games and other high performance international competitions around the world.
As the energy and excitement mount for the 2024 and 2028 Olympics in Paris and Los Angeles respectively, the USET Foundation seeks a Major Gift Officer (MGO) to spearhead engagement of the emerging equestrian constituency in California. The MGO will report to the Executive Director and will be based in California. The ideal candidate will be a skilled and sophisticated fundraiser who is inspired by the mission and goals of the USET Foundation as it builds for the future. The MGO will possess knowledge of the competitive equestrian sport and the equine community or demonstrate an eagerness to learn.
The successful candidate will be a brand ambassador required to travel and attend domestic competitions. This is an incredible opportunity to impact the trajectory of equestrian sport in the United States for a new generation of athletes in their pursuit of excellence.
The salary range for this position is $120,000 – $150,000.