The Director of Regional Development is responsible for cultivating, soliciting, closing, and stewarding major gifts from donors located in Northern California. He or she will be based in the San Francisco area and will report to the Executive Director of Regional Advancement on campus. The Director will build and execute a pipeline of our wealthiest prospects in Northern California. The core work for this position is to identify and solicit gifts from new and current donors with an emphasis on gifts of $100,000 or more, but including gifts from across the spectrum from leadership annual gifts to the principle gift level. These donors will primarily be from the Northern California area, but travel may include the Pacific Northwest more broadly, including Oregon and Washington. He or she will engage alumni, parents, and donors in our numerous regional events and programs and will collaborate extensively with school and college based colleagues on campus to align donor interests with funding priorities. In addition, the Regional Director will facilitate the work of the San Francisco Regional Council, a core group of University ambassadors in the region whose primary purpose is to help identify and engage key donors and prospects to help the University accomplish its mission.
Internal Number: 81714
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