1. Develops revenue and donor goals; develops and implements effective fundraising programs for each assigned class or constituency, including external personal visits, personalized written campaigns, phonathons, social media, direct mail, and email. 2. Recruits, trains, and manages a substantial group of alumni volunteers; creates communications to large number of volunteers; supervises mass mailings to volunteers; informs volunteers of updated information and deadlines; evaluates individual donor and volunteer needs and provides other personal support. Has the authority to represent the University to alumni donors and volunteers. 3. Advises, educates, and solicits potential alumni donors through external face-to-face meetings, phone contacts, and written communications. 4. Monitors, on a weekly basis, annual giving solicitation strategies as well as participation and dollar goals for all supported classes. Identifies opportunities/needs to adjust strategies in order to reach fund raising goals. Implements new and modified strategies as needed. 5. Continually reviews alumni donor profiles to identify potential top annual donors and determines individual solicitation strategies. 6. Develops, fosters and maintains positive alumni relations to keep alumni engaged and disposed to give back to the University. 7. Coordinates special annual programs with a targeted focus. 8. Plans and attends meetings and events on and off campus. 9. May perform other duties as assigned.
Preferred Education: Familiarity with fundraising/marketing databases.
Preferred Education, Experience and Skills: Familiarity with fundraising/marketing databases.
Required Skill/ability 5: Demonstrated knowledge of Word and Excel and the willingness to learn new online tools and database programs as needed.
Posting Position Title: Development Officer - Annual Giving
Required Skill/ability 3: Highly motivated and energetic with the ability to show initiative and work independently.
Work Week: Standard (M-F equal number of hours per day)
University Job Title: Assistant Director, Annual Giving - Development
Required Skill/ability 1: Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Outstanding organizational and interpersonal skills, including attention to detail.
Required Skill/ability 4: Outgoing personality and ability to initiate and enjoy direct communication with alumni. Customer-service orientation. Professionalism, maturity and an ability to maintain confidentiality.
Required Skill/ability 2: Ability to handle diverse, simultaneous tasks and attend to follow-through.
Bachelor's Degree in a related field and two years of direct fundraising, marketing, communications or volunteer management experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Internal Number: 59183BR
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