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As a member of the Georgetown University, Office of Advancement's stewardship team, the Stewardship Coordinator, Data and Special Projects works to build a culture of gratitude and ensures that donors are appreciated, informed and engaged. This position works with both a broad range of university-wide colleagues and external constituents and is highly service-oriented. The Stewardship Coordinator's work ultimately touches donors at every level. The Stewardship Coordinator, Data and Special Projects reports to the Sr. Director of Stewardship and works closely with members of the stewardship team as well as with directors of development, the Advancement communications team, information management, gift accounting, administrators in schools and departments throughout the main and medical campuses, and the facilities departments of the medical campus. The role supports various team members and projects throughout the year, including mass mailing projects, data management, editing and reviewing communications, and other projects as assigned. The Coordinator will have duties that include, but are not limited to the following:
Management of Donor-Directed Fund Information
Leads the tracking of all gift agreements, stewardship addenda, and gift documentation as gifts are received from donors to Georgetown University, and marshals data from a variety of sources (donor gift information, financial data on endowed funds, campus and medical center units benefiting from gifts) to ensure that accurate reporting to donors can take place.
Performs ongoing review and updating of information in Salesforce database to ensure accurate and effective communications with donors.
Assists with the preparation of reports and mailings to donors that demonstrate gratitude and communicate the impact of their investment in the university and the medical center.
Supporting Stewardship Projects
Assists with Stewardship mailing projects, including creation of mailing lists, tracking DO personalized notes, and stuffing envelopes.
Supports Stewardship-related events, such as Scholarship Day, by assisting with creating materials and providing other necessary support ahead of event.
New Initiatives and Other Duties as Assigned
Contributes to or manages other stewardship and donor relations initiatives on an as-needed basis. These projects include pulling and analyzing gift data in response to questions from donors, development officers, and stewardship colleagues, scanning and uploading correspondence, impact of gift reports, and other communications pieces.
Participates in building dedications, gift celebrations, fundraising events and other events as needed.
Serves on Office of Advancement committees as assigned/necessary.
A minimum of one to three years of professional experience, or a combination of graduate studies or applicable volunteer experience
Proficient in MS Office computer software applications, particularly Excel.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills and the ability to interact well with others
Ability to assimilate data and exercise sound judgment and discretion
Analytical, well-organized, ability to handle multiple tasks and priorities simultaneously, and consistently meets all deadlines.
Detail-oriented, accurate, and able to work independently while being sensitive, personable, and experienced in customer relations skills
Able to initiate and complete projects and provide donor support with little supervision, exercising good judgment
A strong desire to contribute to and participate in the mission of the Office of Advancement
Accuracy in materials preparation, dependability, and ability to maintain confidentiality
Supportive of the mission, philosophy, and values of Georgetown University.
Experience working with donors is preferred
Familiarity with fundraising databases or the SalesForce platform preferred
Prior experience with Stewardship preferred, including reporting, donor recognition, and acknowledgments, a plus
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About Georgetown University
Established in 1789, Georgetown is the nation's oldest Catholic and Jesuit University. Georgetown is one of the world's leading academic and research institutions, offering a unique educational experience that prepares the next generation of global citizens to lead and make a difference in the world.