1. Identifies, cultivates and solicits Yale alumni/alumnae and friends who are capable of making gifts to the University. Meets assigned activity and revenue goals. 2. Devises and implements cultivation and solicitation strategies. Evaluates various gift opportunities and giving vehicles; recommends the most suitable for a particular donor. Develops, writes and presents proposals in keeping with university needs and in line with donor's interest and financial situation. 3. Initiates and maintains contact with current, past, and prospective donors, promoting positive donor relations. Engages volunteers proactively as needed. Determines and executes events and programs in support of development activities, assessing the success of such events/programs and recommending changes. Identifies disaffected or disinterested donors and devises strategies to encourage/redirect their interests as appropriate. 4. Interacts with internal contacts such as deans, directors, faculty, officers and other Development staff to consult on University needs, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship strategies, and potential donors. Keeps abreast of University events and disseminates University information to donors, prospective donors, volunteers and team members as appropriate. 5. Performs other duties as assigned.
Preferred Education: Minimum of 5 years' experience in development and/or alumni relations. Proven successful track record of experience in major gift fundraising, preferably in the healthcare environment. Experience working in college/university/academic medical center setting.
Preferred Education, Experience and Skills: Minimum of 5 years' experience in development and/or alumni relations. Proven successful track record of experience in major gift fundraising, preferably in the healthcare environment. Experience working in college/university/academic medical center setting.
Required Skill/ability 5: Proven ability to problem solve, be detail oriented and well-organized. Proven ability to innovate and bring a level of creativity to work.
Posting Position Title: Gift Officer
Required Skill/ability 3: Ability to understand and synthesize diverse research and outreach initiatives into a cogent whole. Ability to make informed decisions, together with strong analytic and strategic planning skills.
Work Week: Standard (M-F equal number of hours per day)
University Job Title: Assoc. Director of Development-Clinical&Healthcare
Required Skill/ability 1: Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of fundraising practices.
Required Skill/ability 4: Ability to work well independently as well as demonstrated evidence as a team player.
Required Skill/ability 2: Ability to establish working relationships with a diverse faculty, staff and donor population. Proven interpersonal, oral and written communication skills.
Bachelor's Degree required, a minimum of two years of fundraising experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience. Job title and level will be commensurate with experience.
Internal Number: 63760BR
About Yale University
Yale University is an American private Ivy League research university located in New Haven, Connecticut. Founded in 1701 in the Colony of Connecticut, the university is the third-oldest institution of higher education in the United States.