1. Creates, drafts, formats, proofreads, and edits personalized annual stewardship reports in a variety of formats. 2. Conducts accurate and thorough background researches on donors, reports recipients, and students featured in the annual reports. Gains a full understanding of the University's relationship with the donors of the endowed funds and of the purposes of their funds. 3. Contacts students, professors and internal gift, stewardship and other University staff to gather information necessary for drafting reports. Organizes and maintains such information. 4. Selects the most appropriate information relative to a particular fund and donors/reports recipients; customizes and personalizes each report according to the circumstances and the donors/recipients' relationship to the University. 5. Works directly with gift officers and other development staff in resolving fund and reporting issues and special handling requirements. 6. Maintains accurate and complete information in relevant stewardship reporting databases and tracking reports. 7. Proactively suggests process and procedure improvements and ideas for enhanced stewardship. 8. May perform other duties as assigned.
Preferred Education: Professional experience writing, copy-editing, and proofreading.
Preferred Education, Experience and Skills: Professional experience writing, copy-editing, and proofreading.
Required Skill/ability 5: Appreciation and respect for principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion. Ability to engage with diverse audiences (age, gender, nationality, race/ethnicity, profession, sexual orientation, etc.). Ability to demonstrate and promote a positive, "can do" attitude via helpfulness, teamwork and support for others.
Posting Position Title: Development Coordinator 2, Stewardship Write
Required Skill/ability 3: Flexibility to adapt to changing and conflicting priorities. Ability to work in a deadline-oriented, production environment. Ability to handle multiple tasks and meet production metrics and goals.
Work Week: Standard (M-F equal number of hours per day)
University Job Title: Staff Writer, Stewardship
Required Skill/ability 1: Ability to write clearly and elegantly, concisely, quickly and effectively. Requires the ability to adapt writing style to a wide variety of situations and audiences. Writing samples required. Excellent verbal communications and interpersonal skills. Extreme attention to detail and accuracy.
Required Skill/ability 4: Ability to work effectively with colleagues, administrators, development officers and students. Ability to work both independently and as part of a team, and to handle multiple projects simultaneously. Ability to maintain strict confidentiality.
Required Skill/ability 2: Strong research, analytical, organizational and problem-solving skills. Experience conducting research using Internet resources. Proficiency in Word. Ability to quickly learn new processes, software, and systems.
Eight years of related experience, six of them in the same job family at the next lower level and a high school level education; or six years of related experience and an Associate's Degree; or two years of related work experience and a Bachelor's Degree; or an equivalent combination of experience and education.
Internal Number: 63750BR
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