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: A genuine passion for the mission of Yale, the School of Architecture, the School of Art, and for the importance of art and arts education and knowledge and experience in art, architecture, museums, design, and/or visual culture organizations.
Preferred Education, Experience and Skills: A genuine passion for the mission of Yale, the School of Architecture, the School of Art, and for the importance of art and arts education and knowledge and experience in art, architecture, museums, design, and/or visual culture organizations.
Required Skill/ability 5: Ability to work a flexible schedule and the availability to work nights, weekends, and holidays, as needed, to accommodate events, meetings, and travel program. Ability to travel both in the United States and internationally, as needed.
Posting Position Title: Development Officer - Annual Giving
Required Skill/ability 3: Demonstrated ability to meet competing deadlines on time, while working independently and exercising thoughtful prioritization, including am aptitude for analytical tools and quantitative measurements for management, tracking, planning, and communication of fundraising progress and effectiveness.
Work Week: Standard (M-F equal number of hours per day)
University Job Title: Asst Director, Development, Sch of Arch/Art
Required Skill/ability 1: Professionalism, mature judgement and discretion, sense of humor, and ability to work well within a collegial and collaborative work environment. Ability to maintain strict confidentiality.
Required Skill/ability 4: 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.).
Required Skill/ability 2: Outstanding editing, strategic and analytical thinking, and persuasive and concise spoken and written communication skills.
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: 64673BR
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.