The Planned Giving Advisor is responsible for driving the revenue growth of planned giving by leading and managing the planned giving program and implementing strategies to cultivate strong relationships and secure philanthropic gifts. This position provides expertise and technical leadership, and support to the advancement team to maximize planned giving options in proposals developed for donors. The Planned Giving Advisor collaborates with the team to effectively market the program to promote legacy giving and advises the Associate Vice President of development goals for a long-term strategy to support the fundraising strategic plan.
Bachelor's degree required
Advanced degree with a minimum of five years of successful experience in gift planning.
Knowledge of planned giving vehicles and experience in soliciting and closing planned gifts is required.
Demonstrated success of major gifts.
Knowledge of the history and culture of Ashland University preferred.
Applicant Portal URL: 281
Internal Number: 281
About Ashland University
Ashland University, ranked in the top tier of colleges and universities in U.S. News and World Report’s National Universities category for 2017, is a mid-sized, private university conveniently located a short distance from Akron, Cleveland and Columbus, Ohio. Ashland University places great emphasis on the importance of each individual. The phrase “Accent on the Individual” has been our motto for many years and, hopefully, characterizes well the nature and content of the campus environment. It means that our concern for the student extends beyond ensuring a quality education in the classroom and laboratory to include a commitment to provide a stimulating and supportive environment in every respect.Translating the ideas of our Mission Statement into the realities of everyday life is the responsibility of each Ashland University employee. These ideas must be evidenced daily in the classroom, residence halls, each teaching site, on the playing fields and in our interaction with others. It should be the goal of each Ashland University employee to ensure that our Mission Statement is not merely words on paper but a true reflection of who and what we actually are and intend to be in the future.