General summary/purpose: Reporting to the Senior Director of Development in the Krieger School of Arts and Sciences (KSAS) Office of External Affairs, the Director of Donor Relations will be responsible for development and oversight of donor relations strategy for the Krieger School, including determining best practices and processes. They will also manage and execute stewardship for all graduate and faculty level gifts. This position will manage an Associate Director of Donor Relations and Special Projects, the Assistant Director of Donor Relations and a Donor Relations Coordinator. The Director of Donor Relations will be skilled in managing and prioritizing multiple projects simultaneously and effectively in a complex and fast-paced environment.
Specific duties & responsibilities:
Donor Relations Strategy and Direction:
Responsible for development and oversight of donor relations strategy for the Krieger School, including determining best practices and processes.
Works directly with frontline fundraisers to implement proactive, strategic stewardship plans for principal and major gift donors and prospects. Requires familiarization with gift officer portfolios and work plans.
Maintains a portfolio of personalized stewardship cases, where the donors or stewards are no longer major gift prospects and who have supported graduate, faculty or department specific funds, as well as those who have made unrestricted gifts to the Krieger School.
Collaborates with faculty and students who are promoted through stewardship initiatives (such as Thank View campaigns, annual giving stewardship or appeals, DAR and/or KSAS communications).
Maintains a strong knowledge of news and other
Internal Number: 61802-en_US
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