1) Thinking critically, strategically, and creatively about how reunions and class giving contributes to the overall goals and progress of the AEAG Team. 2) Maintaining a knowledge of and educating direct reports about the fundraising/annual giving priorities of both the College and the broader University. 3) Managing and coaching direct reports to cultivate and solicit annual giving prospects through individual meetings, volunteer peer outreach, mass communications, strategic events, and individual class campaigns. 4) Developing and implementing, in partnership with AEAG and Leadership Annual Giving (LAG) team members, specific annual fundraising plans and strategies for increasing overall annual giving participation rates through reunions. 5) Coordinating and implementing, in partnership with the Director of Annual Giving and the Direct Response team, solicitations through online giving initiatives. 6) Managing and serving as the main point person for signature cultivation and recognition events, including Alumni Weekend reunion dinners and class-specific programming, in partnership with Alumni Relations and Development (ARD) Strategic Events staff. 7) Partnering across ARD with University Relationship Managers to work with trustees and top donors who are in reunion year. 8) Managing a small portfolio of assigned annual giving prospects, as well as identifying new prospects, in order to cultivate, solicit, and close annual fund gifts. 9) As needed, traveling nationally for personal visitation with annual giving prospects for the purposes of cultivation, stewardship, volunteer and reunion recruitment, and solicitation. 10) Identifying, recruiting, training, and motivating volunteers to solicit their peers. 11) Leading collaborative partnership with the Collegeâ™s alumni volunteer leaders on the University Alumni Board. 12) Working with colleagues in AEAG and across campus to develop and continually reevaluate the Collegeâ™s Young Alumni Engagement Strategy, with a particular focus on developing and executing strategies for increasing giving participation by seniors and young alumni. 13) Continually evaluating all alumni programming for ongoing improvement and growth, with a particular focus on strategizing around Young Alumni programming. 14) Seek opportunities for professional development that will enhance job performance, including building networks within the University and with colleagues at peer institutions. 15) Perform other duties as assigned.
1) Communicate Effectively & With Influence 2) Exhibit Resilience & Optimize Resources 3) Display Emotional Intelligence 4) Demonstrate University Stewardship & Serve as a Brand Ambassador 5) Foster Partnership & Collaboration 6) Demonstrated skill and knowledge of, or ability to learn quickly, the internal workings of the University as well as the technology tools available to the Office of Alumni Relations and Development, including Griffin (the University's Donor Relationship Management System), Microsoft Windows computer environment, Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access. 7) Willingness and ability to travel to campus and/or non-campus locations for University business. 8) Willingness and ability to work evenings and weekends.
Experience 1) A minimum of two years of management experience, including staff. 2) A minimum of one year of experience developing and managing a budget. 3) Experience with fundraising, contact management or other database software. 4) Experience working with volunteers. 5) Experience planning and executing events.
Required Documents 1) Resume 2) Cover Letter (optional)
NOTE: When applying, all required documents MUST be uploaded under the Resume/CV section of the application.
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