The Office of Development and Alumni/ae Affairs (ODAA) invites applications for a full-time Assistant Director of the Bard College Fund (BCF). The successful candidate will work with the Director of the Bard College Fund to support the planning, organizing, and implementation of tactics to sustain and increase engagement, participation and annual giving by alumni/ae, family and friends to the Bard College Fund.
Will plan, implement and manage annual phonathons, textathons, and Senior Class Council programs. Will play a key role in supporting the execution of direct mail, email, and social media appeals. Will be responsible for tracking and reporting progress toward annual fundraising, engagement, and participation goals. The Assistant Director will play an integral part in conceiving, creating and successfully implementing a Class Ambassador Program designed to engage current students with the goal of transitioning them into active Alumni/ae Class Agents. The Assistant Director reports to the Director of the Bard College Fund and works closely with the Office of Alumni/ae Affairs and Development as needed. Ability to excel in a past-paced environment, manage multiple projects simultaneously, work some nights/weekends and some travel required.
Organize, direct and manage phonathons/textathons to effectively increase Alumni/ae and family participation and annual giving
Assist with all alumni/ae and family appeal-related communication and outreach across multiple channels and platforms
Regular use of Excel to support efficient analysis of communications and campaign progress
Generation and segmentation of lists for annual appeals
Utilizing Social Media to support communication and appeal strategies
Ability to articulate Bard’s mission to prospective donors in person, in collateral and across multiple digital platforms
Attend college-wide events on and off campus representing the ODAA
Bard College is an equal opportunity employer and we welcome applications from those who will contribute to our diversity.
About Bard College
Building on a 150-year history as a competitive and innovative undergraduate institution, Bard College's mission has expanded across the country, around the world, and to meet broader student needs.Now, approximately 2,000 undergraduates study in Annandale and more than 200 graduate students study in Bard programs, plus nearly 1,000 students in our early colleges. Total enrollment for Bard College and its global affiliates is approximately 5,000 students. The undergraduate program at our main campus in the Hudson River Valley of upstate New York retains a reputation for scholarly excellence and civic engagement. We are committed to enriching culture, public life, and democratic discourse by training tomorrow's thought leaders.