1) Will be responsible for carrying a stewardship portfolio; will serve as primary Booth stewardship liaison for Booth-affiliated Trustees, principal gift donors; and Centers donors; and will serve as primary stewardship liaison to Boothâ™s relationship managers.
2) Manage ongoing and ad-hoc recognition groups in response to major and principal gifts and will create individualized stewardship plans for select donors.
3) Engage in one-on-one stewardship advisory meetings with frontline fundraisers.
4) Create stewardship reports for ad hoc reporting needs, including but not limited to impact pieces, named spaces, and more.
5) This position will be tasked with developing a plan to steward bequests upon booking as well as when the bequest is realized.
6) Manage the Booth pledge agreement process, including the writing of agreements, partnering with the University office of Gift Administration and Business Data, University Relationship Managers, and other constituents to insure gift acceptance, usage, and recognition follow appropriate policies and standards.
7) Will manage the Assistant Director of Donor Relations.
1) Demonstrated track record of strategic and creative approaches to donor relations.
2) Excellent verbal and writing skills, exacting attention to detail.
3) Strong commitment to customer service.
4) Ability to manage confidential information with discretion and tact.
5) Must be flexible and adaptable to new programs in an emerging and changing environment.
6) Experience in an institution of higher education.
7) Excellent organizational, project management and computer skills.
8) Ability to travel.
9) Ability to work some evenings and weekends.
1) Masterâ™s degree.
1) A minimum five years of professional work experience in advancement, alumni relations, donor relations, communications, marketing, public relations, or similar work.
2) Previous professional experience in stewardship and/or donor relations.
2) Cover letter
NOTE: When applying, all required documents MUST be uploaded under the Resume/CV section of the application.
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