The Brown University Division of Advancement seeks qualified applicants for the position of Leadership Giving Officer / Senior Leadership Giving Officer.
The Leadership Giving Officerâ™s primary responsibility will be the identification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of prospects at the Leadership Gift level $50K - $250K+ and the qualification of prospects at the $100K+ level.The LG Officerâ™s efforts will cultivate relationships with key prospects that will pay off immediately through increased University support and over the long term as prospects are identified and cultivated for future major gifts.
Under the guidance of the Director of Major and Leadership Giving and in collaboration with other officers within the unit, the LG Officer will have an opportunity to work with key alumni communities, develop strong relationships with the Universityâ™s leadership, and make 10 â“ 20 annual solicitations for gifts of $50K - $250K+.`
Two identical positions are available. Applicants for this position will be considered for both positions.
Finalists with 3 years of experience will be hired as Leadership Giving Officer, JG10; finalists with 5 or more years of experience will be hired as Senior Leadership Giving Officer, JG11.
Bachelor degree and 3-4 years related experience (e.g., fundraising, research, sales, marketing, management, etc.), or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Proven ability to identify/cultivate/solicit/steward prospects with the potential to give both at the $50K - $250K+ level.
Demonstrated excellence in written and oral communications. Planning, organizational, problem-solving, and time management skills.
Comfort in dealing with a wide range of University constituencies and with individuals of considerable social status and affluence is required.
Ability to apply good judgment; tact and discretion is required to deal with highly confidential information.
Proficiency with database, spreadsheet, and word processing applications (e.g., Microsoft Word, Excel) along with demonstrated comfort in dealing with calendar programs and the Internet.
Must be a âœself-starterâ with the ability to work independently as well as on a highly collaborative team.
Applicants are asked to submit a cover letter and resume with their applications.
Finalists must undergo an educational and criminal background check before final confirmation of their hire.
Please note that in order to be considered an applicant for any staff position at Brown University you must submit an application form for each position for which you believe you are qualified. Applications are not kept on file for future positions. Please include a cover letter and resume with each position application.
Brown University is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic global community; as an EEO/AA employer, Brown considers applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, race, protected veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.
Internal Number: REQ154573
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