The Assistant Director of High End Annual Giving is responsible for the identification, qualification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of donors with the capacity to give at a leadership level (up to $10,000). Additionally, the assistant director will be responsible for implementing a strategy to upgrade current donors. The assistant director will report to the Assistant Director of Annual Giving to help meet the office's fundraising goals and help foster a spirit of collaboration amongst the alumni and annual giving programming team. The assistant director will be responsible for the development, implementation and management of a comprehensive leadership annual giving program, which promotes a culture of philanthropy among all donor segments and provides a pipeline for major gifts.
Bachelor’s degree in related field and three plus years relevant professional experience; or any equivalent combination of education and experience.
Preferred Education and Experience:
Bachelor's degree required plus 2-3 years of proven fundraising experience or related experience. Successful experience making cold calls as well as developing cultivation and solicitation strategies. Excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills. Motivated and enthusiastic. Proficient and comfortable with technology, especially MS Word and Excel, digital communication tools, and social media is preferred. Knowledge of Raiser's Edge fundraising software experience is preferred.
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Internal Number: 12009
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