The Point Loma Nazarene University community is, and intends to be, a decidedly Christian community, as exhibited by our shared beliefs, corporate practices, and Christlike character.
Direct management of Phone-a-thon, and coordination of mailings/emails, and other annual giving programs.
Responsible for project management of annual giving programs, including but not limited to, importing data, running regular reports, preparing mailing and email lists, tracking expenses, and recording details of projects.
Coordinate details of direct mail appeals, including working with Marketing and Creative Services (MCS), other university departments, and outside vendors.
Manage all mass email solicitations, including setting up email layout, and working with data to prepare email lists and track details of emails.
Manage and coordinate the Phone-a-Thon (PAT) program including hiring, training, and coaching student callers and supervisors. Work with Director of Annual Giving to develop initial strategy and assess the need for changes throughout each PAT season. Work with Advancement Services team to ensure accuracy of the call batches. Responsible for identifying areas for program enhancement (including best practices from peer institutions) and for the implementation of those changes. Track all PAT expenses.
Assist with execution of a student philanthropy program.
Participate in planning and execution of Day of Giving.
Coordinate the following aspects of Senior Tributes: work with MCS to develop marketing materials, distribute all mailings and emails to parents, proofread tributes and follow up with parents as needed.
Coordinate the details of communication via social media.
Perform updates to the “Giving” site for UA. Identify areas of improvement and research best practices.
Assist with events as needed.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Requires a bachelor’s degree and three years of program management experience.
Understanding of and commitment to the spiritual mission of the university.
Experience in higher education preferred.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Ability to edit, proofread, and compose documents utilizing correct grammar and punctuation.
Knowledge of Windows and MS Office (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) required.
Experience working with a database and updating webpages preferred.
Budget and accounting skills.
Organizational communication skills.
Ability to work independently or with minimal supervision.
Ability to exercise judgment consistent with department guidelines.
Strong people skills required. Donor relations experience preferred.
Ability to be flexible and adaptable, and able to think critically to solve problems and make decisions.
Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with field personnel, outside business associates, and senior level management contacted in the course of performing assigned duties.
Ability to organize and prioritize workflow and coordinate the work of others.
Ability to maintain confidentiality.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS The work is primarily sedentary and may require sitting for extended periods of time. Use of computer equipment: computer keyboard, mouse, and monitor. Vision to read documents, email and other correspondence, and reports on paper and computer monitor. Hearing and speaking to communicate effectively with others in person and by phone. Will also stand, stoop, push, pull, and lift up to 10 lbs throughout the day.
Point Loma Nazarene University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, disability or status as a veteran in any of its policies, practices or procedures. In a continuing effort to enrich its academic environment and provide quality educational and employment opportunities, PLNU actively encourages applications from members of underrepresented groups in higher education.
At Point Loma Nazarene University, academics, faith, and community are all vital. Students benefit from this balanced approach to education and leave PLNU prepared to think, act, and contribute to the world. In addition to more than 60 undergraduate areas of study, PLNU offers graduate program regional centers throughout Southern California. PLNU serves more than 3,500 students.PLNU is a community committed to calling. As a result of our mission to provide whole-person education in the context of our Christian faith, our faculty and staff are known for their excellence, regardless of their responsibilities or field.We believe God calls all of us to participate in bringing about His Kingdom in a unique and deeply personal way. We also believe in pursuing calling together. Excellent work and meaningful relationships all belong to what we call vocation. Being part of a community full of individuals engaged in the same endeavor will set you up for a lifetime of weaving calling into who you are and everything you ever do.Be part of something meaningful. Discover and cultivate your true potential. Be part of Point Loma Nazarene University.