Director Annual Giving Engagement & Volunteer Leadership
University of Notre Dame
The University of Notre Dame (ND.jobs) is accepting applications for a Director Annual Giving Engagement & Volunteer Leadership.
Applications will be accepted until 5/27/2019.
The Director of Annual Giving, Engagement and Volunteer Leadership, will be responsible for designing, planning, and executing Notre Dame's first volunteer program to drive education and giving participation of undergraduate alumni. The director will lead efforts to engage with key donor population segments based on their specific interests and alignments with the University and drive comprehensive segmentation strategies. This role will be focused on developing relationships with and engaging in dialogue with the targeted interest groups to enhance their link with the University and achieve the fundraising goals established; this includes providing strategic direction of the Engagement Center and donor experience team to maximize cultivation and stewardship. The Director will collaborate with the Senior Director of Development for Annual Giving Programs to establish clear strategies, develop action plans, and set goals and priorities for the department. He/She will employ fresh outreach methods and tactics using both new and existing communication technologies. The Director will provide guidance on the approach to marketing Annual Giving opportunities to the Interest Groups using innovative strategies. The Director will ensure that the program operates in conjunction with other Development programs within the larger framework of the University of Notre Dame and within the development policies and guidelines set forth by the University. Duties and Responsibilities:
Establish clear strategies, develop action plans, and set goals and priorities for the team, with a specific focus on volunteer leadership and personal communication with the Notre Dame family. Employ effective outreach methods and tactics using both new and existing communication technologies. The Director will lead a team to identify appropriate segments based on interests, partnering closely with campus partners to ensure that we are actively acquiring and storing this information.
Project management for key intiatives within Annual Giving Programs that will include as appropriate: Mini-Campaigns for Interest Groups, Launch of New Programs in Interest Group Areas, Establishment of new Operational Capabilities in Marketing and use of Social Media, Strategic Planning at the AGP level and across Development in the area of Interest Group segmentation and engagement.
Active participation in Donor engagement and solicitation events directly interacting with donors and prospective donors. Events to include, but not limited to: Alumni Association activities, Football Weekends for Recognition Societies, Parent Program activities, Young Alumni & Student Philanthropy Activities, etc. The Director will at time serve as the key leadership representative from Development or Annual Giving in particular at these types of events.
Bachelors degree (4 years)
7 or more years of experience
Working knowledge of social media and experience using it to engage target populations with segmentation and tailoring of messages.
Demonstrated competency in use of standard software programs including: Power Point, Word, Excel
Ability to travel and oversee evening and weekend work is required to fulfill responsibilities.
Excellent spoken, written and interpersonal communication skills.
To be successful, must be a team player who is highly motivated and dedicated to the goals of advancing higher education.
A commitment to Catholic education and the goals and values of the University of Notre Dame are critical.
Understanding of fundraising methods and practices
Ability to manage more than one project simultaneously and a demonstrated record of completing assignments
Self-starter with demonstrated initiative and accountability
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