Assistant Director, Development Operations (6299U) 1586 - 1586
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Application Review Date
The First Review Date for this job is: September 19, 2019
The Department of Intercollegiate Athletics consists of more than 275 staff members and coaches and sponsors 30 varsity sports programs. These 30 programs include more than 850 student-athletes who participate in the various sports programs annually within the National Collegiate Athletics Association (NCAA). We are currently seeking an Assistant Director, Development Operations who will work within the department's Development unit.
Description of Position: The Cal Athletics Fund is the fundraising and alumni relations arm of UC Berkeley's Intercollegiate Athletics Department. The Assistant Director, Development Operations is a key member of the development operations team within the Cal Athletics Fund and helps to manage and execute the unit's stewardship, communication and marketing projects. This position assists with all external communications including proposals, collateral, sport-specific reports, ensuring that Cal Athletics advancement messaging is strategically timed, well represented, and consistently aligned with the mission of the Department. The Assistant Director assists with the development and implementation of programs, events, and/or communication strategies designed to thank donors and inform external constituencies of institutional programs and activities. This position also supports the efforts of their development operations colleagues.
Prepares written and visual materials (donor proposals, collateral, web content, reports, etc.) on behalf of development officers, leadership staff and the Director of Athletics.
Develops strategy and oversees the implementation and execution of the honorific scholarship program and the Cal Athletics Fund annual membership guide.
Helps to maintain the Cal Athletics Fund web presence for fundraising, reporting, as well as alumni and donor engagement. Assists with the digital marketing strategy for the Cal Athletics Fund.
Assists with planning and executing Cal alumni and donor engagement and fundraising events, specifically football hospitality programming.
Assists in the design and execution of the Development office's external communications program and helps ensure information on all platforms (web, email, direct mail, social, etc.) is consistent with the mission, representative of the Cal Athletics brand.
Learns to use departmental database, prepare reports and perform analysis.
Bachelor's degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training.
Experience in a development office or non-profit setting.
Excellent writing, editing and proofreading skills. Proven oral skills.
Highly developed interpersonal communication skills.
Skills and experience in project management.
Strong analytical skills, service orientation, attention to detail, time management, ability to multitask in a high volume environment, organizational skills; ability to develop original ideas to solve problems.
Thorough knowledge of basic concepts, principles, and procedures of building and maintaining effective relations with internal and external constituencies.
Strong graphic design skills.
Must be proficient in use of Microsoft Office, InDesign software and common desktop/web applications.
Experience with the development operations of Intercollegiate Athletics.
Previous experience in a college athletics development office.
Knowledge and understanding of applicable NCAA and Pac-12 Conference rules and regulations.
Salary & Benefits
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Please submit your cover letter and resume as a single attachment when applying.
This is a full-time career position
Conviction History Background
This is a designated position requiring fingerprinting and a background check due to the nature of the job responsibilities. Berkeley does hire people with conviction histories and reviews information received in the context of the job responsibilities. The University reserves the right to make employment contingent upon successful completion of the background check.
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