1) The Associate Director facilitates the planning, implementation, and staffing of advancement programs designed to strategically engage and solicit major and principal gift prospects.Â
2) Serves as the Office of Advancementâ™s central resource for the planning and execution of individual prospect visits to the Chicago campuses. Â
3) Builds and maintains an inventory of campus-based engagement opportunities for the schoolâ™s best prospects, proactively sources alumni volunteers in collaboration with principal and major gift officers. Â
4) Supports Center and initiative-based fundraising efforts by strategically using Center leadership, coordinating engagement opportunities, building and maintaining prospect lists, and developing and disseminating communications for front-line gift officers in collaboration with Campaign Management.Â
5) Coordinates the advancement activity of the Dean and Deputy Deans, drives the outreach of the Deanâ™s office to donors and prospects, manages the briefing and debriefing process for all visits completed by the Dean and Deputy Deans, serves as a central point of contact for real-time information related to the cultivation and solicitation of principal gift prospects.Â
6) Proactively supports the fundraising activity of all fundraisers at Chicago Booth soliciting prospects requiring personal outreach from school leadership.Â
7) Guarantees the accuracy of all prospect related information in Griffin, the Universityâ™s alumni database, serve as a power user of the database, assist the work of the Booth Advancementâ™s prospect management team, and generates reports to track and guide the officeâ™s work with principal gift prospects.Â
8) Assists in the planning, implementation, and staffing of a coordinated structure of advancement programs designed to strategically engage and solicit alumni for principal and major gifts.
9) Acts as the advancement officeâ™s expert in developing campus based cultivation opportunities for major and principal gift prospects.Â
10) Optimizes the use of campus based volunteer opportunities for the cultivation of the schoolâ™s best prospects.Â Â
11) Supports Center and initiative based fundraising initiatives, coordinates the Advancement Officeâ™s communication with Center administrative and faculty leaders.Â
12) Acts as main contact and liaison for gift officers with the Deanâ™s Office; manages the scheduling, briefing and debriefing process with the Dean.Â
13) Organizes the Deanâ™s advancement travel in the domestic US and coordinates with the Global Advancement team on the Deanâ™s international travel.Â
14) Manages the production of background briefings and meeting strategy documents for gift officers.
15) Composes strategy briefings and visit reports on gift officersâ™ and advancement leadershipâ™s behalf.Â
16) Ensures the timely production and transmittal of the Deanâ™s correspondence with principal gift prospects.
17) Proactively supports the donor development process of all prospects managed by Booth Advancement with principal gift capacity.Â
18) Drives the creation of agendas for principal gift strategy meetings with the Dean and the President.Â
19) Provides custom reporting from the alumni database to support donor pipeline management.Â
20) Supports the frontline fundraising of the Chief Advancement Officer, including scheduling of meetings, preparation of briefings, writing follow-up correspondence, managing follow-up activity and completing database entry.Â Â
21) Organizes and drives a volunteer outreach and solicitation process in coordination with the Senior Director and relevant University Relationship Managers.Â
22) Manipulates and analyzes data to integrate information from Griffin, Community Directory, CRM, and other databases into various reports/summaries.Â
23) Assists senior staff with annual budget and strategic plan; participates in setting departmental goals.
24) Manages all departmental assets; develops standardized procedures to improve current processes.
1) Superior analytical, written and oral communication skills.
2) Maintain strict confidentiality of sensitive information.
3) Excellent organizational, projection management, and computer skills.
4) Learn and manipulate the Universityâ™s alumni database.
5) Work on multiple projects simultaneously, set priorities, and meet short deadlines.
6) Exceptional attention to detail.
7) Familiarity with and knowledge of development (fundraising).
1) At least four years progressively responsible fundraising experience or experience in a similar customer relations function.Â Â
2) Cover letter
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