Requisition Number: STFR000857
Division/College: University Advancement
FT/PT: Full Time
The Development Officer for the D’Amore-McKim School of Business reports to the Assistant Vice President of College Based Programs. Responsible for collaborating with colleagues across the University, including development officers who are imbedded in the various colleges, schools and academic units to identify major gift prospects and develop comprehensive solicitation strategies that are donor centric and will maximize each individual’s support of the University.
The Development Officer for the D’Amore-McKim School of Business is responsible for identifying and building relationships with major gift prospects, developing strategies for their cultivation, and soliciting gifts at the major gift level ($100,000 and up). Manage a portfolio of ~150 prospects and donors. Assist in the staffing of volunteer groups that may be created to engage and involve donors and prospects. Collaborate with the Director of the Northeastern Fund to develop a comprehensive strategy for the annual solicitation of prospects in her/his portfolio. The Development Officer will be assigned a region and is expected to actively solicit annual leadership gifts of $1000 or more as part of a regional cultivation and qualification initiative.
-Bachelor’s Degree required; Master’s preferred;
-The College is seeking a highly entrepreneurial, energetic individual who has the minimum required experience of five to seven (5-7) years in progressive Development, preferably in higher education;
-Proven success in fundraising;
-Tested ability to work closely with high-level decision makers, trustees and other top-level volunteers;
-Strong interpersonal skills necessary for building relationships with external (donors, prospects, trustees) and internal (deans, faculty, staff, colleagues) constituents;
-Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
-Highly collaborative in approach;
-Strong management skills; and
-Ability to travel including overnights and weekends (approximately 60%).
To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link: Careers@Northeastern
Northeastern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Educational Institution and Employer, Title IX University. Northeastern University particularly welcomes applications from minorities, women and persons with disabilities. Northeastern University is an E-Verify Employer.