MAJOR GIFTS OFFICER, ALUMNI DEVELOPMENT & RELS
Duties: Reporting to the Director of Major Gifts, Penn Medicine Development and Alumni Relations, develop a comprehensive understanding of the educational, research, clinical, operational, and financial priorities at Penn Medicine, as well as the University of Pennsylvania. Work closely with faculty, administration, alumni/volunteers, and other members of the Penn Medicine Development and Alumni Relations staff. Identify, qualify, cultivate and solicit individual prospects. Identify, develop and manage volunteer leadership, and support volunteer participation in cultivation and solicitation activities. Direct and prepare major gift proposals and assist in the development of cultivation and solicitation materials. Recruit volunteers and manage Reunion Committee(s) activity. Plan, coordinate and direct visits and special events for prospects and volunteers. Plan and participate in alumni stewardship activities and provide stewardship reports to select donors. Collaborate with Medical Alumni Outreach and Reunions, Perelman School of Medicine Annual Giving Program, Planned Giving, Corporate and Foundation Relations, Grateful Patient Major Gifts, and University central development program. Utilize the University's prospect tracking system to record and report regularly on all alumni fundraising activities. Meet annual goals for prospect visits, dollars raised, and other metrics established in conjunction with the Executive Director and the Director of Major Gifts, Alumni Development and Alumni Relations.
Qualifications: Bachelor's degree required, advanced degree highly desirable. 3-5 years of progressively responsible experience in institutional development with emphasis on major gifts from individuals and organizations. At least 2 years experience in an academic or large scientific, health care research institute is preferred. Experience working with alumni as part of a development or alumni relations program and basic knowledge of Planned Giving vehicles and verbiage are desired. Ability to prioritize work, function independently, and meet deadlines as part of a centralized development structure is critical. Excellent verbal and written skills essential. Strong administrative experience and ability to establish objectives, set performance standards, and organize a successful approach to achieving fund-raising goals. Ability to lift up to 25 pounds. Travel, both locally and nationally, some evening/weekend hours and valid drivers license required.
Reference Number: 90-22286
Salary Grade: 027
Employment Type: Exempt
Org: Penn Medicine Development
Special Requirements: Background check required after a conditional job offer is made. Consideration of the background check will be tailored to the requirements of the job.
Job Family: F-Development/Fundraising/Marketing