Assistant Director of Annual Giving
Position: Assistant Director of Annual Giving
Department: Institutional Advancement
Status: Full time, 12 month administrative faculty with benefits
Salary: Commensurate with experience
The Assistant Director of Annual Giving assists with the planning and implementation of selected annual giving strategies, coordinates and oversees the annual fund mailings and Phonathon for the College, and cultivates a philanthropic spirit among current students. Earlham College will enter its most ambitious fundraising campaign in July of 2017, and annual giving administrators will be key in the College's ability to attain the campaign goal.
Major Duties and Responsibilities:
- Assists with managing the annual giving operations for the College by coordinating the direct mail solicitation process.
- Coordinates the Phonathon efforts through oversight of calling, hiring and training student employees, managing calling segments, and writing calling scripts.
- Assists with planning and implementing on-campus programming and opportunities that bring philanthropy into students' lives while at Earlham, including Earlham Day and All Class Gift programs.
- Provides stewardship to annual and endowed scholarship donors, as well as first time donors to the College.
- Assists with the statistical collection, evaluation and record keeping for annual giving efforts.
- Responds to correspondence as it relates to the Earlham Fund and other annual giving efforts.
- Performs other duties as assigned by the Senior Director of Annual Giving and the Vice President of Institutional Advancement.
The Assistant Director of Annual Giving reports to the Senior Director of Annual Giving and works closely with members of the Institutional Advancement staff.
The Assistant Director of Annual Giving will possess strong communication, organizational, interpersonal, and planning skills and work effectively with volunteers and students.
Candidates for this position should have some experience in direct mail and phonathon fundraising, alumni relations, volunteer coordination, admissions, sales, marketing, or some combination thereof. A bachelor's degree is required.
Please send a letter of application addressing the responsibilities of the position and qualifications of the applicant; resume; and the name, position title, email address and phone number of three professional references in a singlePDF or MS Word file to:
Human Resources Office
801 National Road West
Richmond, Indiana 47374-4095
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
Earlham College continues to build a community that reflects the gender and racial diversity of the society at large, and, therefore, we are particularly interested in inviting and encouraging applications from African Americans, other ethnic minorities, and women. Earlham also is eager to solicit applications from members of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers).
Earlham College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Earlham utilizes E-Verify to confirm employment eligibility for all newly hired employees within the United States.
POSITION Assistant Director of Annual Giving
REQ NUMBER INS-17-00001
ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION Earlham College, an independent, residential college, aspires to provide the highest quality undergraduate education in the liberal arts, including the sciences, shaped by the distinctive perspectives of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers). Earlham emphasizes the pursuit of truth, lack of coercion, respect for others, openness to new truth, integrity and application of what is known to improving our world.
Earlham College and the Earlham School of Religion are located in Richmond, Indiana, a city of about 39,000. Founded in 1847 by the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers), Earlham College is an independent, four-year, coeducational, residential institution of higher learning. Approximately 1,200 undergraduate students attend Earlham College on its 800-acre tree-shaded campus. Earlham College offers Bachelor of Arts degrees in 40 disciplinary and interdisciplinary fields, as well as permitting self-designed studies and a cooperative program in engineering. Master of Arts in Teaching and Master of Education degrees also are offered at Earlham College.
EOE STATEMENT Earlham College, an independent, residential college, aspires to provide the highest-quality undergraduate education in the liberal arts, including the sciences, shaped by the distinctive perspectives of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers).
We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.
This position is currently accepting applications.