Assistant Director of Annual Giving - Reunion

Memphis, TN
Apr 10, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


diversity employer

Founded in 1848, Rhodes College is a highly selective, private, residential, undergraduate college, located in Memphis, Tennessee. We aspire to graduate students with a lifelong passion for learning, compassion for others, and the ability to translate academic study and personal concern into effective leadership and action in their communities and the world. We encourage applications from candidates interested in helping us achieve this vision.

This person will be responsible for procuring annual, restricted and deferred gifts to the College in accordance with the department's goals. Duties include: organizing and planning class reunion giving campaign and reunion celebrations; providing volunteers with necessary resources, training and support to be effective; developing close relationships with the volunteers in an effort to build closer ties with the college; cultivate prospects, soliciting Annual Fund gifts, and providing stewardship; and coordinating comprehensive communications and marketing strategy for reunion including branding, assets, promotion, website development, and sophisticated outreach utilizing analysis, technology, and traditional outreach methods. This position requires flexibility to travel and work occasional weekends and evenings.Bachelor's degreer required. One to Three years of development experience preferably at an educational institution or demonstrated knowledge of fundraising, volunteer management, and/or marketing. Excellent written and oral communication skills required. Ability to handle multiple tasks and priorities, to solve problems and demonstrate leadership skills is required. Ability to relate well to the public is a must. Proficiency with Microsoft Office required. Rhodes offers an excellent benefits package and a great working environment. Please visit to apply online.

We are an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workforce.





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