Associate Director, Class Giving
Associate Director, Class Giving
Job Number: 74966
Associate Director, Class Giving / Annual Giving Officer 2 - The Stanford Fund Note: Not all unique aspects of the job are covered by this job description JOB PURPOSE: Identify and prioritize donor prospects, and work with a portfolio of assigned prospects to establish ongoing relationships. Develop fundraising strategies, and assist with designing and managing language for the annual giving appeals. CORE DUTIES*:
- Work with a portfolio of assigned prospects/donors to cultivate, solicit, and steward their support.
- Develop fundraising strategies, and track and analyze results of development activities.
- Identify and prioritize prospects, make volunteer prospects assignments, prepare background material for solicitations, and follow up with volunteers to ensure completion of assigned solicitations.
- Establish ongoing relationships with individual alumni through personal visits, phone calls, and meaningful contacts.
- Monitor, analyze, and report on overall results to internal and external constituencies, as needed.
- Assist with design and management of appeals (e.g., direct mail, email, video, phone, and other channels) to target key populations to maximize fundraising potential.
- Demonstrated experience with fundraising in a higher education environment.
- Ability to develop and initiate new strategies
- Adept at problem solving, creating contingency plans and handling emergencies when necessary
- Excellent verbal and written communications skills.
- Demonstrated ability to work effectively with diverse constituencies and effectively develops relationships that enhance overall development goals
- Ability to work well under pressure and manage projects simultaneously.
- Skilled at articulating compelling cases for major gifts and annual discretionary support.
- Excellent organizational and time management skills, including the ability to set and meet deadlines.
- Demonstrated experience with Microsoft Office suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint).
- Valid California Non-commercial Class Driver's License.
- Occasionally stand/walk, light/fine grasping, lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh up to 10 pounds, writing by hand;
- Frequently perform desk-based computer tasks; frequently sitting; frequently use a telephone;
- Ability to obtain and maintain a California Non-commercial Class license.
- Occasional work on weekends and evenings
- When conducting university business, must comply with the California Vehicle Code and Stanford University driving requirements.
- Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external organizations.
- Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns; uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons learned.
- Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable University policies and procedures, including but not limited to the personnel policies and other policies found in the University's Administrative Guide, http://adminguide.stanford.edu.
Location: Office of Development
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