Assistant Director of Corporate Relations

Jun 28, 2017
Executive Administration Jobs
C-Level & Executive Directors
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Assistant Director of Corporate Relations

Employee Type: AP-Administrative Professional

Position Number: 115675

Work Location: Seattle

Summary of Duties:
Reporting to and working in close partnership with the Director of Corporate Relations, the Assistant Director serves as a relationship manager for a portfolio of important corporations that support priority areas at Washington State University. The Assistant Director develops strategies to cultivate, solicit and steward engagement with these companies and pursuing gifts, primarily in excess of $25,000. The Assistant Director will work closely with University administrators, faculty, the WSU Foundation team, and external corporate leaders and program officers, as needed.

Required Qualifications:
Positions require a Bachelor’s degree and four (4) years of progressively responsible relevant experience, which includes eighteen (18) months of full-time fundraising experience which includes demonstrated success of face-to-face solicitation of gifts of $1000 or more, mass market fundraising, event planning and management, donor stewardship, fund tracking and acknowledgements to donors OR comparable experience and one (1) year of managerial experience. Comparable experience totaling four (4) years of progressively responsible full time experience in sales, marketing, public relations or advancement experience which has involved direct face-to-face contact with clients, customers, prospective customers and members of the public may be substituted for the experience requirements. A Master’s degree in a related field may be substituted for up to one (1) year of the required experience.

Posting Open Date: 06/26/2017

Posting Close Date:

Open Until Filled: Yes

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