ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF ANNUAL GIVING
Duties: Penn Law is one of the oldest and most distinguished law schools in the United States. We offer a distinctive cross-disciplinary legal education, drawing on the depth and breadth of the University of Pennsylvania, and a supportive intellectual community for scholars and students alike. To help support this community, the Assistant Director of Law Annual Giving plays a key role in developing and implementing fundraising and engagement opportunities for Penn Law alumni and students.
Reporting to the Director of Annual Giving, the Assistant Director of Law Annual Giving is responsible for personal solicitation visits of 150+ prospects per year with a minimum ask of $2,500.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Manage and implement the PennLaw@Work Program. PennLaw@Work is a peer to peer solicitation effort within Law Firms which has as its annual goal $1,000,000 with 70% participation and includes mailings and personal solicitation of firm members where appropriate. Develops an annual giving 'ask', 'strategy' and 'next actions' for all members of the PennLaw@Work Program. Writes appropriate letters and support materials.
Participate in planning and strategy for young alumni engagement efforts.
Plan, organize and implement six class reunion fundraising programs. This includes recruiting committees, developing solicitation strategies for all members of each class, personally soliciting members of the class and committee and working in conjunction with Donor and Alumni Relations staff to help the class plan the reunion event.
Oversee the Class Agent Program. This includes developing an annual giving 'ask,' 'strategy,' and 'next action' for Class Agents, as well as, managing the relationship between Class Agents and the Law Development and Alumni Relations Office.
Manage and implement the third year (3L) Graduating Class Gift Program. This includes working closely with the 3L class leadership, staffing events, and developing and implementing creative fundraising strategies for the 3L Class to reach their fundraising goals.
Serve as development office contact for student group fundraising initiatives
Other duties as assigned.
Qualifications: BA/BS required. 1-3 years of fundraising or related experience required. 2-4 years of experience preferred. Knowledge of fundraising principles. Demonstrated solicitation skills. Strong organizational and interpersonal skills. Must be a self-starter. Frequent domestic travel required. Valid driver's license required.
Reference Number: 90-26477
Salary Grade: 026
Employment Type: Exempt
Org: School/Center 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