Assistant Director, Annual Giving



Stanford University

Assistant Director, Annual Giving

Job Number:
75931

Assistant Director, Annual Giving (Annual Giving Officer 1) Note: Not all unique aspects of the job are covered by this job description


JOB PURPOSE: Seeking a creative, data driven, ambitious marketing, project management, or fundraising professional to join our Annual Giving team within Stanford's Medical Center Development. If you are detail oriented, like to work in a team environment that provides support but allows lots of room for autonomy, innovation and taking measured risks, then, this position may be a great fit for you. As an annual giving officer you will have the opportunity to work across a wide variety of tasks, from assisting with the execution of annual fundraising appeals (both mail and digital), to working on analysis and reporting, to finding ways to more creatively and effectively thank donors for their gifts - all in the service of meeting our team's fundraising goals.

CORE DUTIES*:
  • Plan, execute and monitor acknowledgements for annual fund donors to ensure needs of the assigned donors are met. Communications include direct mail and email
  • Identify and verify the audiences to receive annual giving appeals to ensure optimal performance
  • Track and analyze results of development activities, solicitation assignments, and progress to determine the effectiveness of outreach efforts. Make recommendations to manager for more effective solicitation appeals.
  • Work with a portfolio of assigned prospects to prioritize solicitation based on data analysis, prepare background information, and, as appropriate, engage with partner teams to further solicitation priorities
  • Monitor, analyze, and report on overall results to internal and external constituencies, as needed. * - Other duties may also be assigned

    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Education & Experience:

    Bachelor's degree and one year of experience, or a combination of education and relevant experience.

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Experience with direct mail, email, and/or database marketing.
  • Familiarity with fundraising in a higher education environment is desirable.
  • Ability to learn new strategies.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to interact with a wide range of people.
  • Strong data analysis skills including organizing and analyzing data, and communicating/presenting results and recommendations in a succinct fashion to key stakeholders.
  • Ability to work well under pressure and manage projects simultaneously.
  • Good organizational and time management skills, including the ability to set and meet deadlines.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint). Certifications and Licenses:

  • Valid California Non-commercial Class Driver's License. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS*:
  • 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. * - Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.


    WORKING CONDITIONS:
  • Occasional work on weekends and evenings. WORK STANDARDS:
  • 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.Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


    Job: Development

    Location: Office of Development
    Schedule: Full-time
    Classification Level:

    To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link: stanfordcareers.stanford.edu

    Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.




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