Job description

Duties: Reporting to the Director of Annual Giving in the Penn Champions Club,the alumni relations and development arm for Penn Athletics. Support department-wide initiatives in collaboration and in coordination with the entire Penn Champions Club staff. Partner with the other members of the Development and Alumni Relations DAR team to foster stronger and growing relationships between the University and our constituents through the use of information. Use statistical analysis, data modeling tools and techniques to proactively look for opportunities to innovate and positively impact philanthropic and engagement activities. Through coordination with various user groups, determine and execute production schedules for reporting, information updating, and routine maintenance/backup of data.

In collaboration with the Sr. Associate Athletic Director for Development and Alumni Relations and the Director of Annual Giving, develop and coordinate initiatives for the athletics and recreation annual, endowment and capital giving programs. Segment, run data for, and manage delivery process for mass emails and other digital outreach for the Penn Champions Club giving efforts. Use database query, export, and reporting tools to extract, manipulate, analyze, visualize and report data, trends and patterns. Use data and analytics to assess existing programs and segments and make recommendations for improvement. Create visually appealing and easy-to-read reports that drive strategy within the division and inform leadership and partners of results. Work closely with departments within DAR to ensure the accuracy in the data that is being recorded. Assign work to student workers and interns where applicable. Where needed, in collaboration with Director of Annual Giving develop or support the review of materials and target audiences of said materials. Work with the Sr. Associate Athletic Director for Development and Alumni Relations and the Director of Annual Giving to develop a multi-year plan that outlines priority areas for investment in order to maximize the results of annual, endowment, capital and planned giving initiatives.

Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree and 1-3 years experience in fundraising, marketing, public relations or related field required; 2-4 years experience preferred; experience in higher education and specifically the University of Pennsylvania preferred. Knowledge of annual, endowment and capital giving principles and techniques preferred. Must be detail oriented, highly motivated and able to multi-task with changing priorities and meet task deadlines. Must possess the ability to work effectively and positively in a team environment, with a mix of colleagues and members of the broader Penn community. Must have excellent organizational skills and be able to handle multiple priorities with ease in a fast-paced environment. Flexibility as tasks and priorities may change based on weekly and monthly tracking meetings as well as last minute requests. Ability to quickly provide progress reports in order to contribute to data driven decision making. Enthusiasm to take the lead on new projects and initiatives; some that may fall outside the scope of the job description.

Proficiency and demonstrated expert usage of Microsoft Office Suite including: MS WORD, EXCEL, Access; additional experience using electronic communications tools such as iModules or comparable email client, content management systems for website management, electronic publication tools and data visualization tools such as Qlikview or Tableau. We are looking for someone who is technologically savvy with the ability to learn quickly and then implement learnings to increase efficiency and effectiveness for the entire team.

Must be willing to work minimal evenings and limited weekends to staff University and departmental events. Occasional travel required. Valid driver's license required.

Reference Number: 90-26783

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: B-Executive/Managerial Administration




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Posted: 9/7/2017
Application Due: 8/9/2018
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