Executive Director, Annual Giving

New York, NY
Sep 25, 2017
Executive Administration Jobs
C-Level & Executive Directors
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
This position is located in a Central Business Unit that supports the entire University. Responsible for setting strategic direction, executing, and managing all aspects of the University's entire Annual Giving Program, including the phone-a-thon and direct mail programs, gifts societies, online giving, NYU Giving Day, Crowdfunding, parents program and the undergraduate program. Advises all non-UDAR school Annual Fund directors and is responsible for University-wide fundraising goal of over $35M. Typically supervises/manages Annual Giving, Direct Marketing and Digital Giving teams (11 Administrators and 2 Admin Aides).

Required Education:
Bachelor's degree

Preferred Education:
Master's in Marketing

Required Experience:
8-10 years' related experience or equivalent combination. Must include experience with annual fund, volunteer management, frontline fundraising, and staff supervision.

Preferred Experience:
Experience in an academic, non-profit and/or development environment.

Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
Excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills. Ability to take initiative, build a team atmosphere and interact with a diverse population. Ability to strategize and meet fundraising goals. Knowledge of desktop publishing software.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
Established fundraiser that can raise money. Training and mentoring skills. The ability to work with strategic plans and financial concepts. Must be able to relate to a broad range of donor from recent graduates to retirees. Must have experience in closing smaller annual fund gifts as well as major and planned gifts.

EOE/AA/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity


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