Associate Director of Donor Engagement

Job description

This position is responsible for planning and executing custom stewardship plans that deepen donor relationships with Miami University through personalized and meaningful engagement. The position collaborates with development staff and other campus partners who have relationships with donors. The position is an integral member of the Stewardship & Donor Relations team and reports to the Director of Donor Relations.

Duties/Physical Demands:
Proactively collaborate with development staff to create and implement highly-personalized stewardship plans that strengthen relationships with major gift donors.
Monitor the status of stewardship plans and provide helpful notifications to remind development staff to complete assigned tasks.
Develop a personalized menu of stewardship touches that are meaningful to each donor.
Oversee an efficient system for tracking upcoming and completed stewardship activities that will withstand changes in development staff.
Manage relationships with a pool of select donors and make personal visits with donors as necessary.
Coordinate campus visits to connect donors with the beneficiaries of their giving.
Support other donor engagement projects and support the Stewardship & Donor Relations team as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree.
Minimum of two years of relevant experience, including fundraising, donor relations, communications, or public relations.
Must be self-motivated, work independently, have a strong attention to detail, and meet deadlines.
Must have good interpersonal skills and a commitment to excellent customer service.
Must work collaboratively and be an excellent team player.
Must be creative and have excellent problem-solving skills.
Must be able and willing to travel.

OEEO Statement: The University is committed to equal opportunity, affirmative action, and eliminating discrimination and harassment. Miami University does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, military status, national origin, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or protected veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, programs or employment practices.  Requests for reasonable accommodations/or disabilities related to employment should be directed to [email protected] or 513-529-3560.  Miami University's Annual Security and Fire Safety Report with information on campus crime, fires, and safety may be found at: Hard copy available upon request. A criminal background check is required. All campuses are smoke and tobacco free campuses.




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Posted: 10/30/2018
Application Due: 12/29/2018
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