Executive Director, Annual Programs (0466U)
Executive Director, Annual Programs (0466U)
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The Office of Annual Programs supports UC Berkeley public mission to provide public education, research and public service by increasing financial support from alumni, parents, students, and friends. The department raises $15-$20 million annually and is responsible for engaging 22,000+ donors and volunteers. The goals of this department are to: 1) significantly raise the amount of discretionary funds for the Chancellor, deans, and program directors, 2) identify and cultivate new leadership and major gift prospects, 3) increase the number of annual donors, 4) engage, cultivate, and steward volunteers, and 5) instill a culture of giving among students and recent graduates.
The Executive Director serves as one of the chief strategists for fundraising in University Development and Alumni Relations (UDAR). Reporting to the Associate Vice Chancellor, Development, this individual manages a department of approximately 33 FTE and a budget of $4.5 million. The Executive Director oversees three large and complex areas 1) Direct Response Marketing which provides marketing services to the schools/colleges and other departments, 2) Volunteer Campaigns which involve more than 200+ alumni, parent and student fundraising volunteers serving on 5 campaign committees, and 3) the Leadership Annual Giving Program which develops and executes multi-channel strategies and tactics for acquiring, retaining, and upgrading leadership annual donors to Berkeley. Combined, these fundraising programs will benefit the campus in several ways:
Leadership and management oversight
-- Annual Giving Services: direct marketing programs which employ best practices in marketing and donor centric communications to increase overall number of donors. These activities provide increased and sustained income for the campus.
-- Volunteer Campaigns: volunteer and personal solicitation programs which increase the number of major gift prospects, donors and volunteers for the campus. These programs include reunion gift campaigns, parent board, student philanthropy campaigns, and a future young alumni council.
-- Leadership Annual Giving: develops and executes multi-channel strategies and tactics for acquiring, retaining, and upgrading leadership annual donors to Berkeley.
Program and campaign development
Faculty and volunteer support
Salary & Benefits
For information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by the University visit:
How to Apply
Please submit your cover letter and resume as a single attachment when applying.
Conviction History Background
This is a designated position requiring fingerprinting and a background check due to the nature of the job responsibilities. Berkeley does hire people with conviction histories and reviews information received in the context of the job responsibilities. The University reserves the right to make employment contingent upon successful completion of the background check.
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