Assistant/Associate Director of the Hollins Fund

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Hollins University in Roanoke, Virginia is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Assistant/Associate Director of the Hollins Fund. 

This position works closely with the Director of the Hollins Fund to ensure the annual Hollins Fund cash (currently $3.5 million) and participation goals are reached every year.  The assistant/associate director manages efforts that are focused on building participation, repeatable gifts, and habits of consistent giving using a variety of solicitation, engagement, and communications techniques including, but not limited to, direct mail, digital fundraising (ex. crowdfunding, social media, e-mail, online days of giving/giving competitions, etc.), reunion and class fundraising, young alumnae giving, student philanthropy, and some personal solicitation.

Successful applicants must have a bachelor's degree; a minimum of three years of fundraising experience, preferably in higher education or a non-profit organization; Microsoft Office proficiency; and proficiency with and knowledge of best practices utilizing social media platforms.  Additionally, applicants must have demonstrated abilities to meet call and financial goals and deadlines and to work effectively with volunteers and committees, with particular strengths or interests in young alumnae and student philanthropy.  Candidates must have proven written (including proofreading) and oral communication, interpersonal, and presentation skills; excellent accuracy and detail skills; and superior project management skills with a track record of meeting deadlines.  Applicants must have abilities to work independently and collaboratively, as well as effectively, with internal and external constituencies including diverse populations, and to maintain confidentiality and exhibit discernment related to confidential and sensitive matters. 

Additionally, candidates must have a valid United States driver’s license with minimal violations and ability to work nights and weekends as needed.  Preferred applicants will have an understanding of the development/fundraising process and all aspects of annual giving, experience creating multimedia assets, demonstrated skill using InDesign suite and WordPress, and competency with Ellucian Banner or a similar database.  Final candidates will be subject to criminal history, credit history, and motor vehicle background checks.

Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, salary requirement, and contact information for three references to [email protected].  Review of applications will begin immediately, and will continue until the position is filled. 

Hollins is an independent, liberal arts university offering undergraduate education for women, selected graduate programs for men and women, and community outreach initiatives.  Founded in 1842 as Virginia's oldest chartered women's college, Hollins provides abundant opportunities to every undergraduate student for research, study abroad, and leadership training, and guarantees access to real-world experience through internships around the globe supported by an extensive alumnae network. 

Hollins University is an equal opportunity employer.  Hollins values diversity in its community, and strongly encourages applications from members of underrepresented populations.




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Posted: 9/17/2019
Application Due: 11/16/2019
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