Manager of Athletics Donor Relations/Asst Director of Athletics Advancement
Position InformationPosition Information Present Position NumberFP417WRole Code TitleProf/Lecturer/11-12MthPosition TitleManager of Athletics Donor Relations/Asst Director of Athletics AdvancementPosition Summary
Athletics is an integral part of the educational experience at William & Mary. Our responsibility is to deliver a holistic experience with high standards of performance; providing an environment where champions of uncompromising character, fully engaged with campus and the community, prepare to make a positive impact in a complex and changing world.
Athletics fundraising at William & Mary is responsible for the leadership & strategy of private philanthropy to benefit athletics programming at William & Mary. The athletics fundraising team is seated in two offices, University Advancement and William & Mary Athletics. The Manager of Athletics Donor Relations / Assistant Director of Athletics Advancement reports to the Executive Director of Athletics Advancement/Senior Associate Athletics Director for Advancement and is responsible for the day to day operations of the Tribe Club with an emphasis on donor stewardship, recognition and hospitality, coordinating and marketing all athletics premium seating opportunities and premium donor areas, donor benefits, gift acknowledgements and stewardship processes.
This is an exciting time to work at William & Mary in the Office of Advancement as we raise $1B in our campaign, For the Bold! We are hiring ambitious, energetic professionals to join a team of 180 colleagues in our award-winning work of alumni engagement, fundraising and philanthropic outreach to a diverse community of supporters. Our alumni give back to W&M, earning us the honor of being named the number one public institution for alumni giving in 2018.Required Qualifications
•Bachelor’s Degree with significant professional level of experience or specialized expertise.
•Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusiveness, including but not limited to programming and staffing
•Familiarity with a donor/alumni database and a thorough understanding of setting up processes and systems.
•Strong computer proficiency in a variety of software applications to include MS Office Suite.
•Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communications skills, with the ability to work effectively with a diverse audience.
•Possession of diplomacy and tact when working with individuals on and off campus, and responding to donors.
•A wide degree of flexibility, with the ability to adapt to changes and/or upgrades in office procedures and systems.
•Experience working directly with donors in fundraising or political campaigns, or experience working directly with clients in finance, business development, sales, customer service, client services, events, membership associations, PR, or marketing
•Experience in collegiate athletics
•Significant experience in non-profit fundraising, donor relations and event planning.
•An in-depth understanding of best practices in stewardship and donor relations including analysis, assessment and evaluation.
•Working knowledge of CRM or relational database
U09Job Open Date10/03/2019Review Begin Date10/28/2019Job Close DateOpen Until FilledYesEmployment CategoryProfessional FTPosition Term12-MonthSpecial Application InstructionsConditions of Employment:
- This position may require additional hours beyond the typical work hours to include evenings and weekends.
- Must have the ability to travel
William & Mary is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access employer and actively encourages applications from minorities, women, disabled persons and veterans.Background Check Statement
William & Mary is committed to providing a safe campus community. W&M conducts background investigations for applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include reference checks, a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial (credit) report or driving history check.Supplemental Question
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