Donor Engagement Coordinator
Job DetailsLevel EntryJob Location St Augustine Campus - St Augustine, FLRemote Type N/APosition Type Full TimeEducation Level 4 Year DegreeSalary Range UndisclosedTravel Percentage NegligibleJob Shift DayJob Category EducationDescription
The Donor Engagement Coordinator reports to the Senior Director of Alumni Relations and Special Events and is an essential member of the Office of Institutional Advancement. This position will serve as the primary point of contact for all Flagler College advisory boards, and leads the facilitation of all advisory board meetings, as well as campus initiatives and events in support of advisory board business and advisory board fundraising.
Institutional Advancement staff at Flagler work to foster the relationship between the college and its donors through activities that acknowledge, engage, recognize, and report on their gifts to Flagler. Through this donor-centric approach, each member of the Institutional Advancement team plays a role in ensuring that the experience of Flagler donors around their philanthropy is an exceptionally positive and fulfilling one.
- Collaborate closely with the Development Officers and Special Events team to plan, orchestrate, and implement all advisory board meetings and social events with the objective to deepen the bonds between Flagler College and its advisory board members.
- Implement volunteer “best practices” for volunteer management program.
- Serve as the primary point of contact and provide administrative leadership for all college advisory boards.
- Coordinate all advisory board operations, including meetings, subcommittee meetings and activities, and fundraising events.
- Collaborate with the Special Events staff for space reservations, event design, and scheduling.
- Coordinate with Advisory Board Chairs, Deans, Faculty, and Development staff to ensure the productivity and effectiveness of all Flagler College advisory boards.
- Create and help distribute communications related to advisory board business to board members.
- Assist in the creation and coordination of any new departmental advisory boards at Flagler College.
- Assist with donor relations events, including invitation lists and RSVPs, and event collateral.
- Respond to inquiries from fundraisers and donors.
- Other duties may also be assigned
Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and this position will remain open until filled.Qualifications
- Bachelor's degree
- Minimum 2 years of relevant experience in volunteer/donor relations, with an understanding of philanthropy as it relates to not-for-profit organizations.
Knowledge and Skills
- Superior organizational skills.
- Excellent writing and oral communication skills, including presentation skills.
- Strong attention to detail and excellent proofreading skills.
- Strong initiative and ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
- Ability to listen and respond with diplomacy and tact.
- Ability to manage multiple projects with competing deadlines.
- Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality and discretion.
- Proficient in MS Office Suite and database applications.
- Strong customer-service focus.
- Ability and confidence to communicate, interact with, energize, and lead varied constituencies; that are effective with a diverse range of audiences including board members, volunteers, internal staff, donors, executives, potential funding partners and all constituencies.
- Ability to think strategically and translate to individual areas of responsibility;
- Ability and confidence to design, recommend and apply creative solutions to meet objectives.
Physical and Working Conditions
- While performing the functions of this job, the position is both sedentary and at time requires the ability to be active including standing, walking in the outside elements, in and out of vehicle, bending, lifting and/or arranging files and office products and supplies.
- Occasional evening and/or weekend hours may be required.
Flagler College provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, gender, religion, national origin, age, disability, marital status, familial status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other protected characteristic. In addition to federal law requirements, Flagler College complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the College has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.
Inquiries regarding discrimination on the basis of sex and gender may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, to the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights at the United States Department of Education Office for Civil Rights (OCR), or both. Contact information for the above referenced Title IX Coordinator and OCR, as well as the College’s Sexual Harassment Policy can be found here: www.flagler.edu/title-ix .