Virginia Tech would like to invite applicants for the position of:
Annual Giving Officer
Posting # AP0190140
Reporting to the Director of Annual Giving, the Annual Giving Officer (AGO) will assist the Director of Annual Giving in carrying out the designated duties and responsibilities for the University’s annual giving program with a focus on long-term, multi-year objectives for growth in revenue and participation. Primary responsibilities require intense focus on building relationships through one-on-one visits and on-going communication with assigned prospects, donors, and volunteers to develop giving strategies, design proposals, and solicit and close upper tier annual gifts.
The AGO is expected to travel to conduct a combination of 175 face-to-face visits or substantial digital engagement/solicitations with both donors and volunteers, as well as leverage telephone, email and digital or social media outreach to solicit annual gifts in the range of $1,000 to $10,000 and higher.
The AGO will have a core portfolio of up to 150 prospects and the responsibility to qualify and cultivate an additional 150 prospects. On a yearly basis the AGO closes $300,000 (using a 3-year rolling average).
Additionally, the AGO will lead and manage assigned reunion giving programs for Virginia Tech, celebrating class or affinity group reunions which may include young alumni up through the 50th reunion and beyond. Reunion program management includes developing and implementing an 18-month strategic fundraising plan for selected reunion programs, including the coordination and stewardship of volunteers as part of the reunion leadership / committees.
Interested candidates must apply online at www.jobs.vt.edu and search for posting # AP0190140. Include with the faculty application, a cover letter, resume, and list of five references. Individuals with disabilities desiring accommodation in the application process please notify the Human Resources Service Center, 540-231-9331, HRServiceCenter@vt.edu.
A review of applications will begin after 6/10/19.