Location: Alfred, NY Category: Professional Posted On: Mon Nov 4 2019 Job Description:
The Associate Director of Annual Giving and Alumni Relations (Staff Associate or Coordinator) is responsible for assisting with developing and managing a comprehensive annual giving and alumni relations program under the guidance of the Director of Development and the Director of Alumni Relations.
- Helps ensure that the annual giving goals are met each year through responsibilities including:
Direct mail, phonathon, electronic solicitation, social media, online giving, events, promotion and volunteer management and other tasks involving annual giving
- Helps ensure that alumni relations and events are successful through responsibilities including: - Assist/Coordinate with planning alumni events and execution, facilitate the guest registration process from start to finish for all major alumni relations events, volunteer management, event management, alumni chapter engagement, and other tasks involving alumni relations.
- Must be able to handle multiple projects, deadlines, and priorities while demonstrating creativity and vision
- Work collaboratively with Institutional Advancement and Alumni Relations colleagues
- Plan for and/or participate in strategy planning sessions with the Office of Institutional Advancement.
- Attend appropriate college and alumni events, both on and off campus, to meet and interact with prospects/donors
- Develop and maintain appropriate tracking data files and update donor information in a timely manner using Raiser's Edge
- Participate in weekly development meetings and professional development activities
- Perform other duties in support of Annual Giving and Alumni Relations operations
- Serves as development liaison with various departments on campus and coordinates special projects as assigned.
Required Qualifications: Associates degree required or five years equivalent experience in a related field.
Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor degree preferred. Alfred State College alumni preferred. Experience in education or non-profit fundraising. Raiser's Edge experience desired.
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All applicants are subject to a criminal, employment, and educational background check.
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