UCLA Development Associate Director, Northern California & Pacific Northwest Region
As the #1 ranked public university in the nation, UCLA's dedication to our community, to life-changing research and to access for outstanding scholars from all backgrounds is what has made us exceptional. Fueled by a spirit of innovation and inclusion, UCLA challenges the impossible every day and works toward reshaping our world for the better. We are inspired by success, the success of our Centennial Campaign which recently concluded, surpassing its $4.2 billion goal, at over $5 billion and counting, and an audacious ideal that binds us that we call optimism. As we enter into a new era for UCLA and begin a second century that continually advances the university standing as an international leader, you can be part of the game-changers behind the endless breakthroughs, creations and innovations that our optimism empowers. As the Associate Director for Northern California and the Pacific Northwest you can join our team and be part of this next century of achievements.
The Associate Director, who will reside and work in the Bay Area, will be a key partner in shaping and implementing the regional individual giving strategy in one of the largest regions of campus with a strong base of alumni, parents, friends and other UCLA constituents. Reporting to the Senior Director of Regional Giving for the Northwest, the Associate Director will develop and maintain a dynamic portfolio of emerging prospects and donors unique to this region. This is a distinctive opportunity to join an established high-performing and volunteers dedicated to helping expand awareness of UCLA's academic excellence in the region through events and expansion of donor relationships to support UCLA's priorities. Focused on donors in the greater Bay Area and Northern, with growth potential throughout the Pacific Northwest, this individual will be responsible for developing and overseeing fundraising strategies for their assigned area.
Ideal candidates for this position will have at least three years of experience in a fundraising environment and/or in a related field such as sales, marketing or business development; working knowledge of the principles and practices of fundraising and the effective use of broad-based volunteer structures as well as a demonstrated ability to conceptualize and implement individual and broad-ranging cultivation, solicitation and stewardship strategies. The Associate Director will also be a self-starter with prior experience working autonomously, preferably in a remote capacity, and demonstrated mature judgement with a proven track record in maintaining a high level of professionalism in achieving stated goals and objectives. This individual will also be an excellent communicator, team player and be driven by a desire to achieve and exceed established goals.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy - http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct