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Manager/Senior Manager of Donor Relations

Milton Academy
Milton, MA

Salary Range: Up to $97,000 

The Development and Alumni Relations Office seeks a Manager/Senior Manager of Donor Relations to actively support communication with, and cultivation of, past and current major donors to ensure trust, convey impact, and strengthen the connection to Milton, as well as contribute to a school-wide culture of gratitude. The Manager/Senior Manager will develop a strategic, thoughtful, and comprehensive donor relations program that includes gift agreements/acknowledgements, donor recognition (events, donor signage, external publicity), impact reporting, and other high-level stewardship touchpoints to promote donor participation, loyalty, and lifetime engagement. This position reports to the Director of Advancement Communications and Donor Relations.

Manager Donor Stewardship 

Moffitt Cancer Center
Tampa, FL (Hybrid: Mon-Wed in office, Thu-Fri remote)

Salary Range: $66,560 - $83,512

The role of Donor Stewardship Manager is to expand, elevate, and guide the Donor Relations' functions at Moffitt Cancer Center Foundation in the areas of donor acknowledgment, reporting, and recognition. They are a visible leader for all efforts related to thanking, stewarding, and recognizing our donors through personal communications, individualized acknowledgments, naming opportunities, donor wall signage, giving societies, and timely stewardship reporting. The Donor Stewardship Manager is responsible for implementing best practices to steward and recognize supporters - primarily at the Major and Principal Gifts levels ($100K+). Overall goals include ensuring the proper acknowledgment and recognition of donors at all levels; demonstrating the impact of philanthropic support through reporting; and identifying, developing and tracking appropriate naming opportunities for donors throughout the institution.

Stewardship Writer

Smith College

Northampton, MA (Hybrid)

Salary Range: $47,000 - $57,000

Steward the college’s most generous and loyal donors by working closely with Alumnae Relations and Development’s senior leadership and frontline gift officers to ensure the delivery of high-level, accurate, meaningful and timely stewardship communications. Partner with students, faculty, staff and administrators throughout the college to develop compelling case studies showcasing the impact of philanthropy. Strong writing, proofing and communication skills are essential.

Senior Director of Donor Relations

Massachusetts General Hospital

Boston, MA (Hybrid)

The Senior Director is an integral leader on the Donor Relations team and directs strategy and planning for core stewardship and recognition functions. Reporting to the Managing Director, Donor Relations, the Senior Director oversees a team of six, responsible for gift agreements, fund management, financial reporting, naming opportunities and recognition, and manages three direct reports.

 

The ideal candidate will be a senior strategist and team advocate with proven donor relations experience. They will have experience managing teams and programs, excellent project management skills and the ability to work collaboratively with colleagues and internal and external business partners. They will be creative and possess skills and experience in systems/process development with an eye toward continuous improvement to help structure the work of a comprehensive Donor Relations program. 

Assistant Director of Development, Donor Relations Principal Gifts Stewardship

Massachusetts General Hospital

Boston, MA (Hybrid)

As a key member of the Massachusetts General Hospital Development Office’s Donor Relations team, the Director is responsible for managing the Principal Gifts stewardship program, focused on strategically stewarding, retaining and further cultivating our top tier donors and prospects. The Director will partner with Donor Relations colleagues and Principal and Major Gift Officers to shape, lead and implement engagement opportunities that are meaningful to principal and major gift donors, demonstrate the impact of their giving to Mass General, and illustrate the hospital’s genuine gratitude for their giving and other contributions.

 

Reporting to the Senior Director, Donor Relations, the Director will play a primary role in overseeing the hospital’s top donor recognition society, in addition to managing their own stewardship portfolio. The Director will collaborate with the Senior Director to develop, streamline and maintain stewardship processes and systems and manage the Principal Gift Stewardship team.

Assistant Director of Development, Donor Relations

Massachusetts General Hospital

Boston, MA (Hybrid)

The Assistant Director of Development, Donor Relations, supports the strategic stewardship, retention, and further cultivation of Massachusetts General Hospital top donors and prospects. The Assistant Director will partner with Donor Relations colleagues and Principal and Major Gift Officers to assist in the implementation of engagement opportunities that are meaningful to principal and major gift donors, demonstrate the impact of their giving to Mass General and illustrate the hospital’s genuine gratitude for their giving and contributions.

 

Reporting to the Director of Development, Donor Relations the Assistant Director will play a key supporting role in executing the stewardship activity for top donors to the Campaign for Mass General, Building for the Future of Health Care and beyond. The Assistant Director works collaboratively with colleagues across the department and hospital to execute stewardship plans, program and other recognition deliverables.

Donor Relations Manager

University of the Pacific

San Francisco, CA

Salary Range: $70,000 - $95,000

The University of the Pacific Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry seeks a Donor Relations Manager to oversee donor stewardship as well as all signature development events for the dental school.  The Dugoni School is world renowned and known for its humanistic model that respects the dignity of each person.  It is also located in the heart of San Francisco. This position reports directly to the Associate Dean of Development. 

 

Fun Facts about the Dugoni School of Dentistry

The Dugoni School of Dentistry is well-known for its successful and high-performing fundraising team.  The Dugoni School recently completed a campaign that raised an unprecedented $69.3 million campaign, surpassing its goal of $65 million. Donor stewardship is more important than ever as the campaign has concluded.  In addition to its reputation as a top-notch dental school, each year Dugoni School faculty, students and staff participate in more than 100 community outreach programs and serve nearly 2,000 patients of all ages, cultures, and socio-economic status.  They provide over $500,000 in free dental care and another $10 million in reduced prices so patients of any means can get the best in dental care.

 

The successful candidate for this position will:

  • Manage donor relationships of past, current and future donors

  • Create and execute strategic donor relations plans

  • Produce a series of events to steward, cultivate and recognize donors of all sizes

  • Work with volunteers and vendors 

  • Manage all naming opportunities and donor recognition 

  • Write acknowledgements, donor impact reports and other donor communications

  • Assist development team with reports and data mining

Stewardship Officer, Individual Giving

Perkins School for the Blind

Watertown, MA (Hybrid)

As our Stewardship Officer, Individual Giving, you are a key member of the Development and Marketing team at Perkins which is responsible for raising over $10 million dollars annually. You are responsible for helping design and execute strategies that appropriately and consistently ensure donors understand the impact of their support and have positive experiences that build loyalty, engagement, and support our work. You thrive in a fast-paced, donor-centric culture that focuses on gratitude, integrity, transparency, and diversity.

Prospect Research Analyst 

Northwood University

Midland, MI (Remote/Hybrid)

Northwood University seeks a Prospect Research Analyst to direct, maintain and supervise a comprehensive, accurate, and timely development research system to support the University’s fund-raising objectives and to evaluate and analyze researched information as to prospect identification, financial capability, associations, and connection to the university.

Stewardship and Donor Relations Coordinator

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Chapel Hill, NC (possible hybrid/partially remote)

Salary Range: $41,250 - $51,000

This position is responsible for the coordination and stewardship of gifts received by the SPH Advancement Office in the Gillings School of Global Public Health, including detailed gift reporting, processing, analysis and management. The incumbent will manage and distribute gift reports and stewardship communications for all types of gifts to the School. He/she will have the responsibility of coordinating with the University Development Office and the School’s finance office and departments to monitor, gather and manage fund-use information to be able to report use information to major donors to the School, ensuring that the donors receive updated information about the impact of their gifts and remain connected to the School. He/she will also provide support to annual fund and alumni functions of the School.

Stewardship and Donor Relations Coordinator

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Chapel Hill, NC (possible hybrid/partially remote)

Salary Range: $41,250 - $51,000

This position is responsible for the coordination and stewardship of gifts received by the SPH Advancement Office in the Gillings School of Global Public Health, including detailed gift reporting, processing, analysis and management. The incumbent will manage and distribute gift reports and stewardship communications for all types of gifts to the School. He/she will have the responsibility of coordinating with the University Development Office and the School’s finance office and departments to monitor, gather and manage fund-use information to be able to report use information to major donors to the School, ensuring that the donors receive updated information about the impact of their gifts and remain connected to the School. He/she will also provide support to annual fund and alumni functions of the School.

Associate Director of Alumni Engagement, Student Programs & Campus Partnerships

Ball State University

Muncie, IN

Salary Range: $52,000 - $56,000

Ball State Foundation is driven by our commitment to students, alumni, donors, and the exceptional individuals on our team. Join our team as we continue to grow the culture of beneficence for Ball State University through focus on intentional engagement and exceptional fundraising as we embark on our most ambitious fundraising goal ever — to take student support to the next level, both financially and academically. The Assistant Director will serve as the advisor to the Homecoming Steering Committee and organize all student events and marketing efforts. This person in this role will also plan, manage, implement, and direct alumni engagement initiatives in support of the mission and strategic goals for assigned colleges and the Ball State University Foundation, and collaborate with campus partners and the internal Foundation team in the overall planning and administration of alumni engagement activities.

Donor Experience Engagement Consultant

The Ohio State University

Columbus, OH

Salary Range: $62,700 - $70,000

The Wexner Medical Center Donor Experience team seeks a Donor Experience Engagement Consultant to collaborate with colleagues from across the medical center, Health Science Colleges, Advancement, and the University to create opportunities to engage donors and show appreciation for and impact of their giving. The Wexner Medical Center Donor Experience team serves three interrelated, but specific donor audiences: donors to the Wexner Medical Center (WMC), OSUCCC/James, and the Health Sciences Colleges.

 

The Donor Experience Engagement Consultant is responsible for leading, implementing, and managing comprehensive programs that promote meaningful engagement opportunities and creative stewardship efforts for various signature initiatives at the WMC such as Endowed Chairs and Professorships, WEXMED Live, and cultivation-focused engagements. This position will focus on the entire donor cycle and work to create unique experiences that both cultivate and steward our constituents. 

Director of Donor Relations

Trinity College

Hartford, CT

Salary Range: $71,300 - $110,500

The Director will manage a team that implements a best in class donor relations program at Trinity College, thoughtfully and proactively cultivate relationships with donors, and steward them with intentionality in order to maximize donor retention and engagement. The Donor Relations team works to solidify and deepen relationships with Trinity’s donors by providing timely and accurate acknowledgements, ensuring that donors are informed about their impact, and that they feel recognized and appreciated for their generosity.

The ideal candidate will oversee and enhance an already high performing comprehensive and proactive donor relations program built upon the foundation of the four pillars of donor relations: acknowledgment, stewardship, recognition and engagement; and manage a donor-centered gratitude and impact program for all donors to Trinity College. They will provide leadership, strategic management, and planning with particular emphasis on top donors, and will develop metrics and systems to monitor outcomes across all areas of donor relations. The team consists of three direct reports.

Assistant Director of Donor Relations (Naming Opportunities)

Brigham and Women's Hospital

Boston, MA​ (Hybrid)

Propel your Development career at Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH), a world-class academic medical center based in Boston, Massachusetts. The Assistant Director will support the Hospital’s life-saving mission by leading naming opportunity initiatives, including gifts to support capital and the BWH Distinguished Chair and Harvard Medical School Professorship programs. In this newly created role, the Assistant Director will be a go-to resource and strategic partner to colleagues across Development and the Hospital, enabling BWH to provide consistent and exceptional experiences for our most generous supporters. BWH offers a supportive work culture, competitive salaries, and flexible hybrid or remote schedules. Read the job posting to learn more and apply today!

Assistant Director of Development, Stewardship Reporting

Massachusetts General Hospital

Boston, MA​ (Hybrid)

The Assistant Director, Stewardship Reporting is an integral member of the Donor Relations team and plays a key role in updating major gift donors on the impact of their philanthropy. Reporting to the Associate Director of Donor Relations, the Assistant Director supports the writing, design and production of annual impact and custom reports, along with other highly personalized, meaningful stewardship communications. The Assistant Director manages a portfolio of mid-level and planned giving donors, participates in stewardship strategy meetings and partners with gift officers and other key stakeholders to create personalized and meaningful stewardship communications.

Senior Development Manager

Playworks

Boston, MA

In the role of the Senior Development Manager, you will have both internal and external facing responsibilities, primarily focused on supporting the creation and execution of a comprehensive development strategy to ensure the required regional fund development targets are met annually. You will work directly with the New England Executive Director to identify and attract various funding sources, primarily focusing on corporate partnerships, public funding, foundations and individual donors including family foundations. You are also responsible for the direct management of other development staff. You will collaborate with development team members across the hub and Playworks nationally, including the Chief Development Officer. You will also work with the ED and other staff to support all fundraising events. You will report directly to the Executive Director, New England, and will be based in Boston with potential occasional travel. 

Development Manager

Playworks

Chicago, IL

Expected Salary: $64,600

In the role of the Development Manager, you will report to the Illinois Executive Director with a dotted line to the Wisconsin Director to support the Illinois and Wisconsin Regions of Playworks. You will serve on a Hub-wide development team as the proposal writing expert for the Hub. (The Hub includes Indiana, Illinois and Wisconsin). This position is located in the Chicagoland area. Using a community centric fundraising lens, you will be responsible for a portion of two regional development goals through identifying and attracting various funding sources including Foundation and Corporate Partnerships, Public Funding and individual donors. You will plan, coordinate and implement annual fund development plans in order to meet regional fund development and budgetary goals. 

Senior Development Manager

Playworks

Phoenix, AZ

Expected Salary: $63,100

In the role of Senior Development Manager, you will be an integral part of a Regional team whose responsibility it is to strengthen relationships with donors, community organizations and schools in order to support and scale Playworks’ impact throughout Arizona. Reporting to the Regional Director this individual will support initiatives and strategies to grow and sustain partnerships including foundation and corporate partners, individual donors, event attendees and community partners. The Senior Development Manager will oversee the execution of  Playworks’ regional events and volunteer engagement strategies to increase awareness of Playworks impact. The Senior Development Manager  will be expected to lead by example and demonstrate Playworks’ core values in all internal and external relationships.

Assistant Director, Stewardship, Donor Relations

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Brookline, MA (4-5 days remote - must reside in Massachusetts, New Hampshire, or Rhode Island)

As an integral member of the Division of Philanthropy, the Assistant Director collaborates with key members of various teams to meet annual fundraising goals. The Assistant Director works closely with the Associate Director, Stewardship, Donor Relations to drive stewardship programs and strategic initiatives including acknowledgments, gift agreements, endowed fund reporting, donor-named awards and lectures, and stewardship mailings for a VIP donor base consisting of major, foundation, corporate, and historic donors. Responsible for assisting the entire Division with reaching financial goals.

Scholarship Manager

University of Alaska Foundation

Fairbanks, AK (Hybrid)
Salary Range: Begins at $54,246

Reporting to the Director of Scholarship Compliance and Administration, the Scholarship Manager will work as part of the Donor Relations team to build relationships with donors, recipients, and review committee members. The Scholarship Manager monitors the scholarship awarding program in close cooperation with the Director of Scholarship Compliance and Administration, Financial Aid Offices, Director of Fund Stewardship, and Foundation Accounting to ensure appropriate use of scholarship funds.

Senior Donor Relations Officer

Dartmouth College

Hanover, NH (Hybrid)

Reporting to the Hopkins Center Director, the Senior Donor Relations Officer is an integral member of the Director’s Office in all relevant functions. This position is responsible for all fundraising and development areas including events and activities both regionally and nationally. Supervising the Development Associate and with oversight of endowments, annual funding, sponsorships, stewardship and the Hopkins Center Board of Advisors, the Donor Relations Officer plays a central role in Hopkins Center philanthropic activity and is deeply engaged in donor, patron and prospect relationship building.

Donor Relations Officer, Principal Partnerships

Virginia Tech

Blacksburg, VA

Reporting to the Director of Programs of the Principal Partnerships Office, the Donor Relations Officer for Principal Partnerships will serve on a small team charged with creating and carrying out programs to ensure Virginia Tech properly stewards its highest-level donors who have the capacity to make transformative gifts. The individual will serve as a visible frontline connection for the University’s principal partnership donors to fulfill obligations to them and to ensure and reward ongoing support.

Assistant Director of Gift Planning

Virginia Tech

Blacksburg, VA

Reporting to the Director of Gift Planning, the Assistant Director of Gift Planning will work with the university’s alumni, friends and their advisors in order to educate, solicit, and complete deferred gifts and complex outright on behalf of all areas of the university. The Assistant Director, working closely with college and university programs development officers and senior administration, will be responsible for managing a portfolio of prospects and securing major outright and deferred gifts of $100,000+ from private sources in support of endowment, capital projects, and current operations. He/She will fulfill these duties under the direction of and in close cooperation with the university’s central development office.

Officer, Recognition, Donor Relations

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Brookline, MA

4/5 days remote - must reside in New Hampshire, Massachusetts, or Rhode Island

The Donor Relations Recognition Officer works collaboratively as a member of the Division of Philanthropy to help the department meet its annual fundraising goals. The Officer works with the entire Donor Relations team on recognition and stewardship programs for a VIP donor base consisting of major, foundation, corporate, and historic donors. Responsible for assisting the entire Division with reaching financial goals.

Program Manager, Parent Events and Engagement

University of Colorado Boulder
Boulder, CO

Salary Range: $53,000 - $60,000

Donor Relations, in conjunction with the Parent Giving and Boulder Advancement Programs (PG/BAP) team at the University of Colorado Boulder's Office of Advancement is seeking a skilled event planner for the position of Program Manager, Parent Events and Engagement. Parent Giving/Boulder Advancement Program (PG/BAP) events are a crucial step in growing and deepening constituent relationships with CU. Our events support the university as we engage, qualify, cultivate, and steward new and existing donors to the campus. Reporting to the Associate Director of Donor Events and Engagement, this role will work in lockstep with the PG/BAP team to coordinate and lead implementation of all the office's events (25+/year) locally and nationally. This position coordinates and collaborates with Donor Relations, as well as a multitude of additional Advancement partners throughout campus.

Director of Donor Relations, Stewardship & Alumni Engagement

William & Mary Law School
Williamsburg, VA

Salary Range: Up to $75,000

The Director of Donor Relations, Stewardship and Alumni Engagement works in tandem with the entire Law School Advancement team and will manage the stewardship and engagement initiatives of all W&M Law School donors. This includes direct responsibility for the donor acknowledgment process, donor recognition, and the management of donor giving societies. The incumbent will with the Communications and Development teams on donor recognition opportunities that fit within individual donor stewardship plans to include donor highlights in the annual report and monthly and quarterly publications.

Manager of Data Science and Analytics

Ball State University
Muncie, Indiana

Salary Range: $67,000-$72,000

The Manager, Data Science and Analytics will be responsible for utilizing best practices to increase engagement and the size and quality of the prospect pool through screenings, prospecting, and analysis by using data from Blackbaud’s suite of services (Raiser’s Edge, NXT, FPM, ResearchPoint) and turning the information into actionable data to assist in reaching the Foundation’s strategic goals.
 

Other responsibilities include: Describing predictive models and assisting in continually improving current models; conducting A/B testing of ideas and outreach; using appropriate tools for visual data analysis and sharing; managing projects for multiple areas of the Foundation, clearly defining project completion, and gaining buy-in for the finished results.

Associate Director of Stewardship  

UCLA Broad Stem Cell Research Center
San Francisco, Los Angeles, Denver, or Remote

Salary Range: $75,000-$85,000

Under the direction of the director of development, the associate director of stewardship will play a key role in developing and implementing strategies for effective and timely stewardship of major and annual donors to elevate the philanthropic profile and programs of the BSCRC. This role will manage the day-to-day stewardship program activities which successfully recognizes, informs, and engages donors. This position interacts with donors, faculty, staff, community leaders, and volunteers, and requires a superb customer service approach to develop and sustain lasting relationships to meet the BSCRC's development goals

Associate Development Writer

Earthjustice
San Francisco, Los Angeles, Denver, or Remote

Salary Range: $60,600 - $79,100

The Associate Development Writer is a key member of Earthjustice’s Donor Marketing & Engagement team, which is responsible for developing and implementing strategic events, trips, and communications that engage, cultivate, and steward Earthjustice prospects and donors. The Associate Development Writer is responsible for writing and editing donor communications materials that are compelling, accurate, and consistent with the Earthjustice brand. These materials support the organization’s ambitious fundraising goals and play a critical role in the cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of all Earthjustice supporters.

Donor Relations Officer

Washington University in St. Louis

St. Louis, MO

Salary Range: $63,900-$75,000

The Office of Donor Relations fosters positive and enduring relationships with donors built on trust and accountability through activities that acknowledge, recognize, and report on gifts, and engage donors in the life of the university. Reporting to the Director of Donor Engagement, the Donor Relations Officer is responsible for leading donor engagement and stewardship efforts. This position requires a diplomatic and collaborative disposition with a track record of building meaningful and sustainable relationships; agility and sound judgment; and the ability to build effective working relationships with diverse constituencies.

Associate Director of Donor Experiences, Principal Gifts

Washington University in St. Louis

St. Louis, MO

Salary Range: $55,600 - $64,000

The Associate Director of Donor Experiences reports to the Director of Donor Experiences and Leadership Initiatives and works closely with the entire Principal Gifts team. This position will support leadership initiatives to build the university’s pipeline of up and coming donors and the William H. Danforth Leadership Society. This position will also support the efforts of the Principal Gifts Program’s donor experiences. The position delivers exceptional service to our constituents and plays a central role in setting and delivering principal gifts fundraising and engagement strategies and meeting program goals.

Donor Relations Manager

Northern Arizona University

Flagstaff, AZ

Salary Range: Begins at $62,996

Northern Arizona University’s Advancement has an exciting opportunity to join our dynamic team as Donor Relations Manager. The Donor Relations Manager position supports Northern Arizona University’s donor stewardship and donor relations program, fostering a culture of appreciation, recognition, accountability, and ongoing engagement of NAU’s donors, thereby strengthening philanthropic support of the university.

Senior Director of Donor Engagement and Communications

University of the Pacific
Stockton, CA

The Senior Director of Donor Engagement and Communications will lead the newly formed Office of Donor Engagement and Communications.  The Director will oversee the development of and implementation of a multi-channel comprehensive donor communications strategy to inspire and motivate engagement and ongoing philanthropy.  In addition the Director will lead the donor relations program for the entire university.  This position reports directly to the Vice President of Development and Alumni Relations.  If you like to build and create programs this is the position for you!
 

Alumni Engagement, Communication & Event Specialist

IES Abroad

Chicago, IL

The Alumni Engagement, Communication & Event Specialist's primary responsibilities are social media communications and support of virtual and in person event logistics to achieve alumni engagement strategies under the direction of the Associate Director of Advancement.

Director of Donor Relations

Yale University
New Haven, CT

Salary Range: $81,500 - $142,000

The Director of Donor Relations is a member of the Alumni Engagement and Development team, responsible for overseeing the recognition of donors, ensuring that donors are aware of the impact of their private support, aiding in fostering long-term relationships between donors and the school, and assisting in nurturing a culture of philanthropy within the school and among its graduates. The Director reports to the Executive Director for Advancement Services.

Assistant Director of Donor Relations

Harvard Graduate School of Design
Cambridge, MA

Salary Range: $80,000 - $90,000

As an integral member of the Development and Alumni Relations Office, the Assistant Director of Donor Relations develops and executes a strategic and comprehensive program to steward donors to the Harvard Graduate School of Design (GSD). Reporting to the Director of Development Communications, this position helps build relationships between top donors and the GSD through customized reports, broad-based communications, opportunistic stewardship touchpoints, special recognition events, and other activities that acknowledge and demonstrate impact. By working closely with gift officers and involving key stakeholders across the school, this position serves a vital role in improving donor satisfaction and ensuring the GSD’s fundraising success. This position supervises the Donor Relations Coordinator.

Director of Donor Relations

Wesleyan University

Middletown, CT

Salary Range: $90,000 - $108,000

Reporting to the Assistant Vice President and Campaign Director, the Director of Donor Relations is responsible for the development, implementation, execution, and management of a comprehensive donor relations and stewardship program that appropriately and consistently promotes interactions with and recognition of donors at all levels and at all stages of giving.

 

The Director serves as a key partner within the Advancement team and across campus and is responsible for providing leadership and strategic vision for strengthening donor relationships through comprehensive engagement, stewardship, and recognition programs, and manages the delivery of high-level stewardship communications and engagement activities.

Development Associate

Dartmouth College

Hanover, NH

Salary Range: $44,000 - $55,000

Reporting to the Senior Donor Relations Officer, this position supports development efforts for the arts at Dartmouth College, namely the Hopkins Center for the Arts. The Development Associate is responsible for all aspects of Hopkins Center membership and annual giving, including strengthening the programs through development, strategy and execution of program appeals.

Director of Development-CCIM

Ball State University

Muncie, IN

 

Ball State Foundation is driven by our commitment to students, alumni, donors, and the exceptional individuals on our team. We place an emphasis on fiscal responsibility, the principles of accountability, transparency, and responsible stewardship. Join our team as we continue to grow the culture of beneficence for Ball State University through focus on intentional engagement and exceptional fundraising as we embark on our most ambitious fundraising goal ever — to take student support to the next level, both financially and academically. The Director will identify, engage, and successfully solicit individuals and corporations for the purposes of securing major, annual, and planned gifts for Ball State University; plan and implement ongoing major gift activities on behalf of a college or other university constituent group in order to increase the number and size of private gifts.

Senior Advancement Coordinator

University of Tennessee Foundation, Inc.

Knoxville, TN
 

The University of Tennessee Foundation, Inc (UTFI) seeks a dynamic professional to provide positive reinforcement about the impact of private financial support in the College of Arts and Sciences.  By recognizing donors and communicating the impact of their gifts, the Senior Advancement Coordinator will promote donor satisfaction and engagement and will help secure future resources for the college. The Senior Advancement Coordinator reports to the Associate Director of Stewardship and Donor Relations and supports advancement and stewardship functions within the College of Arts and Sciences. 

Assistant Manager of Donor Relations & Patient Ambassador Programs

Connecticut Children's Medical Center

Hartford, CT

The Assistant Manager will advance the philanthropic mission of Connecticut Children's by leading a robust patient ambassador program and assisting with the stewardship initiatives of Connecticut Children's Foundation. The Assistant Manager will support donor relations through creative, thoughtful and compelling communications, both in written and digital formats.

Director of Philanthropy

Texas A&M University - Commerce

Commerce, TX

The Director of Philanthropy, officed in both our Dallas and Commerce locations, is a frontline fundraising position, responsible for managing a portfolio of 100+ major (currently defined as $25,000+) and planned gift current and prospective donors. The primary focus of this position will be to identify and cultivate relationships with alumni and friends in order to actively solicit major outright and deferred gifts to the University, its colleges, and priority programs, in alignment with the University’s and Division’s strategic plans. Develops, coordinates, and maintains comprehensive fundraising and stewardship strategies for assigned prospects. Works closely with deans, board members, philanthropy operations, and other faculty and staff to promote and grow a robust culture of philanthropy to meet the financial goals of the institution.

Associate Director, Leadership and Annual Giving, Law School

The George Washington University

Washington, D.C. (Hybrid)

Reporting to the Executive Director of Constituent Engagement and Development, the Associate Director of LAG develops, executes, and coordinates fundraising strategies and activities to engage and increase annual giving among students, alumni, and other law school constituents. This position serves as a liaison between the school and annual giving prospects and partners with law school leaders, faculty, as well as development and alumni relations staff to meet fundraising goals, execute events, and build affinity in support of philanthropic priorities.

Director of Donor Relations

The George Washington University

Washington, D.C. (Hybrid)

The George Washington University is strategically positioning resources to deepen donor relationships and engagement with the university. The Donor Relations team helps foster lasting relationships between GW and those who generously support the institution. As an advocate for donor interests, donor relations promotes shared responsibility and accountability through timely and motivating acknowledgements, stewardship reporting, donor recognition, and donor engagement practices and policies across the campus that target all levels of donor giving. The Director will develop and implement an innovative university-wide donor relations program for all donors to GW. The Donor Relations team provides a comprehensive, donor-focused program that enriches a donor's commitment to the university and motivates the involvement and investment of others. The Director will manage a team that implements a best-in-class donor relations program at GW that thoughtfully and proactively cultivates relationships with new donors and stewards current donors in order to maximize donor retention and engagement. The Donor Relations team works to attract and retain donors to the university - by providing timely and accurate acknowledgements, ensuring donors are informed about the use of their gifts, and that they feel recognized and appreciated for their support and generosity.

Manager of Stewardship and Donor Relations

Holyoke Community College

Holyoke, MA

Salary Range: $59,959- $66,196

The Manager of Stewardship and Donor Relations is responsible for providing leadership for the planning, development, coordination and implementation of the HCC Foundation’s comprehensive stewardship and donor relations program. A creative self-starter who can thrive independently and as part of a diverse team, the manager will work alongside colleagues in the Institutional Advancement division and across campus to strengthen HCC’s culture of philanthropy through meaningful stewardship and donor relations efforts. Reporting to the Director of Development, the Manager will be responsible for creating and managing a personalized stewardship program for leadership gift and major gift donors to the campaign; for working with staff to devise personal stewardship plans for individual donors; devising a menu of programmatic initiatives that convey donor impact; and for overseeing the Foundation’s scholarship program and the stewardship of endowed funds.

Events Specialist

Washington State University

Pullman, WA

The Events Specialist supports the mission of WSU University Advancement through the creation, production, execution, and evaluation of strategic events, services, and activities related to engagement, stewardship, donor relations, and fundraising initiatives, including those in support of WSU’s capital campaign. The Events Specialist plans, organizes, implements, and evaluates annual and special events, on behalf of the WSU Foundation, that increase knowledge, awareness, interest, engagement, involvement, and commitment from WSU University Advancement constituent groups.

 

Director of Annual Giving, Institutional Advancement/Individual Giving, Doheny Campus

Mount Saint Mary's University

Los Angeles, CA
 

The Director of Annual Giving reports to the Senior Director of Development (SDOD) and will work closely with both the SDOD and Director of Development, Principal Gifts (DOD) to develop and set the annual giving strategy and the strategy for the associated giving societies (e.g., the Brady Leadership Society - donors of $1,200-$4,999 and the Athenian Circle - 3+ years of consecutive giving) as well as to manage the strategy and execution of both. S/he is responsible for supporting the effective stewardship of all donors with a focus on retaining donors and promoting a culture of philanthropy. S/he will work closely with the Director of University and External Events to coordinate programs and events designed to inform donors about their gifts and enhance positive relationships through stewardship events.

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