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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.

Assistant Director, Events, Donor Relations

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Brookline, MA (Remote)

The Assistant Director of Events on Donor Relations is responsible for implementing a comprehensive and robust portfolio of recognition, stewardship, and cultivation events. Accountable for executing all projects within budget and on time, the Assistant Director will collaborate with Dana-Farber’s faculty and leadership, develop compelling event programs, secure the best value from vendors, identify process efficiencies, collaborate with departments across Dana-Farber, and ensure alignment with policies and standards.  This position is responsible for assisting the entire Division with reaching financial goals.

This position is considered remote, up to 1 day in the office at 10 Brookline Place, Brookline, MA each week. DFCI guidelines state that employees must reside in Massachusetts, New Hampshire, or Rhode Island.

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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