Create and maintain a culture of philanthropy for all classes at Norwich University. Engage non-reunion, reunion, students, and young alumni for an increased connection, understanding, and support of the University's annual giving and its needs.
Duties include event coordination and volunteer management. Additionally make connections with new and old prospects and constituents to build deeper connections to Norwich University and develop relationships that foster its needs. Primary responsibilities include, Campaign Event Follow-up, Faculty/Staff Giving, and managing a portfolio of Partridge Society Level Givers.
Norwich University Job Posting: Director of Leadership Giving
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All candidates must be authorized to work for any U.S. employer. A post offer, pre-employment background check will be required of the successful candidate.
Norwich University offers a comprehensive benefit package that includes medical, dental, vision, group life and long term disability insurance, flexible-spending accounts for health and dependent care, 403(b) retirement plan with employer match, employee assistance program, paid time off including parental leave, and tuition scholarships for eligible employees and their family members.
A bachelor’s degree, 2-3 years of experience in development or related field
Experience in higher education or non-profit environment preferred. Experience with Raiser’s Edge or similar software preferred.
Strong analytical skills, outstanding organizational skills and superb attention to detail are a must. Must be able to maintain confidentiality. Outstanding verbal and written communication skills. Ability to work in fast-paced, high volume environment. Able to prioritize, multi-task and meet deadlines. Knowledge of MS Office, Word, Excel and Outlook. Advanced Excel or database experience helpful. Ability to communicate with co-workers and business contacts in a courteous and professional manner; exhibit grace under pressure.
Ability to relate effectively with all members of a diverse academic community.