POSITION KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES: - Works closely with prospect researchers, professional staff, faculty and volunteers to identify and solicit potential donor prospects. - Creates and manages a portfolio as established by the development leadership. - Assesses and analyzes prospect interest, matching particular interests with school or institutional priorities. Keeps prospects consistently involved and informed of assigned area's projects and priorities. - Formulates solicitation strategies in conjunction with development leadership and coordinates implementation. Recruits volunteers and supports their efforts to solicit new gifts. Participates in solicitation calls. Prepares necessary materials for those calls, such as briefings and proposals. - Ensures appropriate stewardship of gifts, to include providing informative and regular reports of donors. - Facilitates continuous involvement of donors in the activities of the assigned area. - Travel as required to maintain relationships with donors and to cultivate new prospects. - Establishes and maintains strong and effective relationships with the assigned area's internal constituencies. - May provide leadership, direction and guidance for the staff within the area of responsibility. - Ensures effectiveness and appropriate utilization of resources. - Performs other related duties as required. - May manage Human Resources activities for department in regards to: recruiting and selection, hiring and termination, training, professional development, mentoring, counseling, performance evaluations, and salary planning. - Performs other duties as assigned.
Demonstrated experience working within the non-profit sector and/or equivalent and transferable professional skills. Ability to work with minimal supervision; demonstrated energetic and enthusiastic self-starter with the ability to relate well with and influence decisions of a diverse constituency. Proven track record of cultivating, soliciting, and closing philanthropic gifts and/or sales. Ability to systematically analyze complex issues and resolve problems quickly, using discretion with sensitive material. Ability to effectively communicate complex information clearly in oral and written formats to a variety of audiences. Skill in working cooperatively in a team environment.
MINIMUM EXPERIENCE: Two (2) years of fundraising or equivalent transferable sales or marketing background preferably in higher education, health care or nonprofit organizations
Additional Salary Information: Commensurate with experience
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