The successful candidate will manage and develop Union College's Planned Giving efforts. Responsibilities will include obtaining financial support through planned gifts such as charitable lead and remainder trusts, pooled funds, charitable gift annuities, life insurance, real property and bequest provisions, meeting and consulting with a diverse group of prospective donors and their advisors, developing marketing strategies to increase awareness of planned gifts, and efficiently administrating/providing stewardship for planned gifts received by Union.
Minimum of a Bachelor's degree and at least seven years of development experience with a focus in gift planning and technical knowledge of charitable gift plans including the ability to review documents for compliance with federal and state law. Ability to effectively communicate the advantages of planned gifts to prospective donors and colleagues, via both written proposals and oral conversations. Position requires a detail-oriented individual with integrity and trustworthiness in dealing with the confidential nature of conversations with prospective donors, genuine empathy with donors, and creativity in developing marketing materials, newsletters, magazine ads, etc. Must be willing to travel to meet with prospects and donors. Weekends and evening flexibility is also necessary.
Internal Number: 492639
About Union College
Union College - Redefining liberal education for the 21st Century:
Founded in 1795, Union College was the first college chartered by the Board of Regents of the State of New York. We are a small, residential, independent liberal arts college committed to integrating the humanities and social sciences with science and engineering in new and exciting ways. Union's rigorous academics take place in a diverse, welcoming campus environment that supports your personal growth, provides you with a wealth of opportunities to find and pursue your passions, and inspires you to engage with the local and global community through meaningful projects and volunteer work.
At Union, you'll find a vibrant community of learners and scholars, of leaders and change agents—people whose ambition, energy and desire to make things happen are contagious. The intellectual and creative spark can be felt in our academic buildings, Minerva Houses, labs, library, studios and recital rooms—anywhere you go on our historic campus. We have a long tradition of innovation and of educating creative problem-solvers, a tradition which continues to flourish and to define who we are today.
Union College is an equal opportunity employer and strongly committed to student and workforce diversity