The Director of Development-Annual Fund, under the direction of the Assistant Athletic Director/Development, actively works to increase revenue solicitation of contributors to the school's athletics annual fund. This position will be solely responsible for oversight of the entire WSF/Annual Fund renewals, retention, New Membership, Donor Benefits (Tickets/Parking), managing the event spaces during donor events, pushing out marketing for the WSF fund and being a point of contact for all things related to the WSF fund and other annual fundraising campaigns. This position will also be in charge of generating and running campaigns for new major gift donors and working with the Assistant Athletic Director-Development.
1. Bachelor's degree 2. 1 or more years of experience in fundraising and/or donor relations 3. Exemplary customer service skills
This position works the standard work week of Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Evening, weekend, and some holiday work is required.
Must be able to complete the following with or without a reasonable accommodation: 1. Ability to effectively communicate on a daily basis.| 2. Ability to conduct or attend meetings in various locations.
Proposed Starting Date
August 1, 2021
Salary Rate / Pay Rate
Pay is commensurate with qualifications and experience, combined with an excellent benefits package
Required Applicant Documents
Resume, Cover Letter, Reference List
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