This highly motivated athletics professional will report to the Associate Athletics Director, Major Gifts and assist in the Hokie Club in carrying out the designated duties and responsibilities for the Virginia Tech Athletic Fund. The selected candidate will be involved with the planning and implementation of the fundraising efforts in support of priorities designated by the department of athletics. They will fulfill the duties under the direction of, and in close cooperation with, the Associate Athletics Director, Major Gifts and the university’s central advancement office.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Located in Blacksburg, Virginia, the Director of Major Gifts will:
Develop and implement cultivation and solicitation strategies which include building, managing, and soliciting a portfolio of major gift prospects • Travel, on average, five to eight days per month to cultivate, solicit, steward, and identify prospects • Have a portfolio of between 75 – 100 prospects • Have typical solicitation ranges of $250,000K - $3M+ • Close $2M+ per year using a three-year rolling average • Close on average 10 – 13 gifts per fiscal year • Establish strong working relationships with other central advancement, collegiate and constituent development officers and staff to foster a productive work environment Virginia Tech is an EOE employer.