Description: Assists in determining feasibility and funding strategies for new and ongoing programs. Identifies, cultivates, solicits, and tracks individual prospect gifts. Develops and executes fundraising communications and solicitations.
The Panther Club is seeking a self-motivated individual to join the annual giving team. The Coordinator will help assist in the development and implementation of a comprehensive annual giving program for Pitt Athletics. This position would primarily provide operational support to the annual giving team and would help manage the execution of the annual giving calendar, solicitation operations, and daily office operations. This role would also be asked to represent the Panther Club in a positive manner through interactions with donors, fans and alumni at games, donor events, and on the phone. This position would help to enhance the annual giving team and continue the growth of annual support for Pitt Athletics.
The University of Pittsburgh is committed to championing all aspects of diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility within our community. This commitment is a fundamental value of the University and is crucial in helping us advance our mission, which includes attracting and retaining diverse workforces. We will continue to create and maintain an environment that allows individuals to discover, belong, contribute, and grow, while honoring the experiences, perspectives, and unique identities of all.
The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. EOE, including disability/vets.
The University of Pittsburgh requires all Pitt constituents (employees and students) on all campuses to be vaccinated against COVID-19 or have an approved exemption. Visit coronavirus.pitt.edu to learn more about this requirement.
Will this position accept substitution in lieu of education or experience: No
Additional details about Required Licensure Certification: 1-2 years experience required. Exceptional attention to detail. Proficiency in Microsoft Office. Experience with Paciolan products, Affinaquest, SalesForce, Tableau, and Eloqua Marketing Automation preferred. Knowledge of applicable laws, rules, and regulations of intercollegiate athletics and fundraising.
Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Work Arrangement: On-Campus: Teams that work on campus, in an office, or in a lab.
Hiring Range: TBD Based Upon Qualifications
Visa Sponsorship Provided: No
Background Check: For position finalists, employment with the University will require successful completion of a background check
Child Protection Clearances: The following PA Act 153 clearances and background checks are required prior to commencement of employment and as a condition of continued employment: PA State Police Criminal Record Check, FBI Criminal Record Check, PA Child Abuse History Clearance.
Required Documents: Resume, Cover Letter
Optional Documents: Not Applicable
Essential Functions: Assist with the development and operations of a comprehensive annual giving program for Pitt Athletics. Provide operational support for solicitations and campaigns run by the Pitt Athletics annual giving team. Assist in the coordination and execution of Student Panther Club and Panther Club Young Alumni initiatives. Assist with the preparation and execution for various donor events and stewardship initiatives. Serve as a liaison to the ticket office on all questions about donations for season ticket purchasing. Provide excellent customer service for all donors on the Panther Club main phoneline. Manage the Panther Club general email and respond to inquiries in a timely manner. Work gamedays and donor events as assigned. Help produce mailing lists, donor lists, and giving reports using Affinaquest, Paciolan and eQuery platforms.
Physical Effort: Must be able to sit or stand for prolonged periods of time.