coordinate and manage cultivation, recognition and stewardship events
designed to increase awareness and support of the College. It is the
purpose of this individual to assist in the building and strengthening
of relationships with donors and donor prospects. Coordinate donor
- Arrange and prepare
event plans, budgets, scripts, schedules, printed material, contracts,
and publicity in consultation with marketing coordinator as required.
- Serve, chair, or
consult with other College events committees as needed.
- Coordinate with
vendors, facilities personnel, and others, as needed.
- Ensure that the
College’s trustees and other top donors and donor prospects are included
in appropriate College events and are recognized for their service and
- Manage all aspects of
the scholarship program, including soliciting donors and others for
additional financial support, providing donors with reports on the
activities of their respective scholarship funds, and conducting
recognition events for donors.
- Assist in establishing
advancement-related appointments for the president and executive
director of institutional advancement (manage the “moves management”
- Attend appropriate
stewardship and recognition events, and coordinate feedback from staff
and volunteers on contacts made.
- Attend future campaign
committee meetings, as requested.
- Inform the president
and executive director of institutional advancement of important facts
and information regarding major donors, i.e., birthdays, anniversaries,
special accomplishments, in connection with cultivations and
- Engage in prospect
research activities on behalf of the College.
- Responsible for
operation of all giving clubs.
- Structure and maintain
a stewardship program that includes: institutional advancement office,
president’s office, admissions, business office, academic affairs, and
- Develop effective
donor recognition strategies, including yearlong, highly individualized
acknowledgements, maintain acknowledgement program. Be conscious of
need for special acknowledgements when necessary.
SKILLS & ABILITIES:
- Ability to deal
effectively with a wide range of individuals within and out of the
- Broad base of
knowledge and skills related to donor cultivation and special event
- Excellent verbal,
written, and organizational skills required.
- Deadline and
- Must possess a
high level of energy and a can-do attitude.
- Bachelor’s degree
- Two to four-years
of relevant donor cultivation and special event planning experience.
- Broad based
knowledge of educational fundraising.
As expected of all
employees, this position requires the incumbent to perform his/her job
responsibilities in a manner consistent with the overall mission and
core values of the College.