1) The Senior Associate Director of Leadership Giving at The University of Chicago Booth School of Business understands the principles of fundraising with a focus on individual giving and leadership volunteer management.
2) Manage leadership level ($2,500 - $100,000) Annual Fund prospects and gift renewals, discover and cultivate major gift leads, and make occasional major gift solicitations of $100,000 or more.Â
3) Develop and manage a programmatic structure, including events, volunteer board and recognition opportunities, for leadership level Annual Fund donors on the west coast region of the United States.
1) Demonstrated success in soliciting and closing individual leadership gifts of $2,500 or more.
2) Demonstrated success in soliciting and closing major gifts of $100,000 or more.
3) Strong verbal and writing skills, high attention to detail and follow-up, and excellent organizational skills.
4) Strong commitment to customer service.
5) Manage confidential information with discretion and tact.
6) Demonstrated skill and knowledge of, or ability to learn quickly, the internal workings of the University as well as the technology tools available to Alumni Affairs and Advancement, including Griffin (the University's Donor Relationship Management System), a Microsoft Windows computer environment, Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access.
7) Strong leadership qualities, including the ability to both delegate and execute, thereby leading by word and by example; ability to work collegially and collaboratively in a team setting.Â
8) An exceptional work ethic and track record of personal initiative; outstanding interpersonal and communications skills characterized by the ability to listen, to speak, and to write well.
9) Must be flexible and adaptable to new programs in an emerging and changing environment.
10) Understanding of the University of Chicago, its history, organization and modus operandi.
1) This position is based out of the San Francisco office.Â
2) Periodic travel.
3) Travel to campus and/or non-campus locations for University business.
4) Work evenings and weekends.
1) A minimum five years of professional work experience in nonprofit management, development, alumni relations, marketing, sales, public relations or similar work experience.
2) Demonstrated experience in managing gift prospects.
2) Cover letter
NOTE: When applying, all required documents MUST be uploaded under the Resume/CV section of the application.
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