Manages the donor relations portion of the gift acknowledgement process, working collaboratively with the Deanâ™s Communications Manager and Office of Advancement colleagues to complete the process.
Works with the Gift Compliance team and Office of Advancement colleagues, to manage Boothâ™s pledge reminder process, including the auditing of reminder letters for accuracy and serving as the departmentâ™s main point of contact for donor questions.
Serves as a relationship manager for donors in various points of the stewardship cycle, as assigned by the Director.
With the support of the University Gift Acceptance and Agreements team, drafts gift agreement documentation for Booth donors, including letters of gift, letters of direction, amendments, and recognition plans.
Manages the Gleacher Center donor wall donor spotlight features.
Maintains the current donor walls and named spaces on all Booth campuses domestically and internationally and work with the Director to develop action plans for new opportunities.
Works with other members of the Donor Relations team; manages a portion of the annual stewardship reporting process for student and faculty funds.
Works with the Director, Donor Relations; serves as a project manager for both stewardship working groups and individual stewardship plan management.
Assists in creating and maintaining honor rolls for print and electronic publications.
Maintains stewardship information in Griffin, the donor database of record.
Supports the Donor Relations team on special projects as needed.
Collaborates with others to create, plan, and implement annual leadership recognition, opportunities, vehicles, and events while building knowledge of the University and processes.
Assess current giving levels to qualify for various societies and programs and make recommendations to assess programs using standard procedures.
Performs other related work as needed.
A minimum two years of work experience in nonprofit management, advancement, donor relations, stewardship, alumni relations, or similar work.
Experience with a customer relationship management database.
Previous professional experience in stewardship or donor relations.
Technical Skills or Knowledge:
Proficient with Ellucian Advance or Salesforce database.
A strong commitment to customer service, proven track record of problem solving and the ability to manage multiple projects and relationships.
Excellent analytical skill and meticulous attention to detail.
Demonstrated skill and knowledge of, or ability to quickly learn, the internal workings of the University and the technology tools available to Chicago Booth staff required, including Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
Work collegially and collaboratively in a team setting.
Outstanding interpersonal and communications skills characterized by the ability to listen, speak, and write well.
Adapt to new programs in an emerging and changing environment.
An interest in pursuing a career in development.
Work evenings and weekends as needed.
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