Reporting to the Director of the Parents Fund, the Assistant Director is an integral part of the College Parent fundraising team who helps the College’s parent fundraising effort. The incumbent seeks gifts and pledges from the parent community, supports the volunteer efforts of the Parent Leadership Council, and provides input and assistance for the direct marketing aspects of the Parents Fund. The incumbent manages a portfolio of prospects and works closely with the Director to support all activities related to the Parent Leadership Council. Key tasks include personal solicitation, volunteer management, interactive communications, stewardship, events, and direct mail.
Bachelor’s degree or its equivalent required.
A minimum of two years’ relevant experience required.
The successful candidate possesses skills for written and oral communication with an emphasis on the ability to execute written materials that are appropriate for the parent audience including being grammatically correct.
Candidate must possess initiative and excellent communication and collaboration skills.
A working knowledge of personal computers is necessary.
The ability to work independently and as part of a team is essential.
*Position requires some evening and weekend assignments and possible travel.*
**Applications submitted without a resume and cover letter will not be reviewed.**
Experience fundraising in a higher education setting and volunteer management preferred.
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