Reporting to the Senior Director of Individual Giving, the incumbent is expected to be a highly energetic professional with the ability to engage donors, work with volunteers and solicit gifts. Job duties include identification, cultivation, solicitation, and closure of gifts in the $2,500 to $50,000 range and to meet the fundraising goals and objectives established for the Law School. S/he will work closely and collaboratively with the entire Development and Alumni Relations team to assure that fund-raising opportunities are maximized. Columbia Law School is among the top legal academic institutions in the world.
Bachelor’s degree required. A minimum of 3-5 years’ related experience in a competitive, challenging work environment preferred. Excellent oral, written communication and interpersonal skills necessary. Must be creative, persuasive and tactful. Must have the ability to both lead and work in a team environment. Some evenings and weekend work necessary. An understanding and appreciation of the role of development in an educational institution is highly desirable, as is an understanding of a professional school’s mission and structure. The ability to work successfully with skilled professionals in the legal, academic and corporate communities is essential.
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