Associate Director, Brown University Sports Foundation Parents

  • Providence, RI, US

Associate Director, Brown University Sports Foundation Parents

Brown University, Division of Advancement

The Associate Director reports to the Director of the Brown University Sports Foundation (BUSF) and is tasked with developing, implementing, and leading fundraising and philanthropic education efforts focused on increasing the number of Athletics Parents leadership-level gifts. Parents' leadership level gifts are defined as donations at the $5,000 - $50,000 level. The incumbent works closely with the Director and acts in his/her stead when the Director is not available; he/she carries a portfolio of 30+ leadership level Athletics Parents prospects. The incumbent works with the Director to lead the broad-based annual use fundraising from Athletics parents in an effort to achieve fundraising goals.

- A further primary responsibility of the Associate Director is to manage the Parents Athletic Leadership Council of volunteers charged with soliciting Brown Athletics Annual Fund gifts of $1,500 - $9,999. The Associate Director is an important member of the BUSF team, serving as the program expert for solicitation, stewardship, and cultivation strategies for Athletics parents' annual fundraising program.

- The secondary responsibility of the Associate Director is to work with the Athletic Department leaders and Advancement teams, to design, develop, and implement strategic stewardship events for leadership level Athletics donors. He/she oversees and manages high-level stewardship programming for all Athletics leadership donors within the BUSF. The incumbent will be tasked with building and growing the Loyal Bears recognition society to further cultivate renewed support, loyalty and donor retention for the BUSF.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree required, plus 5 - 7 years of experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience. One or more years of volunteer management required; if no direct fundraising experience, then incumbent must demonstrate transferable experience from another field (e.g., sales, marketing or customer service/public relations). Previous experience working in a University setting preferred.
  • Demonstrated excellent written and oral communications skills; must be able to communicate with a varied University constituency.
  • Strong interpersonal, communications, management, and motivational skills; must be a "self-starter", and have the work ethic and desire to be entrepreneurial and must be able to work independently.
  • Background in designing, coordinating, and implementing special events.
  • Programmatic design and management experience strongly preferred.
  • Creativity, flexibility, and superior problem-solving skills desired.
  • Excellent computer skills including, but not limited to, word-processing, spreadsheet, database, and web-based software required.

To View More Details and To Apply, please use this link to the position on Brown's Career Site:

https://brown.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/staff-careers-brown/job/110-Elm-Street/Associate-Director--Brown-University-Sports-Foundation-Parents_REQ131872-1

Applicants are required to use the Brown Career Site to apply for the position and to submit their resume, cover letter and any related documents. Please check the status of your application through the account you create when you apply.

Brown University is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic global community; as an EEO/AA employer, Brown considers applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of, gender, race, protected veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.

About Brown (Please visit our website and get to know us better at: www.brown.edu)

Brown is an Ivy League University located in Providence, Rhode Island, comprised of undergraduate and graduate programs, plus the Alpert Medical School, School of Public Health, School of Engineering, Executive Master of Healthcare Leadership and the IE Brown Executive MBA. With its talented and motivated student body and accomplished faculty, Brown is a leading research university that maintains a particular commitment to exceptional graduate and undergraduate instruction. We have a dynamic campus community with many exciting events, such as visits from world leaders, sporting events, theatre, music, and dance. Brown offers competitive benefits such as a generous retirement plan and education programs; details are available at: http://www.brown.edu/about/administration/human-resources/

Brown is being recognized by the Alliance for Work-Life Progress for success in work-life programs, policies and practices. To earn the Seal of Distinction, Brown had to meet criteria and be assessed in each of the seven categories listed for work-life effectiveness that defines a best-in-class work-life portfolio in today's workplace.

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  • Providence, RI, US
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    Full Time
  • Professional level:

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