Senior Advancement Officer

  • Job posted by Paul Smith's College

Job Type

Full Time

Published:

03/28/2018

Address

Paul Smiths
New York
United States

Description

Senior Advancement Officer

Status: Full time Regular (Exempt)

Department: College Advancement

Reports to: Vice President


Description: The Senior Advancement Officer has primary responsibility for all aspects of annual giving and mid-level donor cultivation and solicitation, including the working with alumni, friends, trustees, students, parents and employees of the College.


Duties & Responsibilities:


• Plan, develop and implement a comprehensive annual giving program through direct mail, telemarketing, publications, virtual, and personal contact.

• Coordinate with the Annual Fund & Stewardship Manager to develop a telemarketing plan

• Develop a plan for visiting and soliciting mid-level donor prospects (those capable of giving $5,000 or more annually) across New York State and the United States.

• Cultivate and solicit alumni, friends, trustees, students, parents and employees of the College.

• Responsible for the development and administration of gift clubs, and working with the Alumni Relations Manager, developing a class representative/class agent strategy.

• Responsible for the development and administration of the College’s online giving program.

• Track and report results of various fundraising initiatives.

• Assist the Office of College Advancement in the implementation and administration of other fundraising and alumni projects.

• Handle special annual giving projects as they develop.


Requirements:


• Bachelor’s degree required

• Five years of fundraising experience, preferably in a higher education setting.

• Excellent communication and organizational skills.

• Excellent computer and data management skills; experience with Raiser’s Edge a plus.

• Must ensure timely implementation of fundraising projects.

• Must be able to travel outside of the area as much as 30% of the time.


To Apply:


Applicants may submit a letter of intent, resume and contact information for three professional references. Electronic submissions are strongly encouraged and should be sent in Pdf or Microsoft Word format to: employment@paulsmiths.edu


Mailing address: Human Resources, Paul Smith’s College, PO Box 265, Paul Smiths, NY 12970.

Faxed to: (518) 327-6161.


Paul Smith’s College values diversity in the College community and seeks to assure equal opportunity through its continued Affirmative Action program. EOE/AA/M/F/D/V


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Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

Applicants may submit a letter of intent, resume and contact information for three professional references. Electronic submissions are strongly encouraged and should be sent in Pdf or Microsoft Word format to: employment@paulsmiths.edu


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