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Job Description:
<div>The Director of Leadership Annual Giving will report to the Associate Vice Chancellor of Advancement and President of the Medical &amp; Health Sciences Foundation and will focus his/her fundraising efforts on top priorities of the College of Allied Health Sciences, Brody School of Medicine, College of Nursing, and School of Dental Medicine. S/he will be a fundraising professional who understands the culture, nature, and purpose of our medical and health sciences programs and possess at a minimum:<br><br></div><div>Essential duties of the Director of Leadership Annual Giving for the Health Sciences include:&nbsp;<br><br></div><div>·&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;Design and implement a comprehensive Leadership Annual Giving Program for Health Sciences alumni and prospective donors.</div><div>·&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;Partner collaboratively with University Advancement Central Annual Giving Leadership and with Medical &amp; Health Sciences Gift Officers&nbsp;</div><div>·&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;Conduct significant discovery work to build a qualified leadership annual giving portfolio. Collaborate with gift officers in identification of major gift prospects.</div><div>·&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;Develop a strategy for each prospect in portfolio including the development of a stewardship plan, complete 75+ face-to-face visits annually</div><div>·&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;Using a data-driven approach with industry-wide best practices, establish and work toward annual visit, solicitation, dollars raised, and prospect qualification goals; be proactive in modifying goals as capacity is discovered</div><div>·&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;Create marketing and communications plans to connect with medical and health sciences alumni and prospective donors.&nbsp;</div><div>·&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;Maintain a working knowledge of the demographics and donor patterns of the assigned prospects; serve as a strategic facilitator of various alumni events</div><div>·&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;Meet monthly, quarterly and annual activity metrics</div><div>·&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;Organize a high volume of data, distilling thousands of alumni records into a workable portfolio of gift prospects and strategic discovery visits</div><div>·&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;Navigate a data-driven environment using Excel and the University’s alumni database to secure visits, manage portfolio activity</div><div>·&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;Demonstrate flexibility as the region is defined and one’s portfolio evolves to accommodate new prospects</div><div>·&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;Collaborate with University Advancement and campus-wide colleagues according to prospect management guidelines for interacting with donors</div><div>·&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;Take advantage of internal expertise in Advancement Services and Gift Records to ensure proper use of the alumni database and gift processing; attend all required database and compliance training</div><div>·&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;Attend internal team training around fundraising priorities and take ownership of one’s own professional development needs; be conversant in each college/unit’s top 3 fundraising priorities and partner with college-based liaisons as needed to create gift proposals and steward donors</div><div>·&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;Maintain prospect data, inform communications materials and aid in campaign planning related to assigned initiative</div><div>·&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;Attend University-sponsored functions and events; make use of campus activities and events to create stewardship opportunities for donors</div><div>·&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;Ability to interact positively with a wide range of individuals and position levels</div><div>·&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;Initiative, innovation, and creativity; self-directed and motivated to excel in a metrics-driven environment</div><div>·&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;Ability to plan, organize, implement, oversee, and coordinate multiple tasks and meet deadlines</div><div>·&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;Willing to approach roles and tasks with a commitment to the mission and values of East Carolina University</div><div>·&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;Day travel and some overnight travel required</div><div><br></div><div>REPORTING RELATIONSHIP<br><br></div><div>The Director of Leadership Annual Giving is appointed by the Vice Chancellor for University Advancement and serves and serves at the discretion of the Vice Chancellor<br><br></div>

Minimum Qualifications:
<div>-Bachelor’s degree&nbsp;<br>-3+ years of experience in conducting successful personal solicitations for annual giving or annual leadership giving, or other relevant/transferable experience&nbsp;<br>-Familiarity with industry best practices related to metrics.&nbsp;<br>-Excellent oral and written communication skills, demonstrated competence in delivering presentations to individuals or groups</div>

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Job Information

  • Job ID: 58814540
  • Location:
    Greenville, North Carolina, United States
  • Position Title: Director of Leadership Annual Giving for Health Sciences
  • Company Name: East Carolina University
  • Job Function: Academic Administration
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