The Assistant Director of Annual Giving will serve as a member of the Terrapin Club annual giving team and external fundraising unit and will be responsible for the following duties: Manage all aspects of a portfolio including qualification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of assigned prospects; Provide a high level of service and communication to all internal and external constituents; Conduct over 150 in-person visits annually with assigned or prospective donors; Actively build and develop a prospect pipeline of leadership annual fund donors and be able to identify major gift prospects; In collaboration with the annual giving team assist in the development and execution of a comprehensive annual fund solicitation strategy including, but not limited to: personal solicitations, implementation of direct mailings and emails, annual renewals, and new membership acquisitions; Provide detailed reports for seating and parking requirements and collaborate with the ticket office to assist with annual seating and parking upgrades as well as any re-seating or parking adjustments; Coordinate and develop strategies for increased Terrapin Club young alumni participation serving as the liaison with other ICA units and the Terrapin Club board volunteer committee; Provide support for capital campaigns and premium seating projects; Work with an assigned sport program to assist with their annual giving strategies; and perform other duties as assigned.
To Apply: Submit applications electronically at https://ejobs.umd.edu. Search for position number 100087. For best consideration applications should include (1) cover letter, (2) resume, and (3) names and contact information of at least three references. More information on Maryland Athletics can be found at www.umterps.com.
Best Consideration Date: Apply by September 19, 2018.
The University of Maryland, College Park, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, creed, marital status, political affiliation, personal appearance, or on the basis of rights secured by the First Amendment, in all aspects of employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.
Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of two years of experience working in a collegiate development office or sales related environment is required.The successful candidate will be a detail-oriented, assertive professional with strong organization skills; self-motivated with the ability to set goals and monitor progress; and must possess excellent oral and written communication skills in order to interact with donors by providing a superior level of customer service.
Experience with Paciolan software preferred.
Internal Number: 100087
About University of Maryland-College Park
The University of Maryland is a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities and is located on a beautiful campus located eight miles north of the nation's capital in College Park, which was recently rated "Best place to Raise Kids in Maryland" by Bloomberg.com. The campus is also near Columbia, Maryland, which was listed as the #2 “Best Place to Live” by Money Magazine. The Athletic Program has won 20 national championships over the last 15 years and is a charter member of the Big Ten Conference. Currently, 78 of the University's academic programs are ranked in their respective Top 25 nationally.