Under the general supervision of the Senior Associate Athletic Director/Chief Development Officer, this position is responsible for the development and execution of a comprehensive strategy of programs and efforts to increase philanthropic support for the Ram Club, to sell and promote the sale of premium tickets for Colorado State University Athletics events, and to develop general engagement activities for alumni and the community.
Required Job Qualifications
•Bachelor’s degree in business, communications, liberal arts, sciences, non-profit management/public administration or related field. •Minimum of one year of full-time progressive, results-oriented professional experience in sales/fundraising/marketing or related work experience, preferably in an intercollegiate athletics department and/or university/higher education environment •Demonstrated skill in developing and achieving sales/fundraising oriented goals •Demonstrated ability to work successfully with internal and external constituencies •Excellent interpersonal, relationship-building and oral/written/electronic communication skills •Development or related experience, preferably at a NCAA Division I member institution •Understanding of higher education and university operations •Proven ability as self-starter and problem solver •Proficiency with technology and social media to enhance efficiency •Proven ability to relate well to coaches, student-athletes, donors and other constituency groups •Must have a valid driver’s license or the ability to obtain a driver’s license or access to a licensed driver by the employment start date •The successful candidate must be legally authorized to work in the United States by the time of hire. The department will not provide visa sponsorship for this position.
Preferred Job Qualifications
•Development or sales experience, including demonstrated experience and success with raising major gifts/revenue •Capital and comprehensive fundraising campaign experience •Experience with scholarship solicitation and stewardship •Donor event planning experience •Experience with donor database (e.g. Advance)
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Internal Number: 201900896AP
About Colorado State University
The Colorado State University Department of Athletics sponsors 16 men’s and women’s intercollegiate sports and competes as a member of the NCAA Division I-FBS and the Mountain West Conference. The University is located in Fort Collins, Colorado, 65 miles north of Denver. More information on the University and its intercollegiate athletics program can be found at www.csurams.com and www.colostate.edu.