$100k - 120k
Responsible for assisting with the planning of the development activities of the Alumni Association with specific focus on the Jefferson Trust, including the organization of a Jefferson Trust Capital Campaign and the Jefferson Trust’s participation in the next University-wide campaign. Working with a team of five fundraisers to raise money for the Alumni Association and its key initiatives.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Planning, organize, and coordinate the strategy for all Jefferson Trust development initiatives, an effort that is anticipated to include raising an additional $10 million over the next five years.
Assists the Executive Director in the identification, cultivation, and solicitation of major gift prospects; continually developing and maintaining a robust pipeline
Personally cultivate and solicit major gift prospects, seeking to conduct 150 quality visits with prospects per year (including stewardship visits). Continually seek opportunities for greater fund development for the Trust and other initiatives of the Alumni Association including evaluation and implementation of strategies for larger gifts and annual operating support.
Along with the Executive Director recruit, and provide leadership to, a volunteer capital campaign committee.
Provide leadership and staffing to the volunteer Development and Communications sub-committees of the Trust; participate in all other sub-committees.
Cultivate support for targeted special events introducing the Alumni Association and the Trust to prospects and donors in key cities and regions; including planning, staffing and attendee follow up.
Provide Development and Communications activity update presentations at board meetings and when requested.
Review and provide analysis of activities, costs, operations, and forecast data to measure progress.
Complete monthly development reports for University Advancement, the Alumni Association Scorecard and University Principal Prospects Bulletin.
Collaborate with AA Communications Department on annual marketing plan and public relations efforts for the Trust.
Manage the development and production of an annual report, videos and other collateral material used for donor cultivation and stewardship.
Assist the Executive Director of the Jefferson Trust in planning and initiating the Trust’s participation in the next Capital Campaign.
Work closely with the Alumni Association’s executive staff to accomplish development objectives.
Collaborate with UVA Advancement community to increase Alumni Association and Jefferson Trust visibility and cultivation and solicitation partnerships with other development officers across Grounds.
Bachelor of Arts degree from a four-year college or university required. Graduate degree or equivalent professional experience preferred.
1. Three to five years of successful fund-raising experience including the
solicitation of major gifts. Experience in a non-profit preferred. Experience in planned giving preferred.
1. Intermediate proficiency working with personal computers and related hardware/software.
2. Intermediate proficiency in word processing, spreadsheet, presentation and database software required.
3. Proficiency utilizing the internet browsers as a resource to identify statistics, trends, and demographic information required.
4. Proficiency utilizing BSR/Ellucian Advance, Salesforce CRM, or Blackbaud is required.
$100k - 120k
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