Amherst College invites applications for the Director of Class Campaigns and Annual Fund Leadership position. Amherst College has profoundly transformed its student body in terms of socioeconomic status, ethnicity, and nationality, among other areas. Today, nearly one-quarter of Amherst's students are Pell Grant recipients; 45 percent of our studentsidentify as domestic students of color. Our expectation is that the successful candidate will excel at working in a community that is broadly diverse with regard to race, ethnicity, socioeconomic status, gender, nationality, sexual orientation, and religion.
The Director of Class Campaigns and Annual Fund Leadership is a full-time, year round position, job group and level SM-4. The Directorresponsible for the 25th Reunion program and the strategy, management, and growth of the 1821 Society across the Annual Fund program. The Director will work to develop strategies and to implement fundraising activities to meet Annual Fund goals, to cultivate and steward alumni volunteers and donors. In addition, this position will build on the College's 25th Reunion program success and find new strategies to strengthen donor participation and fundraising totals. Working closely with current staff across Advancement, this position will grow the 1821 Society-which includes the Amherst Fund's best and most generous donors-through the careful use of data, metrics, and best practices in annual giving.
Reporting to the Director of the Annual Fund, the Director will work closely with the Annual Fund and Leadership Giving teams, coordinating the Advancement Office's efforts to increase leadership giving to the Annual Fund and work to recruit, train, and support 1821 Society class volunteers. In addition, the Director will travel to meet with 1821 Society donors and volunteers, soliciting support of the College and stewarding these individuals.
The Director will take appropriate actions to support a diverse workforce and participates in the College's efforts to create a respectful, inclusive, and welcoming work environment.
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