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Assistant Director of Annual Giving - Digital Engagement
Old Dominion University

Date Posted Jan. 31, 2024
Title Assistant Director of Annual Giving - Digital Engagement
University Old Dominion University
Norfolk, VA, United States
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Associate/Assistant Director
  • Development/Institutional Advancement
    Alumni Relations

Job Summary

Digital Engagement creates dynamic digital philanthropy experiences for our global community of university constituencies. This position is an active member of the annual giving team, growing revenue and donor participation through solicitations, and targeted campaigns – with a special focus on prequalifying major gift donors ($25,000+) and upgrading gift amounts ($1000-$5000+). This position will provide a first-class philanthropic experience for donors by leveraging digital engagement to build relationships with university constituencies through video, social media, and digital and in-person connections based on the passions and interests of each individual donor to the university.

Position Type


Type of Recruitment

General Public

Minimum Qualifications

A Master’s degree is required or Bachelor’s degree with experience and/or training that equates to a Master’s degree.
  • Some knowledge of development principles and fundraising techniques.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and implement fundraising strategies.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Some experience in University relationship building, fundraising, and/or sales.
  • Some experience with database, crowdfunding, and calling software.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Some experience in marketing, crowdfunding, non-profit fundraising, higher education, or equivalent.
  • Some knowledge of fundraising platforms such as Community Funded, GradAdvance, GoFundMe, Kickstarter, or similar platforms.
  • Some knowledge of CRMs/databases such as Blackbaud Raiser’s Edge NXT, and content creation software, such as Adobe Suite.

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