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Assistant Director - Annual Giving
Utah Valley University


Date Posted Oct. 30, 2020
Title Assistant Director - Annual Giving
University Utah Valley University
Orem, UT, United States
Department Annual Giving
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
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Assistant Director - Annual Giving


Position Category: Staff - Full-Time

Summary:

Under the supervision of the Director of Annual Giving, the Assistant Director of Annual Giving supports the planning, implementation, and continuation of comprehensive direct and e-marketing solicitation campaigns designed to expand a culture of engagement and philanthropy to the University. Additionally, the Assistant Director manages multiple donation platforms, oversees proper movement of the donor pipeline, and ensures stewardship processes are complete.

UVU offers an excellent benefits package which includes a generous leave policy, 12 paid holidays, affordable medical and dental insurance options, life and AD&D insurance, tuition waiver (undergraduate resident) for employee and dependents and substantial employer contribution to a retirement plan.

Benefits PT:
You may be eligible for a 3 credit hour or 1 class tuition waiver after 6 consecutive months of employment and a minimum of 480 hours worked. Dependents do not qualify for a waiver.

Required Qualifications:

Bachelors degree in Business, Communication, Public Relations, English, or a related field, or equivalency and two years of experience in fundraising, marketing, sales, business, public relations, annual, corporate or foundation giving.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Knowledge:
Knowledge of soliciting diverse groups and best practices for annual fund programs.
Evidence of experience or significant professional development with a business, institutional advancement, nonprofit, or higher education focus.

Skills:
Experience creating, writing, editing, and managing direct and digital cultivation and solicitation efforts, including direct mail, email, social media, and internet advertising, with demonstrated ability to successfully solicit and close annual fund gifts with clear metrics of success.
Innovative, strategic thinker with the ability to successfully manage multiple projects in a fast-paced environment with a strong work ethic, robust attention to detail, superb organizational skills and analytical abilities.
Demonstrated ability to establish, cultivate and steward strong relationships with donors, alumni and friends of the institution.

Abilities:
Intrinsically motivated and able to create innovative ideas to achieve results. Recognizes and seizes opportunities.
Ability to work independently, problem solve, take initiative, set priorities and handle multiple projects efficiently and effectively. Takes responsibility and initiative to set and meet goals, objectives and obligations while representing the mission, visions and values of the organization.
Strong interpersonal skills and customer service. Poised, professional manner with the ability to express oneself clearly and empathetically in interactions with others in all forms of communications, verbal and written, one-on-one and group, etc. Ability to communicate in a direct and professional manner that engages dialogue in a manner that resolves differences.
Demonstrated competency with a comprehensive and contemporary donor database system such as Blackbaud Raisers Edge.

Preferred Qualifications:

Physical Requirements:

Work is performed in a normal office environment.

Benefits Summary:

UVU offers an excellent benefits package which includes a generous leave policy, 12 paid holidays, affordable medical and dental insurance options, life and AD&D insurance, tuition waiver (undergraduate resident) for employee and dependents and substantial employer contribution to a retirement plan.

Benefits PT:
You may be eligible for a 3 credit hour or 1 class tuition waiver after 6 consecutive months of employment and a minimum of 480 hours worked. Dependents do not qualify for a waiver.

FLSA: Exempt

Pay Range: $45,271 to $51,765

Advertisement Number: STA52820

Open Date: 10/27/2020

Review Start Date: 11/10/2020

Close Date:

Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions to Applicant:

To apply, visit: https://www.uvu.jobs/postings/20468

Employment decisions are made on the basis of an applicants qualifications and ability to perform the job without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age (40 and over), disability, veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth, or pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or other bases protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.


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