Assistant Director of Development, Public Service & Outreach
Reporting to the Senior Director of Development for Public Service and Outreach (PSO), the Assistant Director of Development is responsible for the strategy, planning and coordination of efforts to successfully achieve development goals and ensure assigned units build an engaged donor base. Key initiatives include implementing annual fund initiatives, engaging donors in creative ways, developing materials and proposals, soliciting mid-level gifts and other activities designed to grow the donor base and the major giving pipeline for PSO units. Designing and implementing donor stewardship will be a critical aspect of the comprehensive giving program and this position will be expected to execute an overall stewardship plan that includes individualized stewardship of top donors.
- (40%) Donor Acquisition, Annual Giving and Leadership Annual Giving
- (40%) Engagement and Stewardship
- (20%) PSO Team Member Collaboration
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES and/or COMPETENCIES
- Strong management, organizational, and time management skills.
- Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills.
- Work independently and collaboratively.
- Demonstrate ability to use Microsoft Office products including Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
- Knowledge of fundraising and database software (Blackbaud suite of products) is a plus.
- Able to maintain a high level of confidentiality and discretion.
- Work in a standard office environment
- Travel in and out of state
- Work nights and weekends as necessary
- Requires at least a baccalaureate degree with major course work in an appropriate curriculum and considerable experience in public relations, alumni relations, or development.
ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY OF GEORGIA
The University of Georgia (UGA), a land-grant and sea-grant university with statewide commitments and responsibilities is the state’s oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education. UGA is currently ranked among the top 20 public universities in U.S. News & World Report. The University’s main campus is located in Athens, approximately 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, with extended campuses in Atlanta, Griffin, Gwinnett, and Tifton. UGA was founded in 1785 by the Georgia General Assembly as the first state-chartered University in the country. UGA employs approximately 1,800 full-time instructional faculty and more than 7,700 full-time staff. The University’s enrollment exceeds 39,000 students including over 30,000 undergraduates and over 9,000 graduate and professional students. Academic programs reside in 17 schools and colleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta University housed on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens.
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