Managing Director of Parents and Grandparents Fund

New Hampshire, United States
$92,700.00 - $110,000.00
May 07, 2021
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Dartmouth seeks an accomplished fundraising professional to join its Family Giving and Engagement team. The primary responsibilities for this position include raising the maximum current use dollars from parents, grandparents and family members and working with the Family Giving team to execute a comprehensive engagement strategy for the overall parent and family constituencies of Dartmouth. The Managing Director will manage a volunteer Family Leadership and Fundraising Committee, carry a portfolio of 150-200 individual prospects, and will work closely with the Director to establish Parents Fund goals and program activities to ensure overall success of Dartmouth's Family Giving fundraising efforts.

Minimum qualifications: Bachelor's degree with a minimum of four years of fundraising, sales, or marketing experience, or the equivalent. Demonstrated successful experience soliciting five-figure levels or higher, management experience, particularly related to the operational aspects of an annual giving program and managing leadership volunteers, demonstrated creative planning, organization, and problem-solving skills, and data-based decisions making experience. The successful candidate will have a track record of success in building relationships and meeting goals. Candidates must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills and a capacity to manage a wide range of relationships and situations.


Founded in 1769, Dartmouth is a member of the Ivy League and consistently ranks among the world's greatest academic institutions. Dartmouth has forged a singular identity for combining its deep commitment to outstanding undergraduate liberal arts and graduate education with distinguished research and scholarship in the Arts and Sciences and its four leading graduate schools—the Geisel School of Medicine, the Guarini School of Graduate and Advanced Studies, Thayer School of Engineering, and the Tuck School of Business. Dartmouth is currently engaged in a period of transformative growth and enhancement to its academic enterprise—including teaching, research, and residential life—all fueled by record levels of philanthropic support.

Dartmouth Advancement invites applications from individuals seeking a professional challenge in a progressive, innovative environment. We offer competitive compensation, generous career development opportunities, and a talented group of Advancement professionals who are engaged with one another as colleagues, neighbors, and friends. Please visit to learn more about the Advancement division. To explore this career opportunity, we are pleased to provide an online application process for you at Review of credentials will begin immediately through a blind screening process and continue until the position is filled. For a confidential inquiry, contact

Dartmouth College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion. We prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, marital status, or any other legally protected status. Applications by members of all underrepresented groups are encouraged.


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