Director of Annual Giving

Location
New York, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Posted
Jun 08, 2021
Employment Level
Administrative
Employment Type
Full Time


Director of Annual Giving

Job No: 495487
Work Type: Staff Full-time
Department: Institutional Advancement
Location: Wilf Campus, 500 West 185th Street, NY, NY
Categories: Administrative Support, Philanthropy

Position Summary:

Director of Annual Giving, reporting to the Associate Vice President, Campaign & Development Strategy, will provide strategic oversight and day-to-day management of the annual giving program for Yeshiva University, including all undergraduate and graduate programs.

Position Responsibilities:

Key responsibilities include:
  • Overseeing the direct marketing program, including mail and e-solicitations
  • Overseeing the identification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of a personal portfolio of leadership annual giving prospects
  • At the outset, the position will focus on building a high-quality strategic program and as the program matures the role will have increased emphasis on fundraising

Key Accountabilities:
  • Design, manage, and evaluate all aspects of the annual giving activities for Yeshiva University. This includes personal, print, and electronic solicitations, volunteer identification and management, annual phone-a-thons and employee giving and specialized solicitations through programs, centers, and departments across the University
  • Develop, implement, and evaluate goals and strategies to achieve increased revenue for the annual giving program
  • Develop and implement a robust leadership annual giving program inclusive of a diverse set of constituencies that maximizes unrestricted fund giving
  • Work proactively with other development officers and volunteer leaders to grow the pipeline of leadership annual fund donors and identify potential major gift prospects
  • Closely coordinate with IA Communications and MarComm on strategies, messaging, and branding, and tactics for communicating with annual giving audiences
  • Participate in long- and short -term communication strategy planning and development
  • Collaborate with Advancement Services in the use of data to increase prospect identification and manage donor stewardship and recognition
  • Evaluate and analyze donor trends with a goal of both increased revenue and increased donor base
  • Prepare annual budgets and operating plans
  • Manage proper controls for planning and executing budget on a monthly basis
  • Devise and implement donor-centric fundraising strategies to meet personal activity and revenue metrics through portfolio planning and moves management
  • Document and record all activities as appropriate in fundraising databases


Experience & Educational Background:

  • Bachelors degree
  • Five plus years of fundraising experience with evidence of successful annual fund management
  • Experience working in higher education


Skills & Competencies:

  • Ability to work with and command the respect of faculty, senior administrators, Trustees, and other high-level volunteers and donors
  • Strong interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of multiple teams
  • Strong organizational skills combined with individual initiative
  • Strong sales and negotiation skills
  • Strong analytical and planning skills
  • Ability to handle sensitive and confidential matters with appropriate discretion
  • Demonstrated integrity


About Us:

Founded in 1886, Yeshiva University (YU) has a strong tradition of combining Jewish scholarship with academic excellence and achievement in the liberal arts, sciences, medicine, law, business, social work, Jewish studies, education, psychology, and more.

We are a leading global educational institution that employs 2,000 people across our various campus locations -- Wilf Campus, Beren Campus, Brookdale Center, Resnick Campus in the Bronx, the Gruss Institute in Jerusalem, the Boys High School in Manhattan and the Girls High School in Queens. From the distinguished faculty who teach here, to the dedicated staff, we work to fulfill our mission through all that we teach, by all that we do and for all those we serve. We seek to attract and retain engaged and committed individuals who contribute to an exciting working environment, where there is a sense of community and belonging, balanced with a significant cross section of people from diverse backgrounds working and studying together.

The University offers an excellent compensation package, and a broad range of employee benefit plans, including immediate participation in the University's retirement plan. Staff members are typically eligible for four weeks paid vacation each year and have access to a shuttle to nearby subway locations.

Equal Employment Opportunity:

Yeshiva University is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.



Application Instructions:
To apply, visit https://careers.pageuppeople.com/876/cw/en-us/job/495487/director-of-annual-giving


Yeshiva University is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.


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