Development Associate

Position Information

Vacancy Number: S-00722 Position Title: Development Associate Classification Title: Development Associate Department: Office of Development Employment Type: Full-Time Duties and Responsibilities:

Assists in the planning, organizing, and implementation of fundraising activities.

Working under the guidance of the Associate Vice Chancellor, travels extensively visiting donors.

Assists in the identification, cultivation and solicitation of gifts.

Assists constituency Development Officers in fundraising activities.

Makes cold calls to alumni and friends of Auburn University of Montgomery to build and cultivate relationships and solicit gifts.

Organizes information and prepares reports designed to identify fundraising opportunities and supports planning and decision making regarding prospective donors.

Assists in the identification and enhancement of fundraising techniques designed to build and cultivate relationships among individuals, corporations, and foundations.

Assists Advancement team with events and special project.

Participates in special projects and other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Knowledge of multiple advanced fundraising techniques
Knowledge of state and federal regulations surrounding gifts/donations
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Interpersonal skills
Excellent motivational skills
Discernment skills
Marketing skills
Public Relations skills
Ability to compile, review, and edit financial and related information
Ability to listen and provide feedback
Ability to coordinate major events
Ability to cultivate and solicit donors
Ability to establish and maintain donor relations/stewardship activities
Ability to coordinate development activities for athletics, assigned units, and special events

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Marketing, Communications, Public Relations or related discipline and 2 years of experience of related experience.

Job Open Date: 06/10/2021 This posting will remain open until closed: Yes Job Close Date: Salary Band: 107 Special Instructions to Applicants:

Auburn University at Montgomery reserves the right once interviewing has begun to stop accepting applications.

About the University/College

Located in Alabama’s vibrant state capital, Auburn University at Montgomery is a fast-growing university on the rise. Don’t just take our word for it: The Princeton Review rates us as one of the best colleges in the Southeast, while U.S. News & World Report recently ranked us No. 22 among regional universities in the South for the quality of undergraduate teaching and 38th among all public institutions in the region.

Auburn University at Montgomery is an equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity; therefore, we encourage applications from historically underrepresented groups, veterans, and individuals with disabilities. Additionally, the safety and security of our campus community is a top priority. All employees at AUM are considered to be Responsible Employees and have the duty to immediately report information that has the potential to adversely impact safety or wellness on our campus

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