Annual Giving Coordinator

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Job # 037194 Department Code 50403-7094 Department Annual Giving Job Title Annual Giving Coordinator Location Syracuse, NY Pay Range Commensurate with Experience Staff Level S4 FLSA Status Non-exempt Hours
Standard University business hours

8:30am – 5:00pm (academic year)

8:00am – 4:30pm (summer)

Hours may vary based on operational needs. Job Type Full-time Campus Syracuse, NY Unionized Position Code Not Applicable Job Description
The Annual Giving Coordinator for Philanthropic Engagement will report to the Director, Data Analytics and Strategy. This role will support Philanthropic Engagement teams in their efforts to increase the number of annual giving donors and revenue. This position will work across Communications and Data Analytics functions and is primarily focused on direct response appeal preparation and execution for central communications as well as school, college and unit communications. Specifically, the coordinator provides data support for operational level reporting, analysis, and appeal segmentation. Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree in business, marketing, communications, or closely related field. Master’s degree in a marketing or data related field preferred.
  • One (1) plus years of database experience.
  • Experience with Adobe Creative Suite preferred.
  • A background in business intelligence preferred.
Job Specific Qualifications
  • Experience with databases and reporting tools.
  • Attention to detail and ability to proof/review data in reporting as well as variable data pulled into communications.
  • Understanding of higher education fundraising and databases (example: Blackbaud, Ellucian Advance).
  • Effective verbal and written communications skills.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of higher education administrative systems and related business principles.
  • Experience in prioritizing multiple tasks effectively.
  • Experience in interacting professionally with a diverse population within a variety of administrative levels.
  • Experience in performing effectively as a member of a team.
  • Experience translating business questions and requirements into reports and analysis.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the principles, methods, and techniques of developing queries for reporting and analysis.
  • Experience in communicating complex concepts to a variety of audiences both in writing and orally.
  • Experience in working both independently and in collaboration with a variety of individuals.
  • Experience in working effectively in an environment requiring balancing multiple competing deadlines and priorities.
  • Support the planning and execute annual giving solicitation efforts in consultation with the Director, Philanthropic Engagement Communications and the Director, Data Analytics & Strategy.
  • Provide insights and perceptions, supported by CRM data review, regarding the future activity of the Fund for Syracuse, including but not limited to analyzing the performance of past giving campaigns and segmentation performance.
  • Provide recurring data support for the direct response/communications team for implementation of direct mail/electronic campaigns and the Campus Call program. This includes but is not limited to, data retrieval and uploading scripts and data into necessary fundraising vehicles.
  • Assist in developing strategy and content for central campaigns including large direct response efforts (Fall Mailer, Boost the ’Cuse, Calendar Year End, Spring Mailer and Make Your Mark).
  • Assist in the management of project organization and timelines.
  • Assist the direct response/communications team with appeal creation, delivery and tracking for central communications as well as school, college and unit specific communications.
  • Assist the data analytics and strategy team with month end reporting activities and operational level ad-hoc reporting including, but not limited to school, college or unit reporting.
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In addition to completing an online application, please attach a resume and cover letter. About Syracuse University
Syracuse University is a private, international research university with distinctive academics, diversely unique offerings and an undeniable spirit. Located in the geographic heart of New York State, with a global footprint, and nearly 150 years of history, Syracuse University offers a quintessential college experience.

The scope of Syracuse University is a testament to its strengths: a pioneering history dating back to 1870; a choice of more than 200 majors and 100 minors offered through 13 schools and colleges; nearly 15,000 undergraduates and 5,000 graduate students; more than a quarter of a million alumni in 160 countries; and a student population from all 50 U.S. states and 123 countries. For more information, please visit About the Syracuse area
Syracuse is a medium-sized city situated in the geographic center of New York State approximately 250 miles northwest of New York City. The metro-area population totals approximately 500,000. The area offers a low cost of living and provides many social, cultural, and recreational options, including parks, museums, festivals, professional regional theater, and premier shopping venues. Syracuse and Central New York present a wide range of seasonal recreation and attractions ranging from water skiing and snow skiing, hiking in the Adirondacks, touring the historic sites, visiting wineries along the Finger Lakes, and biking on trails along the Erie Canal. EEOC
Syracuse University is an equal-opportunity, affirmative-action institution. The University prohibits discrimination and harassment based on race, color, creed, religion, sex, gender, national origin, citizenship, ethnicity, marital status, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression, veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law to the extent prohibited by law. This nondiscrimination policy covers admissions, employment, and access to and treatment in University programs, services, and activities. Commitment to Supporting and Hiring Veterans
Syracuse University has a long history of engaging veterans and the military-connected community through its educational programs, community outreach, and employment programs. After World War II, Syracuse University welcomed more than 10,000 returning veterans to our campus, and those veterans literally transformed Syracuse University into the national research institution it is today. The University’s contemporary commitment to veterans builds on this historical legacy, and extends to both class-leading initiatives focused on making an SU degree accessible and affordable to the post-9/11 generation of veterans, and also programs designed to position Syracuse University as the employer of choice for military veterans, members of the Guard and Reserve, and military family members. Commitment to a Diverse and Inclusive Campus Community
Syracuse University maintains an inclusive learning environment in which students, faculty, administrators, staff, curriculum, social activities, governance, and all other aspects of campus life reflect a diverse, multi-cultural, and international worldview. The University community recognizes and values the many similarities and differences among individuals and groups. At Syracuse, we are committed to preparing students to understand, live among, appreciate, and work in an inherently diverse country and world made up of people with different ethnic and racial backgrounds, military backgrounds, religious beliefs, socio-economic status, cultural traditions, abilities, sexual orientations and gender identities. To do so, we commit ourselves to promoting a community that celebrates and models the principles of diversity and inclusivity. Quick Link Job Posting Date 07/09/2021 Application Deadline Full Consideration By Job Category Staff Message to Applicants

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