Manager of Annual & Special Gifts
The Manager of Annual and Special Gifts is responsible for
managing day-to-day operations for the Jonsson Cancer Center
Foundation’s (JCCF) Annual and Special Gifts Program, in
collaboration with the JCCF’s Director of Development. This
includes direct appeals (print and electronic), online giving,
social media, Lifeline Connection, and special gifts. Incumbent is
involved in implementing integrated fundraising efforts and
analyzing their success in attracting and retaining Annual and
Special Gifts donors, the largest segment of the JCCF’s donor base.
Incumbent coordinates donor communications, including
e-communications, e appeals, and special integrated fundraising
initiatives across multiple platforms. Incumbent collaborates with
JCCF and JCCC staff on officewide projects, including website and
social media updates. Incumbent independently interacts with
donors, Board members, administrators, faculty and staff, and works
directly with third party consultants (printers, mail houses,
designers, fundraising and marketing consultants, etc.), to manage
complex projects and see them through to completion on time and on
Ability to maintain confidentiality in a donor environment with
sensitive and confidential information.
Ability to work overtime, evenings and weekends for special
events, mailings and meetings.
Demonstrated analytical skills to effectively assess annual
giving program performance and make recommendations for
improvements over time.
Demonstrated excellent editing and proofreading skills.
Demonstrated excellent organizational skills to prioritize and
manage multiple projects, and complete tasks with a high degree of
accuracy and timeliness.
Demonstrated knowledge of and experience using fundraising
Demonstrated skills and working knowledge of direct mail
strategy and implementation.
Expert knowledge of Windows-based software, including advanced
Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Word, as well as MS Outlook,
PowerPoint and Web research skills.
Problem solving skills to arrive at solutions with minimal
Strong English writing skills to produce original and effective
solicitation materials, publications, e-communications,
acknowledgement letters and other correspondence, reports and
documents using correct grammar, syntax and punctuation.
Strong interpersonal communications skills to establish and
maintain cooperative working relationships and interact
diplomatically and effectively with volunteers, administrators,
faculty, staff, campus colleagues, vendors, and donors.
Understanding of communications tools and emerging technology,
especially the web, and integrated fundraising strategy.
HTML and website management (CMS) programs. Raiser’s Edge
Knowledge of Adobe Suite (Photoshop, In Design, Illustrator
Knowledge of design, printing and direct mail production
UCLA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All
qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment
without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation,
gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran
Apply online: http://ucla.contacthr.com/87587149