Associate Director of Development
Key Position Information:
The Associate Director of Development is responsible for
identification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of major
gift and high-end annual gifts in support of St. Petersburg College
from alumni, friends, corporations, foundations and faculty/staff.
The Associate Director will work with the Executive Director of
Development and faculty, administrators, volunteers, and board
members, to accomplish fundraising goals in support of student
success, economic mobility and community engagement at SPC.
• Bachelor’s degree required.
• At least five years of related development experience
• Knowledge of database management; Blackbaud Raiser's Edge
• Knowledge of Microsoft Excel: using functions such as sorting and
• Knowledge of Microsoft Word: tracking changes/edits and creating
and formatting tables.
• Skills in written and verbal communication with the ability to
use considerable tact and diplomacy.
• Skills in strategic planning with the ability to synthesize
multiple ideas into a cohesive plan of action.
• Skills in public speaking and in presenting to internal and
• Experience at a professional level in a university and/or college
• Comfort working in an environment that puts a strong emphasis on
metrics and success and ability to work in a dynamic, fast-paced
• Comfortable working in a complex, multi-divisional organizational
• Ability and willingness to travel and to work occasional evening
or weekend hours as needed.
• Identify, qualify, cultivate and solicit major gift and planned
gift prospects via face-to-face visits, phone, email and virtual
• Develop and execute major gift program strategies and overall
• Proactively and strategically manage a major gift portfolio of
approximately 150 prospects and generate a high level of activity
and prospect contact.
• Represent SPC at public functions and community and campus
• Maintain a strict personal visit and solicitation goal to include
timely follow-up, attention to detail in reference to trip reports
and appropriate future strategies.
• Assist in planning and executing solicitation and stewardship
events involving the President, senior leadership, deans and
• Develop a comprehensive understanding of the mission and vision
of SPC in order to represent these needs both internally and
externally. Articulate the need for support of unrestricted funds
for the College and for academic programs.
• Direct the preparation of research to support the major gift
• Work with other administrative and academic departments to
coordinate activities to maximize gift revenue and to approach
donors in a consistent and coordinated manner.
• Other duties as assigned.
To apply, visit https://web.spcollege.edu/hrapp/job/4516
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