Community College of Philadelphia
Success starts at Community College of Philadelphia. Innovators
and difference makers work at Community College of Philadelphia.
Diversity thrives at Community College of Philadelphia. We are a
college that is committed to promoting a work environment that
attracts and retains talented and diverse faculty and staff. We
challenge each other and ourselves to achieve at the highest level
while contributing to the mission of the College and the betterment
of Philadelphia. We value and support an intellectually dynamic
community to prepare our students for global citizenship. Join us
and become a part of a community that has long been and will
continue to be generators of generational chance in this city and
Community College of Philadelphia is seeking to fill a Manager,
Donor Relations & Communications
position. Reporting to the
Associate Vice President, Institutional Advancement and Director,
Community College of Philadelphia Foundation, the Manager, Donor
Relations & Communications manages and oversees donor relations
and advancement communications, acknowledgements and advancement
events. The Manager works closely with fundraising staff to advance
the mission of the department to inform, engage and build
investment in all internal and external constituencies. This
position is responsible for implementing a comprehensive
institution-wide donor relations and stewardship program that
appropriately and consistently promotes interaction with and
recognition of donors at all levels. This position requires
excellent collaborative skills to be applied with the advancement
staff, including frontline fundraisers, and partners across the
College. The Manager, Donor Relations & Communications oversees
donor stewardship activities and events, and drafts written
materials to aid in the institution's efforts to educate,
cultivate, recognize, and upgrade donor levels.
** THIS POSITION ELIGIBLE FOR PARTIAL REMOTE WORK
For a complete position description, and apply online, please
visit our career site at jobs.ccp.edu, or click the "Apply"
"Success Starts Here" is our message to the Philadelphia
community - and at Community College of Philadelphia, we recognize
that our success as a college and the success of our students
starts with our employees. Our employees are vital to our success.
Our total compensation package includes a comprehensive offer of
benefits that are unrivaled by most.
Our benefits include:
- 100% College-paid medical, dental and prescription drug for
employees and all of their eligible family members
- College-paid life and disability insurance
- College closes for Winter Break the week between Christmas and
New Years and for a week in March for Spring Break
- College operates on a 4-day work week during the summer months
(off on Fridays)
- Most employees work from home one day each week
- Tuition remission (for classes at the College)
- Forgivable tuition loan (for classes at any accredited academic
- 403(b) retirement plan with 10% College contribution
- Health care and dependent care flexible spending accounts
- Paid vacation plus holiday and personal time off
Community College of Philadelphia is an equal opportunity
employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration
for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex,
national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any
other characteristic protected by law.
- Minimum of five (5) years of work experience in donor
relations, stewardship, communications, and event planning within a
college/university or nonprofit organization required.
- Bachelor's degree required; Any and all degrees must be from a
recognized institutional accreditor.
- Prior experience using Microsoft Office, Excel, familiarity
with Raisers Edge or other donor database software, including
events management modules.
- Excellent communications and writing skills, specifically in
the areas of the email content management, donor relations and web
- Demonstrated commitment to excellence and high standards,
including meticulous attention to detail, excellent written and
oral communication skills, and strong ability to interact with a
diverse and broad range of individuals.
- Must be creative and have excellent interpersonal and customer
- Strong attention to detail and professionalism.
- Ability to work evenings and weekends, as needed.
- Ability to maintain sensitivity, understanding and respect for
a diverse academic environment, inclusive of students, faculty, and
staff of varying social, economic, cultural, ideological, and
ethnic backgrounds required.
- Experience working with volunteers preferred.