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The Annual Giving Coordinator's primary responsibility is to assist
the Co-Executive Directors in all matters relating to the
management of staff, programs, budget, human resources, digital
organization, and programmatic reporting for the Annual Giving team
encompassing Reunion, Class Giving, Young Alumni and Students,
Annual Leadership Giving, and Project Management and Initiatives.
The incumbent supports the Co-Executive Directors in the management
of Brown Annual Fund Co-Chair and Brown Annual Fund Executive
Committee meetings, calls, presentations, reporting, and related
materials. This individual will coordinate with other
Advancement/University staff to facilitate events and meetings. The
incumbent serves as the Annual Giving team financial coordinator
and submits expense reports and invoices for the Annual Fund team.
The Coordinator compiles weekly, monthly, and ad-hoc reports
regarding Annual Fund progress for the Co Executive Directors and
the Annual Fund team.
Brown University is committed to advancing diversity, inclusion,
and equity. Candidates from historically underrepresented groups
are particularly encouraged to apply. Brown University is an
Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.
Education and Experience
- Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of experience and
- Minimum of 3 years of experience in a related field such as
fundraising, higher education, nonprofits, sales, customer service,
volunteer management, and/or marketing.
- Strong interpersonal skills required; high degree of tact and
discretion. Ability to interact effectively with a wide range of
University constituents, both internal and external.
- Must be a creative self-starter with the ability to think
strategically, possess superior people skills, and be able to
juggle many highly sensitive issues and tasks at once all with a
creative and innovative approach.
- Must have a proven record of being detail-oriented, and
self-starter with a demonstrated ability to work independently and
manage multiple projects and priorities to meet aggressive
timelines and challenging deadlines; while always keeping an eye
toward the larger goals of all programs and services along with a
demonstrated commitment to maintaining the highest standards.
- Demonstrated ability to work with data and experience managing
- Must be able and willing to work occasional evenings and
- Experience in a university setting or non-profit setting is
- Excellent computer skills including, but not limited to,
Microsoft, Google, calendar management/project management tools,
and web-based platforms. Demonstrated success in data management
- Demonstrated commitment to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and
Belonging (DEIB), including experience/ability to identify and
emphasize diverse perspectives in programming, communications, and
- Demonstrated excellent written and oral communication skills as
well as proofreading ability.
- Must be detail-oriented with strong organizational skills and
the ability to handle multiple priorities in a fast-paced
- Creativity, motivation, and superior problem-solving
- Ability to apply tact and maintain confidentiality.
Customer-focused, customer service orientation.
Applicants are asked to submit a cover letter and resume with
their application. All offers of employment are contingent upon a
completed criminal background check and education verification
satisfactory to Brown.
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Annual Giving Coordinator
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Applications are not kept on file for future positions. Please
include a cover letter and resume with each position
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