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Assistant Director - Annual Giving

Northeastern University
Massachusetts, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted date
Sep 28, 2021

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Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Alumni Affairs
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Assistant Director - Annual Giving

About Northeastern:
Founded in 1898, Northeastern is a global research university and the recognized leader in experience-driven lifelong learning. Our world-renowned experiential approach empowers our students, faculty, alumni, and partners to create impact far beyond the confines of discipline, degree, and campus.

Our locations—in Boston; Charlotte, North Carolina; London; Portland, Maine; San Francisco; Seattle; Silicon Valley; Toronto; Vancouver; and the Massachusetts communities of Burlington and Nahant—are nodes in our growing global university system. Through this network, we expand opportunities for flexible, student-centered learning and collaborative, solutions-focused research.

Northeastern's comprehensive array of undergraduate and graduate programs— in a variety of on-campus and online formats—lead to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools. Among these, we offer more than 195 multi-discipline majors and degrees designed to prepare students for purposeful lives and careers.

About the Opportunity:
The Assistant Director of Annual Giving will help advance the mission of Northeastern University and the athletics department by planning, organizing, and implementing all event, stewardship, and communication strategy to further our fundraising initiatives from alumni and friends of Northeastern Athletics.

This position will work closely with the Athletics Development team and the Asst. AD Marketing/Annual Fund in developing and implementing strategies to achieve Athletics goals through events,, and other Annual Fund initiatives. This position will organize and execute all fundraising events as well as assist with coordinating athletic alumni relations focused events. They will also plan and execute all stewardship initiatives for the annual fund within athletics, including but not limited to reporting, letter creation, events, etc. This position will also manage certain communication mechanisms for the Huskies Club and develop new content for both the website as well as a regular newsletter to all donors and athletic alumni.

Required: Bachelor's degree; 2 - 5 years experience in event management, fundraising and/or marketing; proven ability to positively and effectively interact with a variety of constituents; organization and attention to detail is a necessity; strong oral and written communications skills; strong interest in aligning personal goals with department goals; proven ability to utilize innovation and creativity. Preferred: Experience working in intercollegiate athletics; Master's degree preferred.

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Additional Information:
Northeastern University is an equal opportunity employer, seeking to recruit and support a broadly diverse community of faculty and staff. Northeastern values and celebrates diversity in all its forms and strives to foster an inclusive culture built on respect that affirms inter-group relations and builds cohesion.

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

To learn more about Northeastern University's commitment and support of diversity and inclusion, please see

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