Massey Cancer Center Development Coordinator

Virginia Commonwealth University
Virginia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Oct 13, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Business & Administrative Support, Development & Advancement, Public Relations & Marketing (Campus), Alumni Affairs, Conference & Special Event Administration
Employment Type
Full Time

Typical Duties:

●The Development Coordinator is a professional position whose primary functions are donor relations/stewardship, development, donor communications, and project and administrative support. This position will provide assistance in general office operations, stewardship and donor relations, communications, meeting and event support, and calendar management.

●Manage executive-level and administrative/project support to the Directors and other team members.

●Responsible for providing quality service to internal and external constituents in an accurate and timely manner while ensuring efficiency.

●Prioritize multiple issues and hold responsibility for successful follow-through.

●Work within multiple database and event platforms.

●Create briefs for leadership and donor meetings, events, physician meetings, board committee meetings, etc.

●Coordinate special event planning for cultivation and stewardship events, facility tours, assist with signature events and special events that involve high-level prospects and donors. Send reminders of meetings, confirm attendees, order refreshments as necessary and complete setup and clean up for prospect meetings, committee meetings, meetings with VIPs, etc.

●Assist with prospect and donor research, data entry, data reporting, attendance tracking, etc.

●Performs duties that are diverse and advanced.

Typical Education and Experience

●An undergraduate degree from an accredited university or a minimum of 5 years of experience supporting a team of executives in a fast-paced, highly complex environment is required.

●Experience in development office administration and donor/constituent relations, particularly in an institution of higher education and/or medical environment, in an externally-facing role is required.

●Experience solving problems, prioritizing tasks, responding to questions, and making decisions independently while also functioning as a team player in a fast-paced environment with tight deadlines.

●Demonstrated ability to plan, deploy, track and analyze donor relations and fundraising practices at an institution of higher education.

●Experience developing and writing professional communications, as well as exceptional oral communications skills and phone etiquette.

●Professional credibility required to engage and leverage senior administrative leadership, faculty, students, volunteer leadership and other key stakeholders in development activities.

●Experience with gift/transaction processing and documentation.

●Ability to analyze and validate donor data using various information sources including public and subscription databases.

●Database management and reporting skills (preferably with Blackbaud products) as well as experience managing mailing lists with an exceptional attention to detail.

●Experience with MS Office Suite software including MS Word, Access, and Excel, as well as VCU Real Source, Google apps (Google Drive, Google Sheets, Google Docs, Google analytics)

●Technical skills desired: basic website knowledge, Adobe suite (InDesign, Acrobat, Photoshop) Enthusiasm for learning new software platforms.

●Deep appreciation for the mission and aspirations of VCU and the VCU Massey Cancer Center

●Working knowledge of tax laws affecting charitable giving.

●Travel involving an automobile.

●Demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diverse faculty, staff, and student environment or commitment to do so as a staff member at VCU.

Salary Range: commensurate with experience

Position Details:

Department: Massey Cancer Center
Employment Type: UF - University Employee FT
Restricted Status:
FTE: 100
Exemption Status: Non-Exempt

Contact Information:

Contact Name: India Sisk

Contact Email:

Contact Phone: 804-628-7294

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