Assistant Director, Annual Giving

Temple University
Pennsylvania, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Posted date
Oct 21, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Other Business & Administrative Affairs, Development & Advancement
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

The Assistant Director, Annual Giving, reporting to the Senior Director Annual Giving will provide a high level of support to the Annual Giving team. Working in a team environment, the Assistant Director will provide research, reporting, record keeping, data management and support to advance the strategic plan goals for Temple Health Institutional Advancement (THIA).

Responsibilities include: provides a high level of support to the Annual Giving team, including but not limited to: assists in the development and implementation of ongoing campaigns; executes various aspects of annual giving communications including: appeals creation and mailing (both print and e-mail), follow-up communications, briefing materials, and post campaign evaluations; partners with the annual giving and donor relations teams to identify donor data and giving trends, provides detail reports for donor analysis and planning that improve effectiveness of fundraising and stewardship activities; assists in management of various logistical needs for events related to RSVPs, guest lists, and maintenance of donor and prospect records; assists THIA on events days; executes a variety of day-of event materials including registration information, nametags, signage, etc.; enters information into the donor database to track cultivation, solicitation and stewardship activities; provides support to the Communications, Donor Relations and Event teams as assigned; assists in managing vendor invoices and coding for payment, representing THIA on the phone and through correspondence, etc. Performs other related duties as assigned.

Required Education and Experience:

Bachelor’s degree and at least four years’ experience working in a fundraising setting. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.

Required Skills and Abilities:

*Demonstrated proficiency with MS Office Suite, including advanced database skills.

*Demonstrated familiarity with Banner, Cognos and Reheer reporting functions.

*Demonstrated expertise in manipulating data and producing reports.

*Demonstrated organizational skills, along with the ability to multi-task and successfully complete projects with competing deadlines.

*Exceptional verbal and written communication skills, including proofreading skills.

*Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills, along with the ability to interact with a diverse constituent population.

*Demonstrated ability to be detail-oriented.

*Ability to take initiative and work independently and in a team environment.

*Demonstrated professional demeanor and ability to handle confidential information.


*Experience in higher ed or healthcare setting.

*Alumni or event experience.

*Gift processing knowledge.

*Email marketing experience. 

This position requires a background check.

This position requires Child Abuse Certifications prior to the commencement of service.

Temple University values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity for all persons regardless of age, color, disability, ethnicity, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other status protected by law.

In accordance with the City of Philadelphia’s mandate, all Temple University students, faculty, staff and contractors must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 by November 15, 2021, unless they have a medical or religious exemption approved by the university.  An individual is considered fully vaccinated 2 weeks or more following the second dose of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccines, or 2 weeks or more following a single dose of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine. Individuals who do not meet the University’s vaccination or exception requirement by November 15, 2021 will be prohibited from working until proof of vaccination or an exception is provided.  For more information visit the university's Vaccines web page at

Compliance Statement: In the performance of their functions as detailed in the position description employees have an obligation to avoid ethical, legal, financial and other conflicts of interest to ensure that their actions and outside activities do not conflict with their primary employment responsibilities at the institution. Employees are also expected to understand and be in compliance with applicable laws, University and employment policies and regulations, including NCAA regulations for areas and departments which their essential functions cause them to interact.

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You may request a copy of the report by calling Temple University’s Campus Safety Services at 215-204-7900.

To apply for this position, please visit our Temple University website at, scroll to the end of the page and click on Careers @Temple. Please reference job number 21001880 AA, EOE, m/f/d/v.

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