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Asst. Director of Stewardship and Donor Relations at College of Charleston

By shirleysr
Posted on 31 March 2015 | 2:27 pm — 

Assistant Director of Stewardship and Donor Relations

Posting Details


Internal Title Assistant Director of Stewardship and Donor Relations
Position Type  Classified
Faculty / Non-Faculty / Administration Non-Faculty
Pay Band 6
Level 1
Department  Development
Minimum Requirements  Bachelor’s Degree and a minimum of two years’ related experience in constituent relations, development, or alumni relations, with an emphasis on event planning and management. Candidates with an equivalent combination of experience and/or education are encouraged to apply.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities  Must demonstrate competence with computer hardware and software applications such as Microsoft Office 2000 or higher, specifically MS Excel and Word (knowledge of MS Publisher a plus) Must be able to communicate effectively both orally and in writing. Must be highly organized with the ability to manage multiple priorities and be professional and poised, particularly in settings with donors and event vendors. Events management to include knowledge of budgets and contracts. Familiarity with constituent databases a must, experience with Raiser’s Edge software a plus.
Additional Comments Regarding Position Will be required to work occasional nights and weekends.
Special Instructions to Applicants  Applicants must include a resume and cover letter with application.

*Salary is commensurate with education/experience which exceeds the minimum requirements.

Offers of employment are contingent upon a successful background check.

All applications must be submitted online

Salary  *$38,703 – $55,155
Posting Date  03/30/2015
Closing Date  04/09/2015
Open Until Filled  No
Posting Number  2015032
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Job Duties

Activity 1. Assist with facilitating campus-wide process for all donor relations and gift acceptance activities, to include letters of intent, gift agreements, endowment reports, donor reports, impact reports, donor stewardship and recognition, and engagement.
Essential or Marginal Essential
Percent of Time 25
Activity 2. In coordination with Development office and schools/units, plans and implements special events that enhance overall Development efforts, including (but not limited to) Donor Society and individual recognition events, President’s Box during men’s basketball season, and President’s Party during Commencement. Oversee event components including forecasting and managing budgets, invitations, responses, audio/visual, rentals, catering, entertainment, and photography. Ensures compliance with standards of mode and frequency of follow up with participants.
Essential or Marginal Essential
Percent of Time 40
Activity 3. Manages Raiser’s Edge database to ensure proper tracking and coding for all Development-related events, including event module as well as updating constituent data for stewardship actions, donor relations activities, etc.
Essential or Marginal Essential
Percent of Time 15
Activity 4. In concert with Development Office, coordinates donor recognition standards for all schools and departments, and working with signage vendors.
Essential or Marginal Essential
Percent of Time 10
Activity 5. Partners with Athletics, Annual Giving Office, and Alumni Relations to create strategic and tactical donor relations plans keyed to donor prospects/goals identified by the Development office specifically with regard to annual giving donors.
Essential or Marginal Essential
Percent of Time 10

The College of Charleston is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any individual or group on the basis of gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, race, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, or disability.

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