Assistant/Associate Director of the Annual Fund – Reunion and Leadership Programs

Posted on 05/18/2017

Denison University

Granville, OH

Denison University, a private, selective undergraduate liberal arts institution seeks an energetic, ambitious, and results-oriented individual to join its Annual Fund team as the Assistant/Associate Director of the Annual Fund – Reunion and Leadership Programs. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to join an experienced team and begin planning the next phase of annual giving at Denison.

The Assistant/Associate Director is responsible for identifying and encouraging philanthropic support for the College through the management of volunteers in the Reunion Program and will also coordinate aspects of the leadership society programs, working to increase the number of entry-level leadership gifts the college receives each year. Reporting to the Director of the Annual Fund, the Assistant/Associate Director is a key member of the Annual Fund team charged with raising over $6 million for the College.

Bachelor’s degree required. Demonstrate significant experience of at least three years in development or a related field such as Alumni Affairs, Public Affairs, Marketing, or Public Relations. Detail oriented, and highly motivated. Strong organizational skills; excellent communication skills (oral and written); effectively represent Denison; demonstrated ability to work well with, lead, and train a diverse team of volunteers to reach fundraising goals, and work independently and as part of a team. Able to handle confidential material with utmost discretion. Travel required. Strong Excel skills including filtering, formulas and pivot tables.

Denison University offers a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package, including tuition benefits for dependents at Denison and affiliated colleges throughout the Midwest. Assistant or Associate title will be given based upon level of experience.

To learn more about the position and to apply, please visit Candidates applying by June 16, 2017, are assured full consideration. The position will be open until filled.

To achieve our mission as a liberal arts college, we continually strive to foster a diverse campus community, which recognizes the value of all persons regardless of religion, race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, disability, or socio-economic background. For additional information and resources about diversity at Denison, please see our Diversity Guide. Denison University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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