Assistant Director of Annual Giving Programs Affinity Giving

Posted on 02/08/2019

Michigan State University

East Lansing, MI

The Assistant Director of Annual Giving – Affinity Giving is a new role within Annual Giving and will focus on strategies to engage, solicit and steward specific prospect pools such as parents, current students, graduates of the last decade, and grateful patients. This role will utilize Annual Giving direct solicitation channels (direct mail, email, telemarketing, CrowdPower) to ensure targeted audiences receive a compelling and strategic ask to drive increased giving and participation. This role will also be responsible for working with the Annual Giving team to ensure these audiences are properly thanked, based on their affiliation.

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 The Assistant Director of Annual Giving – Affinity Giving is a new role within Annual Giving and will focus on strategies to engage, solicit and steward specific prospect pools such as parents, current students, graduates of the last decade, and grateful patients. This role will utilize Annual Giving direct solicitation channels (direct mail, email, telemarketing, CrowdPower) to ensure targeted audiences receive a compelling and strategic ask to drive increased giving and participation. This role will also be responsible for working with the Annual Giving team to ensure these audiences are properly thanked, based on their affiliation.

Desired Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree preferred; one to three years of related and progressively more responsible or expansive experience in professional fundraising, marketing or related field; ability to recognize importance of teamwork and foster a good working environment; excellent written and oral communication skills and strong interpersonal skills are required; experience in training and supervision of student employees and/or volunteers is required; ability to work during evening hours and weekends is required; experience in fundraising or public relations is desirable; knowledge of and experience in direct mail and telephone fund raising techniques is desirable.

If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact Pat Karam, Recruitment Manager at [email protected].

All candidates must submit an application and resume through the Michigan State University Human Resources web-based system. The URL for this website is www.careers.MSU.edu. Please indicate the position number 560285 when submitting your application.

MSU is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer.

MSU is committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity. The university actively encourages applications and/or nominations of women, persons of color, veterans and persons with disabilities.

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