Associate Director of Annual Giving – Phonathon

Posted on 01/11/2019

University of Kentucky

Lexington, KY

UK Philanthropy is seeking a detail-oriented individual with excellent management skills for the position of Associate Director of Annual Giving – Phonathon. Reporting to the Director of Annual Giving, the Associate Director of Annual Giving – Phonathon is responsible for managing all aspects of the phonathon, including:

  • The recruitment, hiring, training, and monitoring of all call center employees, including six shift supervisors.
  • Plan calling strategies to meet annual goals as well as develop scripts and other fundraising materials, change strategy from day-to-day as needed and provide marketing orientation for employee callers prior to each shift.
  • Administer the phonathon software, serve as contact person with the software service provider, and work with Annual Giving and UK Philanthropy staff to extract and manipulate data from the database. Provide extensive phonathon reports.
  • Maintain time sheets and all HR related functions for 60+ student employees as well as work with the director to manage and maximize the payroll component of the phonathon budget.

Minimum qualifications is Bachelor’s Degree and four years of experience. The ideal candidate will be a strong, collaborative leader.

Founded in 1865 as a land-grant institution adjacent to downtown Lexington, UK is nestled in the scenic heart of the Bluegrass region of Kentucky. Recently ranked as one of the safest, most creative, and the brainiest cities in the nation, Lexington is an ideal location to experience the work-life balance that the University strives to provide to its employees. See for yourself what makes UK one great place to work.

To apply for job #RE16827, submit a UK Online Application at If you have any questions, contact HR/Employment, phone (859) 257-9555 press 2. Application deadline is January 27, 2019.

The University of Kentucky is an Equal Opportunity University that values diversity and inclusion. Individuals with disabilities, minorities, veterans, women, and members of other underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.

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