Senior Annual Giving Officer

Employer Name New York University   Address Apply Online
Job Type Full-time, Permanent   Address 2
Experience 2 - 5 Years   City New York
Education Bachelors Degree   State New York
  Zip Code 10001

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Job Description

Professional fundraiser reporting to the Director of Development, Annual Giving, in the Office for University Development and Alumni Relations. He/she will be responsible for identifying, cultivating, soliciting, and stewarding a targeted portfolio of annual fund prospects. Position typically solicits up to $400,000 annually; facilitates up to 150 meetings per year with alumni, friends, and parents of NYU. The Senior Annual Giving Officer may also identify and cultivate 10 major gift prospects on an annual basis. The Senior Annual Giving Officer will also work closely with other departments within the Development and Alumni Relations Office including School based Major Gift fundraisers, Alumni Relations, ITS, Research, and other development offices throughout the University to raise the school's local, regional, state, national and international support. The incumbent will also lead special projects at the request and discretion of the Director of Development and Alumni Relations. Travel, both local and national, may be required.

Required Skills

Required Education:
Bachelor's degree

Preferred Education:

Required Experience:
3 years of relevant experience. Must include experience in frontline fundraising, cultivation and stewardship of individual donors.

Preferred Experience:
3 years fundraising experience in a research university environment closing gifts at a leadership annual fund level $1k-$25K preferred.

Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
Excellent interpersonal and oral and written communication skills; strong analytical skills. Ability to plan and implement events and develop marketing strategies. Working knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet, and database software.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
Knowledge of Ellucian Advance donor management software.

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