Assistant Director of Annual Giving - Alumni Engagement
LOYOLA UNIVERSITY NEW ORLEANS
Location: New Orleans, Louisiana
Jr. Collegiate Sports
The Assistant Director of Annual Giving is a professional member of the University Advancement staff, reporting to the Director of Annual Giving. It shall be the general responsibility of this person to assist in designing and implementing fundraising strategies for the Office of Annual Giving, particularly as they relate to Wolf Pack Athletics and parents. The Assistant Director of Annual Giving will also maintain an active portfolio of prospective leadership annual giving donors, athletics alumni, and parents and will solicit these groups for annual and campaign gifts. The atmosphere created and sustained by this effort should help to promote deeper understanding, greater service, and more generous moral and financial support of the University.
Bachelor’s degree and a proven track record of achieving and establishing fundraising goals. Excellent written and oral communication. The ability to utilize and implement new media to increase philanthropic support. Must possess strong interpersonal skills, strong organizational and management skills, and the ability to handle multiple ongoing projects. Knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel, database management and social media are required. Development experience with a collegiate athletics program, University Advancement, and/or related organization. Experience working with multiple constituencies such as annual and major donors, coaches, student-athletes, faculty/staff, alumni, parents, sponsors, and other interested parties. Experience working with donor database as it relates to tracking gifts, verification of annual members, and stewardship activities such as member benefit redemption. Understanding of and professional commitment to the Ignatian mission of the university and the Society of Jesus.
Preferred Qualifications: Experience working in a college or university setting. Experience working with Raiser’s Edge – Blackbaud.
Physical Requirements: Ability to perform the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodations.