Assistant Director Young Alumni Giving - Tufts Annual Giving - (19001610)
Tufts University Advancement is looking for an Assistant Director of Young Alumni Giving as part of the Tufts Annual Giving Team. The Tufts Annual Giving Team is responsible for the strategy, design, and implementation of a comprehensive annual fundraising program, with an emphasis on leadership annual giving, class-based reunion fundraising, and volunteer-driven fundraising. Working with our most recent graduates, including three robust reunion committees, this position will have the opportunity to lead giving initiatives and young alumni participation through volunteer engagement, exciting giving challenges and unique events. See how a viral marketing campaign had a tremendous impact on young alumni giving: go.tufts.edu/MTTT2019 You will help create the next campaign!
3-5 yrs of professional experience in volunteer management, fundraising/development, alumni relations or related field.
Valid US Driver's License.
Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite software applications, including Word and Excel. Some complex database experience (Access, Advance, Millenium, Raiser's Edge, etc.).
Strong Interpersonal and relationship building skills.
Excellent writing and communication skills.
Must be responsive and service oriented to internal (Faculty, Administrators, Staff, etc.) as well as external constituents (alumni, donors, etc.).
Experience in annual giving.
Familiarity with Access and Advance (or comparable donor and information management system) is desirable.
An aptitude for and commitment to learning new systems and applications.
Must be proactive, self-motivated, articulate, personable, well-organized, service-oriented, and able to drive multiple projects concurrently.
A solid understanding of social media engagement strategies.
Special Work Schedule Requirements: Periodic night and weekend work required in addition to domestic travel.
An employee in this position must complete all appropriate background checks at the time of hire, promotion, or transfer.
Primary Location: United States-Massachusetts-Medford/Somerville
Job: Advancement/Alumni Relations
Organization: UA - Tufts Annual Giving
Employee Status: Regular Schedule: Full-time
Job Posting: Jul 19, 2019, 4:28:10 PM
Internal Number: 19001610
About Tufts University
Tufts is a leader in American higher education, distinctive for its success as a moderately sized university that excels at research and providing students with a personal experience. Our unique combination of research and liberal arts attracts students, faculty and staff who thrive in our environment of curiosity, creativity and engagement.