Associate Director Development - University Advancement, Cummings Development & Alumni Relations - (19001745)
In 1978, Tufts University established a veterinary school with a One Medicine mission. Today, more than 40 years later, Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine, the only veterinary school in New England, continues to advance One Health initiatives that improve the health and well-being of animals, humans and the environment. Cummings School assures that our students approach the veterinary profession with knowledge-filled open minds and the drive to make a difference in the world.
The school currently has an opening for an Associate Director of Development. The Associate Director of Development is responsible for major gift solicitation of friends and alumni and other potential sources of philanthropic support for Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine. The Associate Director of Development will cultivate major gift prospects and partner with the Director on comprehensive campaigns. You will work collaboratively with Gift Planning and Corporate and Foundation Relations staff to respond to planned giving inquiries, steward and solicit planned giving donors as well as with individuals and their companies and/or foundations respectively.
Minimum 5-7 years of extensive experience in philanthropy and
Proven track record of structuring proposals and securing major gifts
Advanced interpersonal and relationship building skills
BA/BS Degree- or equivalent years of relevant experience
Valid US Driver's License
Microsoft Office and complex databases
Minimum 1 week of travel per month
Excellent writing skills
Familiarity with planned giving vehicles
An employee in this position must complete all appropriate background checks at the time of hire, promotion, or transfer.
Primary Location: United States-Massachusetts-Grafton
Job: Advancement/Alumni Relations
Organization: UA-Cummings Dev & Alumni Rel
Employee Status: Regular Schedule: Full-time
Job Posting: Sep 3, 2019, 7:41:38 PM
Internal Number: 19001745
About Tufts University
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