Paul Smith's College
Is seeking to fill the following position:
Position: Senior Advancement Officer
Status: Full time Regular (Exempt)
Department: College Advancement
Reports to: Vice President
Description: The Senior Advancement Officer has primary responsibility for all aspects of annual giving and mid-level donor cultivation and solicitation, including the working with alumni, friends, trustees, students, parents and employees of the College.
Duties & Responsibilities:
-Plan, develop and implement a comprehensive annual giving program through direct mail, telemarketing, publications, virtual, and personal contact.
-Coordinate with the Annual Fund & Stewardship Manager to develop a telemarketing plan
-Develop a plan for visiting and soliciting mid-level donor prospects (those capable of giving $5,000 or more annually) across New York State and the United States.
-Cultivate and solicit alumni, friends, trustees, students, parents and employees of the College.
-Responsible for the development and administration of gift clubs, and working with the Alumni Relations Manager, developing a class representative/class agent strategy.
-Responsible for the development and administration of the College's online giving program.
-Track and report results of various fundraising initiatives.
-Assist the Office of College Advancement in the implementation and administration of other fundraising and alumni projects.
-Handle special annual giving projects as they develop.
-Bachelor's degree required
-Five years of fundraising experience, preferably in a higher education setting.
-Excellent communication and organizational skills.
-Excellent computer and data management skills; experience with Raiser's Edge a plus.
-Must ensure timely implementation of fundraising projects.
-Must be able to travel outside of the area as much as 30% of the time.
Applicants may submit a letter of intent, resume and contact information for three professional references.
Paul Smith's College values diversity in the College community and seeks to assure equal
opportunity through its continued Affirmative Action program. EOE/AA/M/F/D/V
Location/Region: Paul Smiths, NY (US - 12970)