Job Description Summary: This position is responsible for planning and executing a strategic donor communication program to enhance the relationship between Miami University and its generous donors. This position strives to ensure that donors feel connected to Miami and well informed about the impact of their giving. The position is an integral member of the Stewardship & Donor Relations team and reports to the Director of Donor Relations.
Duties/Physical Demands: Create and execute strategic communication plans for high-priority donor segments, including new donors, giving society members, Sustainers, faculty/staff donors, and #MoveInMiami donors. Write highly-personalized impact reports for the university’s most generous donors that demonstrate the tangible, life-changing impact of their giving. Create custom impact reports for donors with endowed funds, planned gift donors, donors who are paying their major gift pledges, and donors who give major gifts to expendable funds. Create broad-based impact reports and videos that emphasize student financial need and the power of collective giving. Create newsletters to keep our most generous donors informed. Coordinate gift publicity for major gifts and content for the Giving Tribute publication. Support other donor communication projects and support the Stewardship & Donor Relations team as assigned.
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Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree. Minimum of two years of relevant experience. Must have excellent writing skills. Must be highly organized, able to meet deadlines, and have a strong attention to detail. Must have good interpersonal skills and a commitment to excellent customer service. Must be creative and have excellent problem-solving skills. Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel.
Internal Number: 5940
About Miami University
“Miami University, a student-centered public university founded in 1809, has built its success through an unwavering commitment to liberal arts undergraduate education, with complementary quality graduate programs, and the active engagement of its students in both curricular and co-curricular life. With a student body of 16,000, Miami effectively combines a wide range of strong academic programs with faculty who love to teach and the personal attention ordinarily found only at much smaller institutions. Faculty and staff are highly valued for their contributions toward the Miami experience. Employees enjoy a competitive benefits package and stable work environment as they work to support the university’s educational mission.
Miami’s main campus is located in Oxford, Ohio, 35 miles northwest of Cincinnati, with regional campuses located in Hamilton and Middletown, Ohio, and a center in Luxembourg. Known as one of the most beautiful campuses in the nation, Miami, the nation's tenth oldest public university, is recognized for its striking red brick Georgian-style architecture and tree-shaded lawns. Take a Virtual Tour from our website.”