Reporting to the Assistant Vice President, Development, the Director, Planned Giving is a member of the College's frontline fundraising team and will lead all gift and estate planning efforts to raise funds from alumnae, parents, and friends of the College. The Director, Planned Giving will supervise one planned giving staff member and, in coordination with the Vice President and Assistant Vice President, will be responsible for developing and implementing a comprehensive planned giving program, including strategies for identifying, cultivating, and soliciting planned giving prospects.
Department: Major Gifts
Required Qualification Summary:
Bachelor’s degree; legal degree desirable
7-10 years of progressively responsible experience in planned giving, a minimum of 2 years management experience
Refined computer skills, particularly with relational databases and programs within Microsoft Office
Demonstrated track record of developing long-lasting and productive relationships between individual donors and/or investors and the institutions they support
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