Reporting to the Assistant Vice President, Development, the Director of Annual Giving will be responsible for providing leadership, planning, and execution for Annual Giving fundraising initiatives and will manage a team of approximately seven fundraisers and two administrative staff. Together with the Vice President and the Assistant Vice President, the Director of Annual Giving will develop a comprehensive, metrics-driven annual fund fundraising strategy and plan, including a strategy and plan for Leadership Annual Fund giving and for Parent Annual Fund giving. The Director of Annual Giving will implement the plans to ensure that annual giving goals, both individual and team-wide, are met or exceeded. The Director of Annual Giving will also manage a portfolio of 75 leadership annual fund donors and prospective donors. She/he will bring a strategic and collaborative mindset and creative approaches to growing revenue and increasing participation, partnering with colleagues in Major Giving, and Planned Giving, as well as others across the department.
Department: Annual Giving
Required Qualification Summary:
Bachelor’s degree required.
Minimum seven years of relevant fundraising experience with progressively increasing levels of responsibility
Supervisory experience demonstrating the ability to lead staff, mutually establish goals and manage performance
Knowledge of and commitment to the values and mission of Barnard College and higher education
Proven success soliciting a portfolio of prospects
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