Location: Newport, RI Category: Education Posted On: Tue Jan 14 2020 Job Description:
Reporting to the Senior Director, Advancement Operations & Programs, the Annual Giving Officer, Programs & Digital Outreach implements annual giving programs that engage and generate philanthropic support from alumni and parents.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
With the Senior Director, Advancement Operations & Programs, plan and facilitate annual calendar of solicitations through multi-channels that coordinate with Advancement programming and communications.
Design, create, and transmit emails to support fundraising campaigns for annual giving and other initiatives. Assist with text-to-give campaigns, social media, crowdfunding and electronic stewardship efforts. Maintain fundraising pages on social media and the university website as directed, including, content creation, photo placement, and online giving forms.
Manage the Student Philanthropy Program, which includes developing and engaging a team of Student Philanthropy Associates in programs and activities to grow Annual Giving and develop future alumni support:
Facilitate all aspects of the Student Calling Program including shift management, hiring and training of student managers and calling staff, statistical performance analysis, caller incentives, segmentation, and pledge follow-up.
Facilitate affinity-based calling nights for athletics, clubs and other student groups. Maintain contact with coaches, advisors and student leadership to identify opportunities for alumni and parent giving.
Direct all fundraising and volunteer aspects of the Senior Challenge program, including, committee recruitment, goal-setting, promotion and printed materials. Work in collaboration with the Office of Alumni/Parent Programs staff as they plan and execute events to support the Senior Challenge Campaign.
In collaboration with fundraising staff, develop Student Philanthropy programming to all grade levels to cultivate future alumni donors.
In collaboration with fundraising staff, develop and manage a Day of Giving event on campus that involves students, faculty and staff.
Facilitate direct mail campaigns for Annual Giving as directed, including, scheduling, concept, design, content, segmentation, production and delivery.
Working with supervisor, track and benchmark Annual Giving results and progress, including traffic via digital channels.
Assist with engagement of alumni and parent volunteers for social media advocacy and traditional outreach to increase participation in Annual Giving.
OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Perform other duties as required by the Senior Director, Advancement Operations & Programs.
LICENSES, TOOLS, AND EQUIPMENT:
Valid driver's license required.
A Bachelor's degree and some fundraising or related experience required. Salve Regina University graduates encouraged to apply. Must have ability to work collaboratively; excellent oral and written communication skills; attention to detail and strong organizational, technical and analytical skills. Must demonstrate experience with project management, timelines and setting priorities. Proficiency with popular social media platforms required. Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office software applications is required. Ability to work evenings and weekends required. Volunteer management or student engagement experience a plus. Working knowledge of email design software like Constant Contact preferred. Working knowledge of web design and content management preferred. Experience with relational database programs and online constituent management systems like Blackbaud or Sales Force preferred.
Salve Regina University offers generous benefits to eligible employees including:
health and dental coverage
tuition benefits and more
Salve Regina University strives to provide equal opportunity in employment and education to all employees, students and applicants. No employee, student or applicant shall be discriminated against or harassed on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, age, marital or parental status, military or veteran status, genetic information or any other basis protected by applicable federal or state law, in the administration of Salve Regina's employment policies, education policies, admission policies, scholarship and loan programs, athletic and other University administered programs. In accordance with Title IX, it does not discriminate on the basis of sex in any of its educational programs or activities. Salve Regina is also committed to making its programs and campus accessible to its visitors and compliant with all applicable non-discrimination laws.
Founded by the Sisters of Mercy in 1947, Salve Regina is a private, coeducational university offering a comprehensive and innovative liberal arts education in the Catholic tradition. We empower students to explore their talents through our diverse academic offerings, student organizations, service initiatives and athletic teams. Our collaborative learning environment and vibrant campus community inspire the pursuit of excellence and breach the limits of personal potential.