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Assistant Director of Donor Relations


This position will execute the strategies and tactics within the strategic plan with the goal of driving membership and cultivating donors.

Examples of Work

Job functions are specific duties that would be included in the essential functions of the job description.  These functions are not all-inclusive nor do they cover the full extent of the duties performed.

  • Assist in the development and implementation of all aspects of the donor relations and/or stewardship program for assigned college or campus
  • Identify and recruit alumni for participation in donor relations programs
  • Engage in marketing and communications efforts related to donor relations/stewardship program; may include writing for print and on-line publications
  • Participate in the strategic and long range planning for new initiatives and programs designed to enhance the donor relations and/or stewardship activities of assigned college or campus
  • Communicate stewardship objectives and the associated responsibilities to unit director and other internal and external leaders
  • May supervise, train and direct the work of assigned staff
  • Manage event budgets and portfolios
  • Manage donor recognition plans for mid-level/major gifts

Education and Experience

Master’s degree in an appropriate area of specialization; or a bachelor’s degree in an appropriate area of specialization and one year of relevant experience.

Licensure and Certification



This position may have supervisory responsibility.


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