Reporting to the Senior Associate AD for Development, the Assistant Director of Annual Giving will assist in carrying out designated duties and responsibilities for the Rice Owl Club annual giving program. This individual will be involved with the planning, coordination, implementation and evaluation of all Owl Club fundraising efforts in support of Rice’s 350 student-athletes. Primary responsibilities involve building relationships through one-on-one visits with assigned prospects and donors, developing and executing annual giving strategies, designing proposals and closing Owl Club gifts with an emphasis on leadership gifts of $2,500 or more. The Assistant Director will help develop and design electronic, social media and print messaging for Owl Club solicitations as part of the overall annual appeal strategy, and collaborate with the athletics development team on developing fundraising strategies.
To apply, please visit https://jobs.rice.edu/postings/14680 and reference job number 14680.
- Ability to learn new strategies. - Written and verbal communication skills. - Data analysis skills. - Ability to work well under pressure and manage multiple projects simultaneously. - Good organizational and time management skills. - Knowledge of Microsoft Office suite. - Ability to work independently and as part of a team to meet expected deadlines and schedules. - Familiarity with fundraising in a higher education environment is desirable. - Attention to detail and ability to quickly understand and remember details about alumni/donors and projects to which they are assigned. - Experience with direct mail, telemarketing, and/or database marketing.
Internal Number: S18438
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