The University of Tennessee Athletics Department has a position opening for a Development Assistant in the Tennessee Fund office. The Development Assistant serves 40 hours a week, and nights and weekends are required. It is a one-year term position.
Responsibilities: *Develop and maintain donor relationships. *Assist with incoming and outgoing phone calls. *Assist with soliciting gifts. *Assist with various special events and game days. *Plan, manage, and oversee Tennessee Fund Donor Appreciation Day. *Sell football and men’s/women’s basketball tickets. *Check Tennessee Fund general email/voicemail and respond to inquiries. *Assist with capital and endowment project document updates. *Assist with the management of 12 – 15 student workers (grad and undergrad) *Additional responsibilities as assigned.
Related Duties and Responsibilities: *Attend all assigned meetings. *Work Football, Men’s/Women’s Basketball and Baseball games as needed. *Assist with mailings. *Greet visitors and perform facility tours. *Experience with Adobe PhotoShop and/or Illustrator preferred.
Qualifications: Highly self-motivated person with a bachelor’s degree and at least one year in intercollegiate athletics development, marketing or sales and knowledge of intercollegiate athletics. Master’s degree preferred. Computer, phone and demonstrated organizational skills necessary. Position involves weekend and after hours work.
E-mail resume, cover letter, reference letter and references to: Will Crockett Assistant Director of Development – Tennessee Fund University of Tennessee Athletics 1551 Lake Loudoun Blvd., 1st Floor Lawson Athletic Building, Knoxville, TN 37996 firstname.lastname@example.org
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