The position is responsible for assisting in the planning and execution of events and operations for donors on Football and Basketball game days (i.e. Yosef Club Members, club seat patrons, suite guests, etc.).
Additional duties and responsibilities include:
- Support the Director of Annual Giving for Athletics in the growth and development of relationships within regional chapter areas to increase fundraising efforts for the annual fund and major gifts. - Assist with database management of major gift prospects and annual fund (Yosef Club) donors. - Support the Senior Associate AD for Development in documenting all contact and stewardship reports for University Advancement and other associated responsibilities. - Support the Director of Annual Giving in Donor/Operation/Football parking assignments for the Athletic Department on game days. In addition, the position will assist in the collaborative efforts and projects between the Athletic Ticket office and other areas of the Athletic Department. - Assists in planning and attends most special events which may occur in the evenings or on weekends that promote the Athletic Department and fundraising efforts. - Work closely with the Alumni Affairs staff, the Appalachian State University Foundation, Inc. and University Advancement.
Experience with any combination of Banner, Paciolan, Excel, and dashboard formats is highly desirable
Experience in event logistics
Excellent organizational skills, written and verbal communication skills
Ability to be proactive with self-motivation to start and complete tasks on deadline
Possess high levels of accuracy and ability to manage multiple tasks successfully
Capability to develop and maintain effective relationships by listening, understanding, and responding to client/customer needs
Must have high levels of professionalism and confidentiality
Ability to respond to challenges and problem solve
Proficiency in using database systems and ability to develop procedures and apply new technologies
About Appalachian State University
Located in the Blue Ridge Mountains of northwestern North Carolina, Appalachian State University has built a national reputation for providing outstanding academics. With a student/faculty ratio of 17:1 and an average class size of 25, faculty members are able to take a personal interest in student progress, often becoming mentors, advisers, and friends - even tennis partners. That can only happen in a close-knit community.Nestled at the base of Howard's Knob, the university is located in downtown Boone, NC (year-round pop. 15,000), a small town which thrives as one of the Southeast's premier tourism and outdoor recreation destinations. The nearby Blue Ridge Parkway and Pisgah National Forest provide a beautiful natural setting with unlimited possibilities for outdoor adventure.Appalachian is a public institution and part of The University of North Carolina System.