The Associate Director of Annual Giving will serve as a member of the Terrapin Club Annual Giving team and Development unit and will be responsible for the following duties: Manage all aspects of a leadership annual giving portfolio including qualification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of assigned prospects. Provide a high level of service and communication to all internal and external constituents. Conduct over one hundred (100) in-person visits annually with assigned or prospective donors. Actively build and develop a prospect pipeline of leadership annual fund donors and be able to identify major gift prospects. Oversee Terrapin Club Interns including the recruitment, hiring, and training of qualified staff and provide leadership by managing their daily work responsibilities. Implement targeted and cost effective strategies for the engagement and advancement of the young alumni program. In collaboration with the Annual Giving team, assist in the development and execution of a comprehensive annual fund solicitation strategy including, but not limited to personal solicitations, implementation of direct mailings and emails, annual renewals, upgrades, and the identification of new members. Assist ticket office with the assignment of priority season tickets and parking for football and basketball. Work with an assigned sport program to assist with their fundraising strategies. Serve as staff liaison to a Terrapin Club board committee and to perform other duties as assigned.
To Apply: Submit applications electronically at https://ejobs.umd.edu. Search for position number 112255. For best consideration, applications should include (1) cover letter, (2) resume, and (3) names and contact information of at least three references. More information on Maryland Athletics can be found at www.umterps.com.
Best Consideration Date: Apply by July 15, 2021.
The University of Maryland, College Park, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, creed, marital status, political affiliation, personal appearance, or on the basis of rights secured by the First Amendment, in all aspects of employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.
A bachelor’s degree and three (3) to five (5) years of experience working in a collegiate development office or sales related environment is required.
Must be a detail-oriented, assertive professional with strong organization skills. Must be self-motivated with the ability to set goals and monitor progress and possess excellent oral and written communication skills in order to interact with donors by providing a superior level of customer service.
Experience with Paciolan software preferred. Demonstrated oversight of projects and management of staff
Internal Number: 112255
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The University of Maryland is a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities and is located on a beautiful campus located eight miles north of the nation's capital in College Park, which was recently rated "Best place to Raise Kids in Maryland" by Bloomberg.com. The campus is also near Columbia, Maryland, which was listed as the #2 “Best Place to Live” by Money Magazine. The Athletic Program has won 20 national championships over the last 15 years and is a charter member of the Big Ten Conference. Currently, 78 of the University's academic programs are ranked in their respective Top 25 nationally.