Assistant Director of Development and Special Events
Location: Syracuse, New York
Salary: Commensurate with experience
Internal Number: 039109
Syracuse University invites applicants for the Assistant Director of Development and Special Events position. This position will lead and manage special events and donor stewardship.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to: Lead, manage, and direct all Legends Society signature events and VIP experiences, donor trip coordination, prospect events, and stewardship fulfillment and strategies for major giving donors.
Manage and direct sport specific alumni events, including alumni weekends, affinity groups, and special engagement initiatives.
Lead and direct the coordination and execution of Letterwinner of Distinction banquet, one of the highest honors for former Syracuse University student-athletes.
Responsible for properly tracking and managing events in CRM systems, including attendee engagement, retrievals and/or reports associated with preparing and executing athletics events, and providing stewardship acknowledgements.
Other responsibilities as assigned.
Qualifications: 2-4 years of event and/or fundraising experience. Bachelor’s Degree. Knowledge of donor database systems. Knowledge of intercollegiate athletics and/or higher education fundraising. Experience in a intercollegiate athletic development office preferred.
Job Specific Qualifications: Team first attitude and the ability to coordinate and collaborate with colleagues within Athletics and the University. Ability to set priorities and manage multiple assignments and deadlines. Experience working in a donor-focused environment. General knowledge of University advancement systems. Ability to plan and execute fiscally-responsible and cost-effective major donor/prospect events. Outstanding verbal and written communication skills. Display good judgement. Knowledge of NCAA Compliance . Skilled in Social Media.
Interested candidates must apply online at https://www.sujobopps.com/postings/96484