Annual Giving Coordinator
Required Relevant Education & Experience:
Required Education: Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience: 1 Year
About the Institution:
Indiana State University has been recognized by Forbes as one of America's Top Colleges and by the Princeton Review as among the best in the Midwest. Located in Terre Haute, Indiana, its pedestrian friendly and beautifully landscaped campus has earned a Tree Campus USA designation and has been recognized by Princeton Review as one of the most environmentally responsible college campuses.
Located in the heart of Terre Haute's downtown, Indiana State's campus is within walking distance to local shops and restaurants. Situated near the Indiana-llinois border, the campus is about an hour's drive from Indianapolis and within a few hours of other major metropolitan areas including St. Louis, Chicago, Cincinnati and Louisville.
The Indiana State student body represents all 50 states and more than 65 countries and is among the most diverse in Indiana. The University is ranked number one among Indiana's public and private institutions on CollegeNet's annual social mobility index. There are more than 250 student-run organizations offering activities and entertainment throughout the year along with 15 NCAA Division I athletic teams, a first-rate student recreation center with numerous classes and recreational sports programs, and a Performing Arts Series and University Speakers Series which bring national touring productions and speakers to campus.
Long Ad Text:
Indiana State University is seeking a high energy, results-oriented professional with a proven track record of success in a higher-educational fundraising setting or applicable sales environment. Under the direction of the Annual Giving Director, the Annual Giving Coordinator is responsible for increasing philanthropic support for the annual fund and other fundraising priorities. Annual giving solicitations, such as electronic appeals, mailings, membership drives, phone solicitations and face to face visits will be monitored by the Associate Vice President (AVP) for Advancement, as well as the implementation of best practices for annual fund development. The Annual Giving Coordinator will be measured on development metrics with monthly, quarterly and annual goals monitored and assessed for completion. This position will work closely with the Annual Giving Director and assist with the annual giving day, the faculty/staff giving campaign and the student philanthropy organization.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities Include:
Develop and maintain a portfolio of leadership annual gift donors and prospects, including cultivation, solicitation and stewardship. Assist with the solicitation and engagement of leadership annual donors to the President's Strategic Initiatives Fund. Work with the Annual Giving Director to reach monthly, quarterly and annual membership acquisition goals and annual fund revenue goals. Assist the Annual Giving Director in developing and implementing strategies to increase the number of donors at the President's Society giving level. Develop and execute cultivation strategies for leadership annual gift prospects that meet the needs and goals of University priorities.
Assist the Annual Giving Director in developing specific annual giving strategies for recent graduates, with a focus on those from the last decade. Work with the Associate Vice President for Advancement and the Annual Giving Director to develop long-range annual fund goals and a strategy to attain them. Establish relationships and work collaboratively with the appropriate representatives of the colleges/schools and other university staff to generate interest in annual giving among alumni and current students of the university. Represent the Division of University Advancement and/or University at on and off-campus meetings, conferences, and seminars. Provide exceptional stewardship to Indiana State University donors.
Serve as a project manager for special fundraising projects as needed. Assist with special events by encouraging attendance, hosting guests and representing the Office of Advancement. Update donor and prospect records by entering accurate and timely contact reports into our database. Train and supervise student staff and volunteers when working on the Fund for ISU, the student philanthropy organization and various communications programs. Keep up with news and trends in annual fund methodology and best practices.
Submit application materials online by the close date of August 5, 2021 at https://jobs.indstate.edu/postings/34924.
Indiana State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All are encouraged to apply including women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.