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General Manager, Engagement Center

University of Nebraska Foundation & Legends
Job Location:
Lincoln, Nebraska
Development and Fundraising
The General Manager, Engagement Center – Nebraska is principally responsible for the day-to-day management of the partnership between Legends and the University of Nebraska. This role is principally responsible for developing and implementing strategies to achieve and exceed the stated goals of the partnership as it relates to donor participation, retention, and engagement. This critical role will be focused on further developing the relationship between Nebraska and ensuring the Engagement Center develops a culture of innovation. To accomplish this, the General Manager will help shape our vision and execution for data enrichment, data segmentation, content creation and distribution, and how we are moving constituents along the engagement continuum.

  • Hire, train and manage student fundraisers
  • Manage Marketing Manager
  • Model projections, monitor metrics and communicate results
  • Optimize strategies and adapt to maximize success metrics
  • Manage day-to-day technology strategy and build-out
  • Attend meetings with UNF on weekly, biweekly, quarterly & annual basis
  • Collaborate & strategize with UNF staff
  • Understand UNF fundraising strategies and execute 1:1 Engagement Center strategy in alignment with UNF fundraising strategy
  • Establish and execute staff culture and professional development plan
  • Execute industry 1:1 communication best practices & tactics
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
  • 5 or more years of relevant experience
  • 2-3 years of fundraising/engagement management experience
  • Demonstrated communication, collaboration, and team skills
  • Proven ability to balance complex and often competing priorities
  • Ability to thrive in an environment with high expectations for results
  • Proficiency in basic software programs (Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
  • Experience with CRM systems
  • Call center experience preferred but not mandatory
  • Salary in addition to annual bonus, health, dental and vision benefits, 401K, fitness program, collaborative, career-focused environment.
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Legends is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, or genetic information.
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