The Office of Advancement builds lifelong relationships with alumni, parents, and friends, and engages them in support of Wesleyan’s educational mission and financial goals. Wesleyan University is currently in the quiet/leadership phase of a comprehensive fundraising campaign.
The Advancement team fosters pride in the Wesleyan community and develops support for university initiatives through outreach activities, including development/fundraising, alumni & parent relations, and both on- and off-campus events..
Reporting to the Associate Director of Annual Giving, the Assistant Director is responsible for managing the Wesleyan Fund fundraising efforts for multiple alumni classes, including Reunion year classes.
This will include coordinating the volunteer efforts of Class Agents and Reunion Committees ensuring that these volunteers have the resources needed to effectively solicit classmates for unrestricted gifts to the Wesleyan Fund.
Bachelor’s degree and one year direct or related experience in relationship management, sales, project management, or a customer service oriented role or an equivalent combination of education and related work experience.
Ability to work effectively with volunteers, colleagues and various constituencies nationally.
Proven ability to set goals and to develop strategies and timelines to complete projects and reach goals.
Excellent writing skills with the ability to synthesize information from a variety of sources.
Effective communication skills.
Demonstrated ability to create and deliver presentations.
Expertise with MS Word and Excel, Outlook and database programs.
Must be able to work a flexible schedule including evenings, nights, weekends and holidays as needed.
Demonstrated commitment to work within a diverse environment and interact collegially with individuals of different backgrounds.
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