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Annual Fund Officer

Company: Johnson & Wales University


Collaborates with department staff to maximize annual fund solicitations and contributions from alumni, friends, parents, faculty and staff, and other constituents

Essential Job Functions:

  • Assists in the management of the day-to-day operations of the annual fund program
  • Oversees direct mail solicitations, coordinates and participates in telemarketing efforts and directs internet giving methods
  • Coordinates schedules and conducts training for program and phone support for those soliciting gifts
  • Creates reports and conducts data analysis utilizing the data base of annual fund activities and results to identify solicitation opportunities and trends
  • Manages the operations of the annual fund program and oversees recognition of annual fund donors
  • Raises awareness of the fund and solicits gifts through engagement with alumni, family, friends and other constituents
  • Interacts with alumni, university family and friends and other constituents to raise awareness of the fund and directly solicit gifts
  • Supervises and manages student employees, as necessary, to enhance their academic and professional development
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications:

  • Minimum of a bachelor's degree
  • Experience working in annual fund fundraising or in other related work

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, marketing or a related field of study
  • Experience in fundraising in a higher education institution
  • Experience with Blackbaud Raiser's Edge

Johnson & Wales University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other basis prohibited by law.