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Associate Director of Family and Friends Giving Programs

Company: Black America
Location: Wellesley
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Job Title: Associate Director of Family and Friends Giving Programs Company Name: Wellesley College Location: Wellesley, MA United States Position Type: Full Time Post Date: 04/04/2022 Expire Date: 06/04/2022 Job Categories: Development and Fund Raising Job Description Associate Director of Family and Friends Giving ProgramsJob DescriptionReporting to the Senior Director of Annual Giving Programs, the Associate Director is responsible for implementing a comprehensive annual fundraising program, including direct response appeals, for families and the Colleges four Friends Groups (Art, Athletics, Botanic Gardens, Library) and the Office of Religious & Spiritual Life. S/he works closely with the Senior Associate Director of The Wellesley Fund in crafting messaging to inspire family members to donate to The Wellesley Fund. The Associate Director will identify, recruit and train family volunteers to author appeals and coordinate solicitation assignments.Serves as the Development point person for the annual giving programs of the Friends groups that support the work of the Davis Museum, the Wellesley College Botanic Gardens, Wellesley Athletics, the Wellesley College Library; as well as the Office of Spiritual & Religious LifePrimary Position ResponsibilitiesCreates and implements annual fundraising, direct response appeal messaging and program.Recruits, trains, and manages family volunteers to be successful in their efforts on behalf of the College.Present's the College's financial needs and funding goals articulately, persuasively, and with confidence.Attend Accepted Student Receptions in key cities when appropriate. If applicable, recommend hosts for these events.Participates in key events at which Friends volunteers are present such as committee meetings, local and regional events, etc.Performance ProfileAchieve dollar and participation goals within established budget and timeframe.Productive and collegial collaboration with colleagues across the Development Office and campus departments.Conducts successful solicitations of family and friends of the College in a thoughtful and purposeful manner that resonates for the donor and benefits the College in the short-term as well as over the long-term.Qualifications & RequirementsEducation RequiredB.A./B.S. degree, valid driver's license, and required vaccinations.Experience Required3-5 years of fundraising experience and volunteer management; ideally in an academic setting.Skills and Abilities RequiredMust be highly organized, detailed oriented, and able to competently and efficiently in a multi-task environment.Excellent verbal and written communication skills.Strong analytical skills, including the ability to analyze annual giving data to inform strategy.Good judgement and the ability to handle sensitive/confidential information with discretion.Commitment to the mission and goals of Wellesley College.An ability to work effectively in a culturally diverse environment.Familiarity with standard fundraising technology, and a high comfort level using technology to communicate and share information.OtherMust be willing to work flexible hours including some evenings and weekends.Wellesley College is currently piloting a flexwork plan for administrative staff that incorporates both flexible hours and hybrid teleworking components, though all employees must live in New England.All employees hired after August 2, 2021 are required to upload proof of vaccination against COVID-19, subject to approved medical or religious exemptions or disability accommodations. Share - Company Description:Wellesley's mission is to provide an excellent liberal arts education to women who will make a difference in the world. We advance our mission by working together as a community"faculty, students, staff, and alumnae"guided by deeply held shared values:Intellectual Discovery and Excellence: We believe in the transformative power of curiosity, learning, and teaching.Gender Equality: As a women's college, we have always been committed to gender equality as foundational to societal progress.Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion: We affirm that diversity is essential to educational excellence, and we are committed to being a community in which each member thrives.Connection and Community: We value the equal dignity of every member of the community and our sustained connection to one another, to our campus, and to our mission.Empowerment and Social Change: We believe in the power and potential of our students and all members of our community to envision the world in which they want to live and to take action to make it tegrity and Academic Freedom: We commit ourselves to high standards of personal and intellectual integrity, we embrace the principles of freedom and rigor in scholarly inquiry, and we assert the importance of holding to the truths such inquiry reveals. 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