Assistant Director of Annual Giving

Bridgewater College - Bridgewater, VA (30+ days ago)4.0


Bridgewater College is seeking outstanding candidates
to serve as an Assistant Director of Annual Giving for the Office of
Institutional Advancement. The position is full-time and is available
immediately.

The
Assistant Director of Annual Giving, under the guidance of Director of Annual
Giving and the Senior Director of Alumni Relations and Annual Giving will
develop and manage a comprehensive, strategic, integrated effort to build the
base of individual donors and increase the level of support through annual
giving at Bridgewater College. Duties include managing all direct mail for the
Office of Institutional Advancement. The
Assistant Director of Annual Giving reports to the Director of Annual Giving.

Responsibilities
Develops and executes a solicitation
calendar that effectively utilizes all forms of annual giving solicitations
including telephone, direct mail, e-mail and crowdfunding appeals.

Manages
all components of direct mail for the Office of Institutional Advancement,
including both Annual Giving and Alumni Relations.

Implements, educates on and supports
Eagles Give!, Bridgewater
College’s official crowdfunding platform, and the iModules “Support BC” web
giving platform.

Analyzes
data regarding annual giving programs and past giving trends to assess
program results and plan for future segmentation.

Builds support for Bridgewater
College through social media and email platforms.

Enhances student education of
philanthropy and supports the senior class gift.

Enhances existing fundraising
initiatives through collaboration with the Office of Institutional Advancement
staff

Researches and incorporate annual fund “best practices”
into Bridgewater College’s annual giving strategies.

Manages a prospect portfolio as determined by the Director.
Responsible for visiting donors monthly and manages a donor network, generating
leadership annual gifts.

As
directed by supervisor provides staff support for College events, representing
Annual Giving and/or the Office of Institutional Advancement.

Performs
other duties as required.

Qualifications
Bachelor’s
degree or equivalent.

Knowledge
of annual giving principles and best practices.

A demonstrated commitment to higher
education and the ability to articulate a persuasive case for annual,
unrestricted support of the College.

Excellent interpersonal skills,
sound judgment, and experience handling confidential information.

Strong
time management skills with the ability to handle multiple tasks at one
time.

Willingness and ability to travel
and work nights and weekends, as required.

Goal-oriented,
self-motivated.

Understanding
and appreciation of the mission of a small, liberal arts college.

Additional Information: Email humanresources@bridgewater.edu

Application: Please complete the online application at www.bridgewater.edu/careers . Include (upload) a cover letter, resume
and the names and contact information (email and mobile phone) for three
references.

Deadline: Review of applications
will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Bridgewater
College is an equal opportunity provider, committed to employing a diverse
faculty and staff, and actively seeks applications from women, minorities, and
other persons from traditionally under-represented groups.