Leadership Giving Officer
Connect with top annual giving prospects, secure leadership-level annual gifts, and qualify prospects for major gift potential. Contribute to the overall goals of The Fund for Providence College and the Advancement team.
1. Effectively manage a portfolio of 250-300 prospects with leadership giving potential which includes developing and maintaining relationships with key leadership gift (and prospective leadership gift) constituents as assigned. Ensures effective qualification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of constituents. Increase levels of annual and long-term engagement and giving within assigned constituents. Solicitations are focused on increasing support to The Fund for Providence College with specific metrics as assigned.
2. Complete a minimum of 150 face-to-face visits with prospects. Effectively utilize CRM for all aspects of portfolio management including tracking of all contacts, visits, and solicitations with comprehensive contacts and trip reports. 3. Work to maximize fundraising productivity; provide staff support and develop productive working relationships with staff, faculty, deans, administrators, and key volunteers. Note: This job description indicates the general nature and level of work expected of the incumbent. It is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities required of the incumbent. The incumbent may be asked to perform other duties as required.
Perform all other duties as may be required.
Education and Experience Required
· Bachelor's Degree from an accredited institution required
· Three to five years of the previous fundraising or similar experience at a university or other comparable organization or equivalent professional experience in sales, marketing, training, or public relations required.
· Willingness/ability to travel extensively
· Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
· Strong writing ability and organizational skills
· Strong analytical, decision making, and problem-solving skills
· Strong computer skills with experience using word processing and spreadsheet software
· Sitting in a normal seated position for extended periods
· Reaching by extending hand(s) or arm(s) in any direction
· Finger dexterity is required to manipulate objects with fingers rather than with whole hand(s) or arm(s), for example, using a keyboard
· Communication skills using the spoken word
· Ability to see within normal parameters
· Ability to hear within normal range
· Ability to move about
Providence College does not discriminate against any person because of race, color, national and ethnic origin, sex, gender, except where gender is a bona fide occupational qualification, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, veteran status, or genetic information. The College will develop, and from time to time update, an affirmative action program and will insist on a good-faith effort on the part of its employees to comply with the program. The College will request and expect its agents and those with whom it conducts its affairs to meet the commitment of this important program.
Requisition Number: AS534P
Providence College, a primarily undergraduate, liberal arts, Catholic institution of higher education conducted under the auspices of the Dominican Friars, seeks candidates who can affirm and contribute to its mission. The College is committed to creating a diverse, inclusive environment that supports all of its students, faculty, and staff. All members of the community share a responsibility for creating, maintaining, and developing a learning experience valuing differences and practicing inclusion. We invite applications from qualified individuals who possess the experience, knowledge, and commitment to work within a diverse learning environment. Women and minority candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. Providence College is an equal opportunity employer.
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