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On Campus Job for: Institiutional Advancement
Job Title: Director of Annual Giving
Date Posted: May 21, 2013
Fontbonne University has an immediate opening for a Director of Annual Giving. This position is responsible for planning and executing programs to generate gifts from general donors including alumni, faculty, staff, parents and members of the business community. Responsibilities include direct mail appeals, phonathons, senior class gift program, young alum fundraising activities, volunteer oversight, and on-going cultivation and stewardship of fundraising activities.
Duties and Responsibilities
Plan and implement annual direct mail program and phonathon program. Collaborate with Marketing to develop concept and copy for annual mail appeals. Implement an “ask” strategy to increase annual fund income; evaluate each appeal and develop analysis to compare data to previous efforts. Strategize creative appeals through affinity groups or department focused efforts. Select an appropriate mail-house vendor when necessary.
Plan and implement student run phonathon program including evaluating and contracting with vendors in order to increase unrestricted income.
Manage the reunion class gift program. Coordinate the selection of annual chairpersons for the Reunion classes with development directors and the Sr. Director of Annual Giving and Alumni Relations.
Engage young alumni in fundraising activities in coordination with the Sr. Director of Annual Giving and Alumni Relations.
Utilize development of giving clubs to monitor and cultivate donors with special emphasis on donor retention to increase percentage of participation.
Plan and implement a senior class gift/student philanthropy program in coordination with the Sr. Director of Annual Giving and Alumni Relations.
Plan and implement strategies to increase the Matching Gift Program.
Bachelor’s degree and three-five years of fundraising experience with demonstrated achievement in direct mail and phonathon programs; detail oriented; exceptionally strong verbal and written skills; ability to work effectively as a leader and team member; computer literacy and aptitude in using donor database system (Raiser’s Edge knowledge a plus); experience in recruiting and managing volunteers and experience in developing and implementing special events.
Please submit cover letter, resume and three references to:
6800 Wydown Boulevard
St. Louis, MO 63105
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On Campus Job for: Enrollment Management
Job Title: Assistant Director, Admissions
Date Posted: March 26, 2013
Fontbonne University is seeking an Assistant Director, Admissions. This is a full time position with an excellent benefits package available immediately.
Duties include determining effective methods to employ, prepare and execute an annual recruitment strategy to meet enrollment objectives; collaboration with other departments to plan and implement programs, events and communications for transfer and freshman recruitment purposes; and management of a communications plan that includes regular written, oral and electronic communications with prospective students, parents, secondary school personnel and community colleges.
The Assistant Director, Admissions, must also have the ability to assess the academic quality and personal characteristics of recruited students including assessment of academic background, references and other credentials of prospective students. Preparation of weekly reports to evaluate progress and future strategies is an integral part of this position as well as local, regional and distant travel to high school visits, college fairs, community colleges and other special recruiting events. Experience working with a diverse student population a plus. Evening and weekend hours are required periodically.
Candidates must possess excellent communication and organizational skills, be highly motivated, possess a strong work ethic, have the ability to multi-task, and have flexibility in scheduling. At least one year of professional experience in student recruitment is preferred. Bachelor’s degree required, master’s degree preferred.
Interested applicants should submit a letter of introduction, resume and three references with telephone numbers to:
6800 Wydown Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63105
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