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Assistant Director, Strategic Donor Relations and Stewardship

Columbia University

New York (Hybrid Schedule)

 

Reporting to the Senior Associate Director of Strategic Donor Relations and Stewardship, the Assistant Director is an integral member of the stewardship team who will research, write, coordinate, and produce a range of communications designed to steward Columbia’s most generous and committed donors. This position will also help manage stewardship for the University-wide 1754 Society (planning giving) to inform and engage donors through strategic communications, data management, reporting and outreach activities. 

Director, Donor Relations

Purdue for Life Foundation

West Lafayette, IN
Salary Range: $60,000 - $63,000

 

The Director of Donor Relations will be tasked with facilitating donor-centered stewardship that deepens relationships, binds donors to Purdue, and inspires future gifts. The person in this role will work to extend and enhance major gift productivity by providing strategy, cultivation, and stewardship plans which align with the donor continuum. The Director is responsible for designing and implementing individualized stewardship and/or cultivation plans for major gift donors and prospects in collaboration with involved internal stakeholders, including major gift officers. Additionally, the Director will implement and oversee acknowledgement process for gifts which do not fall into the automated process, review gift reports, and write acknowledgement messages on behalf of academic leadership. 

Stewardship Coordinator

CU Anschutz Medical Campus

Aurora, CO (with hybrid options)

Salary Range: $50,000 - $57,000

 

The Stewardship Coordinator is accountable for executing comprehensive stewardship to build benefactor trust though consistent and meaningful contacts and to help in establishing solid standards for stewardship and benefactor relations at the CU Anschutz Medical Campus.

Washington State University
Pullman, WA

 

Working with a high degree of autonomy and by employing independent judgment and discretion, the Stewardship Coordinator will perform a variety of specialized activities to enhance the donor experience through recognition, communication, reporting and other stewardship services. They will be responsible for interacting directly with key university supporters; leading various special projects focused on donor engagement and stewardship throughout the year, including donor recognition events; conducting audits of endowment accounts, scholarship awards, and GUAs; compiling and distributing endowment activity reports; assisting with development and implementation of the gift use agreement process; developing strategy for and crafting customized donor acknowledgment letters; building invitation matrixes and managing large, highly segmented mailing lists; and other administrative/operational tasks in support of donor engagement and stewardship. 

Cornell College

Mount Vernon, Iowa

Salary Range: $45,000 - $52,000

 

The director is responsible for planning, developing, and implementing stewardship strategies to cultivate prospective major gift prospects and recognize current donors for their support of the College. This position coordinates donor-related cultivation and recognition events and works with all parties involved (i.e., catering, marketing staff, donor families, etc.); oversees and maintains data for the College's recognition societies and annual report; works in partnership with the development and alumni staff to identify and develop meaningful and multi-faceted stewardship plans and strategies that can be implemented through personal interactions, events, and written and online communications; develops and maintains lists of named spaces and facilities on campus that includes pertinent background information about the donor and the gift; and works with annual giving staff and gift officers to create and manage ongoing cultivation of prospective key donors.

Assistant Director, Donor Relations

Georgia State University

Atlanta, GA

Salary Range: $53,000 - $60,000

 

Reporting to the Director of Donor Relations, the Assistant Director plays an integral role within the team and provides donor impact reports, collaborates on university-wide and program-specific stewardship events, and partners with Georgia State’s colleges and units on high-touch stewardship initiatives. The mission of Donor Engagement and Communications (DEC) is to create a philanthropic culture that will lead to increased charitable support for Georgia State University and its students, faculty, and staff. The office of Donor Relations seeks a collaborative and enthusiastic Assistant Director to help build stewardship programs that strengthen the relationship between Georgia State University’s donors and the institution.

Senior Manager, Corporate Partnerships

The Center for Policing Equity

Remote
 

The Center for Policing Equity is seeking a motivated SENIOR MANAGER, CORPORATE PARTNERSHIPS, overseeing and further developing the organization's corporate giving program, with a primary focus on cultivating fruitful, long-term relationships, coordinating activities, developing strategies, and raising funds from corporations. This individual will serve as part of a growing team committed to building philanthropic support for the nation's premier organization focused on the transformative impact of data-driven interventions in public safety. Working in partnership with and reporting to the Assistant Director of Development, the successful candidate will work closely with program staff, a grant writer, and a grants coordinator and will focus on communicating (in both verbal and written formats) complex programmatic work to funders.

Individual Giving Coordinator

HIAS
Silver Spring, MD
Salary Range: $55,000 - $60,000

 

HIAS seeks an Individual Giving Coordinator to assist with coordinating strategies for cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of individuals who give at the $500-$4,999.00 level. This role will report to the Associate Director, Major Gifts and will join a team of remote colleagues spread over several states. Ideal candidates will be strong self-starters who are motivated to work independently. Beyond the Major Gifts team, this role will work with a wide variety of internal stakeholders, both within the Development department and outside of it.

Individual Giving Officer, Western Region

HIAS
Remote

Salary Range: $65,000 - $70,000

 

HIAS seeks an Individual Giving Officer, Western Region to assist with planning, coordinating and designing strategies for cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of individuals in the Western Region who give at the $500-$4,999.00 level. This role will report to the Associate Director, Major Gifts and will join a team of remote colleagues spread across several states. Ideal candidates will be strong self-starters who are motivated to work independently. This individual is responsible for meeting an annual revenue target by working with an assigned portfolio of donors and prospects to advance the mission of the organization. Beyond the Major Gifts team, this role will work closely with a wide variety of internal stakeholders, both within the Development department and outside of it.  

Individual Giving Officer, Northeast Region

HIAS
New York, New York

Salary Range: $70,000 - $75,000
 

HIAS seeks an Individual Giving Officer, Northeast Region to assist with planning, coordinating and designing strategies for cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of individuals in the Northeast who give at the $500-$4,999.00 level. This role will report to the Associate Director, Major Gifts and will join a team of remote colleagues spread over several states. Ideal candidates will be strong self-starters who are motivated to work independently. This individual is responsible for meeting an annual revenue target by working with an assigned portfolio of donors and prospects to advance the mission of the organization. Beyond the Major Gifts team, this role will work closely with a wide variety of internal stakeholders, both within the Development department and outside of it.

Donor Relations Advisor

Texas Children's Hospital
Houston, TX

 

Texas Children's Hospital is searching for a Donor Relations Advisor -- someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you will create opportunities for the Office of The Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute to better cultivate new prospects, steward existing donors, and/or help engage donors in strategic ways that secure funds, ensure donor retention and progressively upgrade level of giving and involvement. This role may also include management of a targeted portfolio of assigned, qualified prospects and donors.

Director of Donor Relations

Eastern Virginia Medical School

Norfolk, VA

Salary Range: $80-000-90,000


The Director of Donor Relations is responsible for designing, implementing and coordinating an institution-wide, comprehensive stewardship program that appropriately and consistently promotes interaction with and recognition of donors at all levels. This position’s role is to sustain positive and mutually-rewarding relations between EVMS and its donors; partner with development directors to determine the best strategies for effective stewardship of donors; maintain ongoing and active networking with internal and external constituencies; coordinate recognition events for major gift donors and coordinate various activities for the EVMS’s giving donor societies.

Donor Relations Officer

York University

Toronto, ON, CA
Salary Range: $64,538.00

Under the direction of the Manager, Donor Relations, the Donor Relations Officer supports the Division's mission by supporting donor relations through stewardship and recognition at York University. The Donor Relations Officer works directly with donors and through Advancement staff, including senior Advancement staff, to provide stewardship and recognition to donors.The purpose of this role is to nurture affinity through stewardship to cultivate donors' continued support of York University.

Program Director, Donor Engagement

University of Notre Dame

Notre Dame, IN
Salary Range: Up to $65,000

The Stewardship & Donor Relations team partners closely with fundraisers to steward and cultivate donors.  Stewardship at Notre Dame consists of programmatic acknowledgements, annual reporting, impact communications and appropriate public and private recognition.  The Donor Recognition team is tasked with creating both programmatic and personalized stewardship to appropriately recognize benefactors, including public recognition, private recognition, gifts of appreciation, videos and events. This Program Director is responsible for the project management of annual recognition events as well as the coordinator of signature celebrations, leading public recognition projects and creating unique and individualized stewardship touches for key benefactors. 

Director of Donor Relations

George Washington University

Washington, D.C.
Salary Range: $76,075 - $104,562


The George Washington University Development and Alumni Relations (DAR) Division is seeking a Director of Donor Relations. DAR is responsible for leading the university’s alumni and fundraising efforts and seeks to promote a culture of philanthropy throughout the university community, including alumni, students, parents, faculty, staff, corporations and foundations, patients and other friends. Our goal is to advance GWs mission of excellence in education, research, scholarship, and patient care.

Director of Donor Relations

Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Boston, MA (hybrid)

Salary Range: Starts at $98,000

The Director of Donor Relations is a key member of the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health Office for External Relations Team. Reporting to the Vice Dean, the Director of Donor Relations serves in a management role and will play an integral part in delivering on and enhancing the School’s commitment to outstanding stewardship. Key aspects of this role include the development and articulation of the School’s stewardship strategy, timely and accurate recognition of gifts, stewardship reporting, the creation and coordination of gift terms, and the facilitation of an internal process to review and approve gifts. The position requires superb people and project management skills, with a strong customer and donor focus, a demonstrated aptitude to build relationships, and effective communicate in a fast-paced, leadership environment.

Assistant Director, Stewardship Communications

Harvard Business School

Boston, MA (hybrid)

Salary Range: Starts at $69,000

As a key member of the Donor Relations group in Harvard Business School's External Relations Department, creates donor communications that result in high-level, meaningful stewardship for the School’s donor community to demonstrate the impact of giving to HBS and instill confidence that gifts to the School are used according to donor wishes. Reports to the Associate Director of Donor Communications and works closely with all areas within External Relations, particularly the Development team and Alumni Marketing and Communications, as well other departments across the School—including HBS Initiatives, Global Centers, the Division of Research and Faculty Development, and the Doctoral, MBA, and Exec Ed programs.

Director of Annual Giving

Pacific Lutheran University

Tacoma, WA (with possibility for flexible, hybrid, or remote work)

Salary Range: $60,000 - $63,000

The Director of Annual Giving leads, innovates and partners on behalf of a comprehensive annual giving program and team — all in order to catalyze, diversify, grow and get to know, at scale, a community of investors who will collectively fuel positive change through PLU to make the world a better place. With attention to equity-centered practices and ongoing program evolution, the Director will leverage their fundraising and communication knowledge, interpersonal skills, and data-driven insights to set, implement and support strategies and goals across fundraising efforts, teams and audiences; to analyze program performance and audience response; to execute multiple fundraising campaigns annually; and to lead ongoing innovation in broad-based fundraising and donor engagement.

Assistant Director of Stewardship

UCLA Health
Los Angeles/Hybrid (2 days on campus)
Salary Range: Up to $70,000

 

Under the supervision of the Director of Stewardship, the Assistant Director will play a key role in overseeing day-to-day activities that ensure timely, smooth and accurate implementation of a stewardship program which effectively recognizes, informs and engages donors. The Assistant Director will primarily manage the production of complex narrative reports for HSD's principal and major gift donors. This individual will develop a wide range of donor-driven materials and will have the ability to write about complex science in a style that is understandable and exciting to a lay audience. The Assistant Director will be deadline-driven and able to produce accurate and engaging materials quickly. This individual will collaborate with a diverse group of internal constituents, which may include faculty, executive staff, directors, alumni relations staff and donor relations staff, to facilitate the appropriate stewardship activities. In addition, the Assistant Director will serve as an HSD contact for donors that require help to resolve problems, questions and concerns.  

Associate Director of Advancement for Stewardship and Donor Relations

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Library

Urbana, IL

Salary Range: Starts at $58,000

 

This position is responsible for creating and implementing policies, procedures and practices that ensure responsible and ethical administration, acknowledgement, and management of gifts to the University Library. The position is also responsible for creating and implementing events, programs and messaging that increase the overall engagement of alumni and friends with the University Library.

Director of Alumni Engagement Programming

University of North Carolina, Wilmington
Wilmington, NC

The Director of Alumni Engagement Programming will design, implement and evaluate initiatives that strengthen and advance relationships between the university and its nearly 100,000 alumni with a goal to increase giving. The Director of Alumni Engagement Programming will work collaboratively with other senior leaders within the Division for University Advancement to develop a strategic, holistic and inclusive calendar of engagement programs and initiatives that include volunteer, experiential, philanthropic, and communication opportunities. This role will work collaboratively with the Executive Director of the UNCW Alumni Association and will interface with the Board of Directors.
 

Director of Advancement

Live Oak School
San Francisco, CA

 

Live Oak School, a K-8 independent school in the heart of urban San Francisco, believes that the best learning happens when students are actively engaged in the process —thinking deeply, exploring ideas, and trying on strategies for solving problems. The school’s approach to teaching and learning is deeply rooted in progressive tradition and informed by contemporary research. Live Oak anchors its instructional program around the students as individual learners, determined to prepare them for the opportunities that will define the lives of graduates in the twenty-first century.

Now, Live Oak seeks a director of advancement to oversee a mission-critical department that drives the philanthropic and community outreach initiatives of the school. The current director, who has been at Live Oak since 2008, has led multiple successful fundraising endeavors — including a $5M capital campaign several years ago and a $2M 50th Year Campaign this year to fund operating expenses and grow the school's Future Fund. The next director will inherit a dedicated and talented team comprising an advancement associate and a director of communications. The school is laying the foundation for another major capital campaign, which the next director will be able to shape from the ground up. The director of advancement will start July 1 and report to the head of school. 

Coordinator, Donor Relations

University of Southern California (USC)
Los Angeles, CA

 

Keck School of Medicine of USC is seeking a Development Coordinator for Donor Relations. Reporting to the Senior Director for Donor Relations, the Coordinator will work closely with all members of the Donor Relations team to coordinate, implement, and provide high-level administrative support for various projects, activities, and aspects of donor engagement and stewardship activities in service to the overall advancement team.  
 

This individual will work closely with various teams across health sciences advancement including the Communications, Annual Giving, and Board Relations teams as well as with development officers and advancement leadership, and their support staff. This role may also interface with support staff and, occasionally their leaders, across Keck Medicine of USC, Keck Medicine of USC, USC advancement teams, and a variety of other stakeholders. This position is not available for remote work.  

Director, Stewardship & Constituent Engagement (College of Vet Med)

The Ohio State University

Columbus, OH

Salary Range: $62,700-$83,600
 

The Director, Stewardship & Constituent Engagement (Director) oversees all donor relations and stewardship functions for the College of Veterinary Medicine (CVM) and Veterinary Medical Center (VMC) and establishes and ensures development and implementation of a comprehensive donor recognition plan for the college with the goal of driving donor satisfaction and continued giving.

 

The Director reports to the Chief Advancement Officer and oversees an Assistant Director as part of a dynamic, growing CVM Advancement team. The position provides oversight of alumni engagement, helping to set immediate and long-range strategies for engaging and building relationships with the college’s alumni and current students. There is a strong emphasis on collaboration with university and college partners on individualized stewardship plans that deepen relationships with principal gift donors. Responsibilities also include working closely with the college’s finance leader and other senior leadership to ensure fiscal stewardship of all college development funds. As part of the college’s Advancement leadership team, the Director contributes to setting goals, defining priorities and carrying out short- and long-term plans and special projects that focus on advancing the College.

Director of Development

Iowa State University Foundation

Ames, IA
 

As one of our Directors of Development, you will meet frequently with donors face-to-face in their homes, at events or hosting at a restaurant or coffee shop. Working each day to connect donors’ philanthropic interests with campus priorities, you will blend your professional knowledge, relationship management skills, and talent with philanthropic strategies.

Assistant / Associate Director of Stewardship Programs

Iowa State University Foundation

Ames, IA
 

The Assistant/Associate Director of Stewardship Programs is responsible for providing guidance for the organization’s central acknowledgement process, annual fund activity reporting, and building stewardship strategies to various targeted audiences. This position also develops and maintains efficient and effective systems/processes for tracking and managing donor relations projects and activities.

Associate Director of Annual Giving

Lawrence University

Appleton, WI
 

This position is responsible for the execution of all aspects of the 25th Reunion program; 50 percent of the Class Leadership Team program; and management of a large portfolio of alumni donors focusing on frontline fundraising at the leadership level for the annual fund. The Associate Director works with a passionate team devoted to enriching the lives of every individual in Lawrence’s diverse student body through gifts to the Lawrence Fund.

Manager of Advancement Events & Promotion

Cottey College

Nevada, Missouri

Salary Range: $45,000 - $50,000
 

Cottey College is seeking a manager of advancement events and promotion who will plan and coordinate events that are designed to enhance relationships with constituents of the College. As a member of the Cottey College Advancement team, the Manager will be responsible for organization and promotion of Cottey’s signature events: Founder’s Weekend, P.E.O. Visit Day, Vacation College, Cottey Seminar, and participation of the College in P.E.O. state/provincial/district conventions. This position requires effective communication, creative problem solving, results-oriented organizational skills, and the ability to maintain multiple schedules and perform well under pressure individually and as part of a team.

Associate Director Corporate and Foundation Relations

Temple University
Philadelphia, PA

Temple Health Institutional Advancement (THIA) is searching for a detail-oriented and motivated candidate to join our goal-oriented team as the Associate Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations (CFR). Reporting to the Senior Director of CFR and Special Initiatives, the Associate Director of Development plays an integral role in growing Temple Health’s CFR-based constituent engagement and philanthropic funding.


They are responsible for designing and implementing innovative, high-impact elements of the Temple Health Institutional Advancement (THIA) strategic plan to meet revenue goals and enhance the efficiency of our CFR program. They will work collaboratively with members of the THIA and Central Advancement CFR team to ensure a cohesive strategy across the University, the Lewis Katz School of Medicine and Health System. 

Director of Development

Temple University
Philadelphia, PA

Temple Health Institutional Advancement (THIA) is searching for a motivated, goal-oriented, and results-driven candidate with proven experience in cultivating, securing, and stewarding major gifts to join our high-achieving team as Director of Development (DOD), Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University (School).
 

The DOD will work collaboratively with development colleagues, as well as stakeholders at the School and Temple University Health System (TUHS), to support the advancement of Temple Health’s mission of excellence in education, research, and patient care, with an emphasis on raising funds for education.
 

Reporting to the Assistant Vice President, Philanthropy, the DOD is responsible for identifying, cultivating, soliciting, and stewarding prospects with the ability to make gifts of $50,000 or more.

Sr Associate Director, Stewardship and Donor Relations

Temple University
Philadelphia, PA

The Senior Associate Director of Stewardship and Donor Relations is responsible for oversight, collaborative planning and coordination of a comprehensive stewardship and donor relations program for the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University and Temple Health. 


Working in the Temple Health Office of Institutional Advancement (THIA), the Senior Associate Director collaborates with a broad range of advancement colleagues to manage, execute and assist with donor relations, recognition and stewardship projects, providing project management and expertise to advance programs and projects that strengthen donor confidence, enhance the donor experience, and increase donor satisfaction and retention.
The successful candidate is a creative problem-solver who demonstrates a thorough understanding of donor relations and stewardship principles and possesses a working knowledge of fundraising and advancement services functions. 

Manager Special Events and Donor Relations

National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine
Washington, D.C. (Hybrid work environment)

 

The National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine’s Office of Development seeks a dynamic Manager of Special Events and Donor Relations with a strong track record of planning, leading, and executing successful in-person and virtual events and VIP donor experiences. They will report directly to and support the Associate Director, Donor Relations and Communications with communication materials and stewardship needs. In addition to executing high-level events for donor stewardship, campaigns, planned and annual giving, this position will collaborate on stewardship activities such as donor stories and endowment reporting.

Director of Alumni Engagement

Coker University
Hartsville, SC 

 

The Director of Alumni Engagement's top priority is to maximize the interaction value each alumni has with their alma mater. The position is responsible for increasing and managing meaningful contact with all alumni. The Director should be building direct contacts with alumni that will result in enhancing alumni engagement and alumni donor participation. The Director should have demonstrated expertise in strategic event management and marketing skills with success in cultivating relationships. The Director for Alumni Engagement serves as an integral part of the College's overall fundraising team helping to cultivate meaningful relationships with Coker alumni.

Director of Annual Giving and Donor Relations

Coker University
Hartsville, SC 

 

As our Director of Annual Giving and Donor Relations, you will be responsible for planning, organizing, and executing the Coker’s annual giving and stewardship programs and would serve as the primary tactical and administrative officer for the Advancement division. This position would ensure that annual fund solicitations happen in a professional and coordinated fashion working closely with our academic and athletic partners across campus. The Director of Annual Giving and DonorRelations would also facilitate top notch donor relations and stewardship programming, including events and giving societies

Assistant Director of Donor Relations

Emory University

Atlanta, GA (Hybrid/Remote)

The Advancement and Alumni Engagement Donor Relations team engages in broad stewardship for all donors and those who give to specific campaigns or projects. They customize stewardship for principal-level donors, including reports, milestone recognition, and engagement plans. They send acknowledgment letters on behalf of the President of Emory and the SVP of Advancement and Alumni Engagement. They handle broad, multi-channel campaigns for all of Emory’s constituents, to include direct mail, email, targeted ads and telephone.This position will coordinate and execute activities directly affiliated with endowment stewardship and related programs. This position will report to the Director of Donor Relations.

Assistant Director, Strategic Donor Relations and Stewardship

Columbia University

New York, NY

Reporting to the Senior Associate Director of Strategic Donor Relations and Stewardship, the Assistant Director is an integral member of the stewardship team who will research, write, coordinate, and produce a range of communications designed to steward Columbia’s most generous and committed donors. This position will also help manage stewardship for the University-wide 1754 Society (planning giving) to inform and engage donors through strategic communications, data management, reporting and outreach activities. 

Assistant Director Donor Relations

Brigham & Women's Hospital

Boston, MA

Propel your career working for an international leader in basic, clinical and translational research. This position plays a key role in highlighting groundbreaking research, innovative patient care, and exceptional education for the next generation of medical leaders at Brigham and Women’s Hospital through compelling narratives that update the Hospital’s most generous donors on the impact of their philanthropy.

The Assistant Director, Donor Relations (Reporting) plays a key role in highlighting groundbreaking research, innovative patient care, and exceptional education for the next generation of medical leaders at Brigham and Women’s Hospital through compelling narratives that update the Hospital’s most generous donors on the impact of their philanthropy. 

Senior Stewardship Manager

University of Colorado, Boulder

Boulder, CO

Salary Range: $60,000 - $66,000

The University of Colorado Boulder Donor Relations Team encourages applications for a Senior Stewardship Manager. The Department of Donor Relations is proud of its donor-centric approach to fundraising, and the Senior Stewardship Manager is central to maintaining this culture. This position is charged with managing the development and execution of the University’s campus-wide stewardship and recognition programs. This will require a mix of tasks including robust administration and planning, emotive and engaging writing, and project management. This position reports to the Senior Director of Donor Relations. 

Senior Associate Director of Alumni & Donor Engagement

University of Massachusetts Lowell

Lowell, MA

The Senior Associate Director of Alumni Engagement will work closely with the Executive Director to develop and implement strategies, events, and volunteer programs to engage our entire alumni population, including all graduate and undergraduate alumni, in the life of the University. S/he will collaborate with various constituencies (including students, administrators, faculty, vendors, etc.) to ensure that the needs of alumni are met.  Responsibilities will include managing and working with alumni volunteer committees as well as developing, planning and executing alumni programs and events, around the region and across the world.

Associate Director, Donor Relations

Rhode Island School of Design

Providence, RI

Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) seeks an Associate Director of Donor Relations (Recognition). This is an exciting opportunity for a skilled individual to join the Institutional Advancement (IA) team who is responsible for engaging RISD’s alumni, parents, students and donors in meaningful ways, while cultivating relationships and raising money from a variety of sources to support the priorities of the college. With a commitment to centering inclusivity, diversity and equity in executing key responsibilities, the Associate Director of Donor Relations (Recognition) is responsible for developing, planning and executing the stewardship of donor recognition societies and current use funds at Rhode Island School of Design (RISD). 

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