• Executive Director, Annual Giving

    Posting Number 2017-3659
    Posted Date 6 months ago(1/31/2018 3:48 PM)
    Location : Location
    US-NY-New York
    Annual Fund and Annual Giving
    University Development and Alumni Relations (WS1006)
    Compensation Grade
    Band 55
    Development/Sponsored Research/Grant Writing
  • Position Summary

    This position is located in a Central Business Unit that supports the entire University. Responsible for setting strategic direction, executing, and managing all aspects of the University’s entire Annual Giving Program, including the phone-a-thon and direct mail programs, gifts societies, online giving, NYU Giving Day, Crowdfunding, parents program and the undergraduate program. Advises all non-UDAR school Annual Fund directors and is responsible for University-wide fundraising goal of over $35M. Typically supervises/manages Annual Giving, Direct Marketing and Digital Giving teams (11 Administrators and 2 Admin Aides). 


    Required Education:
    Bachelor's degree

    Preferred Education:
    Master's in Marketing

    Required Experience:
    8-10 years' related experience or equivalent combination. Must include experience with annual fund, volunteer management, frontline fundraising, and staff supervision.

    Preferred Experience:
    Experience in an academic, non-profit and/or development environment.

    Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
    Excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills. Ability to take initiative, build a team atmosphere and interact with a diverse population. Ability to strategize and meet fundraising goals. Knowledge of desktop publishing software.

    Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
    Established fundraiser that can raise money. Training and mentoring skills. The ability to work with strategic plans and financial concepts. Must be able to relate to a broad range of donor from recent graduates to retirees. Must have experience in closing smaller annual fund gifts as well as major and planned gifts.

    Additional Information

    EOE/AA/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity


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