Assistant Director, Annual Giving (Reunions)

Rice University


Posted: 17-Sep-23

Location: Houston, TX, United States,

Sort: Full-time

Wage: Open

Inside Quantity: 2856

Place Abstract

The Assistant Director, Annual Giving (Reunions) is a member of Rice College’s Annual Giving class and program administration staff and can be answerable for growing technique and ways to extend participation amongst key Rice constituencies, together with, however not restricted to, undergraduate alumni, graduate-level alumni, college students, dad and mom, school/workers, donors and volunteers, with a concentrate on rising annual giving whole {dollars} raised. The Assistant Director will develop and implement a number of strategic program plans as a part of the excellent annual plan and also will handle the fundraising efforts for a program and/or a portfolio of courses that will additionally work via a five-year reunion cycle. The Assistant Director will interact with, and personally solicit, excessive profile donors and volunteers inside an actively managed portfolio to attain the bold annual giving objectives in a given fiscal yr.

The best candidate could have expertise soliciting leadership-level presents, managing volunteers and initiatives, and facilitating peer-to-peer solicitation.


  • Bachelor’s Diploma
  • One yr of associated expertise in fundraising, program or venture coordination, volunteer administration, and/or associated expertise (expertise could also be gained whereas a scholar)
  • Abilities Required
    • Potential to be taught new methods
    • Written and verbal communication abilities
    • Information evaluation abilities
    • Potential to work nicely underneath strain and handle a number of initiatives concurrently
    • Good organizational and time administration abilities
    • Information of Microsoft Workplace suite
    • Potential to work independently and as a part of a staff to fulfill anticipated deadlines and schedules
    • Consideration to element and skill to rapidly perceive and keep in mind particulars about alumni/donors and initiatives to which they’re assigned
    • Expertise with junk mail, telemarketing and/or database advertising

Important Features

  • Supplies suggestions for the design of enchantment supplies developed by the advertising staff
  • Tracks and analyzes outcomes of growth actions, to find out the effectiveness of outreach efforts
  • Makes suggestions to supervisor for simpler solicitation appeals
  • Works with a portfolio of assigned prospects to prioritize solicitation based mostly on information evaluation, put together background info, and, as applicable, interact with volunteers to additional solicitation priorities
  • Screens, analyzes, and reviews on total outcomes to inner and exterior constituencies, as wanted
  • Performs all different duties as assigned

Further Features

  • As much as 30% out-of-town journey
  • Some weekend and night work hours required
    • Two or extra years of expertise in annual giving, ideally at an establishment of upper schooling
    • Expertise working with volunteers to attain objectives set for time-based campaigns


  • Expertise
  • Expertise making face-to-face solicitations, particularly at a management giving stage ($2,500 and above)
  • Expertise in manipulating database info
  • Potential to assume strategically and to prioritize in addition to to create and/or observe processes
  • Private initiative, curiosity to be taught and adaptability to regulate one’s schedule to perform necessary duties
  • Demonstrated want to assist develop a powerful program into an excellent stronger one
  • Information of fundraising database software program
  • Familiarity with fundraising in the next schooling setting
  • Abilities

Office Necessities

  • Should possess (or have the power to acquire one inside 30 days of rent) and keep a legitimate Texas driver’s license with not more than three transferring violations and/or at fault accidents throughout the previous 36 months, and no convictions or deferred inclinations for Driving Whereas Intoxicated (DWI) or Driving Beneath the Affect (DUI) throughout the previous 5 years

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