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Tuesday, April 26, 2011

Job: Manager of Annual Giving @ UMFA

Manage all aspects of museum membership programs, individual giving donor programs, and events. Min BS/BA and fund raising experience required.
Job Description: Directs or assists with development activities for a university department/college including cultivating donors and prospective donors, soliciting gifts, and assuring appropriate acknowledgment of all contributions. Organizes or assists with the solicitation strategies of donors. Oversees campaign activities such as special events, communications, personal associations, and membership in community organizations.

Prepares proposals by performing research, coordinating with department board members, meeting with potential donors and writing the proposals. Coordinates volunteer services and acts as a liaison with volunteer advisory boards, department administrators, donors, university development office, and community organizations. Manages database and file of all donor transactions and related development information.

Coordinates publicity for development events by determining the most effective advertising medium and approach. Prepares or approves public service announcements, interviews, and other media and press releases. Plans or assists with planning receptions, press releases and other forms of donor recognition. May visit potential and actual donors with or without the Department Chair, Dean or Director. May represent the department /college or University at various community meetings and events.

The incumbent has the authority to work independently on proposals after consultation with Supervisor, the Department Chair, Dean or Director and within the guidelines set by university policies and procedures. May supervise and make hire/salary recommendations for lower level development staff. The major challenge in this position is securing donations from a limited number of potential donors in an ever-competing environment. Thorough research and preparation must be performed in order to target possible funding sources and to develop a core group of consistent supporters.

Bachelor's degree
How to Apply: Qualified applicants submit application online at employment.utah.edu/staff JobID 43283
Closing Date:
Contact Name: Lisa Arnette
Email: lisa.arnette@umfa.utah.edu

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