Associate Director, Gift Planning

Location
New Hampshire, United States
Salary
$77,800.00 - $97,300.00
Posted
Oct 07, 2020
Closes
Nov 05, 2020
Position Type
Fundraising, Planned Giving
Fields
Education
Employment Type
Full Time

Nestled in the hills of New Hampshire is a vibrant community where you can enjoy outdoor adventures, the performing arts, and the numerous unique learning opportunities that you can only find in a campus community. Dartmouth. A community that is diverse and engages with one another as colleagues, neighbors, and friends.

The Advancement division at Dartmouth is searching for a key partner to join our Gift Planning team. The work of our Associate Director will include managing engagement and stewardship strategies, marketing, and communications to raise awareness of planned giving vehicles with our alumni and volunteers. Opportunities are plentiful to collaborate in this role with alumni, parents, friends, divisional and institutional colleagues to foster relationship cultivation, including in the management of life income plans. Thoughtful and thorough communications and collaborations are key with attorneys, trustees, advisors, and various institutional teams in managing probate and estate settlement trust administration in keeping with Dartmouth's fiduciary standards, trust agreements and wills, contracts, and the expectations of the family whose loved one generously provided for a gift to Dartmouth. Our new colleague will prepare written materials detailing the intricacies of the financial, legal, and tax-related aspects of charitable gift planning to engage donors and support our colleagues working with donors in establishing deferred and planned gifts, including gift proposals, solicitations, and stewardship materials based on donors' interests, resources, and philanthropic priorities. Manages research and data reporting for the Gift Planning team, including planned gift activity and donor/beneficiary reports.

Our successful candidate will hold a Bachelor's degree with at least five years of experience in banking trust, deferred giving, fundraising, or a related field. A knowledge of estate planning, wills, trusts, IRA, gift annuities, and beneficiary insurance policies are essential for navigating the work in this role. An effective communicator with the ability to manage sensitive and confidential information with appropriate discretion will be essential in forging relationships with donors, volunteers, colleagues, and collaborators in this role where teamwork is essential to our success. Strong project management and organization, with an eye for details. A strong understanding of components of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint) and the ability to work with data sets for reporting measures will be an asset in this role.

This is a great opportunity to join a talented team of fundraising professionals in supporting the philanthropic mission of the institution. Please visit http://advancement.dartmouth.org/careers to learn more about the Advancement division. To explore this career opportunity, we are pleased to provide an online application process for you at http://www.dartgo.org/associatedirectorgp. Review of credentials will begin immediately through a blind screening process.

About Dartmouth College

Founded in 1769, Dartmouth is a member of the Ivy League and consistently ranks among the world's greatest academic institutions. Dartmouth has forged a singular identity for combining its deep commitment to outstanding undergraduate liberal arts and graduate education with distinguished research and scholarship in the Arts and Sciences and its four leading graduate schools—the Geisel School of Medicine, the Guarini School of Graduate and Advanced Studies, Thayer School of Engineering, and the Tuck School of Business.

Dartmouth College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a strong commitment
to diversity and inclusion. We prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex,
age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status,
marital status, or any other legally protected status. Applications by members of
all underrepresented groups are encouraged.

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