Associate Director, Reunion Giving
UCLA Anderson School of Management
The UCLA Anderson School of Management is one of the most prestigious business schools in the world. As an innovator in management education and research, the effect of the School is felt across the country and around the globe. Resources, such as the ability to work with donors and alumni to raise funds, play a vital role in moving forward the priorities and goals of the School and keeping it as a leader among leaders.
Under the direction of the Senior Director of Leadership and Annual Giving, the Associate Director of Reunion Giving will oversee reunion gift campaigns for UCLA Anderson’s 37,000 alumni. In this role, you will develop fundraising goals and strategies to realize both leadership gifts and extensive class participation across degree programs and will recruit, train and manage reunion gift volunteers. The Associate Director will develop discovery, cultivation solicitation and stewardship strategies as well as manage a portfolio of current and upcoming reunion donor prospects. This individual will serve as an important intermediary between the alumni relations and development team members as needed to ensure that reunion giving and associated alumni-focused development programs are conducted and coordinated in a high quality, highly personalized manner. In addition, the Associate Director will contribute to the broader mission of Anderson’s Office of Development and will work to coordinate external activities in conjunction with the mission of the Office of Alumni Relations.
Ideal candidates for this role will have a demonstrated knowledge of development principles and practices with a minimum of two years’ experience recruiting and managing volunteers and a minimum of one year of experience cultivating and soliciting individuals. Outstanding organizational skills, strong leadership qualities and excellent communication skills are some of the essential characteristics sought in candidates for this role. Candidates applying for this position should also have strong writing skills with the ability to prepare and analyze development reports as well as wide variety of persuasive and compelling fundraising materials.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy - http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct
For a more detailed description of this position, visit UCLA’s Development Careers website at: http://www.developmentcareers.ucla.edu and click on “Open Positions” to view requisition #32716.