Associate Director of Major Gifts

Virginia Tech
Virginia, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Jul 16, 2021
Aug 14, 2021
Position Type
Fundraising, Major Gifts
Employment Type
Full Time

Virginia Tech would like to invite applicants for the position of:

The Associate Director of Major Gifts, College of Engineering will solicit philanthropic gifts from alumni, parents, and friends, of the college which align with the College’s strategic priorities. This highly motivated professional will be involved with the planning and implementation of major gift fundraising efforts in support of current operations, endowment, capital, and other priorities from private sources in support of operations in the College. This position will fulfill the duties under the director of the College's Director of Development in close cooperation with the University's central advancement office. The Associate Director of Major Gifts will:

Assist with fundraising activities for the College of Engineering within designated time frames.

Have a portfolio of between 100-125 prospects.

Have typical solicitation ranges of $100,000 to $1,000,000.

Close $1,000,000 per year using a three-year rolling average.

Close on average 10-13 gifts per fiscal year.

Develop and implement cultivation and solicitation strategies which include building, managing, and soliciting a portfolio of major gift prospects.

Work closely with the Director of Development, Assistant Dean of Advancement, Dean, department heads, program and center directors to develop and implement cultivation and solicitation strategies in support of their programs.

 Virginia Tech is an EOE employer.

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