IIE is looking for someone who is excited to engage our IIE
alumni and can lead a suite of annual giving solicitations. The
philanthropy team is a tight knit, collaborative, can-do team. We
move fast and take the donor experience seriously. You will develop
and execute strategies for direct mail and email appeals, along
with crowdfunding and social media giving campaigns with the goal
of increasing the number of annual fund donors and retaining donors
year over year. Ideally, you would have experience in and
enthusiasm for planned giving marketing. You will also have
the opportunity to build out our alumni strategy. This will be a
short and long-term plan to engage alumni of privately funded IIE
programs and initiatives by identifying and defining key alumni
segments, developing communication plans and programming ideas for
Creates and implements multi-year plans, and measures strategies
for multi-channel fundraising appeals.
Executes appeals via direct mail, email, crowdfunding, and
Collaborates across departments including Program teams,
Communications, Marketing, the Office of the President and external
venders to design and integrate fundraising and engagement
Assists in developing and implementing IIE’s overall fundraising
strategy, including setting PO goals and objectives.
Ideates and implements strategy to engage IIE alumni of
privately-funded programs and initiatives.
Leads all communication with alumni including emails,
newsletters and other campaigns for the purpose of capturing data,
sharing alumni impact stories, engaging and recognizing alumni, and
Builds and monitors the IIE alumni database.
Education and Work Experience:
Bachelor’s degree and five years’ experience in Philanthropy or
9 years’ experience within a Philanthropy Office.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Demonstrated success managing annual funds for a non-profit
History of experience with engaging alumni or other affiliated
groups that closely identify with the organization.
Excellent written and verbal communications skills
Demonstrated ability to craft compelling messages
Familiarity with planned giving marketing and vehicles is
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employees and those we work with, we require all employees to be
fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Employees that have a qualifying
medical condition that contraindicates a COVID-19 vaccination, or
who object to being vaccinated based on a sincerely held religious
belief, may request a reasonable accommodation.
Work Conditions & Physical
Essential functions are performed in a general office setting
with low noise. Job demands may require long periods of sitting;
telephone work and/or computer work, as well as interactions with
other team members and external stakeholders. Reasonable
accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities
to perform the essential functions. IIE is an equal opportunity
employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for
employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual
orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or