Job ID: 52576
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Location: Tallahassee, FL
Equal Employment Opportunity
An Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Pro Disabled
& Veteran Employer.
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The Donor Relations Coordinator I will manage The Florida State
University Foundation’s Presidents Club donor recognition society
and serve as the liaison between donors and the central Foundation.
The coordinator will collaboratively implement stewardship
initiatives including acknowledging, reporting and recognizing
donors to the FSU Foundation.
Manage Recognition Society Programs
Oversee and coordinate logistics of the Presidents Club, Vires,
Artes, Mores and Westcott Society, the FSU Foundation’s donor
recognition societies. Assemble and mail welcome packets to donors
who achieve this level of giving. In collaboration with Donor
Relations Director and other Foundation personnel, review and, as
necessary, refine and develop donor benefits and recognition
programs. Periodically review recognition society collateral
material to determine if updates are needed.
Oversee monthly stewardship programs
Coordinate the mailing of birthday cards, sympathy cards, and
holiday cards to key donors and log appropriately; Facilitate
monthly matching gift letters and first-time donor recognition
postcards; and Coordinate the mailing of first-time donor
Write letters and donor communication
As needed, write and review donor communications and letters.
Backup to Donor Relations Coordinator II to write acknowledgement
Appropriately log donor contact information in Blackbaud CRM,
the Foundation’s prospect management system, and keep constituent
development officers (CDOs) appraised of donor issues and
questions; Document new departmental processes/procedures and
update existing ones; Pursue continuing education and training in
Blackbaud CRM as well as best practices in donor relations; Protect
confidential information; and Perform related duties as
Assistance toward departmental goals
Serve as primary stewardship contact for specific colleges/units
and develop targeted stewardship programs tailored to their donors;
Assist with the yearly endowment report project; and Assist in the
planning, implementation and staffing of appropriate donor
recognition and cultivation events that meet specific
Work with communication staff members to develop and refine
donor content on oneFSU, our secure, online community; and
Collaborate with OAR staff to develop messaging, collateral
material and events that support donor relations initiatives.
Bachelor’s degree and two years of experience; or a high school
diploma/equivalent and experience equal to six years. (Note:
post-high school education can substitute for experience at the
Demonstrated commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion.
Proficiency in the Microsoft Office products suite (Excel,
Outlook, PowerPoint, Word), or equivalent software.
Excellent communication skills to include verbal and written
Excellent organizational and administrative/clerical skills.
Must be a self-starter and comfortable working independently as
well as with a team.
Experience prioritizing, organizing and performing multiple work
assignments simultaneously and in a detail-oriented
Experience preparing clear and concise reports, correspondence,
and other written materials.
*Applicants must upload a resume with their online
Experience in a private or public-sector fundraising
organization or customer service environment.
Functional knowledge of constituent database software,
preferably Blackbaud CRM. Experience using Microsoft Excel.
Professional donor relations experience in a university or
foundation environment preferred.
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University preserves, expands, and disseminates knowledge in the
sciences, technology, arts, humanities, and professions, while
embracing a philosophy of learning strongly rooted in the
traditions of the liberal arts and critical thinking. Founded in
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higher education in Florida. FSU is a community steeped in
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Criminal Background Check
This position requires successful completion of a criminal
history background check. The background check will be conducted as
authorized and in accordance with University Policy
How To Apply
If qualified and interested in a specific job opening as
advertised, apply to Florida State University at https://jobs.fsu.edu. If you are a
current FSU employee, apply via myFSU > Self Service.
Applicants are required to complete the online application with
all applicable information. Applications must include all work
history up to ten years, and education details even if attaching a
Open until filled
This position is being advertised as open until filled.
The hiring committee will review applications as received.
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Effective January 1, 2014, tobacco use, including simulated
tobacco use, is prohibited on property, interior and exterior,
owned or managed by Florida State University. This policy applies
to all Florida State University students, employees, consultants,
contractors, visitors, and external individuals.