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Development Associate II, Annual Giving

Employer
University of Maryland at Baltimore
Location
Maryland, United States
Salary
$52,000.00 - $58,000.00
Closing date
May 4, 2024

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The University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB), Office of Philanthropy is currently seeking a Development Associate II (Philanthropy Associate II). Reporting to the Assistant Director of Annual and Leadership Giving, this position will support the Executive Director, Director, and Assistant Director of Annual and Leadership Giving and their work implementing and managing the annual fund program for UMB. This position will be a valued participant in a multi-faceted annual fundraising program, which employs traditional and web-based solicitation strategies to encourage and increase support from alumni and friends.

Benefits: Exempt Regular 

UMB offers a comprehensive benefits package that prioritizes wellness, work/life balance, and professional development. This position participates in a retirement program that must be selected and is effective on your date of hire. Exempt regular staff receive a generous PAID leave package that includes over 4 weeks of vacation accrued each year, 15 paid holidays, 3 personal leave, unlimited accrual of sick time, and comprehensive health insurance; professional learning and development programs; tuition remission for employees and their dependents at any University System of Maryland school; and flexible work schedules and teleworking options (if applicable per job). 

Essential Functions:

    Writes, edits, and fulfills annual giving email and print campaigns. This includes but is not limited to printing and mailing cards for donors and alumni for solicitation purposes, formatting emails to send to mass audiences, drafting language for appeals throughout the year, and sending messages through a texting platform.   Manages data management of the day-to-day support activities by running recurring and ad hoc reports, updating Excel worksheets with up-to-date data, uploading communication data into CRM, preparing and submitting invoices, and analyzing quarterly reports.   Conducts research to help the team stay abreast of current trends in development through internet research, participating in webinars, and attending in-person seminars or conferences.  Prepares materials for meetings and events.   Represents the University and the Office of Philanthropy in person, email, and by phone.  Performs other duties as assigned. 
  Qualifications:
Education: Bachelor’s Degree.

Experience: Two years fundraising, philanthropy, or client/customer relations experience. Experience in one or all the following areas: annual giving, phonathons, alumni relations, donor relations, or stewardship preferred.

Other: Related experience may be substituted in lieu of education. 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

    Ability to be tactful and accurate with the work being performed and maintain awareness of industry trends and influences. Assumes personal responsibility for all outcomes; makes effective and timely decisions. Knowledge and expertise with office computer systems and relevant programs including Microsoft Office, Outlook, and University’s donor database. Maintains productivity and uses knowledge strategies to increase knowledge base. Ability to multi-task, observe deadlines, prioritize, and execute assignments with attention to detail with limited supervision. Ability to effectively communicate both verbal and written thoughts, ideas, and facts. Writes and presents solicitation and acknowledgment materials information concisely. Interprets and understands written information and can listen attentively to verbal and non-verbal cues that lead to a deeper understanding. Ability to work cooperatively with others and demonstrate professional, ethical, respectful, and courteous behavior when interacting with others. Capable of interacting pleasantly and positively with others to meet customer expectations and provide follow up with customers. Ability to effectively manage time and meet deadlines with limited supervision.
Hiring Range: $52,000 - $58,000 (Commensurate with education and experience) 

UMB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law or policy. For assistance related to employment, please contact the Staffing department at HRJobs@umaryland.edu.  

If you anticipate needing a reasonable accommodation for a disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), during any part of the employment process, please submit a UMB Job Applicant Accommodation Request. You may also contact HRDiversity@umaryland.edu. Please note that only inquiries concerning an ADA request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this email address. 

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