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Officer, Philanthropic Giving (Leadership Annual Gifts)

Employer
Teachers College, Columbia University
Location
New York, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Closing date
Jun 12, 2024

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Position Type
Fundraising, Fundraising Administration
Fields
Education
Employment Type
Full Time

Posting Summary:
The Office of Institutional Advancement at Teachers College, Columbia University is seeking a dynamic front-line fundraiser to help drive revenue growth through the strategic management of a portfolio consisting of donors and prospects with wealth capacity ratings of at least $5K and up to $99K. The Officer, Philanthropic Giving will be responsible for retaining existing revenue and donors, sustaining a pipeline of future donors from across all private constituent types, and offering donors opportunities to give through Teachers College to make a smarter, healthier and more equitable world. With a focus on leadership giving donors, the Officer will serve as a relationship manager throughout the donor lifecycle to qualify, cultivate, solicit, and steward leadership annual gifts at the four and 5-figure levels.


Job Summary/Basic Function:
Teachers College is grateful to have an important group of friends, parents and alumni who are highly engaged and extremely committed to the mission. These donors seek multiple ways to deepen and continue their relationship with TC. They enjoy sharing their own lives' most valuable lessons and wish to advance the Teacher's College mission well into the future by making philanthropic gifts that have an impact on society both during their lifetime and by including the College in their estate plans.

Reporting to the Assistant Vice President, Philanthropic Giving the Officer, Philanthropic Giving is responsible for retaining existing revenue and donors, sustaining a pipeline of future donors from across all private constituent types, and offering donors opportunities to give through Teachers College to make a smarter, healthier and more equitable world. A dynamic front-line fundraiser, the Officer will help drive revenue growth through the strategic management of a portfolio consisting of donors and prospects with wealth capacity ratings of at least $5K and up to $99K. With a focus on leadership giving donors, the Officer will serve as a relationship manager throughout the donor lifecycle to qualify, cultivate, solicit, and steward leadership annual gifts at the four and 5-figure levels.

The Officer will be a highly motivated and entrepreneurial professional who excels at relationship building and devising prospecting strategies for fundraising. A collaborative and strategic thinker, the Officer will work closely with the Assistant Vice President and with leaders across the College to ensure the College has sustainable resources to realize its mission. The Officer also will collaborate across the Institutional Advancement team to secure proposals, donor engagement communications and touch points, and stewardship reports.


Minimum Qualifications:



  • Education

    • Bachelor's degree required.



  • Work Experience:

    • Minimum 3 to 5 years of progressive nonprofit fundraising experience with demonstrated expertise in individual giving, especially closing four and five -figure gifts.

    • Experience using databases required; technology expertise is important.






Preferred Qualifications:



  • Education:

    • Advanced degrees and/or related certifications a plus.



  • Work Experience:

    • Experience with Planned Giving a plus.



  • Demonstrated Skills and Competencies:

    • Work successfully in a complex, fast-paced organization serving multiple stakeholders.

    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills as well as an overall ability to be clear and concise in all communications.

    • Strong organizational and time-management skills; proven ability to prioritize and deliver on time.

    • Ability to work both independently and in a dynamic, cross-functional team structure.

    • Ability to manage and work through change in a proactive and positive manner.

    • Have a can-do attitude with a flexible disposition to respond to fast-paced, shifting priorities.




Salary Range:


70,000-83,000


Work Modality:


Hybrid (2+ days per week on campus)



Equal Employment Opportunity


Teachers College is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic community and to providing equal opportunity in employment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration regardless of race, color, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity or gender expression), religion, creed, national origin, age, citizenship, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other legally protected status.



Advertised: May 09, 2024 Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: Aug 09, 2024 Eastern Daylight Time


To apply, visit: https://employment.tc.columbia.edu/cw/en-us/job/512411/officer-philanthropic-giving-leadership-annual-gifts

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