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Essential Duties of the Position
Working under the general direction of Vice President for Advancement and as a member of the advancement team, assist in the identification, cultivation and solicitation of major gift donors and donors to Loyola University Maryland, specifically for Sellinger School of Business and Management. Develop and propose specific solicitation strategies to promote Sellinger School of Business and Management fundraising priorities. Match programs and gift opportunities to the interests of potential donors consistent with established campaign goals for Sellinger School of Business and Management and Loyola University Maryland. Manage a development staff including Associate Director of Development and Administrative Assistant. Identify and cultivate, and solicit donor prospects and maintain a portfolio of approximately 100-125 donors. Prepare and complete timely contact reports; prepare written proposals, background reports, and other development materials for use during donor cultivation and solicitation. Integrate school/unit advisory boards as well as other committees and volunteers into the identification, cultivation, and solicitation process. Conduct donor solicitations involving volunteers and campus leaders as appropriate and consistent with Loyola University Maryland strategies, policies and procedures. Ensure that all gifts are processed according to Loyola University Maryland policies and that donors are appropriately recognized and stewarded. Coordinate with colleagues and volunteers on various fundraising activities and events throughout the year. Attend and assist with Loyola University Maryland events, which often occur during evening hours and weekends. Attend Sellinger School of Business and Management Board of Sponsors meetings and other committee meetings as appropriate. Ability to travel, at times extensively. Perform other duties as assigned.
Bachelor's Degree and at least five-seven years of progressively responsible experience in fundraising required, major gift experience required.
Knowledge of the development and solicitation process and of effective case development. An interest and commitment to Loyola University Maryland and its Jesuit mission and a general interest in higher education. Ability to manage and motivate staff within a professional work environment. Ability to work as a self-starter and self-motivator and to work independently and yet collaboratively with multiple individuals involved in the development process.
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