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Under the direction of the Director of Develop and Annual Giving, the Assistant Director is responsible for overall planning and implementation of all special and campaign events (fundraising/non-fundraising) associated with the Office of Institutional Advancement. The Assistant Director also provides oversight for the Massry Center box office front of house functions and participates with and supports the Board of Associates as required.
Responsible for the successful planning and implementation of special events/projects initiated by the President and the Vice President for Institutional Advancement, often in conjunction with other campus personnel as it relates to our special events constituency population.
Assists in the facilitation and development of campaign events as determined by the Office of Institutional Advancement, both on campus and in regional areas.
Coordinates all logistics, food, event details for special events both on and off campus. Works directly with all vendors to assure high-quality event outcomes.
Plans all appropriate printed material and publicity related to special events.
Supports the volunteer board of A Community of Excellence fundraising event, as well as for other events as they are determined.
Assists the efforts of the Director of Development in the successful administration of the Board of Associates as it relates to event planning and coordination.
Under the supervision of the Director of Development, assists with the management of underwriting efforts for fundraising events, including proposal and letter writing, coordination of prospect population and determination of benefits.
Generates design concepts for invitations and associated print collateral, initiates media needs, ensures proper stewardship for underwriters/sponsors.
Establishes and fulfills meaningful recognition of donors as it relates to special events.
Manages/coordinates front of house logistical aspects of Premiere Performances concerts, including box office supervision and staff coordination. Ensures customer expectations are met.
Oversees the data associated with Institutional Advancement sponsored events, the mailing of print materials, the preparation of related correspondence, event registrations and assistance at events.
Bachelor’s degree required; .
At least two years professional work experience managing and organizing large scale special events in a not-for-profit or development setting
Experience organizing and facilitating the work of volunteers.
Excellent oral and written communication skills – successful experience in public speaking/delivering presentations.
Good interpersonal communication skills to interact with varying levels of college staff, faculty, students, vendors and service personnel, and the general public.
Ability to both lead, yet build consensus when appropriate.
Intermediate level computer skills using a Windows based operating system, specifically MS Word, Excel, Outlook and Internet.
Prior experience in Higher education setting is preferred
Excellent interpersonal communication skills to interact with varying levels of college staff, faculty, external volunteers and benefactors, students, vendors and the general public.
Experience using development databases, especially Banner, is preferred.
Occasional travel and a willingness to work nights and weekends required.
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and handle several projects simultaneously; attention to detail and deadlines required.
Ability to analyze data, monitor budgets and develop successful plans necessary.
Work Schedule: Monday-Friday, Full time, Full year
Salary range: Beginning in the mid $30K's, depending upon experience
This position requires occasional nights and weekend to support Alumni and related College events.
Compensation includes a competitive salary, commensurate with experience, plus participation in our comprehensive health and dental benefits, generous time off, a tuition remission plan to further enhance your knowledge and skills, retirement plans through TIAA-CREF, and wellness programs including the use of our extensive fitness center.
The College of Saint Rose values diversity and abides by federal, state and local law in admissions, employment and all services and programs provided. It does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, religion/creed, disability, age, national/ethnic origin, sexual orientation or any other condition established by law.
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