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The Office of Development and Alumni/ae Affairs is seeking a Campaign Director to manage all aspects of the 150 th Anniversary Campaign. Reporting to the Vice President for Development and Alumni/ae Affairs & as a key member of the development team, the Campaign Director will work with staff, leaders, and volunteers to identify and classify prospects and ensure the implementation of timely cultivation and solicitation strategies. The Campaign Director will be responsible for maintaining the campaign prospect pipeline, plan and timeline, fundraising progress reports, and goals. He or she will develop and produce campaign reports and collateral materials, manage donor recognition and stewardship policies and procedures for the campaign, and report campaign progress to various audiences.
The Campaign Manager will oversee all aspects of Bard’s 150 th Anniversary Campaign, including strategic planning, campaign reporting, campaign communications, and the execution of cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship activities in support of campaign goals and priorities; work closely with staff, leaders, and volunteers to identify, cultivate, solicit, and steward campaign donors and prospects, including alumni/ae, parents, foundations, and friends, including tracking campaign progress and work with the Vice President to provide timely reports to the Board of Trustees, the President, the Executive Vice President, and other key leaders and volunteers. A full job description is available at www.bard.edu/employment/employment .
The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree and five (5) or more years of professional experience in development, non-profit management, or a related field; experience with capital campaigns and/or higher education preferred; excellent written and verbal communication skills
The ability to travel regionally and nationally and work nights and weekends is essential, as well as flexibility and ability to work as a team player with a wide range of constituents and colleagues. A sense of humor and intellectual curiosity is vital. Proficiency with Word, Excel, and databases; experience with fund-raising databases required, as is an appreciation and understanding of Bard’s mission and the ability to effectively communicate the priorities of the campaign.
To apply, please send cover letter, salary expectations, resume and the names of three references by email only to firstname.lastname@example.org . Applications will be reviewed as they are received. Bard College is an equal opportunity employer and we welcome applications from those who contribute to our diversity.