The Annual Giving Coordinator assists in implementing a donor attraction and retention strategy for annual gifts up to $999. Assist with and provides coordination Phonathon, e-Philanthropy, crowd funding, giving days, donor engagement communication, and social media. In addition, this position serves the broader Development Department by supporting donor communication projects.
Supervise the University Phonathon program to raise annual support from friends and alumni, to express appreciation for past support, and to collect demographic data as necessary. Hire, train, and supervise student personnel and providing appropriate motivation, coaching, and feedback. Track, record, and analyze data. Create and mail follow-up correspondence. Report results to the Director of Annual Giving.
Coordinate a comprehensive e-Philanthropy program for the Department of Annual Giving. Determine appropriate e-mail list and coordinate with Computer Services and Marketing Services to implement strategy as it relates to raising funds for Cedarville Fund, Athletics and Academics. Includes managing university Crowdfunding and Peer-to-Peer efforts.
Assist in research for Advancement mailings, including analyzing and segmenting prospects, ensuring proper communication to each segment, post-evaluation of mailing success and implementation of subsequent changes.
Work with Director of Annual Giving to implement an annual giving day to raise support for the University through social media and e-communication.
Develop and update content for website and social media marketing related to annual giving.
Help to create and coordinate a comprehensive donor relations communication plan supporting the Annual Giving Office and Major Gift Officers.
Bachelor degree or equivalent combination of experience and education required. Preferred fields of study include business, communications, management, or marketing. Cedarville graduate preferred.
Ability to synthesize large amounts of information, evaluation options, and implement effective actions steps to accomplish objectives.
Ability to manage complex tasks simultaneously, coordinate the roles of various participants in projects, set priorities and schedules, and meet deadlines with a minimum of supervision.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Ability to facilitate mutual understanding and work effectively with a wide variety of people including: faculty, administrative staff, development colleagues, donors, students, alumni, and friends of the university.
Proven customer-service focus.
Proficiency in computing applications including e-mail, Windows, Word, Excel, and Internet navigation tools.
An understanding of the entire development enterprise—particularly within an academic setting—and the ability to work within that framework desirable.
Ability to maintain confidentiality.
Ability to articulate the distinction of a Cedarville University educational experience and inspire confidence in donors.
REQUIRED MENTAL/PHYSICAL ABILITIES
Ability to receive detailed information and exchange ideas through oral and written communication.
Ability to assist disabled donors into and out of vehicles and on campus tours. Able to climb stairs and lift objects up to 25 pounds.
UNIVERSITY DOCTRINAL POSITION:
All job applicants should be aware that Cedarville University is a private religious employer which holds specific doctrinal positions. All employees of Cedarville University must be in full agreement with the doctrinal positions of the University and agree to live by workplace lifestyle standards. The University reserves the right to refuse or discontinue employment to any individual who does not agree with the doctrinal positions of the University or abide by the General Workplace Standards and Community Covenant. Employees are to meet the general hiring expectations of a personal relationship with Jesus Christ. Employees are further expected to maintain membership and service in a local church of like faith and practice to the University's doctrinal positions, consistent with the University's Church Membership Expectations.
About Cedarville University
CEDARVILLE UNIVERSITY, located in Cedarville, Ohio, is an accredited Baptist university of arts, sciences, professional, and graduate programs. As a Christ-centered learning community, the University is equipping students for lifelong leadership and service through an education marked by excellence and grounded in biblical truth. Home to 3,300 Christian students, Cedarville is known for its commitment to biblical integration, spiritual formation, cultural engagement, academic quality, worldwide ministry, and student satisfaction. Recognized by U.S. News & World Report, The Princeton Review, and Peterson’s Competitive Colleges as one of the Midwest's best institutions, the University consistently achieves top rankings at national academic competitions. Founded in 1887, the University has invested more than $100 million in academic facilities to provide modern learning environments, updated networking and technology, and a fully wireless 400-acre campus. More than 100 programs of study are taught by 200 full-time Christian faculty members. For more information about the University, please visit www.cedarville.edu.
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