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SUMMARY: The Assistant Director of Digital Giving will create and manage a strategic e-solicitation program in support of overall annual giving goals. This position will oversee all elements of direct mail, CBU Giving Day, Giving Tuesday and other crowdfunding initiatives. This will also include the coordination and management of a large portfolio of assigned donors. He/She is innovative and technologically savvy, and responds to ever-changing opportunities for digital engagement and fundraising. This individual meets short-term and long-term goals by utilizing or developing "best practices" for digital fundraising across multiple platforms.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Develop, manage, and execute campaigns that increase donor participation and annual donations through segmenting and innovative multi-channel outreach.
Develop a coordinated plan of communication and solicitation strategies involving email, direct mail campaigns, phone engagement, social media, focused on shaping and developing a sustainable base of annual support.
Working with the Associate Vice President for University Advancement, develop, launch, manage, test, and measure multi-channel fundraising campaigns including the #GivingTuesday campaign, CBU Giving Day, and other micro-campaigns.
Create a crowdfunding program for CBU that extends the annual giving program to greater audiences and funding opportunities.
Will Carry a large portfolio of digital prospects. Additionally, identify and cultivate prospects through digital tools, and initiates strategies to engage for further cultivation, solicit for targeted campaigns, and/or recommend donors for major gift portfolio inclusion.
Applying industry best practices, the Associate Director of Digital Giving will also maintain an awareness of successful initiatives utilized at peer institutions and make recommendations to grow CBU's digital fundraising program. He/She may be asked to attend conferences relevant to primary responsibilities, requiring occasional travel.
Foster the development of best practices in the supporting areas of gift processing, data management and donor relations as related to annual giving.
Coordinate with the Director of Advancement Services for the development and creation of reports to measure the performance of the digital giving program.
Present a positive and supportive image of University Advancement, California Baptist University, and Christian Higher Education.
Monitor budgetary expenses for annual giving
Attend special University Advancement events, as directed.
Develop and maintain a master calendar of donor communications and activities.
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: This position has no supervisory responsibilities.
OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
Skill in the use of personal computers and related software applications.
Ability to make administrative and procedural decisions and judgments on sensitive, confidential issues.
Ability to plan, develop, and coordinate multiple projects.
Ability to read and write at a level appropriate to the duties of the position.
Ability to use independent judgment, and to manage and impart confidential information.
Ability to gather data, compile information, and prepare reports.
Strong interpersonal and communication skills, and the ability to work effectively with a diverse faculty, staff and student body.
Excellent telephone courtesy, knowledge and experience.
Ability to coordinate and organize meetings, and/or special events.
Knowledge of standard budgeting, and expenditure control procedures and documentation.
Ability to interpret, adapt, and apply guidelines and procedures.
Ability to create, compose, and edit written materials.
Internal Number: S703P
About California Baptist University
California Baptist University (CBU) is one of the top private Christian colleges and universities in Southern California. CBU offers bachelor's, master's and credential programs in Riverside, San Bernardino and online.
California Baptist University believes each person has been created for a purpose. CBU strives to help students understand and engage this purpose by providing a Christ-centered educational experience that integrates academics with spiritual and social development opportunities. Graduates are challenged to become individuals whose skills, integrity and sense of purpose glorify God and distinguish them in the workplace and in the world.
•Founded in 1950 by the California Southern Baptist Convention
•Fall 2018 enrollment of 10,486 students
•CBU offers degrees at the associate, bachelor's, master's and doctoral levels •At the undergraduate level CBU offers 76 majors and 52 minors
•At the graduate level CBU offers 31 master's and three doctoral programs
•100% Christian faculty and staff
•2017 U.S. News & World Report Best Regional University
•Accreditations and approvals include •Western Association of Schools and Colleges
•Califor...nia Commission on Teacher Credentialing
•Board of Behavioral Science Examiners
•Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs
•National Association of Schools of Music
•State of California Board of Registered Nursing
•Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education
•Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
•Board of Registered Nurses
•American Council for Construction Education
•CBU's bachelor degree programs in civil engineering (BSCE), electrical and computer engineering (BSECE) and mechanical engineering (BSME) have been accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org.
Riverside Campus Profile
The beautiful 160-acre main campus of California Baptist University is situated in the heart of Riverside's historic Magnolia Avenue district just a short drive from popular beaches and mountain resorts. The main campus is comprised of more than 30 buildings featuring the 94,800 sq. ft. Eugene and Billie Yeager Center, separate men's and women's residence halls, multiple apartment complexes and modular housing, the 270-seat Wallace Theater, a fitness center, one of the region's largest aquatic centers, the Annie Gabriel Library, the Van Dyne Gym and the JoAnn Hawkins Music building, one of the nation's most advanced music production and recording facilities. The latest architectural addition to campus is a 5,050 seat, 153,000 sq. ft. Events Center.
CBU Lancers Athletics
CBU's Lancers athletic program is gaining recognition as one of the best in the nation with numerous regional and national championship teams in a variety of sports, including men's and women's basketball, men's and women's swimming, men's and women's golf, softball, baseball and wrestling.
CBU in the Region
CBU has established extension sites throughout Riverside and San Bernardino counties with more being planned in response to the growing demand for CBU's distinctive faith-based, working-adult degree programs. School districts, law enforcement agencies, hospitals, churches and businesses seek out and hold CBU graduates in high regard for their unique combination of competence, confidence and compassion.
CBU's Spiritual Mission
In addition to community involvement through a variety of service projects and activities, California Baptist University also supports a wide range of highly active international programs. Included are educational partnerships with a number of universities in Europe and Asia. Further, the CBU International Service Projects program annually sends scores of student teams throughout the world to teach and participate in recreation, construction and infrastructure.