JOB DESCRIPTION: Oversees alumni solicitation and relations, major annual fund raising, donor acquisition programs, and public relations. Plans and coordinates special events and fund raising projects. Develops strategies for marketing new and existing programs. Researches donor histories and solicitation strategies. Writes and edits proposals and other promotional materials. Plans, administers, and monitors the department's budget. Designs and generates reports. May supervise staff. Performs related responsibilities as required.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's degree and three years experience in higher education, development, fund raising, or a related field.
The Associate Director of Development for the Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing (SON) at Emory University is primarily responsible for the strategic execution and management of a comprehensive annual giving program utilizing a matrix of fundraising strategies with a goal to meet the growing needs of the institution and the donor. Success is measured by various metrics including activity, the total amount raised, growth in participation rates and giving levels, and an increase in donor attrition and new acquisition rates. The position serves as an integral team member of the school’s development & alumni relations team. He/she reports to the Associate Dean of Development and Alumni Relations at the School of Nursing and maintains close working relations with other development/alumni staff members within the university along with School of Nursing faculty and staff.
Specific responsibilities include: