Annual Giving Coordinator

Fairfax, VA
Commensurate with education and experience.
Feb 18, 2023
Apr 09, 2023
Program Manager
Full Time
Annual Giving CoordinatorThe George Mason University, Office of Advancement and Alumni Relations, is responsible for all aspects of fundraising for the University which includes the successful discovery, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of all donors. George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason's academic and culturally inclusive environment.About the Office of Advancement and Alumni Relations: Advancement's mission is to build strong, lifelong relationships with George Mason University's alumni and constituents, while matching their philanthropic interests with the University's aspirations and priorities. The division is committed to serving the needs of the University, our alumni, and the greater community by providing access to quality education and lifelong learning. Respect, service, integrity, collaboration, diversity, transparency, and creativity are the values that guide our work and culture.Primary Purpose of the Position:Under the supervision of the Assistant Director of Annual Giving, the Annual Giving Coordinator engages in fundraising, donor stewardship, and other activities that support the Office of Annual Giving. This position will also play a key role in the execution of Direct Marketing Campaign and Initiatives, as well as serve on the Data Analysis Team for the Office of Annual Giving. The Coordinator will work collaboratively with colleagues to improve the alumni participation rate, engagement efforts, and support the crowdfunding, and special projects within the university.Required Qualifications:Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience in a related area is required;Excellent communication, written, oral, and digital engagement skills;Storytelling skills, particularly the ability to create clear, compelling cases for fundraising projects using images and text;Confidentiality, integrity, discretion, attention to detail is imperative;Ability to plan, implement, and manage multiple projects;Analytical skills and ability to sort and prioritize data analysis;Ability to effectively work in a high-energy, fast-paced work environment;Detail-oriented, well organized, eager to work collaboratively, and be flexible;Demonstrated computer skills with experience in Microsoft Office applications, social media, and other tools; andProven skills in data extraction and manipulation for planning and evaluation.Preferred Qualifications:Graphic design experience is a plus; andPreferred candidates will demonstrate experience in any of the following: annual giving, development, alumni relations, and/or marketing/communications.

For full consideration, applicants must apply at; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter, resume, and a list of three professional references with contact information.

"Great Careers Begin at Mason! George Mason University is an innovative, entrepreneurial institution with national distinction in both academics and research. Mason holds a top U.S. News and World Report "Up and Coming" spot for national universities and is recognized for its global appeal and excellence in higher education.Mason is currently the largest and most diverse university in Virginia with students and faculty from all 50 states and over 135 countries studying in over 200 degree programs at campuses in Arlington, Fairfax and Prince William, as well as at learning locations across the commonwealth. Rooted in Mason's diversity is a campus culture that is both rewarding and exciting, work that is meaningful, and opportunities to both collaborate and create.If you are interested in joining the Mason family take a look at our current opportunities and catch some Mason spirit at!George Mason University, Where Innovation is Tradition."

George Mason University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, committed to promoting inclusion and equity in its community. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or veteran status, or any characteristic protected by law.

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