Stewardship Coordinator - Office of Advancement

Washington D.C.
Mar 22, 2017
Jul 18, 2017
Full Time
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Stewardship Coordinator - Office of Advancement

The Stewardship Coordinator works to build a culture of gratitude and ensures that donors are appreciated, informed and engaged - work that ultimately touches donors at every level.  All stewardship activities are integral to the engagement process, in creating a culture of gratitude, and in encouraging donors to make their next gift.  Reporting to the Senior Director of Stewardship, the Coordinator has duties that include but are not limited to:

  • Manages the data necessary for accurate reporting and communications with donors
  • Marshals and organizes data from a variety of sources, supports the creation of accurate and effective reports and communications with donors, ensures that these communications demonstrate gratitude, and communicates the impact of donors' investment in the university.
  • Assists with the university's donor recognition program by tracking donor recognition plaques and signage throughout campus; and assisting with the gift detail that is essential to accurate placement of donor recognition plaques and the creation and upgrading of donor walls throughout the campus.
  • Assists with the preparation of reports to donors who give to capital projects.


  • Bachelor's degree
  • 1 to 3 years of professional or a combination of graduate studies or applicable volunteer experience
  • Proficiency in MS Office computer software applications, particularly Excel. 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and the ability to interact well with others. 
  • Analytical, well-organized, ability to handle multiple tasks and priorities simultaneously, and consistently meets all deadlines
  • Able to effectively manage projects that are both data driven and relationship driven
  • Detail-oriented, accurate, and able to work independently
  • Sensitive, personable and experienced in customer relations skills
  • Able to initiate and complete projects and provide donor support with little supervision, exercising good judgment
  • Ability to work effectively in team environment
  • A strong desire to contribute to and participate in the mission of the Office of Advancement
  • Ability to assimilate data, exercise sound judgment and discretion, and work independently
  • Demonstrated ability to exercise diplomacy, judgment and tact
  • Accuracy in materials preparation, dependability, and ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Careful judgment and discretion, particularly when dealing with donors.
  • Flexibility, efficiency and the ability to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines for a wide variety of assignments
  • A strong sense of responsibility, integrity, thoroughness, and attention to detail and timeliness

Preferred qualifications

  • Experience working with donors
  • Familiarity with fundraising databases or the Salesforce platform
  • Experience with donor recognition

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