Associate Director, Class Programs and Reunion Campaigns-

Washington D.C.
Jul 14, 2017
Aug 31, 2017
Executive, Director
Full Time
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Associate Director, Class Programs and Reunion Campaigns - Office of Advancement

The Class Programs & Reunion Campaigns (CPRC) team supports the mission of Georgetown University by fostering lifelong engagement between alumni and Georgetown, and by increasing philanthropic support for Georgetown's future.  CPRC builds and grows a class-based engagement program that meaningfully develops volunteer leadership, fosters class identity, and supports the fundraising goals of the university. The CPRC team works with more than 1,000 alumni volunteers to increase class-based engagement and giving; establishes class fundraising goals, recruits and develops volunteers, identifies potential donors, hosts world-class signature events (Homecoming Weekend and Reunion Weekend), engages alumni and students in fundraising for Georgetown, and partners with development colleagues to assist with gift solicitations when appropriate. 

The Associate Director manages class engagement and giving strategies for 5 undergraduate alumni classes, trains volunteers on peer-to-peer fundraising strategies, and plans certain Reunion Weekend or leadership development programs. Reporting to the CPRC Director, the Associate Director has duties that include but are not limited to:

  • Manages volunteers for five undergraduate alumni class committees.
  • Develops external fundraising and engagement goals for all classes managed.
  • Tailors and implements engagement and solicitation strategies for each class.
  • Trains volunteers on peer-to-peer fundraising strategies and tools.
  • Manages specific programs and aspects of Reunion Weekend.

Requirements ​

  • Bachelor's degree
  • 3-5 years of professional experience, preferably in a development/fundraising environment

Preferred qualifications

  • Exceptional interpersonal skills with a proven experience developing deep, lasting relationships
  • Desire to contribute to and participate in the mission of Georgetown University
  • A track record of high achievement and meeting or exceeding goals
  • A proven ability to think strategically and to think creatively and innovatively
  • Ability to lead by example and through instruction Intellectual curiosity
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Motivated, self-starter
  • Desire to work in a team environment
  • Professional and collegial demeanor and ability to exercise diplomacy
  • Ability to perform multiple tasks at once with minimal supervision
  • Strong computer skills, including Microsoft applications (particularly Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Access)
  • Experience and comfort with understanding and performing semi-complex metrics and analysis
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Superior organizational skills and time management
  • Experience working with customers and/or volunteers
  • Ability to handle confidential matters on a regular basis
  • A professional and intellectual prowess, and an interest in higher education or non-profit philanthropy

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