Discovery Ambassador - Office of Advancement

Washington D.C.
Apr 05, 2018
Apr 24, 2018
Full Time
Located in a historic neighborhood in the nation's capital, Georgetown offers rigorous academic programs, a global perspective, exciting ways to take advantage of Washington, D.C., and a commitment to social justice. Our community is a tight knit group of remarkable individuals interested in intellectual inquiry and making a difference in the world.


The Georgetown Ambassador will serve as a member of the Discovery Initiative Team, within the Office Advancement at Georgetown that will focus on the identification, cultivation, and engagement of over 10,000 Georgetown University alumni around the country. This position plays a key role in identifying the expressed and perceived interests that alumni have in Georgetown, and contributes to the fundraising and alumni relation efforts of the University. The subsequent result of this team's efforts will be the development of a more engaged and qualified prospect pool of volunteers and donors for Georgetown.

The primary responsibility of this position is to visit with and engage alumni in a discussion about their experience while at Georgetown; to understand their current interests in various areas, projects, initiatives; to gauge their interest in becoming more involved with Georgetown as a volunteer; and to assess their philanthropic inclination towards making a gift to Georgetown. The incumbent will be provided with the necessary information and tools to conduct these interviews, but will be responsible to collect the data and submit necessary reports.

The Ambassador will report to the Senior Director, Class Programs and Reunion Campaigns who oversees the Discovery Initiative. The Ambassador will be a member of a team comprised of both full-time and part-time employees dedicated to this project. The entire Ambassador team also has as colleagues the members of the Alumni Relations team,which is comprised of 18 full-time employees working on-site at Georgetown.

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EEO Statement:

Georgetown University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer fully dedicated to achieving a diverse faculty and staff.  All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and expression, and sexual orientation), disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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