Associate Director, Reunions & Campaigns
UC Berkeley - Off Campus
UC Berkeley School of Law (Boalt Hall) is one of the nation’s great centers for legal education, ever exploring new intellectual boundaries while tacking urgent, real-world issues. Berkeley Law is also known for its vibrant and engaged community of student s and scholars who are committed to providing leadership and making a difference on problems of local, national, and global import.
The Associate Director, Reunions & Campaigns, working with the Director, Annual Giving & Stewardship and other department and school personnel, will plan, implement, manage, and analyze a systematic, comprehensive and coordinated suite of programs that engenders programmatic special giving to Berkeley Law. This may include managing a portfolio of donors and prospects; organizing, managing, soliciting and stewarding constituent groups; recording and maintaining excellent records for all programs; and other activities. The Assistant Director, Reunions & Campaigns is a multi-tasker with strong project management skills; an experienced professional with superior writing and advanced communication ability, and excellent organizational and analytical skills; an excellent volunteer manager with an attitude of inclusion, an understanding of the value of teamwork, and a drive for success.
40% Create, implement, coordinate and analyze results of a program of reunion activities that include solicitations by print and email for 3000 alumni class members of reunion years; design, incorporate and utilize a suite of targeted materials including letterhead, fliers, remits, posters, webpage and social media postings to further class giving campaigns; research and identify top donors for leadership giving and volunteer giving and positions; with committee leaders, set dollar and giving percentage goals; collaborate with Alumni Relations and others on reunion programming to share information with constituencies.
20% Campaigns management including planning, implementing, analyzing, recording and reporting for a variety of ongoing and innovative and engaging campaigns designed to encourage connections among alumni, students, and colleagues with each other and the law school; coordinate messaging to engender special, increased and continued giving; engage constituencies in volunteer efforts; ensure adherence to school and campus policies and procedures; set and achieve objectives that support the goals of the department and the school.
20% Plan and carry out other direct campaigns such as Partners in Leadership, the Graduating Class Gift Campaign, and a personal-visits campaign; research possibilities and devise new initiatives for fundraising through activities that include individual donors and groups of volunteers; draft, edit and disseminate informational and marketing materials.
10% Volunteer management in recruiting, training and overseeing groups of volunteers; providing opportunities for engagement and participation in fundraising efforts; offering information and counsel to support success; monitoring progress and reporting on complex analyses and results.
10% Administration tasks such as running data lists, tracking all activities, recording and maintaining accurate and thorough records in the database; creating best practice analyses; reporting to volunteers and department colleagues; act as liaison to campus and external peers; coordinate work of support staff; create and use appropriate campus and industry standards best practices and metrics.
- Bachelor's degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training
- Thorough working knowledge of and comfort with fundraising, donor relations and public relations concepts and best practices
- Superior written, oral and interpersonal communication skills to build and maintain efficient and effective working relationships inside and outside the department
- Excellent analytical, critical thinking and management skills, decision-making and problem identification/avoidance/resolution
- Superior ability to multi-task, prioritize, exercise good judgment, work independently as well as in collaboration, exhibit facility in project management, ability to staff events on some weekends and evenings
- Strong computer skills and comfort level with databases, research, social media, web pages, spreadsheets and presentations
- Working knowledge of UC Berkeley vision, mission, goals, regulations and policies
- Commitment to professionalism, inclusion and flexibility, leadership and appropriate management of personnel and resources, completion of objectives and goals
- Ability to successfully complete a criminal background check
Salary: Hiring salary range: $57,000-$68,000. For information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by the University visit:
First Review Date: November 23, 2012
To Apply: Please submit your cover letter and resume as a single attachment when applying through jobs.berkeley.edu click on ‘Job Listings’ followed by ‘External Applicants’, and then search for job number 14881.
Additional Information: This position has been designated as sensitive and may require a Criminal Background Check. We reserve the right to make employment contingent upon successful completion of a Criminal Background Check.
The University of California, Berkeley is one of the world's leading universities in research, teaching, and public service. The campus employs 2,028 faculty and over 14,000 staff in more than 130 academic departments and interdepartmental groups, libraries, museums and more than 65 interdisciplinary research units contribute to this dynamic and vital research and teaching environment.
The University of California, Berkeley is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We offer a diverse working environment, competitive salaries, and comprehensive benefits.
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