The Regional Director of Development will work out of our campus in Los Angeles, California and is responsible for cultivating, soliciting, closing, and stewarding gifts of $100,000 or more from prospects located in Southern California and in the Southwest.
This Director will work closely with the Assistant VP for Regional Programs in LA as well as additional program staff in that office and will report to the Executive Director of Regional Advancement on campus.
This Director will help lay the foundation for our upcoming Capital Campaign by building and executing a pipeline of our wealthiest prospects in the Southwest.
The core work for this position is to identify, cultivate and solicit gifts from new and current donors with an emphasis on gifts of $100,000 or more. These donors will primarily be from the Southern California area, but travel may include the Southwest more broadly, including Arizona. He or she will engage alumni, parents, and donors in our SULA semester programs and numerous regional events and will collaborate extensively with school and college based colleagues on campus to align donor interests with funding priorities.
In addition, the Regional Director will support and facilitate the work of the LA Regional Council, a core group of University ambassadors in the LA region whose primary purpose is to help identify, cultivate and engage key donors and prospects to help the University accomplish its mission.
Internal Number: 76445
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