Job Requisition Number: 25785. The Haas School of Business develops path bending leaders - individuals who redefine how we do business. Berkeley Haas, the second oldest business school in the United States, educates 2,200 students each year in six degree-granting programs, and hundreds more through executive education programs. A team of 300 staff members support these students, faculty and alumni through work in areas that include Admissions, Student Services, Career Management, Administration, Development and Alumni Relations.
Berkeley Haas offers opportunities to champion new ideas, collaborate across boundaries, and learn continually. Our culture is captured by Four Defining Principles (Question the Status Quo, Confidence Without Attitude, Students Always and Beyond Yourself) that distinguish Berkeley Haas as a place to learn—and a place to work.
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The Development and Alumni Relations team at Berkeley Haas engages and cultivates alumni, parents, friends, corporations and foundations to advance the vision and mission of the school, inviting these key constituencies to provide volunteer leadership and make philanthropic investments in support of the school's students, faculty and programs. The Development team of major gift and annual gift officers cultivates prospective donors, both nationally and internationally, to inspire transformational gifts in support of Berkeley Haas and provides staff support for high-level volunteer groups, such as the Berkeley Haas Advisory Board and the Dean's Advisory Circle. With 40,000 living alumni, the Alumni Relations team develops and builds greater awareness for career services, lifelong learning, and networking resources to support the engagement, learning, and connectedness of Berkeley Haas alumni.
•Results have a major impact on the overall goals of the program. Manage a portfolio of 100 - 150 major gifts or corporate/foundation relations prospects, with the capacity to give between $100,000 and $5,000,000. Make at least 10 - 15 substantive contacts per month (e.g., significant moves that advance a relationship). Qualify major gift prospects and solicit gifts directly. Ensure that predetermined fundraising goals are met and raise at least $1M annually. •Identifies, cultivates, solicits and/or stewards major gift prospects and donors. This is performed by phone, letter, email and/or in-person appointments. •Designs and implements specialized program activities such as leadership level dinners and others as assigned by the Assistant Dean. •Oversees all major gift prospects within predetermined geographic regions. •Organizes and manages fundraising visits with senior leadership. Develops briefings, plans and strategies for soliciting major donor prospects. •Personally solicits donors for gifts of $100,000 and above. Develops, creates, writes, implements, and evaluates individualized plans and strategies for cultivation and solicitation of individual prospects. •Creates, writes and presents proposals for solicitation of individual, corporate, and/or foundation prospects for gifts of $100,000 and above in compliance with campus policies and gift guidelines. •May serve as an expert or lead development professional in a specific academic discipline as well as the fundraising representative for select Centers or Institutes within the Haas School of Business. •Serves as a resource to the school community, interacting with prospects, donors, administration, faculty, staff, students, and outside professionals to provide information, advice, and counsel regarding donors and prospects. •May attend functions, meetings and serve on internal/external committees as a representative of the campus. •Attends fundraising and networking events for the Haas School of Business, including all signature events.•Advanced knowledge of all aspects of fundraising, donor relations and public relations. •Advanced knowledge of all aspects of the campus, including relevant issues for both the campus and higher education. •Advanced knowledge of the campus including its vision, mission, goals, objectives, achievements and infrastructure. •Advanced knowledge of applicable laws, rules, regulations, institutional policies, et cetera. •Advanced written, oral and interpersonal communication skills, including political acumen to establish and maintain good working relationships throughout the organization and with outside constituencies. •Advanced skill in making persuasive and compelling presentations of campus goals/objectives and securing gifts. •Advanced skill to meet predetermined goals and objectives through effective program/project planning, organization, execution and evaluation. •Advanced analytical, critical thinking, problem recognition/avoidance/resolution skills. •Skill to meet or exceed fundraising goals and objectives. •Proven experience identifying, cultivating and soliciting major gifts of $100,000+. •Bachelors degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training
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