Job Title: Development Associate, Class Campaigns (7546U) #25380
Job ID: 25380
Location: Off Campus-Berkeley
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Department Univ Dev and Alumni Rel
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Application Review Date
The First Review Date for this job is: August 3, 2018.
The Office of Annual Programs within the University Development and Alumni Relations department supports UC Berkeley's public mission to provide public education, research and public service by increasing financial support from alumni, parents, students, and friends. The office raises $13-$15 million annually and is responsible for engaging 26,000+ donors and volunteers. The goals of this office are to: 1) significantly raise the amount of discretionary funds for the Chancellor, deans, and program directors, 2) identify and cultivate new leadership and major gift prospects, 3) increase the number of annual donors, 4) engage, cultivate, and steward volunteers, and 5) instill a culture of giving among students and recent graduates. Programs include Direct Response Marketing, Parent Philanthropy & Engagement, and Class Campaigns.
We offer the following philanthropic and engagement opportunities for alumni, students, parents, and friends.
Annual Giving: We raise annual unrestricted support for the Chancellor, the schools/colleges and other campus programs.
Class Campaigns: We plan class reunion campaigns for the 5th, 10th, 15th, 20th, 25th, 25th, 30th, 35th, 40th, 45th, 50th, 55th and 60th reunion campaigns and work with alumni volunteer committees to support these campaigns.
Senior Class Gift Campaign: We engage undergraduate students in a year-long fundraising campaign, teaching them best practices in fundraising and provide support for this campaign.
Cal Parents (Parent Philanthropy & Engagement): We provide families of current and past students the opportunity for meaningful engagement with the university through a variety of philanthropic initiatives and volunteer activities.
The Class Campaigns team is designed to raise funds from all undergraduate Cal alumni who are celebrating a major reunion year. This position involves designing, developing, delivering, and administering fundraising programs. It will also involve implementing specific plans for fundraising and alumni relations programs and activities; or may plan, administer, and implement an established fundraising project or program of limited scope and complexity.
This position provides basic analysis of program trends and results, assists in developing materials, and coordinates work of support staff. It is also expected to raise the program's gift dollar amounts as established at each specialization.
Finally, this position will also involve cultivating, stewarding, and possibly soliciting donor prospects.
Under general supervision, exercises limited discretion and professional judgment in implementing established components for fundraising and alumni relations programs and activities; or plans, administers, and implements a well-defined or established fundraising program requiring the exercise of limited discretion and judgment.
Develops and maintains reports, providing basic analysis of program trends, and short and long range results.
Monitors and documents program activities and results.
Schedules and/or coordinates events.
Drafts informational and marketing materials for review for assigned programs.
Assists in developing materials for specific fundraising activities and/or promotional efforts such as writing, speaking, telephoning, et cetera, as needed.
Handles special projects/assignments involving direct interaction with alumni volunteers, donors, and various campus fundraising partners.
Conducts research on alumni, parents, friends, corporations, and foundations to identify prospects.
Coordinates work of support staff.
Working knowledge of fundraising, donor relations and public relations concepts, principles, procedures and techniques.
Working knowledge of the campus, its vision, mission, goals, objectives, achievements and infrastructure.
Working knowledge of applicable laws, rules, regulations, policies, et cetera.
Good written and interpersonal communication skills to establish and maintain good working relationships throughout the campus and with external constituencies.
Good organizational, analytical and critical thinking skills.
Skill to maintain confidentiality.
Intermediate to advanced computer skills including Microsoft Word, Excel and database management.
Bachelor's degree and/or equivalent work experience.
Salary & Benefits
Salary will be commensurate with experience.
For information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by the University visit:
Please submit your cover letter and resume as a single attachment when applying.
Conviction History Background
This is a designated position requiring fingerprinting and a background check due to the nature of the job responsibilities. Berkeley does hire people with conviction histories and reviews information received in the context of the job responsibilities. The University reserves the right to make employment contingent upon successful completion of the background check.
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