Job Requisition Number: 26242. Berkeley Social Welfare trains our students for a range of leadership, research, teaching and practice roles in the profession. Students are prepared to practice at specific intervention levels and are thoroughly grounded in the knowledge of social and psychological concerns, social welfare policies and social service organizations.
Berkeley Social Welfare houses several programs designed to provide educational and training opportunities to social work students and professionals; contribute impactful research informing service delivery; and foster relationships among institutions, students and service providers in California, the United States and throughout the globe.
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.
•Manages special stewardship programs, e.g., Dean’s football guest program & donor recognition meetings, luncheons, etc. •Manages, in consultation with Director of External Relations, student scholarship and fellowship stewardship reporting program working in collaboration with UDAR’s Office of Fund Management, Donor and Gift Services. •Reviews guest lists for events in School and cross checks with CADS. Updates those needed and provides leads for the Director of External Relations and provides database updates for alumni/friends, including addresses, emails, and phone numbers. •Manages the donor acknowledgement gifts and coordinates with SSW community for distribution and re-ordering. •Prepares weekly gift list and coordinates with front-line fundraising team and assistant dean on personalized acknowledgments for special and major donors to the School •Manages special acknowledgements signed by the Dean working with front-line team, assistant dean and Dean’s executive assistant. •Sends gift acknowledgements to donors, processes gift checks and account paperwork. •Produces timely standard acknowledgement letters and post cards. •Supports Director of External Relations with endowed chair reporting and donor stewardship reporting. •Provide potential donors with logistical/practical information about making a donation, including areas of giving for the School of Social Welfare; online and mailing options; appropriate fund number(s); and standard bequest language. •Connect donors with appropriate UDAR contacts for more complex gifts, including endowments and bequests. •Ensure that annual stewardship for living donors/endowed funds (eg, facilitating meetings or other communications with their faculty chairholders) is fulfilled per UDAR requirements.
Develops and maintains reports, providing basic analysis of program trends, and short and long range results.
•Manages and maintains updates in the Campus Alumni Database System (CADS). •Works closely with campus gift and fund administration to update information and follow up on donors. •Works closely with UDAR to research, develop, prepare and deliver fundraising proposals and reports to major donors and prospects.
Schedules and/or coordinates events.
•Plans meetings involving fundraisers, faculty and donors, balancing complex objectives, for the purpose of soliciting financial support. This is between 4-6 events per year. •Assists in the development of invitation lists for special outreach or events related to cultivation and engagement with prospective donors and alumni of the School. •May coordinate with campus representatives in collaboration with front-line fundraising team on multi-unit or campus-wide events related to fundraising campaigns or programs. •Serves as work lead for coordinating internal and external SSW events. •Also provides staff support to Advisory Board: handle administrative requests, coordinate logistics for meetings, take minutes. Advisory board meetings occur 2-3 times per year.
Assists in developing materials for specific fundraising activities and/or promotional efforts as writing, speaking, telephoning, et cetera, as needed.
•Works with front-line fundraisers and annual fund director to support the production of materials such as development packets, case statements, campaign brochures and other printed collateral. •Assists in coordinating in-house solicitation mailings and mailings for events and other promotional materials. •Prepares donor packets for the Director of External Relations
Conducts research on alumni, friends, corporations, and foundations to identify prospects.
•Conducts qualitative and quantitative research on donors and prospective donors and to identify, qualify, cultivate, solicit and steward them in compliance with established University policies and guidelines. •May prepare and contribute to research reports and briefings for the front-lines, the Dean or key faculty or senior administers on prospective donors. •Collaborates with fundraising professionals and University Relations staff, as well as schools and colleges across campus to meet the interests of multi-interest prospect groups.
Handles special projects/assignments involving direct interaction with alumni volunteers and donors and other duties as assigned.•Bachelor's degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training •Advanced knowledge of the Campus Alumni and Donor System (CADS) or demonstrated ability to learn such knowledge. •Advanced knowledge of Word, Excel, database management and graphic design programs. •Working knowledge of fundraising, donor relations and public relations concepts, principles, procedures and techniques. •General knowledge of development, annual fund, direct mail, telemarketing, fundraising events, and donor communications. •Ability to work successfully in teams and under own initiative, as well as the ability to shift priorities, handle multiple assignments, and meet deadlines. •Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously. •Able to communicate and work cordially with others, especially under pressure. •Respect for donors, volunteers, press, and visitors to the School – understanding of donor stewardship and customer service principles and practices. •Working knowledge of the campus, its vision, mission, goals, objectives, achievements and infrastructure. •Working knowledge of applicable laws, rules, regulations, policies, etc. •Excellent written and interpersonal communication skills to establish and maintain good working relationships throughout the campus and with external constituencies. •Strong organizational, analytical and critical thinking skills. •Sound judgment, discretion and ability to maintain confidentiality. •Understanding of marketing and event planning principles and practices. •Available to attend occasional evening or weekend events. This is a part-time (60%) career position eligible for full UC Benefits.
The University of California was chartered in 1868 and its flagship campus - envisioned as a "City of Learning" - was established at Berkeley, on San Francisco Bay. Today the world's premier public university and a wellspring of innovation, UC Berkeley occupies a 1,232 acre campus with a sylvan 178-acre central core. From this home its academic community makes key contributions to the economic and social well-being of the Bay Area, California, and the nation.