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Bachelor's degree from accredited college or university in related fields such as business administration, public relations, marketing, or communications
One to three years of professional development and/or fundraising experience
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
The position is responsible for assisting in the planning and execution of events and operations for donors on Football and Basketball game days (i.e. Yosef Club Members, club seat patrons, suite guests, etc.).
Additional duties and responsibilities include:
Support the Director of Annual Giving for Athletics in the growth and development of relationships within regional chapter areas to increase fundraising efforts for the annual fund and major gifts.
Assist with database management of major gift prospects and annual fund (Yosef Club) donors.
Support the Senior Associate AD for Development in documenting all contact and stewardship reports for University Advancement and other associated responsibilities.
Support the Director of Annual Giving in Donor/Operation/Football parking assignments for the Athletic Department on game days. In addition, the position will assist in the collaborative efforts and projects between the Athletic Ticket office and other areas of the Athletic Department.
Assists in planning and attends most special events which may occur in the evenings or on weekends that promote the Athletic Department and fundraising efforts.
Work closely with the Alumni Affairs staff, the Appalachian State University Foundation, Inc. and University Advancement.
Experience with any combination of Banner, NeuLion, Excel, and dashboard formats is highly desirable
Experience in event logistics
Excellent organizational skills, written and verbal communication skills
Ability to be proactive with self-motivation to start and complete tasks on deadline
Possess high levels of accuracy and ability to manage multiple tasks successfully
Capability to develop and maintain effective relationships by listening, understanding, and responding to client/customer needs
Must have high levels of professionalism and confidentiality
Ability to respond to challenges and problem solve
Proficiency in using database systems and ability to develop procedures and apply new technologies
Type of Position: Full Time Position
Work Schedule/Hours: Mon-Fri, 8:00 - 5:00 pm except when travel, evening and weekend work is required
Appalachian State University, located in Boone, North Carolina’s Blue Ridge Mountains, prepares students to lead purposeful lives as engaged global citizens who understand their responsibilities in creating a sustainable future for all. The transformational Appalachian experience promotes a spirit of inclusion that brings people together in inspiring ways to acquire and create knowledge, to grow holistically, to act with passion and determination, and embrace diversity and difference. Appalachian enrolls about 18,000 students, has a low faculty-to-student ratio and offers more than 150 undergraduate and graduate majors. It is one of 16 universities in the University of North Carolina system.