Job ID: 2021-8250 Type: University Development and Alumni Relations (WS1006) # of Openings: 1 Category: Development/Sponsored Research/Grant Writing New York University
As part of the Development fundraising team, this position will support the implementation of effective strategies to build and manage the Gift Planning prospect pipeline, prioritize approaches, steward prospects and help with events to identify, cultivate and solicit new gift planning prospects. Responsibilities will include: Collaborate and coordinate with the research department to identify prospective donors; drive the implementations of donor strategies set by directors; ensure proper acknowledgement for dedicated gifts; provide follow-up correspondence and activity to donor requests. Cold call prospects to determine their potential as a gift planning prospect and then move these gift planning prospects up the pipeline. Arrange meetings for Directors and assist with follow up. Review and drive the implementation of donor cultivation and solicitation strategies for individual prospects. Plan and draft correspondence and proposals for prospects and current donors. Manage and fine-tune the stewardship process for gift planning donors who have already shared their estate intentions with NYU.
Required Education: Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience: 2+ years experience with public relations, client relations, fundraising or corporate marketing or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Preferred Experience: 2+ years experience in an academic environment. Experience and/or understanding of planned giving and/or estate planning.
Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities: Excellent interpersonal and oral and written communication skills; strong analytical and project management skills. Working knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet, and database software.
Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Abilities: Experience with specialized fundraising databases.
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