Director of Annual Giving
- Identifies, cultivates, solicits, and stewards annual gift donors and prospects including individuals, corporations, and foundations through direct personal contact in accordance with performance targets defined.
- Coordinates development of strategies, goals, and activities to ensure their integration into the Advancement Department.
- Assess, cultivate and solicit prospects and current donors.
- Work collaboratively with the Major Gift Director and Advancement Department staff to cultivate and solicit prospects and donors.
Education and/or experience:
- Bachelor’s degree in a related field.
- Three (3) years of professional experience directly related to the standard duties as outlined.
- Knowledge and understanding of principles, procedures, regulations, and standards applicable to the job.
- Understanding of the College's mission, vision and goals.
Other skills and abilities:
- Proven interpersonal skills and the ability to interact effectively with leadership, faculty, staff, prospects, donors, students and volunteers in a wide range of roles.
- Database management skills.
- Demonstrated organizational skills and experience in managing events and other complex activities in support of advancement objectives.
- Skills in budget preparation and fiscal management.
- Community relations skills and the ability to communicate and work effectively within a diverse community.
- Program planning and leadership skills.
- Highly developed verbal and written communication skills and the ability to present effectively to small and large groups.
- Demonstrated ability in securing gifts from individuals, corporations, foundations, and other private funding sources.
- Demonstrated ability in planning and implementing long and short range development initiatives in conjunction with strategic planning processes.
- Demonstrated ability in recruiting and managing volunteers and engaging them effectively in supporting the Advancement Department through fundraising, consultation, and advocacy.
- Ability to conduct research , gather data, analyze information, and prepare objectives.
- Ability to exercise good judgment, to demonstrate an understanding of ethics related to advancement activities, and to use discretion in interactions with donors, prospects, volunteers, and others.
Rocky Mountain College
1511 Poly Drive
Billings, Montana 59102-1796
As an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, we encourage applications from individuals with disabilities, veterans, minorities and women.