Relocate to Hawaii -Associate Director of Donor Development - Higher Ed

Relocate to Hawaii! Associate Director of Donor Development - Higher Ed- onsite in Hawaii

  • Honolulu, HI +5
  • $70,000 - $85,000
  • Managed by Jobot Pro: Monica Del Rio
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A bit about us:

The Associate Director of Development is primarily focused on identifying, engaging, and soliciting prospective donors for major and leadership gifts that support the vision of the Dean of the College of Social Sciences. The Associate Director will close gifts and steward donors so that the positive and mutually beneficial relationships continue. This College with programs including global and Native Hawaiian initiatives, civic and community engagement, and student pathways. Premier faculty conduct impactful social sciences research. The alumni base is over 35,000 people in Hawai‘i and globally.

Essential Duties:
  • Build and actively manage a portfolio of 75-80 major gift prospects, including those identified by the Associate
Director and those assigned by the Executive Director of Development and the Dean of College of Social
  • Identify, cultivate and solicit prospective donors for major gifts of $25,000 and above.
  • The Associate Director is expected to make appointments for personal visits with major gift prospects that
ultimately lead to gift solicitations.
  • Participate actively and consistently in the Prospect Management Process: file timely (monthly) prospect clearance requests for cultivation and solicitation; provide monthly schedules of prospect appointment; file timely (monthly) contact reports on prospects; communicate with all team members on each assigned prospect; develop written strategies and adhere to scheduled strategy for the cultivation and closing of major gifts
  • Steward current and past donors to assure ongoing involvement and increased giving
  • Must be able and willing to travel interisland and nationally upon request.

Why join us?

  • Location: Onsite in Honolulu, Hawaii
  • 403b Retirement Plan (employer paid)
  • Generous PTO policy
  • Comprehensive benefits package including disability insurance and flex spending program
  • Salary Range: $70K - $85K

Job Details

Minimum of two years of progressively responsible experience in a non-profit setting, preferably an alumni, development, educational or membership organization, with a proven success record.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and eloquently in written and spoken form;
  • Ability to work with a diverse community;
  • Ability to meet deadlines and maintain self-motivation;
  • Ability to manage and manipulate databases;
  • Proficient in Word, Excel, Outlook;
  • Bachelor’s degree required;
  • Ability to work effectively in a large complex, dynamic organization balancing competing priorities.
  • Willing to exemplify and live the values of the : accountability, excellence,
integrity, service, teamwork, and trust.
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