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San Francisco, California, United States
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ASSISTANT DIRECTOR, ANNUAL FUND & DEVELOPMENT COMMUNICATIONS

Advancement


The University of California Hastings College of the Law was founded in 1878 as the law department of the University of California and was the first law school in California. Over the years, it has built a legacy and reputation of being a preeminent institution comprised of renowned faculty committed to the study of legal theory and research, preparing students for careers in the judicial system, public service, and industry.

The College is redefining legal education through an experiential, interdisciplinary, and international approach to the law. By integrating rigorous academics with hands-on practice, the College is preparing its graduates to tackle modern legal challenges.

THE ROLE

Under the supervision of the Director of Alumni Engagement and Culture, the Assistant Director, Annual Giving and Development Communications works to create a culture of philanthropy amongst alumni, faculty, staff and students. The incumbent is responsible for the management of a comprehensive annual giving program with the goal of increasing community engagement as measured primarily by annual giving participation. The Assistant Director, Annual Giving and Development Communications balances a keen understanding of metric driven campaigns with strong and persuasive writing to solicit key constituencies via all manners of communications (e.g., direct mail, email, phone, mobile, social media and web).

The successful candidate will demonstrate a broad range of administrative and project-based leadership, possess exemplary organization and communication skills, and maintains an impeccable attention to detail. They are capable of managing multiple deadlines and priorities and are comfortable working in a fast-paced environment both independently and as part of a team.

RESPONSIBILITIES
Typical duties and responsibilities consist of, but are not limited to, the following:

Annual Giving / Development Communications 

  • In collaboration with the Director of Alumni Engagement and Culture, set annual giving goals and develop and drive a master plan and calendar for all phases of the College’s annual giving program.
  • Coordinate and implement marketing and communications strategies in support of existing and emerging annual giving campaigns, including, but not limited to, Class Reunions, UC Hastings Challenge, Student/Staff/Faculty Giving, and Giving Tuesday.
  • Coordinate the production of appeals, digital and print, from initial conception in collaboration with development colleagues, to working with outside vendors on design, printing and mailing.
  • Write effective and persuasive appeals, print and digital.
  • Regularly prepare bi-monthly reports and analyses to monitor annual giving revenue and campaign success and participation for Fundraising Team.
  • Other related duties as assigned.


Volunteer Management and Community Engagement

  • In collaboration with the Director of Alumni Engagement and Culture, identify, recruit, train, manage, and inspire annual giving campaign volunteers.
  • Actively build relationships with UC Hastings alumni, faculty, staff and students to communicate annual giving campaign information and generate community buy-in and support.
  • Prepare and distribute progress reports and campaign communications for volunteers and supporting staff.
  • Assist with all Advancement Department signature and community events as assigned.
  • Other related duties as assigned.


Other Engagement / Data Analyses

  • In collaboration with the Director of Alumni Engagement and Culture and Director of Operations, co-manage the Blackboard Luminate Online engagement platform in the areas of email communication, donor behavior and giving trends, and crowdsource fundraising.
  • Prepare and distribute reports and analysis of database communications as requested.
  • Other related duties as assigned.


REQUIREMENTS

Education & Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • A minimum of 3 years of progressive and successful development experience in annual giving, preferably in the higher education arena.
  • A minimum of 2 years of experience in digital communication in donor outreach and strategy.


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Ability to understand the needs and priorities of an organization, and to develop appeals for support in a compelling and convincing manner.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, including demonstrated writing and editing skills in the preparation of appeals, and in the drafting of related correspondence, often for the signature of institutional leaders.
  • Stellar relationship building skills and ability to build rapport with internal and external stakeholders around innovative ideas and programs.
  • Commitment to appropriate use of sensitive and confidential constituent data.
  • Excellent time management and follow-up skills.
  • Ability to work well under deadline and to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Ability to establish and achieve quantified objectives.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Ability to travel around the region and to other areas of the country.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license.


BENEFITS

Health and Welfare Benefits

  • Comprehensive medical, dental and vision insurance coverage
  • Flexible Spending Accounts for transportation-related, healthcare and dependent care expenses
  • Employee Assistance Program


For your Financial Future

  • Life Insurance, Disability Insurance, and Legal Insurance
  • University of California Retirement Plan (a defined benefit plan)
  • Deferred Compensation Plans/Pre-tax Retirement Savings Programs


For your Work/Life Balance

  • Fourteen paid holidays per year
  • Generous vacation and sick leave
  • Commuter Benefits Program


This full-time, exempt, represented opportunity offers a yearly salary range of $62,541 - $76,000 (commensurate with qualifications) plus an excellent benefits package. To apply:  https://uc-hastings.breezy.hr/p/8a67d20a3ebb-assistant-director-annual-giving-and-development-communications. Failure to provide the information as required on the application form and to include a resume shall immediately disqualify an applicant from employment consideration. This position has been designated as "sensitive" and requires a pre-employment background check. This position is open until filled.


UC Hastings College of the Law is an Equal Opportunity Employer



Job Information

  • Job ID: 59360230
  • Location:
    San Francisco, California, United States
  • Position Title: ASSISTANT DIRECTOR, ANNUAL FUND & DEVELOPMENT COMMUNICATIONS
  • Company Name: University of California Hastings College of the Law
  • Industry: 4-Year College or University/Higher Education Institution
  • Specialties: Annual Fund & Giving,
    Communications & Public Relations
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