Associate Director, Global Advancement - EMEA

University of Chicago Booth School of Business  |  Chicago, IL

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Posted 4 weeks ago Full-Time

Job Details

Position Title:

Associate Director, Global Advancement - EMEA

Job Type: Development
Location: Chicago, IL
Positions Available: 1
Institution Type: Private not-for-profit,
Institution Size: < 5,000 Students
Employer ID: 24821

Benefits

Housing for Position:
None provided
Benefits
Housing for Position:
None provided
Qualifications
Education:
Masters Preferred, Bachelors Required
Major Preference:
No Preference
Experience:

Qualifications
Education:
Masters Preferred, Bachelors Required
Major Preference:
No Preference
Experience:

Position Description

GENERAL SUMMARY:

The Associate Director of Global Advancement at the University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business implements comprehensive fundraising strategies to raise major gifts in support of the mission and priorities of the school. The Associate Director identifies, qualifies, cultivates, solicits, and stewards a portfolio of current and potential donors with the capacity to make gifts in excess of $100,000.  

Travels frequently within assigned regions to meet with prospects and donors. Plans and organizes several cultivation events per year for small groups of high-level donors. Works effectively and collaboratively with internal and external colleagues to achieve development goals and objectives.

This position is based in Chicago with a region that encompasses Europe, Middle East and Africa.  Position will require approximately 40% within the assigned region.

 

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Manage a portfolio of approximately 125 prospects. Develop strong relationships to build connection with and support for the school.
  • Meet or exceed activity goals for prospect visits, qualifications, solicitations, and funds raised.
  • Build a strong network of alumni through engagement and annual fund support.
  • Close gifts in excess of $100,000.
  • Record all prospect actions and activities in the University Prospect Management System.
  • In conjunction with the Chicago Booth stewardship department, create and administer stewardship plans.
  • Collaborate with Chicago Booth departments (Annual Fund, Career Services, Admissions, Global Initiatives, etc.) on donor and prospect cultivation activities.
  • Identify and contact additional prospects through collaboration with Chicago Booth research and prospect management.
  • Coordinate with campus partners in fundraising and non-fundraising areas.
  • Actively participate in building and sustaining a comprehensive regional strategy.
  • Plan, execute, and attend evening and weekend functions, as necessary.
  • Other responsibilities as assigned.

 

JOB LOCATION:

401 N Michigan Ave.

Chicago, IL 60611


Job Requirements

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher required.
  • Minimum three years of front-line development or sales and marketing experience required. 
  • A background related to business or professional school education is preferred.
  • Sophisticated judgment in devising cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship strategies required.
  • Strong organizational and analytical skills required.
  • Demonstrated fluency in Microsoft Office products. Experience using a database preferred.
  • Outstanding interpersonal and communications skills required, characterized by the ability to listen, to speak, and to write well, with a strong commitment to customer service.
  • Fluency in one or more European language desirable but not required.
  • Ability to self-motivate and work well with and through others required.

 

Interested candidates should apply directly to the University of Chicago job board. Only applicants that apply directly to the job board will be considered for the position. If the link does not send you to the job posting please copy and paste into your web browser. Thank you for your interest in The University of Chicago, Booth School of Business!

https://uchicago.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/External/job/401-N-Michigan-Avenue/Associate-Director--Global-Advancement---EMEA_JR05505

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