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Director of Development II

Position: Full-time
Date posted: October 13, 2020

West Virginia Wesleyan College is seeking a Director of Development II to join the Office of Development. The full-time, 12-month, Director position will spearhead development campaigns/activations and support and cultivate donor relations.

Position Responsibilities Include (but are not limited to):

  • Create and execute development campaigns that support the Strategic Vision of West Virginia Wesleyan College
  • Coordinate with the Chief Development and Marketing Officer and the Chief of Staff with the research, cultivation and engagement of past donors and expand the College’s donor base to new donors (individuals who are both alumni and non-alumni)
  • Develop and execute ongoing giving campaigns and activations throughout the Fiscal Year, with outlined deliverables, accounting and reporting for each quarter and campaign/activation
  • Engage and manage current or prospective donors for development purposes, including correspondence
  • Maintain weekly accounting and reporting of donor interaction and engagement
  • Support efforts to maintain critical databases that support donor engagement
  • Support key activations across the Office of Development
  • Other duties as assigned by the Chief Development and Marketing Officer
  • Represent the values of West Virginia Wesleyan College in all interactions with internal and external audiences

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree and 5-7 years of experience in fundraising and development, communications or a related field
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Proven organizational and interpersonal abilities
  • Ability to represent the College in a professional manner in interacting with students, parents, alumni and donors
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team framework, but also independently as required
  • Ties to Wesleyan a plus

To Apply:

Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest, resume and names and contact information of three references to wvwcjobapp@wvwc.edu.  On the subject of the email, please enter:  ##12## – Director of Development II. The review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

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