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Washington, DC Full Time Posted by: George Washington University Posted: Thursday, 26 March 2020

The Executive Director, Constituent Engagement and Development is a key leader for the George Washington University Division of Development and Alumni Relations (DAR) and the George Washington School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS). DAR is responsible for leading the university's fundraising and alumni engagement efforts. SMHS is the 11th oldest medical school in the country and the first in the nation's capital. Since its establishment, the school has been at the forefront of medical education, and has grown to include highly-ranked programs in emergency medicine, cancer treatment and research, as well as the health and biomedical sciences. This position is an integral component to achieving aspirational fundraising goals.
Reporting to the Senior Associate Vice President and Chief Development Officer, Medicine & Health, this position
Leads and directly manages the SMHS development team responsible for annual giving and engagement across a range of constituents, including alumni, grateful patients, and community members.
In strong collaboration and coordination with central development and its leader, this position develops and oversees the strategy and execution of the SMHS constituent annual giving and related marketing campaigns and programming, including grateful patients.
Focuses on increasing constituent giving participation and fostering the growth of donor pipelines to benefit major gifts.
Evaluates the results of direct mail and email campaigns, manages constituent annual gift prospects, and monitors and supporting field work of the constituent annual giving team to creatively engage and solicit gift prospects.
This is a management position at the university that, in addition to leading a work unit, leads and supervises staff directly, makes hiring decisions, provides coaching, training and mentoring, manages performance and determines future staffing needs.
Manages a portfolio of approximately 50 lead constituent annual gift prospects.
This position sets the strategic direction for planning and management of alumni and constituent relations programs within SMHS in coordination with the central development team to ensure consistency on approach and framework.
This position is responsible for the recruitment, management, and driving the strategic direction of positive and strategic leaders to the SMHS Leadership Advisory Council; successful volunteer management will be required.
Coordinating with the central development team on overall university strategic messaging and campaign framework, this position leads a team, strategizes on alumni communication and marketing plans, oversees alumni relations budgets and provides leadership for alumni programming.
This role strategically and collaboratively networks within other divisions and offices across the university, developing partnerships that promote and leverage alumni programs.
Provides comprehensive communication and management of metrics, to include goal solicitation and attainment, pledge collection, portfolio management oversight, and how we rate it/business of.
Stewards assigned donors, including pledge collection and management of endowment funds to ensure appropriate spending and communication to donors.
Travel to support constituent annual giving and engagement strategies is a requirement of this position.
Performs other related duties as assigned. The omission of specific duties does not preclude the supervisor from assigning duties that are logically related to the position.
Minimum Qualifications
Qualified candidates will hold a Bachelor's degree in an appropriate area of specialization plus 8 years of relevant professional experience, or, a Master's degree or higher in a relevant area of study plus 6 years of relevant professional experience. Degree must be conferred by the start date of the position. Degree requirements may be sCompanytituted with an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Preferred Qualifications
Track record of success in constituent development programs
Volunteer management experience
Data analytics
Relationship management
Team development and training
Overall management experience

Washington, DC, United States of America
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3/26/2020 6:11:52 PM

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