ASSISTANT DIRECTOR, PLANNED GIVING MARKETING & GIFT ADMINISTRATION, Development & Alumni Relations
January 18, 2018
JOIN BU's $1.5 BILLION CAMPAIGN TEAM
If you want to join a dynamic, mission-driven team in the best college town in the U.S.—at a prestigious university that knows where it wants to go, and is competitive in its compensation and benefits—consider us. If you want to help bring a $1.5 billion-dollar campaign to a successful conclusion—and maybe do some of your best work as an advancement professional—consider joining our team.
This historic effort will depend upon a dedicated, creative, and diverse staff. Boston University's Development and Alumni Relations' top leadership includes outstanding individuals recruited from some of the best institutions in the world and is led by Senior Vice President Scott Nichols.
Assistant Director, Planned Giving Marketing & Gift Administration
The Planned Giving Office at Boston University is a service organization providing information and expertise on the full array of planned gifts to internal and external clients. The department is comprised of six professionals responsible for generating and stewarding planned gifts for programs and Schools at Boston University. This team collaborates closely with the school based teams, as well as with principal gifts, leadership gifts and alumni relations. In creating a culture of heightened awareness of gift planning as a desirable funding option, the department is an important contributor to the long term strategic fund raising initiatives of the university.
The Assistant Director of Planned Giving Marketing and Gift administration requires a diverse skill set developed through planned giving marketing, prospect qualification, gift processing and administration, and stewardship experience. Responsibilities include;
Develop and implement comprehensive marketing plan for BU's 16 schools and colleges in coordination with external vendor and Development Communications team. Coordinate with development officers across the University to develop and support school-based planned giving marketing initiatives. Develop and implement annual stewardship plan across multiple channels. Organize and manage events for legacy society. Responsible for directing and supervising administration of all planned gifts including bequests, life income gifts and other estate gifts as well as serving as an adviser for information concerning planned gifts to prospects, donors and DAR staff. In partnership with the Director coordinate and present internal training modules to various DAR departments
Candidates must have a bachelor's degree. Additionally, advanced written communications, attention to detail, analytical skills and collaboration skills are required. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience.
Play a leading role in BU's $1.5 Billion campaign, and join us today.
Boston University is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Internal Number: 5380/A1718
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