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Assistant Director, Donor Engagement, Department of Athletics

Company: Wake Forest University
Location: Winston Salem
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Application Instructions:External Applicants: Please upload your resume on the Apply screen. Your application will automatically populate your resume details, and you may verify and update data on the My Information page. Please add your cover letter and any other documents required for the position to the Resume/CV document upload section at the bottom of the My Experience application page. Use the Select Files button to add multiple documents including your cover letter and supporting documents. The My Experience page is the only opportunity to add your cover letter and supporting document attachments. You will not be able to modify your application after you submit it. Current Employees: Apply from your existing Workday account. Do not apply from the website. Log in to Workday. Click on the Career Worklet and select Find Jobs. Locate the position and click Apply. Update your Education and Job History.** Cover letter required for all positions and optional for facilities, campus services, and hospitality positions unless otherwise specified.Job Description SummaryThe Assistant Director, Donor Experience will assist in the coordination, development and implementation of a signature events and stewardship for Wake Forest Athletics. This position will serve to better connect Deacon Club members who are making financial contributions to athletics, assist with the acquisition of new members and strengthen their relationship on all levels. The position will work alongside Deacon Club staff and report to the Assistant Athletic Director, Donor Engagement to determine best strategies for effective events, stewardship and engagement activities.Job DescriptionEssential Functions:Major Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Executes stewardship and engagement initiatives for Athletic Giving Society.
  • Executes stewardship and engagement initiatives sports specific giving.
  • Executes endowment and estate programming and stewardship.
  • Assists with bowl, NCAA/ACC tournament and/or postseason programming for Deacon Club.
  • Assists with away game travel/events for the Deacon Club.
  • Serves as planning and execution support for Deacon Club events including but not limited to Deacon Club hosted tailgates, various small group/regional events, and signature events for Deacon Club and Wake Forest Athletics.
  • Manages Virtual programming including Program Update Calls, Virtual Happy Hours, and incoming student-athlete parent orientations.
  • Assists with Naming Recognition inventory.
  • Assists with bowl, NCAA/ACC tournament and/or postseason programming for Deacon Club.
  • Assists with away game travel/events for the Deacon Club.
  • Updates plaques for premium seating including Basketball Floor Seats, Basketball Suites, Club Tables, and Deacon Tower Suites.
  • Serves as Athletics staff liaison/manager for premium hospitality areas for Football and Men's Basketball games including Allegacy Club and Flow Lexus Club.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.Required Education, Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:Bachelor's degree and 2+ years of experience required. Employee should have the ability to manage multiple tasks, set priorities in a fast-paced environment and be an expert in all areas of event creation, planning and execution. Some lifting and moving of event-related items is required. Proficiency in Microsoft Office is required.Preferred Education, Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:Knowledge of fundraising and event software is preferred. Accountabilities:
    • Employee will have a working knowledge of Deacon Club budgets and will be expected to make purchases in the best interest of the department.
    • Employee will help to oversee the Donor Experience intern and ensure intern is staying on task.
    • Ensures compliance with NCAA rules and regulations related to outside interest groups, to include keeping donors informed as to applicable rules, and preventing interference with the operation of intercollegiate athletics programs.Supervisory Responsibility: Provides guidance and supervision for student workers, interns and volunteers.Note:This position profile identifies the key responsibilities and expectations for performance. It cannot encompass all specific job tasks that an employee may be required to perform. Employees are required to follow any other job-related instructions and perform job-related duties as may be reasonably assigned by his/her supervisor.In order to provide a safe learning and living community, Wake Forest University conducts background investigations and drug screens for all final candidates being considered for employment.Wake Forest seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce, and encourages qualified candidates across all group demographics to apply.Additional Job DescriptionIn an effort to protect the health and safety of the campus community, all faculty and staff positions, excluding staff who perform duties exclusively at Graylyn Conference Center, are required to be fully vaccinated with an FDA approved or authorized COVID-19 vaccine prior to their hire date. Once hired, faculty and staff must maintain full COVID-19 vaccination status throughout their employment at Wake Forest University. Faculty and staff with disabilities or sincerely held religious beliefs that preclude vaccination should contact Human Resources to request a reasonable accommodation.Time Type RequirementFull timeNote to Applicant:This position profile identifies the key responsibilities and expectations for performance. It cannot encompass all specific job tasks that an employee may be required to perform. Employees are required to follow any other job-related instructions and perform job-related duties as may be reasonably assigned by his/her supervisor.In order to provide a safe and productive learning and living community, Wake Forest University conducts background investigations and drug screens for all final staff candidates being considered for employment.WakeForestseeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce while promoting an inclusive work environment committed to excellence in the spirit of Pro Humanitate.In adherence with applicable laws and as provided by University policies, the University prohibits discrimination in its employment practices on thebasis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, genetic information, disability and veteran statusandencourages qualified candidates across all group demographics to apply.

Keywords: Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem , Assistant Director, Donor Engagement, Department of Athletics, Executive , Winston Salem, North Carolina

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