High Point University
High Point, NC
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution required.
Experience and Training
A minimum of three years successful sales, business development, or fundraising experience, with a demonstrable record of progressive achievement.
Basic knowledge of Raiser’s Edge or other CRM software.
Knowledge, Skills, Ability
Demonstrated leadership skills and ability to think and plan strategically.
Possess a high degree of emotional intelligence and interpersonal skills.
High energy, drive, integrity, sincerity.
Exceptional written and oral communication skills.
Meets and exceeds annual fundraising goals established by the office senior leadership, in conjunction with and collaboration with the Advancement Officer.
Proactively identifies potential leadership gift benefactors (including donors to annual giving clubs, as well donors capable of making gifts in excess of $50,000) among alumni, parents, staff, faculty, friends and other sources. Meet with, solicit, and close gifts from these donor prospects in order to meet annually established fundraising totals.
Collaborates with senior leadership to plan strategy for top-level donors and develop proposals which align with the University’s top priorities and fit benefactor interests.
Manages prospect portfolio of current and potential major gift benefactors in a disciplined, organized manner, consulting with the Vice President for Development, Director of Major Gifts, and other team members regarding strategy, development and action plan for solicitation, closure and stewardship.
Participates as a member of the University’s overall Institutional Advancement organization in the execution of a comprehensive Institutional Advancement program.
Must be able to perform tasks on own initiative.
Ability and willingness to travel extensively and work weekends.
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