College of Arts and Sciences Development Associate – Texas Tech Office of Advancement

Lubbock, TX • Full-Time • Bachelor's Degree Required

Position Description Qualify and cultivate current and prospective donors at the leadership annual giving level to identify donor interests and solicit meaningful gifts. Collaborate with Major Gift Officers to cultivate, solicit and steward prospects and donors while adhering to the prospect management system. Work is performed under moderate supervision with latitude for initiative.

Major/Essential Functions

  • Manage a portfolio of 200-250 leadership giving level prospects and donors for the College of Arts and Sciences.

  • Develop and implements a moves management strategy (discovery, qualification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship) for individuals with capacity to give annually at a leadership level ($500-5,000).

  • Collaborate with colleagues within the College of Arts and Sciences to advance fundraising efforts that align with university priorities.

  • Adhere to and instill best practices to make effective use of the prospect management database, including entering contact reports after each visit to ensure donor records are kept up to date.

  • Meet goals for key metrics including substantial contacts, visits, asks and gift secured as established each fiscal year, that are reflective of the development professional matrix.

  • Represent the university and the College of Arts and Sciences at business and community meetings and events in a professional manner while adhering to TTU policies.

  • Work collaboratively with TTUS Institutional Advancement, the TTU Office of Advancement and colleagues to focus on shared strategic goals.

Required Qualifications Bachelor’s degree plus one year related experience; OR a combination of education and/or related experience equal to five years.

Preferred Qualifications A basic understanding of fundraising. Excellent interpersonal, verbal, writing and presentation skills. The ability to take initiative, excellent time management and multi-tasking skills.

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