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Assistant Manager of Annual Giving
Georgia Tech Alumni Association
The Georgia Tech Alumni Association is seeking an Assistant Manager of Annual Giving to support multichannel direct marketing efforts for Georgia Tech’s annual fund, also known as Roll Call. The ideal candidate will understand annual giving best practices and have a data-driven mindset and great attention to detail. The Assistant Manager of Annual Giving reports to the Director of Annual Giving.


- Assist in executing a comprehensive annual calendar of mail, phone, email, text, and other mass solicitations working in collaboration with internal communications partners and external vendors.
- Plan and execute audience selections, segmentation, exports, and output formatting in Blackbaud CRM to support direct marketing efforts.
- Manage other regular processes in Blackbaud CRM to support annual giving direct marketing, stewardship, and other efforts.
- Closely monitor all project timelines and content to assure timely and accurate completion.
- Refine audiences and approaches for direct marketing working in close collaboration with the Director of Annual Giving.
- Utilize tools in Blackbaud CRM for consistently tracking all appeals and communications touchpoints.
- May also actively assist in creation and deployment of email communications via iModules and ThankView and text deployment via SignalVine.

Education and Experience Requirements

- Bachelor’s degree; 2+ years of experience in higher education or non-profit fundraising
- Detail oriented with strong time and project management skills
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills
- Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment
- Demonstrated knowledge of Blackbaud or other CRM systems
- Prefer familiarity with iModules, Thankview, or other mass email platforms
Prefer familiarity with SignalVine or other texting platforms

Manager of Leadership Annual Giving
Georgia Tech Alumni Association
Responsible for the identification, qualification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of donors with the capacity to give $1,000 – $25,000 annually. The ideal candidate is a highly motivated, metrics-driven frontline fundraising professional responsible for engaging prospects and soliciting unrestricted support at Roll Call’s Leadership Circle giving levels via a variety of methods including personal visits (in person or virtual), phone, email, social media, and text. Candidates should demonstrate a strong understanding of fundraising best practices and have strong interpersonal, customer service, and communications skills. The Manager of Leadership Annual Giving will supervise the Assistant Manager of Leadership and Volunteer Giving and will report to the Vice President of Annual Giving, Roll Call.


- Conduct personal solicitations for annual gifts at Roll Call’s Leadership Circle giving levels
- Meet visit and solicitation goals, grow Roll Call’s Leadership Circle, and develop pipeline for major and planned gifts
- Maintain strong relationships with Development staff and Institute leaders
- Collaborate with development officers and generate referrals for volunteer leadership, major gifts, and planned gifts
- Develop a strong understanding of Alumni Association and Georgia Tech programs and priorities
- Support Roll Call goals and initiatives and meet dollar and donor goals for Leadership Circle giving levels
- Provide prompt follow-up to all donor interactions and utilize Blackbaud CRM to track all touchpoints
- Assist in stewardship activities and events for Leadership Circle donors
- Support solicitations made by Alumni Association leadership and volunteers
- Identify, recruit, coach, and support fundraising volunteers for Giving Tuesday, Georgia Tech Giving Day, and other peer fundraising efforts
- Provide coaching, feedback, and support to direct reports; establish and monitor staff performance and professional development goals.
Prospect Research & Gift Planning Officer
Savannah State University
The Prospect Research and Gift Planning Officer will work under the Director of Development or the Executive Director, University Advancement & Philanthropic operations to oversee the implementation of a comprehensive program for planned giving. Position is responsible for the execution of portions of the strategic plan for University Advancement, focusing on identifying, contacting, cultivating, and stewardship of individual prospects with the capacity and interest in an estate gift or other planned vehicle to benefit SSU. In close collaboration with the Vice President of University Advancement, Executive Director for University Advancement, and Director of Development, the officer researches prospect opportunities for the University to identify new prospects, and capacity opportunity within existing constituencies for portfolio compilation of the development team, and, also, manages a portfolio of planned and major gifts prospects assuring that as many as possible are retained as continuing donors to the organization and are upgraded in their giving and involvement.

The candidate should have the skills and know-how to build and manage a comprehensive planned giving program while also actively and continually contributing to overall major and planned gift efforts and strategies; a natural ability to cultivate and sustain relationships; and a style that shows a passion for the cause and also one that is professional, down-to-earth, enthusiastic, credible and confident. This is a Title III grant funded position. Employment is contigent upon availablity of funding.
Alumni Engagement Coordinator
Georgia Tech Alumni Association
Reporting to the Director of Alumni Engagement, the Alumni Engagement Coordinator will manage the Alumni Association’s new virtual engagement platform (Georgia Tech Connect) and support engagement activities for the Engagement department. The coordinator will focus on building growth and engagement within the new online community. Additionally, the coordinator will support the alumni scholarship program.

Georgia Tech Connect is an innovative virtual engagement platform powered by software from PeopleGrove. Much like LinkedIn, Georgia Tech Connect provides a robust platform for alumni and students to connect for professional opportunities, mentoring, and social interactions. It constitutes a significant investment by the Alumni Association and the engagement coordinator will be critical to its successful adoption.


Manage the Georgia Tech Connect platform

- Create engagement and moderate activity across the platform to form and cultivate communities.
- Monitor approval queues and approve new users on a regular schedule.
- Monitor discussion boards for regular activity; suggest opportunities and ideas for posts to keep the site fresh.
- Coordinate the regular posting of content.
- Manage and monitor event postings.
- Recruit and train alumni volunteers to support the online communities.
- Partner with internal stakeholders including Strategic Communications, Professional Development, Student Engagement, IT, and campus partners to update information regularly and achieve program goals.
- Track community activity and report critical engagement metrics

Scholarship Program Support

- Collaborate with Financial Aid, Admissions, and the GT Foundation to ensure coordination.
- Provide timely financial and applicant data to alumni scholarship chairs.
- Train and support alumni scholarship committees.
- Assist in developing scholarship acknowledgement and recognition events.
Associate Director of Prospect Research
University of Georgia
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Prospect Management Specialist
University of Georgia
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Gift Officer
Middle Georgia State University
This position is responsible for conducting fundraising and philanthropic efforts on behalf of the university. Assists in identifying, qualifying, cultivating, and soliciting current and prospective donors. Manages a portfolio of donors with capacity to make gifts of $5,000 or more.

Major/Leadership Gift Fundraising 75%

Actively manage a focused portfolio of major gift prospects and donors by guiding their cultivation, solicitation and stewardship while at the same time setting goals to expand the base of major gift prospects
Advance individual relationships that result in philanthropic contributions for the university
Organize in-person visits between prospects and key university personnel for purposes of cultivating relationships and making solicitations
Manage and solicit a portfolio of 125-150 major gift prospective and current donors, conducting at least 150 personal visits annually
Devise personalized engagement plans for each assigned prospect that include strategies of engagement and solicitations
Give presentations to communicate the fundraising priorities and needs for Middle Georgia State University
Travel to visit with donors within the state of Georgia and bordering states

Special Events 5%

Assist with foundation and alumni events and projects.

Operations 20%

Attend and participate in University Advancement meetings
Gather, record and properly store information about prospects and donors utilizing the Raiser’s Edge database to manage prospective donor strategies and moves, documenting all prospect interactions in a complete and timely fashion
Other duties as may be assigned by the Executive Director of Development
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Associate Director of Alumni Affinity Engagement
University of Georgia

Requires at least a baccalaureate degree in the field

Excellent time management and the ability to prioritize multiple competing priorities

Experience in volunteer management and event planning

Exemplary communication skills (both written and verbal)

Commitment to outstanding customer service

Ability to motivate, coach, and lead groups and individuals

Ability to establish the trust of colleagues and build strong relationships with key faculty/staff

Collaborative style combined with the ability and desire to work in a team-based environment

Creative thinker with ability to receive constructive feedback on ideas

Demonstrated computer competency and knowledgeable of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and social media outlets

Quick learner, self-starter, and can adapt to a fast paced, multi-faceted, and dynamic organization

Ability to articulate a proposal clearly and concisely for a new strategy or solution to a problem so that others can quickly and easily understand

Ability to maintain high degree of confidentiality and responsibility regarding information related to University business and confidential donor and prospect information
Alumni Affairs and Annual Fund Coordinator
Gordon State College
Plans and implements alumni events and programs, including reunions.

Manages and promotes annual giving programs, including both internal and external campaigns.

Coordinates annual fund efforts including direct mail, telephone, and social media campaigns.

Designs programs to encourage program growth, to enrich the lives of alumni, and to strengthen alumni ties to the college.

Executes and manages the annual calendar of solicitations.

Manages, updates, and markets the college’s alumni website and social media presence.

Manages the activities of the Alumni Association Board.

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