Donor Experience Officer

Posted: 08/29/2023

Donor Experience Officer
Development & Foundation 
Impact & Responsibilities: Actively engages and builds relationships with a portfolio of approximately 1,000 current, lapsed, and prospective leadership annual giving donors with the goal to identify, qualify, engage, solicit, and steward individual prospects capable of making leadership gifts; cultivates donor relationships by leveraging technology channels; meets and exceeds clearly defined activity metrics, fundraising outcomes, and pipeline growth targets; participates in and supports UNI's social fundraising campaigns; participates in collaborative meetings with Annual Giving, Development Officers, Prospect Researcher and other UNI Advancement staff holding assigned portfolios; and provides prospect referrals to major and planned giving departments based on outreach and engagement outcomes.
Requirements: Bachelor's degree plus at least one year of experience in non-profit fundraising, marketing, communication, or sales.

Student experience will be considered.
Preferred: Demonstrated success in goal achievement, planning and personal solicitation; self-motivated, curiosity and eagerness to learn about and engage with a wide variety of people and to efficiently organize large amounts of information in meaningful, results-oriented ways; exceptional communicator, both written and verbal, with a strong understanding of digital communication tools and the knowledge and ability to create and adapt communications for different platforms and audiences; willingness to co-create, learn, and grow an emerging approach to donor engagement; ability to think strategically; and strong problem solving skills. 
UNI actively seeks to enhance diversity and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. The University encourages applications from persons of color, women, individuals living with disabilities, and veterans. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, creed, disability, ethnicity, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, national origin, political affiliation, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran or military status, or any other basis protected by federal and/or state law.
The University offers an excellent benefits package including a vacation plan, employer sponsored retirement plans, health and dental insurance, and life and disability insurance. Benefits package details can be viewed at Application materials received by Tuesday, September 19th will be given first consideration. For more information or to apply, visit Criminal and other relevant background checks required.

UNI is a tobacco free campus.

Type of Employment: Full-Time

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