Manages a portfolio of approximately 100 prospects. Develops strong relationships to build connection with and support for the school.
Meets or exceeds activity goals for prospect qualifications, solicitations, and funds raised.
Closes gifts in excess of $100,000.
Supports Deans, faculty, and other school leadership in the cultivation and solicitation of prospects.
Coordinates with campus partners in fundraising and non-fundraising areas. Plays a consultative role in helping University colleagues plan and execute prospect strategies.
In conjunction with the Chicago Booth stewardship department, creates and administers stewardship plans.
In conjunction with the Chicago Booth advancement events department, plans and organizes cultivation events.
Collaborates with Chicago Booth departments (Annual Fund, Alumni Relations, Career Services, Admissions, Global Initiatives, etc.) on donor and prospect cultivation activities.
Plans, executes, and attends evening and weekend functions, as necessary.
Identifies, analyzes, and qualifies donor interest to maximize giving. Helps with overall planning efforts for the University's most important prospects. Works independently to develop communication strategies for projects, including publications and public presentations.
Works with Senior Leadership, Officers and Deans to design strategic objectives and action steps that will lead to the successful realization of these projects.
Performs other related work as needed.
Minimum three years of front-line development or sales and marketing experience.
A background related to business or professional school education.Â
Proven record of accomplishment in devising cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship strategies.
Technical Skills or Knowledge:
Demonstrated skill and knowledge of, or ability to learn quickly, the internal workings of the University as well as technology tools, including Griffin, the universityâ™s alumni and donor database of record, and a Microsoft Windows computer environment.
Strong organizational and analytical skills.
Outstanding interpersonal and communications skills, characterized by the ability to listen, speak, and write well.
Strong commitment to customer service.
Self-motivate and work well with and through others.
Manage confidential information with discretion and tact.
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