Belmont Abbey College invites applications for the current position of Parent and Reunion Giving Manager for College Relations.
The successful candidate for this full-time, twelve-month position will use his/her working knowledge of fundraising, and excellent oral and written communication skills to support the activities of the College Relations office at Belmont Abbey College. Reporting to the Associate Vice President of Administration in the Office of College Relations, the Parent and Reunion Giving Manager works independently and in collaboration with members of the Office of College Relations to identify, cultivate, and solicit gifts from current donors and prospects, as well as, creating and managing a Reunion Giving Program.
The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 5 years of experience in fundraising experience, preferably in higher education or independent schools, OR a combination of education, experience, and training. Experience in fundraising, alumni relations, volunteer management, and event management is desirable. Donor-focused, with experience in face-to-face solicitations is required. Creativity and initiative required. Successful candidates will possess strong organizational, written, and verbal communication skills and possess the ability to communicate sensitive information/feedback with tact and professionalism. Strong interpersonal and problem-solving skills with a commitment to excellent customer service, and the ability to work collaboratively, and navigate a complex work environment. The incumbent will be expected to work in the office at Belmont Abbey College. Cover Letter required for consideration.
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In addition, candidates must wholeheartedly embrace the mission of the College to educate students in the liberal arts and sciences “so that in all things God may be glorified.” The incumbent will consistently demonstrate skills, attitudes, and stable disposition of character to support our Catholic and Benedictine identity while fostering the development of mind, body, and spirit in our students, our staff and the greater community. Finally, candidates must have a sincere appreciation and acceptance of our Catholic approach to education and an understanding of Pope Saint John Paul II’s Ex Corde Ecclesiae.
A review of applications will begin immediately. Finalists will be required to submit official transcripts.