Alumni Affairs/Annual Giving Associate


: $67,400.00 - $104,060.00 /year *

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Alumni Affairs/Annual Giving Associate
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Work type: Staff Full-time
Department: Institutional Advancement
Location: Wilf Campus, 500 West 185th Street, NY, NY
Categories: Administrative Support, Philanthropy
Position Summary:
As an integral part of the Institutional Advancement team, Alumni
Affairs and Annual Giving Associate will play a key role in the
operation of these two offices, providing support to their directors
as in the cultivation of alumni through communication, events, and
programming, and in annual giving fundraising activities through email
and mail solicitations, gift receipt, and prospect management.
This is not a remote position.
Position Responsibilities:
Alumni Affairs
* Front-facing Alumni Relations
* Answering OAA phone calls and either providing information or
connecting alumni with the correct staff member who can
* Managing the ************* email address and fielding all
emails that come in through it
* Event support
* Assistance with pre-event logistics and preparation
* On-site support at all alumni events
* Alumni ID and security liaison
* Managing Alumni ID requests
* Interfacing with the Security Office to issue alumni ID s
* Data Integrity and management
* Merging duplicate alumni accounts within iModules for more
accuracy in email communication
* Updating large alumni lists, either by manually editing
information or sending batch edits to IA Data Update
* Updating records based on emails to our office, phone calls,
out-of-office replies, etc.
* Pulling and maintaining all data lists for alumni needs
(communications list, giving histories, etc.)
* ALUMinate
* Manage content of site, including photographs, job postings,
event listings, etc.
* Confirmation that all ALUMinate registrants are alumni and
* Generation of bi-weekly ALUMinate newsletter
* Class Notes
* Managing the Class Notes survey, filled out by alumni who want
to submit a note
* Mining synagogue websites and bulletins for YU-alumni
* Confirmation of language/graduation years of all class note
* Compilation of Class Note submission to MarComm
* Social Media and web
* Manage Facebook account and all requests that come in through
* Maintain daily presence on Facebook, including articles
highlighting alumni, alumni-interest articles about YU, and
sharing relevant media from YU Facebook page
* Update and maintain alumni page on YU website (with Director
of Marketing IA)
* Monthly eNewsletter
* Communication with MarComm/Director of Marketing (IA) to
manage articles being written
* Collaboration with colleagues for alumni/staff profiles and
communication with those people to coordinate the interviews
Annual Giving
* Assist with solicitation queries, list pulls, list reviews, and
list coding
* Coordinate data clean-up projects
* Respond to general donor inquiries, ensuring superior levels of
customer service
* Assist with AF report updates
* Prepare and execute Annual Fund communications in iModules for
Annual Giving
* Coordinate with Donor Relations on gift acknowledgment processing
* Assist with campaign performance analysis
* Provide support for Day of Giving planning and implementation
* Maintain coding by solicitation for accurate campaign analysis and
engagement tracking
Experience & Educational Background:
* Bachelor s Degree
* 2-3 years of experience in a fundraising or programming/events
* Strong capability in all digital communications, email and social
media campaigns
* Familiarity with social media management
Skills & Competencies:
* Strong writing, editing, proofreading, layout and design skills
* Must be highly proficient in digital platform
* Ability to present concepts verbally
* Excellent organizational skills
* Ability to work at evening events, and on weekends (as needed) at
University events
* Design capability or sensibility preferred for digital newsletters
and social media
* Able to work efficiently and collegially with other university
* Project management experience
* An interest and curiosity about people and a desire to highlight
stories in a compelling way for a wider audience
* This person must contribute new ideas and proposals on a regular
* A key contact with administrators in Admissions, Athletics, the
Deans offices, Career Services, Event Planning, Marketing and
Communications, and Institutional Advancement
* Must be an excellent communicator and diplomatic representative of
the University
* Help create a positive work environment and meet and manage
* Must be able to analyze and solve problems and work independently
About Us:
Founded in 1886, Yeshiva University (YU) has a strong tradition of
combining Jewish scholarship with academic excellence and achievement
in the liberal arts, sciences, medicine, law, business, social work,
Jewish studies, education, psychology, and more.
We are a leading global educational institution that employs 2,000
people across our various campus locations -- Wilf Campus, Beren
Campus, Brookdale Center, Resnick Campus in the Bronx, the Gruss
Institute in Jerusalem, the Boys High School in Manhattan and the
Girls High School in Queens. From the distinguished faculty who teach
here, to the dedicated staff, we work to fulfill our mission through
all that we teach, by all that we do and for all those we serve. We
seek to attract and retain engaged and committed individuals who
contribute to an exciting working environment, where there is a sense
of community and belonging, balanced with a significant cross section
of people from diverse backgrounds working and studying together.
The University offers an excellent compensation package, and a broad
range of employee benefit plans, including immediate participation in
the University s retirement plan. Staff members are typically eligible
for four weeks paid vacation each year and have access to a shuttle to
nearby subway locations.
Equal Employment Opportunity:
Yeshiva University is an equal opportunity employer committed to
hiring minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and protected
Advertised: Oct 23, 2019 Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close:
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