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Major Gifts Program Coordinator

Company: Yale University
Location: New Haven
Posted on: May 4, 2021

Job Description:

Essential Duties1. Drafts a variety of written materials, including detailed individual prospect briefings and gift indentures, proposals in support of specific University initiatives and internal and external correspondence that conforms to the style and voice of the sender. 2. Coordinates research on individual donors and the history and status of gift commitments as needed by gift officers and other University officials. Ensures the accuracy of gift acknowledgments and all information communicated to donors and prospects. 3. Prepares reports on prospect pools summarizing giving, status, affiliation and other data points, as needed. 4. Assists in the coordination of special events, including dedications, donor recognition events and celebration of special initiatives to ensure timely and successful completion of the proceedings. 5. Designs and produces ad hoc reports based on data extracted from primary databases to support fund raising programs. 6. Oversees stewardship functions to ensure that donors receive ongoing communication regarding the benefits of their gifts to Yale. 7. Supports fundraising directors and gift officers in a range of additional activities related to the University's development effort, as needed. 8. May perform other duties as assigned.Required Education and ExperienceSix years of related work experience, four of them in the same job family at the next lower level and a high school level education; or four years of related work experience and an Associate degree; or little or no work experience and a Bachelor degree in a related field; or an equivalent combination of experience and education.Background Check RequirementsAll candidates for employment will be subject to pre-employment background screening for this position, which may include motor vehicle, DOT certification, drug testing and credit checks based on the position description and job requirements. All offers are contingent upon the successful completion of the background check. Please visit for additional information on the background check requirements and process.Position Focus:Reporting to the Program Manager, the Program Coordinator provides advanced support to frontline fundraisers in the Major Gifts unit within the Office of Development, conducting writing, research, data analysis, project coordination, and assisting with special events.Primary responsibilities include drafting a wide variety of written materials, including comprehensive individual donor briefings, gift proposals, stewardship reports, and internal and external correspondence that conforms to the style and voice of the sender; conducting research on individuals, corporations, foundations, and institutions using databases, Internet search engines, office files, and other resources; designing, developing, and producing ad hoc reports and analyses through database queries and Excel report manipulation, utilizing our primary Blackbaud alumni database; assisting with the coordination of high-level special events, including donor-hosted events and celebrations of special initiatives; tracking and producing donor stewardship to ensure donors receive ongoing communication regarding the impact of their gifts to Yale, including creating customized stewardship reports and other touches; and serving as an internal liaison for gift officers to other departments as necessary.The Essential Duties listed below are generic in nature. Applicants will find the detailed responsibilities listed in this Position Focus to be most relevant to the position.Posting DisclaimerThe intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the essential functions that will be required of the position and should not be construed as a declaration of specific duties and responsibilities of the particular position. Employees will be assigned specific job-related duties through their hiring departments.Affirmative Action Statement:Yale University considers applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of, an individual's sex, race, color, religion, age, disability, status as a veteran, or national or ethnic origin; nor does Yale discriminate on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity or expression. Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 protects people from sex discrimination in educational programs and activities at institutions that receive federal financial assistance. Questions regarding Title IX may be referred to the University's Title IX Coordinator, at (see below), or to the U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, 8th Floor, Five Post Office Square, Boston MA 02. Telephone: , Fax: , TDD: , or Email: (see below)

Keywords: Yale University, New Haven , Major Gifts Program Coordinator, Other , New Haven, Connecticut

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