Associate Director of Engagement & Stewardship, Office of Planned Giving – Office of Advancement – Georgetown University Job in United State

Associate Director of Engagement & Stewardship, Office of Planned Giving – Office of Advancement – Georgetown University Job in United State

Job title: Associate Director of Engagement & Stewardship, Office of Planned GivingOffice of AdvancementGeorgetown University

Company: Georgetown University

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Associate Director of Engagement & Stewardship, Office of Planned GivingOffice of AdvancementGeorgetown University

Job Overview

Georgetown University is committed to building the best, most professional, highest performing, and innovative Office of Planned Giving (OPG) in American higher education. The Associate Director, Engagement & Stewardship (Associate Director) – a newly created position – provides key leadership toward achieving this goal.

The OPG supports donors in making gifts that achieve their legal, tax, financial, and philanthropic goals. Planned gifts can be made outright or through a donor’s estate, and may include gift vehicles such as bequests in a will or trust, beneficiary designations through a retirement account or life insurance policy, donor advised funds, private foundations, charitable trusts, and charitable gift annuities. Donors may fund planned gifts with appreciated securities, personal property, real estate, cryptocurrency, business interests, and other complex assets.

The Associate Director, a key member of the OPG team, is responsible for designing, executing and analyzing an engagement and stewardship strategy for all OPG initiatives with the ultimate goal of increasing planned gifts and Legacy Society membership to Georgetown University. The Legacy Society consists of donors who have included Georgetown University in their estate plans.

They work closely with the Office of Advancement and external vendors to craft OPG strategy and manage projects to leverage and increase planned giving. As well, they perform analysis of OPG engagement performance and serve as a liaison to both internal and external OPG clients/vendors. The Associate Director reports to the Assistant Vice President, Gift Planning (AVP).

Work Interactions

Reporting to the Assistant Vice President of Gift Planning, the Associate Director of Engagement & Stewardship collaborates with all OPG staff; OA partners (Communications, Stewardship, Donor Relations, Special Events, etc.); donors, alumni and friends; and outside vendors.

Requirements and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 5+ years of marketing, constituent engagement, and/or complex project management experience
  • Experience with engagement strategy development, including mission and value proposition definition, goal setting, donor/customer identification, product development, promotional channel and content development, budget management, and engagement performance analysis
  • Experience with project management and collaboration with multiple teams across an organization
  • Development experience and knowledge of nonprofit fundraising and planned giving vehicles highly desirable
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and priorities simultaneously and to consistently meet all deadlines
  • Strong skills in organization, detail-orientation and accuracy
  • Ability work independently
  • Strong editing, proofreading, and verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to exercise good professional judgment and ethical behavior in handling confidential material with sensitivity and discretion
  • Proficiency with word processing, database, and spreadsheet computer applications, specifically Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)

Preferred qualification

Experience with planned giving software

Work Mode: Hybrid. Please note that work mode designations are regularly reviewed in order to meet the evolving needs of the University. Such review may necessitate a change to a position’s mode of work designation. Complete details about Georgetown University’s mode of work designations for staff and AAP positions can be found on the Department of Human Resources .

Georgetown University’s Office of Advancement is committed to a safe, equitable, diverse, and inclusive work environment that honors the diverse backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives of our colleagues and the Georgetown community. Consistent with our Jesuit values, we aim to foster a culture that accepts and cares for each individual, and we believe this is central to achieving our goals in support of Georgetown’s mission. We invite you to learn more about the Office of Advancement, our Jesuit values, and our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion . ​

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EEO Statement:

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Georgetown University offers a comprehensive and competitive benefit package that includes medical, dental, vision, disability and life insurance, retirement savings, tuition assistance, work-life balance benefits, employee discounts and an array of voluntary insurance options. You can learn more about benefits and eligibility on the .

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Location: USA

Job date: Fri, 01 Sep 2023 01:33:21 GMT

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