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Associate Director, Leadership Annual Giving (HYBRID)
Development - Health Sciences Development
Working Title : Associate Director, Leadership Annual Giving (HYBRID)
Department : Development - Health Sciences Development
Reports To : Senior Director, Grateful Patient and Annual Giving Programs
Supervises :
Salary : $90,000
Payroll Classification: Fundraiser 3
Req Nbr : 3086

Position Summary
Join us and advance your career in fundraising as an Associate Director of Leadership Annual Giving on our UCLA Health Sciences Development team. UCLA Health is among the most comprehensive and advanced health care systems in the world. Together, UCLA Health and the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA strive every day to be a model that redefines the standard of excellence in health care. As part of our HSD team, you will work on raising funds that support vital programs and initiatives for departments within UCLA Health. This is an excellent opportunity to expand your fundraising skills as you meet goals and fulfill our program need.

Primary Responsibilities
As the Associate Director of Leadership Annual Giving, you will be a member of HSD’s Annual Giving team responsible for the identification, cultivation, and solicitation of gifts and expanding the donor pipeline of gifts with a specific focus on soliciting gifts ranging from $1,000 and up. You will identify and manage a portfolio of current and/or lapsed donors and will create individualized and scaleable cultivation and solicitation strategies and timetables. In addition, you will work in partnership with the Senior Director, Grateful Patient and Annual Giving Programs and other HSD team members on a wide variety of fundraising projects and initiatives and will be a strong contributor to the broader mission of HSD. You will be a valued member of our highly driven and dedicated team in a supportive environment provided with the guidance, inspiration and resources to succeed as part of the many professional growth opportunities we offer staff at UCLA.

Qualifications
1. Minimum of two years of demonstrated annual giving or fundraising experience and/or prior experience in a related field such as sales, marketing or business development.

2. Experience conceptualizing, planning and implementing special events.

3. Working knowledge of principles and practices of fundraising in a major research university or institution of equivalent complexity including annual giving techniques.

4. Ability to conceptualize and implement broad ranging and specific individual identification, cultivation and solicitation strategies.

5. Excellent written communication skills, with the ability to write and edit reports, business correspondence, proposals and other cultivation and solicitation materials; ability to prepare clear and compelling materials for fundraising events, initiatives and programs.

6. Excellent oral communication skills to collect and convey information with accuracy, diplomacy and tact; ability to persuasively express the mission of the university and the fundraising goals of the campus, especially as they relate to HSD.

7. Detail oriented with ability to take initiative, work independently and accept responsibility; adept at setting priorities and managing work flow to fulfill objectives and meet goals accordingly to deadlines in a dynamic and ever-changing environment.

8. Ability to work effectively as part of a team with well-developed interpersonal skills to work collaboratively with colleagues and build and sustain lasting relationships with a wide variety of internal and external constituents.

9. Proficiency with Microsoft suite of applications as well as familiarity with other database, spreadsheet, scheduling and email applications; willingness to learn new programs and applications in a prompt and efficient manner.

10. Knowledge of data management and manipulation sufficient to retrieve data and isolate specific market segments.

11. Ability to maintain confidentiality of donor files and other information; impeccable integrity and discretion in dealing with donors, alumni, students, administrators and colleagues.

12. Strong ability to recruit, orient, train, organize, motivate and evaluate staff and volunteers who support development goals and programs.

13. Ability to work weekends and/or evenings as needed.

14. Experience with Blackbaud CRM or equivalent development database and the use of databases to generate reports is preferred.

15. Bachelor’s degree preferred.

Employment is contingent upon completion of a satisfactory background check.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.

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Position Summary
Join us and advance your career in fundraising as an Associate Director of Leadership Annual Giving on our UCLA Health Sciences Development team. UCLA Health is among the most comprehensive and advanced health care systems in the world. Together, UCLA Health and the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA strive every day to be a model that redefines the standard of excellence in health care. As part of our HSD team, you will work on raising funds that support vital programs and initiatives for departments within UCLA Health. This is an excellent opportunity to expand your fundraising skills as you meet goals and fulfill our program need.

Primary Responsibilities
As the Associate Director of Leadership Annual Giving, you will be a member of HSD’s Annual Giving team responsible for the identification, cultivation, and solicitation of gifts and expanding the donor pipeline of gifts with a specific focus on soliciting gifts ranging from $1,000 and up. You will identify and manage a portfolio of current and/or lapsed donors and will create individualized and scaleable cultivation and solicitation strategies and timetables. In addition, you will work in partnership with the Senior Director, Grateful Patient and Annual Giving Programs and other HSD team members on a wide variety of fundraising projects and initiatives and will be a strong contributor to the broader mission of HSD. You will be a valued member of our highly driven and dedicated team in a supportive environment provided with the guidance, inspiration and resources to succeed as part of the many professional growth opportunities we offer staff at UCLA.

Qualifications
1. Minimum of two years of demonstrated annual giving or fundraising experience and/or prior experience in a related field such as sales, marketing or business development.

2. Experience conceptualizing, planning and implementing special events.

3. Working knowledge of principles and practices of fundraising in a major research university or institution of equivalent complexity including annual giving techniques.

4. Ability to conceptualize and implement broad ranging and specific individual identification, cultivation and solicitation strategies.

5. Excellent written communication skills, with the ability to write and edit reports, business correspondence, proposals and other cultivation and solicitation materials; ability to prepare clear and compelling materials for fundraising events, initiatives and programs.

6. Excellent oral communication skills to collect and convey information with accuracy, diplomacy and tact; ability to persuasively express the mission of the university and the fundraising goals of the campus, especially as they relate to HSD.

7. Detail oriented with ability to take initiative, work independently and accept responsibility; adept at setting priorities and managing work flow to fulfill objectives and meet goals accordingly to deadlines in a dynamic and ever-changing environment.

8. Ability to work effectively as part of a team with well-developed interpersonal skills to work collaboratively with colleagues and build and sustain lasting relationships with a wide variety of internal and external constituents.

9. Proficiency with Microsoft suite of applications as well as familiarity with other database, spreadsheet, scheduling and email applications; willingness to learn new programs and applications in a prompt and efficient manner.

10. Knowledge of data management and manipulation sufficient to retrieve data and isolate specific market segments.

11. Ability to maintain confidentiality of donor files and other information; impeccable integrity and discretion in dealing with donors, alumni, students, administrators and colleagues.

12. Strong ability to recruit, orient, train, organize, motivate and evaluate staff and volunteers who support development goals and programs.

13. Ability to work weekends and/or evenings as needed.

14. Experience with Blackbaud CRM or equivalent development database and the use of databases to generate reports is preferred.

15. Bachelor’s degree preferred.

Employment is contingent upon completion of a satisfactory background check.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.