Director of Donor Relations
Office of College Relations, Development
The Williams College Development Office is pleased to announce an opening for the Director of Donor Relations, reporting to the Associate Vice President for Development. This is a full-time, year-round, regular appointment.
The goal of donor relations is to express the college's gratitude for the support of its alumni, parents, and friends for their financial contributions and volunteer service to Williams. Good stewardship practices are a priority to the entire college community and demonstrate a sincere appreciation and recognition of the critical role our donor constituency plays in the success and advancement of the college. The donor relations program cultivates and stewards donors through a wide variety of programs and publications including annual fund reports, special presidential correspondence, building signage and commemorative plaques, gift documents, recognition events, and close coordination with members of the academic and administrative staff and students.
We seek a dynamic, creative, and enthusiastic professional with high regard for the value of a liberal arts education, talent in fostering relationships, whole-hearted participation in a team environment, managerial talent, and sincere appreciation for the transformational potential of philanthropy.
The Director of Donor Relations is responsible for the management, oversight, development, coordination, and support of all donor relations activities, including but not limited to:
Preference will be given to candidates with professional development experience who have demonstrated their ability to work effectively under pressure to meet deadlines, cultivate relationships with a well-educated and highly sophisticated alumni constituency, interpret confidential data to successfully steward donors, and address sensitive issues raised by alumni.
Review of resumes will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Job Group 2-E
Employment at Williams is contingent on other verification of background information submitted by the applicant, including the completion of a criminal record check, and education when applicable.
To apply for this position, please visit https://employment.williams.edu/staff. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us via phone at (413) 597-4247 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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