Annual Giving Associate
|Location:||West Point, NY - Herbert Hall|
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Annual Giving Associate
The West Point Association of Graduates (WPAOG) is dedicated to furthering the ideals and promoting the welfare of the United States Military Academy (USMA), and to supporting and serving its graduates. USMA is renowned as one of the world's preeminent leader development institutions. The student body, or Corps of Cadets, numbers 4,400 and each year approximately 1,000 cadets graduate and are commissioned as second lieutenants in the U.S. Army.
The WPAOG is seeking an Associate for their Annual Giving Program to support the Annual Giving Office efforts to secure donations for the United States Military Academy. This position reports directly to the WPAOG’s Senior Director of Annual Giving.
As part of the Annual Giving Team, this individual is responsible for providing key administrative support for the Annual Giving department in the areas of customer service, appeal management, and fund reporting. As such, he/she is familiar with all USMA/WPAOG needs requiring private funding; manages Annual Giving’s Pledge Reminder System; creates and manages all annual giving reports; staffs the various direct mail campaigns of the Annual Giving Campaign, to include “Friends of” appeals; and provides the support necessary to execute that strategy. The primary objective of the Annual Giving Program is to increase the number of donors who give annually to West Point by concentrating on renewing, upgrading and acquiring constituents. This program will help enhance the major gift pipeline.
The applicant is expected to: be knowledgeable of fundraising fundamentals; retain a comprehensive knowledge of the academic, athletic, and activity programs of the United States Military Academy; initiate, organize, and follow through with routine annual giving duties and meet deadlines as required; have experience setting priorities and successfully managing multiple projects of varying complexity and urgency simultaneously; and have excellent verbal and written communication skills.
A BA/BS Degree and prior fundraising experience is preferred. One year of data reporting is required. Experience with Raiser’s Edge or similar CRM is required. We offer excellent benefits and a pleasant working environment. Salary commensurate with skills and experience. Please submit cover letter, resume and letters of reference. To apply please go to www.westpointaog.org then “About” then “WPAOG Job Opportunities”.
West Point Association of Graduates is an Equal Opportunity Employer
View our website at: www.westpointaog.org
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