Careers at Virginia Tech

Annual Fund Digital Gift Coord

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Work type: Administrative & Professional
Senior management: Vice Pres Advancement
Department: University Development
Location: Blacksburg Area
Categories: Communications / Public Relations / Marketing, Other


Reporting to the Annual Giving Coordinator, the Annual Fund Digital Gift Coordinator for the Virginia Tech Athletic Fund (VTAF) will assist the Annual Giving Coordinator in carrying out designated duties and responsibilities for the Virginia Tech Athletic Annual Giving Program. This highly motivated professional will focus on long-term, multi-year objectives for growing revenue and building relationships with donors. Responsible for planning, creating and executing digital fundraising efforts and strategies that engage new donors, renew past donors, and upgrade current donors; including developing and delivering fundraising campaigns using online channels such as ScaleFunder, marketing automation, google analytics, social media, and more. This person will demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills and interact with donors on a daily basis, with assigned prospects.

Required Qualifications:

    Bachelor’s degree and experience or Master’s degree.

Demonstrated experience in athletic fundraising, web/digital fundraising, athletic marketing, alumni relations, or related fields.

Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of fundraising practices and principles.

Demonstrated strong computer skills in Microsoft Suite Office, Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator

Superb writing skills and attention to detail are both necessary.

Excellent interpersonal skills to relate to and establish relationships with donors, volunteers and colleagues.

Self-motivated with ability to set strategic goals while implementing fundraising principles and tactics.

 Preferred qualifications:

Preference given to candidates with a master’s degree in sports management or related fields.

Experience with Relational database CRM systems such as Blackbaud CRM

Experience using the Paciolan platform: Automation, Google Ads/Analytics

Experience working in athletic annual giving or related field.

Experience in athletic higher education.

Preference given to candidates possessing an understanding of donor/ticketing/constituent database systems and the ability to analyze data, extract conclusions, and use findings to implement plans.

The successful Candidate will be required to have a criminal conviction check

About Virginia Tech

Virginia Tech is a public land-grant university, committed to teaching and learning, research, and outreach to the Commonwealth of Virginia, the nation, and the world. Building on its motto of Ut Prosim (that I may serve), Virginia Tech is dedicated to InclusiveVT—serving in the spirit of community, diversity, and excellence. We seek candidates who adopt and practice the Principles of Community, which are fundamental to our on-going efforts to increase access and inclusion, and to create a community that nurtures learning and growth for all of its members. Virginia Tech actively seeks a broad spectrum of candidates to join our community in preparing leaders for the world.

Virginia Tech does not discriminate against employees, students, or applicants on the basis of age, color, disability, sex (including pregnancy), gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status, or otherwise discriminate against employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees or applicants, or on any other basis protected by law.

If you are an individual with a disability and desire accommodation please contact the hiring department.

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