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The Associate Director, Philanthropic Gifts serves on the Individual Giving team as part of the Philanthropy department and reports to the Chief Philanthropy Executive, Individual Giving. The Associate Director will manage a portfolio of donors with capacity of $100,000-$1 million, with emphasis on developing new major gift donors. The Associate Director, Philanthropic Gifts will be expected to take initiative, be a self-starter, execute core responsibilities collaboratively and work well within a complex organization. Must maintain professionalism, show flexibility, handle multiple tasks and changing priorities, and remain composed under the pressure of deadlines. Some travel, weekend and evening work will be required. Must be able to effectively communicate the mission, values, and scope of the institution.
Responsibilities and essential job functions include but are not limited to the following:
Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities