University of California

Director of Annual Giving and Stewardship Programs, Davis, CA, Req: 20180270

County Locations: Sacramento County, Solano County, Yolo County
Location: UC ANR - Davis

Date Posted: June 8, 2018
Closing Date: July 8, 2018

The Director of Annual Giving and Stewardship Programs is responsible for creating, implementing and managing annual giving campaigns, including year-round stewardship communication pieces. This position plays a key role in the development unit in raising funds, identifying major gift prospects and increasing the overall number of annual giving donors. This includes the coordination of a year-round acquisition program that involves donor cultivation, solicitation, stewardship and retention through direct mail, and online communications and solicitations. The Director of Annual Giving and Stewardship Programs will work closely with the Executive Director of Development Services, the California 4-H Foundation Director and the entire Development Services unit to provide outreach, activities and events to attain and maintain a robust annual giving program. The Director will conduct small donor events as part of the stewardship process for key stakeholders including California 4-H Alumni and Friends, the Vice President's Circle, UC ANR Retiree and Emeriti, etc. The Director is the key resource for internal partners to provide guidance and training to build their capacity to raise money using best practices as well as adhere to UC policies. 

The Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources (ANR) comprises 57 County Cooperative Extension Offices, 9 Research and Extension Centers and 8 Statewide Programs and 2 institutes, and has an operating budget of more than $190 million. The ANR Development Services Office is a small team of development professionals which provides leadership, coordination and support services to assist ANR accomplish its research and extension mission and meet highest-priority needs through philanthropic support. 

Promote, in all ways consistent with the other responsibilities of the position, accomplishment of the Affirmative Action goals established by the Division. 

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