The primary focus of the Assistant Director of Annual Giving for Athletics will be to assist with a donor-centric annual fundraising operation that consists of direct mail, ticket and parking coordination, marketing, direct face to face solicitations and stewardship/benefit allocation.
- Solicitation of constituents and benefit fulfillment to active donors and prospects - Successfully reach and grow financial and membership goals on annual basis, report to Assistant Athletic Director - Game day responsibilities and coordination - Donor management reports - Manage a portfolio of annual donors - Athletic Development strategic planning support - Cultivate leadership annual giving donors/prospects and solicit their support
Bachelor’s degree from accredited college or university and one to three years of professional development and/or fundraising experience. Related fields in public relations, marketing, or communications are also acceptable.
About Appalachian State University
Located in the Blue Ridge Mountains of northwestern North Carolina, Appalachian State University has built a national reputation for providing outstanding academics. With a student/faculty ratio of 17:1 and an average class size of 25, faculty members are able to take a personal interest in student progress, often becoming mentors, advisers, and friends - even tennis partners. That can only happen in a close-knit community.Nestled at the base of Howard's Knob, the university is located in downtown Boone, NC (year-round pop. 15,000), a small town which thrives as one of the Southeast's premier tourism and outdoor recreation destinations. The nearby Blue Ridge Parkway and Pisgah National Forest provide a beautiful natural setting with unlimited possibilities for outdoor adventure.Appalachian is a public institution and part of The University of North Carolina System.