Working Title : Assistant Director of Annual Giving, Health Sciences Development
Department : Development - Health Sciences Development
Reports To : Senior Director, Corporate, Foundation & Research Relations
Supervises : N/A
Salary : Up to $67,000
Payroll Classification: ADVANCEMENT OFFICER II
Req Nbr : 27619
UCLA Health is among the most comprehensive and advanced health care systems in the world. Together, UCLA Health and the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA strive every day to be a model that redefines the standard of excellence in health care. It is our integrated mission to provide state-of-the-art patient care, train top medical professionals and support pioneering research and discovery. More than 200 of UCLA's physicians are listed among the "Best Doctors in America," and UCLA Hospitals are consistently ranked among the top ten in the nation. UCLA Health and the David Geffen School of Medicine are at the cutting edge of biomedical research and our doctors and scientists are leaders in performing pioneering work across an astounding range of disciplines. Driving these efforts is the ability to raise funds that advance patient care, medical education and research.
The Assistant Director of Annual Giving for Health Sciences Development (HSD) will aid in the design and implementation of fundraising programs that broaden the base of annual support across multiple constituencies, with an emphasis on data analysis and management. Reporting directly to the Director, Annual Giving, the Assistant Director will leverage analytics to support UCLA Health and the David Geffen School of Medicine's annual giving programs, ranging from strategy and content development to the application of predictive models and metrics to increase fundraising, participation, and engagement. This individual will analyze, scrub and deliver data to execute the creation and implementation of mass solicitations and other outreach, both electronic and direct mail, and will assist the Director in monitoring, evaluating and interpreting program results. In collaboration with individual development officers, the Assistant Director will coordinate crowdfunding and peer-to-peer campaigns and donor-initiated fundraising events. He/She will also cultivate and steward select prospects and identify prospects for major gift pipelines.
1. Two or more years of demonstrated experience in development or related field such as sales, marketing or business development with ability to conceptualize and implement broad-ranging and specific annual gift cultivation, solicitation and stewardship strategies.
2. Proficiency with Microsoft suite of applications and other software programs with strong Excel skills, including basic knowledge of pivot tables, macros, filters, etc.
3. Experience with a donor constituent or similar relationship management/database system. Basic understanding of SQL logic.
4. Comfortable and creative as a computer user, with an interest in using technology to streamline activities.
5. Ability to maintain confidentiality of donor and other departmental information.
6. Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail with ability to work independently, monitor project work flow from commencement to completion and meet deadlines in a dynamic and ever-changing environment.
7. Strong interpersonal skills to effectively interact with a variety of individuals, including annual giving donors and prospects, patients and their families, volunteers, faculty, and staff, and to direct their efforts toward agreed-upon goals and objectives.
8. Proven verbal and written communication skills with ability to write, evaluate, and edit correspondence, proposals, and other solicitation materials.
9. Strong organizational skills, including a commitment to and track record in both strategic and operational planning.
10. The ability to work collegially and collaboratively in a team setting.
11. Judgment, decisiveness, optimism, resilience, energy, creativity, agility, and a good sense of humor.
12. Knowledge of prospect research techniques to identify potential major and planned gift donors is preferred.
13. Experience with web and graphic design software is preferred.
14. Bachelors' degree is preferred.
Employment is contingent upon the completion of a satisfactory pre-employment background check.