Executive/ Senior Executive ( Stewardship)

28 Sep 2022
End of advertisement period
28 Oct 2022
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description

Advancement Office is seeking an Executive/Senior Executive to advance the philanthropic intent and goals of SUSS. The ideal candidate is a relationship-builder, results-oriented, creative and enthusiastic while being collaborative, organised and strategic. 
The incumbent reports to the Manager/Senior Manager to implement strategies for success in stewarding the donors to meet the university’s priorities.

Job Responsibilities

Stewardship & Donor Relations

  • Responsible for stewardship of donors and prospects to strengthen long-term relationships with donors.
  • Work closely with fundraisers to cultivate relationships of individual and organisational giving with a focus on retention, recapture, and growth and to develop and maintain a coordinated approach in support of overall departmental and university-wide goals.
  • Work with the various departments and provide support in generating regular donors' reports on gift utilisation.
  • Ensure acknowledgement and recognition procedures are followed.
  • Identify, develop and deliver engagement opportunities to donors to ensure the maximisation of their financial and non-financial support.

Events Management

  • Together with the Manger/Senior Manager, responsible for start-to-end donor and prospect engagement events.
  • Support donor-related events such as campus visits, presentations, ceremonies and convocation.

Programme Management

  • Responsible for ensuring donations received are used as per donor intent.
  • Work regularly with the fund owners to ensure good governance.

Job Requirements

  • A Bachelor's degree.
  • Minimum 3 years' experience in partnership, sales, and marketing roles involving multiple stakeholder engagement.
  • Proactive, energetic personality who enjoys meeting with donors and partners, and multi-tasking between partners, various teams and key stakeholders.
  • Good interpersonal, verbal and written skills and the ability to collaborate, build alliances and achieve results within a population that may possess competing interests, opinions and/or expectations.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills; effective organisational skills and strong detail orientation.
  • A high degree of customer service orientation, personal motivation and commitment to values that support the University's philanthropic mission and vision.
  • An ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality with respect to prospects and donors.
  • Good knowledge of MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and donor database software.

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