Donor Relations Officer

Boston University
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
01 Mar 2017
End of advertisement period
29 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Tracking Code 8718/N2817

Job Description

The Donor Relations Officer in the School of Medicine Development Office is responsible for the accurate and timely stewardship of high-level and key donors in support of the Campaign for Boston University and School of Medicine development initiatives. This position works collaboratively with members of the School of Medicine community and colleagues on the Charles River Campus. In addition, this position manages School of Medicine signature donor recognition events and assists with prospect cultivation and development administration.

Additional responsibilities include:

Provides timely annual stewardship reports to Dean’s Advisory Board members and other major donors to the School of Medicine (MED)

Partners with the University’s Stewardship and Donor Relations department, MED Finance Office, and MED Student Financial Services Office to manage tracking and reporting of endowed and current use funds

Maintains comprehensive stewardship calendar for timely, accurate reporting, and analyzes success of stewardship program

Manages all aspects of the Development Office’s signature donor events, including, but not limited to: Dean’s Advisory Board Meetings, White Coat Ceremony Parents’ Reception, Keefer Society Dinner, Annual Scholarship Dinner, and the Match Day Parents Reception

Writes acknowledgement letters and high-level donor correspondence for Dean and Assistant Dean. In conjunction with the Assistant Director of Development, develops content for regular Dean’s Advisory Board electronic and mail communications in coordination with MED’s Director of Communications

Provides content and editing support for BUSM print collateral, including the Boston University Medicine magazine. Works with vendors to develop appropriate recognition signage on-campus, as well as unique recognition gifts

Develops and implements an annual strategic plan designed to recognize and steward Dean’s Advisory Board members and major donors to the School of Medicine

Coordinates, staffs, and documents in-person donor visits and tours of the School of Medicine as needed

Required Skills

0-4 years of experience and Bachelor's degree required. Master's degree preferred.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

Job Location Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Position Type Full-Time/Regular