Assistant Director of Development , School of Medicine

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

Tracking Code 8715/N2817

Job Description

Reporting to the School of Medicine’s Assistant Dean for Development, the Assistant Director of Development has primary responsibility for a number of key Development function areas: annual appeals, prospect research, events management, database management, campaign reporting, and communications. This position will provide significant overall operational support to the Assistant Dean for Development and will be involved in strategic decisions impacting the workflow of the School of Medicine Development Office.  The Assistant Director will serve as in-office prospect researcher and database manager; responsible for the accurate update of prospect information in the database of record; supply donor and prospect lists to team members as requested, and provide prospect research profiles to the Dean of the School of Medicine, the Assistant Dean for Development, and other faculty as needed. Additional responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Serve as primary liaison to the central Development and Alumni Relations (DAR) Prospect Research Office.

Using industry best practices, manage annual direct mail and e-solicitation appeal efforts to non-alumni constituents, including faculty and staff, parents, friends, and former residents and fellows; work in collaboration with School of Medicine colleagues to ensure efficiency and performance objectives are reached in coordination with School of Medicine and University goals.

Responsible for monthly reporting on campaign giving totals, annual appeals, as well as specific giving initiatives and other fundraising efforts as identified by the Assistant Dean for Development

Responsible for all Development communications including production of the annual Honor Roll of Donors; editing support for the Director of Communications for BU Medicine magazine; monthly Dean’s Advisory Board e-newsletter, the Supporting BUSM website, and other outreach vehicles as identified

Supervises undergraduate student employees. Provides general office support as needed

Required Skills

5-8 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