Director of Leadership Annual Giving

Posted on 05/17/2023

Trinity University

San Antonio, TX

Works in tandem with the Senior Director of Annual Giving Programs in cultivating and securing leadership annual gifts ($1,000-$25,000). Responsible for revitalizing and expanding Trinity’s long-standing and successful leadership annual fund program Trinity University Associates.. As a good listener and keen to explore donor interests, you will enjoy the strategy and collaborative nature of working with major and planned giving professionals to realize the best philanthropic opportunities for alumni and friends of the University. This position also manages the Class Partners Program, a pivotal giving program that supports Pell-Grant students at Trinity through scholarships. Occasional overnight travel and extensive local travel will be required. Creates customized written material and proposals. Manages and oversees the TU Associates and Class Partners Program.

  • Manages and oversees the TU Associates and Class Partners Program.

  • Responsible for the identification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of leadership annual gifts from alumni, faculty, staff, and friends.

  • Builds and maintains a portfolio of meaningful relationships. 

  • Identifies and qualifies possible major gift prospects.

  • Creates goals to increase, retain and upgrade participation from leadership annual giving donors.

  • Confirms and follows up with other giving officers or volunteers on renewals of leadership donors.

  • Assists in the creation of the content for leadership annual giving portions of the University website.

  • Serves on university committees, as needed.  

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