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Aspen Leadership Group

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REGIONAL ADVANCEMENT OFFICER (Non-Profit job, San Francisco, CA)


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Job ID:

2804

Location:

San Francisco, CA, United States 

Non-Profit Cause:

Education Higher
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Job Views:

549

Employment Type:

Full time

Posted:

07.01.2017
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Job Function & Level:

TITLE (JOB LEVEL): Officer
Development / Fundraising: Development / Advancement Generalist

Job Description:

The Aspen Leadership Group is proud to partner with Babson College in the search for a Regional Advancement Officer, West Coast/Asia. As a fundraiser for Babson College and the Advancement Division, the Regional Advancement Officer manages the territory development, individual cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of prospective donors, primarily based in West Coast/Asia rated at the $100,000 and above level. Babson is the educator, convener, and thought leader for entrepreneurship of all kinds. An independent, not-for-profit institution, Babson is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, and the EFMD Quality Improvement System (EQUIS). In the 2015–2016 academic year, more than 2,100 undergraduate and 900 graduate students attended Babson, representing more than 80 countries. As creators and conveners of knowledge about entrepreneurship, Babson distinguishes itself with an Undergraduate School that provides a top-flight business education blending innovative, integrated, and applied business and liberal arts programs with curricular and co-curricular learning experiences; the F.W. Olin Graduate School of Business, that grants highly ranked MBA and MS degrees; an Executive Education program for professionals looking to grow in today’s rapidly evolving business environment; a world-class faculty with real-world experience—87% of its full-time faculty hold a doctoral degree or its equivalent, and are accomplished entrepreneurs, executives, scholars, authors, researchers, poets, and artists; global research projects that are used as key benchmarking indicators by a number of distinguished regional and national authorities around the world; and Entrepreneurial Thought and Action® worldwide. The marketplace continues to bestow accolades on Babson that confirm its leadership in business and entrepreneurship, as it extends its definition to the broadest array of settings. As one of the Top 10 College Brands (Forbes, 2012), Babson is recognized for the strength and unique value in who it is, and for the success and achievements of its students and alumni in creating economic and social value everywhere. 2

REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS The Regional Advancement Officer, West Coast/Asia reports to the Director, Regional and International Advancement.

PRINCIPAL OPPORTUNITIES This is a limitless opportunity for a self-starting fundraiser to build their portfolio in a widely untapped region. The successful candidate will effectively manage a portfolio of principal and major donors with ranging affinities to the College, and be responsible for all of the engagement and fundraising activities in the region. As part of that effort they will collaborate with and staff senior College leadership on visits, solicitations, and events. They will be involved in the building and management of a regional advisory council, comprised of local (San Francisco) and international prospects. As Babson College launches an historic capital campaign, this is an extraordinary opportunity to manage influential, philanthropic entrepreneurs, and business leaders throughout the West Coast and Asia.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES The Regional Advancement Officer, West Coast/Asia will
• manage the College’s relationship with all major gift prospects in the region;
• manage a portfolio of approximately 200+ region-based individuals who are capable of making gifts of $100,000 and above;
• in collaboration with the Events Management and Alumni and Friends offices, develop territories within the region among parents, alumni, and friends of the College that promote philanthropic outcomes;
• develop, recommend, and implement appropriate strategies for cultivating, soliciting, and stewarding these individuals;
 consult with Development colleagues, administrators, faculty, trustees, and other volunteers as appropriate;
• conduct an average minimum of 18 face-to-face meetings per month; • identify and solicit 25-30 key prospects bi-annually;
• staff College leadership for events, visits, and solicitations within region;
• prepare proposals for gift solicitations;
• prepare written briefings for senior management and faculty visits with donors and prospective donors, as well as follow-up documentation and correspondence;
• work cooperatively with other staff in expanding the pool of volunteers and prospective donors and in coordinating solicitation strategies and campaign activities;
• build out volunteer network in regions as assigned;
• travel to Boston campus a minimum four times, annually to meet with staff and to attend signature events and weekends; and
• assume additional responsibilities as required.

Job Requirements:

CANDIDATE QUALIFICATIONS AND QUALITIES The successful candidate for the position of Regional Advancement Officer, West Coast/Asia will have
• experience fundraising in international markets;
• proven track record of closing 6-figure gifts;
• exceptional collaboration and interpersonal skills, and the ability to be effective at engaging with all levels of the College;
• demonstrated ability to establish creditability and confidence with donors and prospective donors;
• ability to work with ethnically, culturally, and socially diverse students, staff, faculty, and other constituencies;
• exceptional organizational, verbal, and written communication skills;
• flexibility and willingness to assume new tasks and special projects;
• strong technology skills including proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint);
• ability to envision and propose new methods to perform tasks that support ET&A;
• willingness to take thoughtful risks; and accept new and ongoing initiatives, objectives, and solutions to gain sought-after results;
• willingness to anticipate and embrace change and to demonstrate willingness to achieve, acquire, and utilize new skills and challenging tasks; and
• flexibility in changing conditions. This position requires 7 years of increasingly responsible roles in major gift fundraising as well as a bachelor’s degree. Fluency or proficiency in languages in addition to English is desirable (Mandarin preferred).

SALARY & BENEFITS Babson College offers a competitive benefits package.

LOCATION This position is located in the San Francisco Bay area, California.

APPLICATION DEADLINE Before sending your résumé for this position, please read it over for accuracy. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the successful candidate has been selected. To nominate a candidate, please contact Anne Johnson: [email protected]

JOB LINK: https://www.filepicker.io/api/file/4nqDhcZDQlmHYWMTNgty?policy=eyJleHBpcnkiOjMxNTM2MDAwMDAwfQ==&signature=541dd4d1e28e7ba96cb7d0b4d3174001d7f46363dcbcc9668235143fcfa65498


Company Info


Aspen Leadership Group
United States
Phone:
Web Site: aspenleadershipgroup.com

REGIONAL ADVANCEMENT OFFICER (Non-Profit job, San Francisco, CA)

col-narrow-left   

Job ID:

2804

Location:

San Francisco, CA, United States 

Non-Profit Cause:

Education Higher
col-narrow-right   

Job Views:

549

Employment Type:

Full time

Posted:

07.01.2017
col-wide   

Job Function & Level:

TITLE (JOB LEVEL): Officer
Development / Fundraising: Development / Advancement Generalist

Job Description:

The Aspen Leadership Group is proud to partner with Babson College in the search for a Regional Advancement Officer, West Coast/Asia. As a fundraiser for Babson College and the Advancement Division, the Regional Advancement Officer manages the territory development, individual cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of prospective donors, primarily based in West Coast/Asia rated at the $100,000 and above level. Babson is the educator, convener, and thought leader for entrepreneurship of all kinds. An independent, not-for-profit institution, Babson is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, and the EFMD Quality Improvement System (EQUIS). In the 2015–2016 academic year, more than 2,100 undergraduate and 900 graduate students attended Babson, representing more than 80 countries. As creators and conveners of knowledge about entrepreneurship, Babson distinguishes itself with an Undergraduate School that provides a top-flight business education blending innovative, integrated, and applied business and liberal arts programs with curricular and co-curricular learning experiences; the F.W. Olin Graduate School of Business, that grants highly ranked MBA and MS degrees; an Executive Education program for professionals looking to grow in today’s rapidly evolving business environment; a world-class faculty with real-world experience—87% of its full-time faculty hold a doctoral degree or its equivalent, and are accomplished entrepreneurs, executives, scholars, authors, researchers, poets, and artists; global research projects that are used as key benchmarking indicators by a number of distinguished regional and national authorities around the world; and Entrepreneurial Thought and Action® worldwide. The marketplace continues to bestow accolades on Babson that confirm its leadership in business and entrepreneurship, as it extends its definition to the broadest array of settings. As one of the Top 10 College Brands (Forbes, 2012), Babson is recognized for the strength and unique value in who it is, and for the success and achievements of its students and alumni in creating economic and social value everywhere. 2

REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS The Regional Advancement Officer, West Coast/Asia reports to the Director, Regional and International Advancement.

PRINCIPAL OPPORTUNITIES This is a limitless opportunity for a self-starting fundraiser to build their portfolio in a widely untapped region. The successful candidate will effectively manage a portfolio of principal and major donors with ranging affinities to the College, and be responsible for all of the engagement and fundraising activities in the region. As part of that effort they will collaborate with and staff senior College leadership on visits, solicitations, and events. They will be involved in the building and management of a regional advisory council, comprised of local (San Francisco) and international prospects. As Babson College launches an historic capital campaign, this is an extraordinary opportunity to manage influential, philanthropic entrepreneurs, and business leaders throughout the West Coast and Asia.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES The Regional Advancement Officer, West Coast/Asia will
• manage the College’s relationship with all major gift prospects in the region;
• manage a portfolio of approximately 200+ region-based individuals who are capable of making gifts of $100,000 and above;
• in collaboration with the Events Management and Alumni and Friends offices, develop territories within the region among parents, alumni, and friends of the College that promote philanthropic outcomes;
• develop, recommend, and implement appropriate strategies for cultivating, soliciting, and stewarding these individuals;
 consult with Development colleagues, administrators, faculty, trustees, and other volunteers as appropriate;
• conduct an average minimum of 18 face-to-face meetings per month; • identify and solicit 25-30 key prospects bi-annually;
• staff College leadership for events, visits, and solicitations within region;
• prepare proposals for gift solicitations;
• prepare written briefings for senior management and faculty visits with donors and prospective donors, as well as follow-up documentation and correspondence;
• work cooperatively with other staff in expanding the pool of volunteers and prospective donors and in coordinating solicitation strategies and campaign activities;
• build out volunteer network in regions as assigned;
• travel to Boston campus a minimum four times, annually to meet with staff and to attend signature events and weekends; and
• assume additional responsibilities as required.

Job Requirements:

CANDIDATE QUALIFICATIONS AND QUALITIES The successful candidate for the position of Regional Advancement Officer, West Coast/Asia will have
• experience fundraising in international markets;
• proven track record of closing 6-figure gifts;
• exceptional collaboration and interpersonal skills, and the ability to be effective at engaging with all levels of the College;
• demonstrated ability to establish creditability and confidence with donors and prospective donors;
• ability to work with ethnically, culturally, and socially diverse students, staff, faculty, and other constituencies;
• exceptional organizational, verbal, and written communication skills;
• flexibility and willingness to assume new tasks and special projects;
• strong technology skills including proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint);
• ability to envision and propose new methods to perform tasks that support ET&A;
• willingness to take thoughtful risks; and accept new and ongoing initiatives, objectives, and solutions to gain sought-after results;
• willingness to anticipate and embrace change and to demonstrate willingness to achieve, acquire, and utilize new skills and challenging tasks; and
• flexibility in changing conditions. This position requires 7 years of increasingly responsible roles in major gift fundraising as well as a bachelor’s degree. Fluency or proficiency in languages in addition to English is desirable (Mandarin preferred).

SALARY & BENEFITS Babson College offers a competitive benefits package.

LOCATION This position is located in the San Francisco Bay area, California.

APPLICATION DEADLINE Before sending your résumé for this position, please read it over for accuracy. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the successful candidate has been selected. To nominate a candidate, please contact Anne Johnson: [email protected]

JOB LINK: https://www.filepicker.io/api/file/4nqDhcZDQlmHYWMTNgty?policy=eyJleHBpcnkiOjMxNTM2MDAwMDAwfQ==&signature=541dd4d1e28e7ba96cb7d0b4d3174001d7f46363dcbcc9668235143fcfa65498