The Annual Fund Giving Coordinator for Virginia Tech Athletic Fund (VTAF) will assist in carrying out designated duties and responsibilities for the Virginia Tech Athletic Fund Annual Giving Program. This highly motivated professional will be involved with the planning and implementation of the VTAF annual giving fundraising efforts in support of intercollegiate athletics. Primary responsibilities require intense focus on building relationships through one-on-one visits and on-going communication with assigned prospects and donors to develop giving strategies, and solicit, close, and renew annual gifts and donor membership.
Interested candidates must apply online at www.jobs.vt.edu and search for posting # AP0170311. Include with the faculty application, a cover letter, resume, and list of five references. Individuals with disabilities desiring accommodation in the application process please notify the Human Resources Service Center, 540-231-9331, HRServiceCenter@vt.edu. A review of applications will begin after 01/05/18.
Bachelor’s degree and experience or Master’s degree .
Demonstrated experience in athletic fundraising, athletic marketing, alumni relations, or related fields.
Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of fundraising practices and principles.
Demonstrated strong computer skills in Microsoft Suite Office, Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, or related environment.
Excellent interpersonal skills to relate to and establish relationships with donors, volunteers and colleagues.
Self-motivated with ability to set strategic goals while implementing fundraising principles and tactics.
The mission of the Hokie Club (Virginia Tech Athletic Fund) is to provide financial support for scholarships for Virginia Tech student-athletes with a goal of providing the funding necessary for the Athletics Department to cover the cost of scholarships for all student-athletes who receive scholarship aid each year. Other fundraising initiatives such as capital improvements, endowments and program...matic needs are also important and fall under the responsibilities of the Hokie Club. These initiatives, along with scholarship fundraising, are a vital part of moving Virginia Tech Athletics forward.