Reporting to the Associate Athletic Director for Major Gifts and Capital Campaigns within the Mountaineer Athletic Club (MAC), this individual’s responsibilities will include, but not be limited to the following:
Managing a portfolio of major gift donors and prospects
Developing and implementing an annual action plan to fulfill all quantifiable work performance goals for contacts, solicitations, closed gifts and new prospects identified in order to maximize gift revenue for capital, endowment and high-end annual fund gifts
Directing, managing and establishing marketing and outreach strategies for the Jerry West Society, which is the planned giving society for the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics
Assisting with the planning, organization, execution, sales and marketing strategies for premium seating opportunities
Serving as the fundraising liaison between the Mountaineer Athletic Club and up to two designated varsity sports programs
Attending WVU Athletics and MAC related events as assigned
Screening of applicants will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Interested candidates should forward a cover letter and current resume via electronic mail to:
Please include “MAJORGIFTS” (all one word – no spaces) in the subject line of email.
The WVU Foundation, LLC. Is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer
A bachelor's degree is required; a Master's degree is preferred. Relevant experience may be substituted for a Master's degree. Minimum of three years of progressive development experience. Experience with intercollegiate athletics, particularly Division I experience preferred. Direct experience working with capital giving projects and donors preferred. Must have knowledge and understanding of NCAA rules and regulations.
Mission, Vision and Core Values
The mission of the WVU Foundation is to enrich the lives of those touched by West Virginia University by maximizing private charitable support and providing services to the University and its affiliated organizations.
The WVU Foundation will be a model for excellence in fundraising, investment management and stew...ardship.
Our Core Values
•Integrity – We conduct our activities in an independent,
fair, trustworthy and honest manner.
•Service – We perform our duties in a helpful manner.
•Relationships – We value relationships, team work
and community involvement as fundamental to achieving
•Accountability – We are responsible for our actions.
•Professionalism – We perform our responsibilities as
skilled practitioners, meeting our goals and tasks in a
timely and effective manner.
•Exceeding Expectations – We continually set new
standards of excellence.