The University of Tennessee Foundation seeks to fill the position of Assistant or Associate Director of Development for UT Knoxville Athletics. The Assistant/Associate Director serves as a full-time fundraiser while securing season tickets and annual gifts ranging from $100-$25,000 for the University of Tennessee Athletic Department/Tennessee Fund. The annual fund consists of over 14,000 donors and in excess of $30 million in support. This position will attend athletic events, donor receptions and other department functions. The first-year expectation is that the qualified and highly motivated individual would maintain at least 250 meaningful visits and secure more than $250,000 of new revenue to benefit the University of Tennessee and the Athletics Department.
Qualifications: A Bachelor’s degree is required, Master’s preferred. Assistant Director – 3 years of experience as listed below. Associate Director – 4 years of experience as listed below. Title will be determined based on qualifications and experience. Experience in development, marketing, or sales related field is required. Intercollegiate athletics development experience along with management responsibilities is preferred. The ability and willingness to travel is required.
Skills: Excellent computer, verbal and written communication, and demonstrated organizational skills necessary. Knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations preferred. In addition, the position involves the need to be able to work independently, build relationships, and solicit gifts.
In order to be considered for candidacy, please include a resume and cover letter in addition to the application profile. Use the link below and keyword 19000001HM in order to apply.
The University of Tennessee Foundation, Inc. is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section 504/ADA/ADEA employer. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, or protected veteran status.
The University of Tennessee Foundation, Inc. will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the University of Tennessee Foundation’s legal duty to furnish information.
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