The University of Tennessee Foundation at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville is seeking a full-time Assistant Director of Annual Giving and Stewardship in The College of Communication and Information (CCI). Reporting to the Director of Advancement, the Assistant Director of Annual Giving and Stewardship will lead CCI annual giving initiatives, such as managing the stewardship activities for the College, and assisting with the coordination of alumni and donor events. Duties include but not limited to, effectively managing a portfolio of annual and mid-level donor prospects, completing donor visits annually, providing support for Big Orange Give, Big Orange Family Give, & Senior Impact, and serving as the primary touch point for stewardship activities. The Assistant Director must function independently and be self-directed to manage job responsibilities and exercise good judgement. Work and information handled regularly requires confidentiality and the exercise of discretion. This position is one of responsibility and trust, with high standards of integrity and professionalism.
The Foundation is an interdependent nonprofit corporation that enriches the lives of the students, faculty, staff, alumni and friends of the University of Tennessee through alumni engagement, financial stewardship and private investments.
The UT Knoxville Advancement team is a key driver in UT's vision to be a top Landgrant university, produce at the level of a top SEC fundraising program, and create a culture across campus that appreciates philanthropy and volunteerism.
Knoxville sits at the base of the Great Smoky Mountains. With a variety of outdoor activities, parks and recreation, Knoxville can provide a top notch outdoors recreational experience to nature lovers. Arts, music, events and annual festivals add to the list of things to do for those interested in the not-so-active opportunities.
Internal Number: 223448
About Development Foundation
Our primary mission is to move forward the frontiers of human knowledge and enrich and elevate the citizens of the state of Tennessee, the nation, and the world. As the preeminent research-based, land-grant university in the state, UT embodies the spirit of excellence in teaching, research, scholarship, creative activity, outreach, and engagement attained by the nation’s finest public research institutions.