Assistant Director of Annual Giving, Leadership Annual Giving Outreach
Office of Advancement, University of Tennessee Knoxville
UT Foundation, Inc.
The Office of Advancement, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, is seeking an Assistant Director of Annual Giving for Leadership Annual Giving Outreach responsible for increasing engagement of and contact with leadership donors and prospects. Outreach will include at least 150 targeted and documented leadership annual giving solicitations via email, phone, FaceTime/Skype/Zoom, and personal correspondence.
The Assistant Director will interact and work with internal and external audiences including UTK advancement staff partners, faculty, and staff in each college, department, and program across the Knoxville campus to address questions and foster relationships with donors who are contacted.
In addition to leadership level asks, this position will also be responsible for strategic outreach to increase the number of recurring, non-ending donors. Increasing recurring donors will be accomplished by encouraging donors to contribute via a monthly commitment and by contacting donors with recently completed scheduled payments.
Who We Are!
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. While our advancement team aspires to be a key driver in UT's vision of being a top public research university and producing at the level of a top SEC fundraising program, UTFI supports them by providing a unique benefits package that includes:
- Eligible for up to 24+ paid days off per years and 12 paid days off for holidays
- Tuition reimbursement
- Employee discounts such as Orlando theme parks and Biltmore
- Hybrid work schedule opportunity after successfully completing introductory period
- Full comprehensive benefits & retirement package, plus more!
Knoxville sits at the base of the Great Smoky Mountains. With a variety of outdoor activities, parks and recreation, Knoxville provides a top notch outdoors recreational experience to nature lovers. Arts, music, events, and annual festivals add to the breadth and depth of the list of things to do in our region. There are various opportunities to connect and find community for all identities and interests within the surrounding area and on campus.