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Stanford University is one of the world’s premier academic and research institutions, devoting tremendous intellectual and physical resources toward the betterment of humanity. As a major Silicon Valley employer, Stanford seeks people committed to excellence and to improving our world. In turn, the university is committed to supporting its employees as they develop their careers and enrich their lives. We believe Stanford’s future success will be shaped by the diverse perspectives, unique experiences, and inclusive culture of its community.

 

Stanford Live presents a wide range of the finest performances from around the world fostering a vibrant learning community and providing distinctive experiences through the performing arts. With its home at Bing Concert Hall, Stanford Live is simultaneously a public square, a sanctuary, and a lab, drawing on the breadth and depth of Stanford University to connect performances to the significant issues, ideas, and discoveries of our time.

 

Working for the Associate Director of Development, you will provide administrative support for all aspects of Stanford Live’s fundraising programs and activities. You will handle gift processing, gift reporting and acknowledgments; supports donor prospecting, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship activities; and assists with creating, planning, and executing donor cultivation and stewardship events.

 

In addition, you will:

  • Process donor gifts, including the processing of check and credit card donation transactions and gift data entry into applicable database
  • Maintain accuracy of donor records in database, including updating name, address, salutation, program name, and other information; produces donor lists for inclusion in internal and external publications
  • Handle gift acknowledgement process, including the timely production of acknowledgment letters
  • Provide development program reporting to support fundraising programs and strategies, such as monthly and/or annual gift and membership reports
  • Assists with the creation and implementation of annual direct appeals
  • Support the development team in stewardship programs and strategies with a high level of customer service
  • Conduct prospect research and prepare donor background information to support fundraising strategies
  • Identify a targeted group of prospects and donors to receive enhanced cultivation and stewardship
  • Assists with creating, planning, and executing donor cultivation and stewardship events
  • Assists with planning and executing Stanford Live Advisory Council meeting
  • Diversity, Equity and Inclusion: Demonstrates commitment to promoting and supporting an environment of diversity and inclusion.

 

Please note that this position will be based on the Stanford campus and will be considered hybrid with you coming to the Stanford campus 2 to 3 days a week.  The specific days will be identified in discussion with your manager.   In addition, this position may require working in some evenings or weekends depending on events.   

 

In order to be successful, you will bring:

  • Bachelor’s degree and two years of relevant experience or combination of education and relevant experience.
  • Advanced ability with Microsoft Office suite.
  • Proficiency with database systems, such as Microsoft Access.
  • Strong data analysis skills including experience gathering, organizing and analyzing data, and communicating/presenting results and recommendations in a succinct fashion to key stakeholders.
  • Ability to work efficiently, juggle tasks simultaneously, meet deadlines, and achieve goals.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, and ability to interact with a wide range of people. 
  • Outstanding communication skills and exceptional attention to detail and follow-through.
  • Ability to effectively communicate with both internal and external constituents.

 

Why Stanford is for You

Imagine a world without search engines or social platforms. Consider lives saved through first-ever organ transplants and research to cure illnesses. Stanford University has revolutionized the way we live and enrich the world. Supporting this mission is our diverse and dedicated 17,000 staff. We seek talent driven to impact the future of our legacy. Our culture and unique perks empower you with: 

  • Freedom to grow. We offer career development programs, tuition reimbursement, or audit a course. Join a TedTalk, film screening, or listen to a renowned author or global leader speak.
  • A caring culture. We provide superb retirement plans, generous time-off, and family care resources.
  • A healthier you. Climb our rock wall, or choose from hundreds of health or fitness classes at our world-class exercise facilities. We also provide excellent health care benefits.
  • Discovery and fun. Stroll through historic sculptures, trails, and museums.
  • Enviable resources. Enjoy free commuter programs, ridesharing incentives, discounts and more!

 

The job duties listed are typical examples of work performed by positions in this job classification and are not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, tasks, and responsibilities. Specific duties and responsibilities may vary depending on department or program needs without changing the general nature and scope of the job or level of responsibility. Employees may also perform other duties as assigned. 

Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.

Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law

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