HERC: Metro New York & Southern Connecticut Associate Director, Planned Giving in New York, New York
Employer Name: The Rockefeller University
The Rockefeller University seeks an Associate Director, Planned Giving to join Development Office. Under the Supervision of the Senior Director of Planned Giving, the Associate Director will assist in managing and expanding the University's Planned Giving Program through the cultivation and stewardship of prospective and current planned gift donors and the preparation of related material. Will need a firm knowledge of planned giving vehicles (e.g., bequests, charitable trusts, in-kind gifts, etc.) and an understanding of complex gift transactions, like contributions of privately held stocks, partnership interest, and cryptocurrency. The Associate Director will oversee and coordinate stock, and wire transfers, handle highlighting major planned gifts to the University, and writing and production of Living Legacies. Will be responsible for participating in identifying and cultivating prospective Committee members, conducting one-on-one meetings with current members, and implementing strategies to activate committee members as volunteers. The Associate Director will prepare proposals, reports, and correspondence for individuals, trusts, and foundations associated with the Committee, as well as plan and manage events co-sponsored by the committee. Additionally, a major focus of this position is broadening membership in the University's Committee on Trust & Estate Gift Plans. Bachelor's degree required; Advanced degree strongly preferred. At least five years of experience in Development, with an emphasis on donor and volunteer cultivation/stewardship, especially related to planned gifts and/or major gift prospects, and fundamental sound knowledge of Planned Giving vehicles. Excellent written and verbal communication skills, organizational skills, and the ability to plan and prepare for projects well in advance. Must have the capacity to function effectively as part of a collegial, fast-paced office noted for its atmosphere of collaboration. We offer an excellent benefits package, tuition reimbursement and a competitive salary. The Rockefeller University is located on Manhattan's Upper East Side, on a 15-acre campus, along the East River ( www.rockefeller.edu/views.php ). The Rockefeller University is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans. Click here to apply directly using The Rockefeller University website.