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.
Coordinating and directing all events, stewardship, and outreach efforts for the Office of Planned Giving in the broader context of developing a comprehensive marketing plan. A substantial component of the job will include stewardship of planned giving donors through oversight of the university's Founding Grant Society (FGS). This position shall report to the Associate Director of Planned Giving, or such other individual designated by the Senior Director of Planned Giving.
Independently implement, administer, and evaluate day-to-day activities of the unit, function, or program by identifying and executing tasks and objectives, making recommendations that impact policies and programs, and assigning resources to achieve the goals of the program.
Help to develop, maintain, update and implement a cohesive marketing plan for Planned Giving in collaboration with Communications, Donor Relations and Donor Events staff in the Office of Development
Prepare, maintain, and periodically update calendars for all Planned Giving marketing efforts in collaboration with Communications, Donor Relations and Donor Events staff in Office of Development.
Prepare annual outreach/marketing budget in collaboration with Associate Director, for approval of Senior Director.
Represent the program or function as the key contact and subject matter expert within the department, unit or school. Commit resources and provide information and/or training. May also represent the program or function to external/internal stakeholders and constituencies.
Act as liaison to Communications staff in Office of Development in connection with both maintenance of, and improvements to, the Planned Giving website
Co-manage, with Communications and Donor Relations staff in Office of Development, the on-line FGS roster/honor roll.
Organize and/or participate in outreach activities that may include developing communications and training, planning/promoting events and/or conferences.
Participate in all phases of marketing inreach to Development field staff and other university staff in connection with efforts by Office of Planned Giving to heighten awareness of planned gifts within the Development Office and to encourage field staff participation.
A commitment to promoting and supporting an environment of diversity and inclusion.
Manage all matters related to the FGS and its membership, including maintenance of FGS member data and efforts to steward new and existing members, including FGS board
Manage process for drafting, review and distribution of all FGS correspondence; for purchasing/maintaining inventory of outreach gifts and for maintaining supplies.
Record and manage all bequest intentions, as well as communications to field staff, when appropriate.
Collect and analyze data, create reports, review and explain trends; formulate and evaluate alternative solutions and/or recommendations to achieve the stewardship goals of the Office of Planned Giving
Oversee and implement all Planned Giving events, planning, execution and post-event reporting and evaluation, including collection of revenues and payment of expenses. The Office of Planned Giving currently sponsors three major events annual: an annual FGS program, the Charitable Trust Program Luncheon and the Conference on Charitable Giving (co-sponsors with the Silicon Valley Community Foundation (SVCF))
Develop event budgets, forecast event costs, and provide budgetary analysis of each event.
Assist in the development of all event programming and content in conjunction with Associate Director of Planned Giving, other Planned Giving Staff as assigned, and Donor Events staff in the Office of Development
Oversee (along with Donor Events staff as assigned) operational aspects of all Planned Giving events, including selection of venues, designing the invitations, selection and supervision of vendors, and managing production timelines.
Managing relationship with Donor Events
In collaboration with SVCF, manage correspondence and outreach to Conference on Charitable Giving advisory committee members, as well as current and potential Conference event sponsors and speakers
Evaluate feasibility and ultimately the success of each event towards carrying out our mission of promoting planned gifts to Stanford
Education & Experience:
Bachelor's degree and three years of relevant experience, or combination of education and relevant experience.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Demonstrated ability to prioritize own work and multi-task.
Demonstrated excellent organizational skills.
Demonstrated ability to take initiative and ownership of projects.
Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
Ability to routinely and independently exercise sound judgment in making decisions.
Demonstrated experience working independently and as part of a team.
Relevant subject matter knowledge.
Ability to direct the work of others, for jobs requiring supervision.
Exhibit energy, enthusiasm and drive to achieve goals
Rarely lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh 11-20 pounds.
May require working flexible hours, including nights and weekends
Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external organizations.
Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns; uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons learned.
Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable University policies and procedures, including but not limited to the personnel policies and other policies found in the University's Administrative Guide, http://adminguide.stanford.edu.
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
TO APPLY: Include your resume, cover letter, and 3 writing, marketing, or outreach communication samples.
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.
Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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Located between San Francisco and San Jose in the heart of Silicon Valley, Stanford University is recognized as one of the world's leading research and teaching institutions. Leland and Jane Stanford founded the University to "promote the public welfare by exercising an influence on behalf of humanity and civilization." Stanford opened its doors in 1891, and more than a century later, it remains dedicated to finding solutions to the great challenges of the day and to preparing students for leadership in a complex world. The University's thriving diverse community is comprised of nearly 7000 undergraduate students, 12000 graduate students, 2000 faculty members, 1900 postdoctoral scholars, and over 11,000 academic and administrative staff in seven schools including several interdisciplinary research centers and institutes. The campus spreads over 8000 contiguous acres and nearly all undergraduates live on campus. Stanford offers bachelor's and master's degrees in addition to doctoral degrees (PhD, MD, DMA and JD) plus a number of professional and continuing education programs and certifications. More at http://facts.stanford.edu and http://www.stanford.edu. Stanford is an equal empl...oyment 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. Stanford also welcomes applications from others who would bring additional dimensions to the University’s research, teaching and clinical missions.