MANAGER / DIRECTOR – FUNDRAISING, DEVELOPMENT & ALUMNI RELATIONS
Planning, Promoting and Driving Capital, Annual Giving & Fundraising Events that Achieve Development Plans
Integral member of Annual Fund team raising $5.9 million
Director of Alumni Affairs
Associate Director of the Annual Fund
Assistant Director of the Alumni Fund
approach, Budget Development & Management, budgets, interpersonal, council, customer service, Driving, Event Planning, financial, FUNDRAISING, inventory, leadership, DIRECTOR, managing, marketing strategies, marketing, Excel, Microsoft Office, networking, networks, programming, Raiser's Edge, retail, sales, shipping, strategic, Strategic Planning, training programs
In retail and wholesale settings, demonstrated strong customer service, sales and marketing skills that resulted in growth and success in reaching company goals.
Managed multiple retail stores with yearly sales of $1.4 million and staffs of 20 plus employees.
Recommended new products, developed marketing strategies, maintained inventory flow via ordering/shipping, and oversaw customer service to more than 700+ customers in one setting.
Developed and implemented all training for a major retail store from sales to executive training programs.
Progressive career path with public university and independent college preparatory school showcased by success in exceeding goals and expectations.
Developed and executed strategies that aligned with financial targets for the annual fund and capital fundraising.
Identified, cultivated, solicited, and stewarded donors and volunteers resulting in leadership gifts in the $1K to $50K range.
Created programs and outreach opportunities based on interest and need for constituents in the U.S.
Oversaw a 20-member alumni association executive council and a 40-member headmaster's council.
Worked closely with metro club volunteers in 12 cities and internationally.
Proposed and managed multiple budgets of up to $45K.
Exhibited a strong work ethic as an independent contributor and team member.
Alumni Relations Achievements Crafted and implemented strategic programs through creative programming designed to enhance and build relationships, which resulted in long-term financial support.
Grew participation through creative programming by 25% with previously inactive alumni.
10% increase in new donor contributions through metro networks.
Planned and executed more than 40 events yearly both on campus and in 12 cities that drew alumni together and connected them back to the institution.
Developed geographic metro groups, determined by key areas with largest alumni bases.
Events and activities were centered on social, cultural, educational themes and included leadership dinners, career networking programs, sporting events, reunions, facility dedications, and retirement celebrations.
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