The University of Tennessee Foundation is seeking a major gift officer for the University of Tennessee, Martin campus. (UTM) This role is responsible for making a minimum of 150 visits, delivering 22-27 written proposals per year. The position works with the other fundraisers to assist them with fundraising efforts with UTM alumni, friends, corporations, and foundations. Other responsibilities include engaging with volunteer leadership and working with other system campuses for the University of Tennessee.
This position requires a bachelor's degree in business, marketing, communications, or a field related to the position with 4 or more years professional work experience in development, sales, or experience related to the duties of this position. This position will travel more than 50% of the time and will need to have the ability to work 40+ hours a week. This position requires a candidate that possesses excellent verbal and written skills, attentiveness to detail, aggressive sales mentality, the proven ability to secure funding, professional and appearance and attitude.
In order to be considered for candidacy, you must submit your cover letter and resume to the position in addition to the online applicant profile.
The University of Tennessee Foundation, Inc. is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section 504/ADA/ADEA employer. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, or protected veteran status.
The University of Tennessee Foundation, Inc. will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the University of Tennessee Foundation's legal duty to furnish information.
The primary purpose of the University of Tennessee at Martin is to provide a quality undergraduate education in a traditional collegiate atmosphere characterized at all levels by close collaboration among students, faculty and staff. In addition, the university is dedicated to meeting lifelong educational needs by providing graduate programs, distance-learning opportunities and other creative ende...avors. Furthermore, the university is committed to advancing the regional and global community through scholarly activities, research and public service.