Schedule: M-F, 8am-5pm; and hours outside normal working schedule as necessary.
The work of the Columbus State Community College Foundation department helps to empower individuals to change their lives while building a future-ready workforce for our community and a brighter, more prosperous outlook for our shared future. The Campaign Manager primary responsibility is managing the implementation of a multi-year comprehensive fundraising campaign that leverages public/private partnerships and advances philanthropy to support student success, workforce development and civic engagement at the College.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to satisfactorily perform each essential duty listed below. Reasonable accommodations will be made for persons with disabilities, covered by the Americans with Disabilities Act, in accordance with its requirements.
Duties are numbered for convenience and do not indicate the order in terms of importance, the frequency that the duty is performed, or the amount of time spent on the duty.
1) Utilize project management strategies to help develop, launch, manage, complete and report on a comprehensive fundraising campaign.
2) Prepares progress reports and updates timelines as progress is made on goals.
3) Coordinates meetings with campaign advisors, consultants, cabinets, and committees and is responsible for agendas, invitations, preparing meeting materials, location, and catering.
4) Assists the Foundation Executive Director and campaign chairpersons with preparing small and large group presentations and talking points.
5) Arranges meetings with donor prospects in coordination with the President's Office.
6) Serves as liaison to Marketing and Communication department to develop and update marketing collateral.
7) Plans the donor cultivation events.
8) Maintains all campaign records.
9) Coordinates donor recognition strategies and stewardship.
Usual Physical Demands: The incumbent of this position typically exhibits the physical demands identified in the Functional Job Analysis on file in the College's Human Resources Department and which is periodically reviewed and updated. Physical demands listed in the Functional Job Analysis are not job qualification standards but are used to help the College assess and determine reasonable accommodations for otherwise qualified individuals covered by the American's with Disabilities Act.
While performing duties of this job, the employee regularly exhibits digital dexterity when entering data into the computer. The employee frequently sits for extended periods of time, and occasionally stands and walks. Employee converses verbally with others in person and by telephone. Vision demands include close, relatively detailed vision when focusing on a computer screen. The employee may occasionally lift or exert a force of up to 10 pounds when moving files, boxes or other materials.
Working Conditions: Normal office working conditions.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Knowledge of: fundraising campaigns, project management tools, marketing, meeting and event planning. Prefer knowledge of the local philanthropic community. Skill in: communications-verbal, written and listening. Organizing a multitude of details into a comprehensive work plan. Developing funding proposals, multi-media presentations, talking points, and meeting agendas. Creating and providing campaign reports. Prospect research and database usage. Meeting and event logistics. Ability to: work independently and confidently within a creative and high-achieving team environment to meet the goals and timeline of the campaign. Think creatively. Adapt to changing priorities. Meet deadlines. Demonstrate an understanding of the complexity of volunteer/professional relationships in a fundraising environment and successfully manage those relationships. Strive for excellence, communicates optimism, and represent the Foundation professionally at all times.
Bachelor's Degree in an appropriate discipline or closely related field of study, with at least three years of demonstrated success in managing large-scale projects, preferably fundraising campaigns. State Motor Vehicle Operator's License or demonstrable ability to gain access to the work site(s).
Columbus State Community College has been meeting the diverse educational needs of the Central Ohio community for more than 50 years. The college is proud to be an important contributor to the growth and progress of the region and to serve as the front door to higher education in Central Ohio. From the first graduating class in 1965 through this year, 50,000 students have earned associate degrees ...in 50-plus technical fields and academic transfer programs. Columbus State also offers Associate of Arts and Associate of Science degree programs whose coursework fulfills the freshman and sophomore year requirements for bachelor’s degree programs offered by four-year colleges and universities throughout the state. Specific transfer agreements with more than 40 colleges and universities are in place at Columbus State, and new direct-to degree partnership programs are being developed all the time. Columbus State now has two campuses serving Central Ohio educational needs. The Columbus Campus is located on 85 acres in downtown Columbus. The 108-acre, full-service Delaware Campus welcomed its first students in 2010. Additionally, Columbus State offers classes at nine convenient regional learning centers throughout Central Ohio.