The Brown University Division of Advancement seeks qualified applicants for the position of Development Associate and Events Coordinator, Brown University Sports Foundation.
This position will directly coordinate all Alumni Day activities and provide an advanced level of direct administrative support to the Director and two Associate Directors, as well as other members of the BUSF team. He/She will support the Special Events lead in all Athletics Signature Events. Finally, this position serves as a financial coordinator and is a liaison to the Gift Accounting department. He/ She will work collaboratively with all alumni and friendsâ™ volunteers as well as others across the Division of Advancement. This position supports the overall work of the Sports Foundation team which raises $20M(+) in new gifts and pledges each fiscal year.
He/she will work in close coordination with the Special Events lead, Associate Director, Alumni and the 38 varsity coaches to plan and execute alumni days; He/she will provide overall customer service through an alumni relations capacity; The incumbent will serve as the department assistant and front line customer service agent. He/she will play an important front-facing customer service role in monitoring all communications with the foundation including but not limited to email correspondence, phone correspondence and other forms of communication. He/she will take administrative lead in processing all invoices and work with gift accounting as needed. He/she will provide event support, and must be able to work nights and weekends as needed.
Bachelorâ™s degree and two years of experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Strong organizational, interpersonal and time-management skills
Strong project/time management skills preferred.
Must be detail-oriented and have an ability to handle and complete multiple projects concurrently
Demonstrated ability with computer software programs including but not limited to, word processing, spreadsheets, use of Microsoft Office, specifically Excel, Word and Gmail required. Knowledge of Blackbaud CRM or similar CRM system highly preferred.
Must have a degree of computer proficiency and information management skills to carry out the major responsibilities of this position.
Excellent written and oral communication skills required.
Frequent work during evenings and on weekends as needed for events and to accommodate volunteers.
Occasional travel as needed for events.
All offers of employment are contingent upon a criminal background check and education verification satisfactory to Brown.
Applicants are asked to provide a cover letter and resume with their applications.
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Development Associate and Events Coordinator, Brown University Sports Foundation
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Please note that in order to be considered an applicant for any staff position at Brown University you must submit an application form for each position for which you believe you are qualified. Applications are not kept on file for future positions. Please include a cover letter and resume with each position application.
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