The LGO for the Questrom School of Business at Boston University will be a professional fund raiser with a successful track record of board management and engagement with prospects and donors.
A minimum of three years of direct fund-raising experience with a proven track record of soliciting and closing gifts is required. Additionally critical is experience in an institution of considerable organizational complexity typified by matrix relationships of power and influence.
Strong interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to build relationships in a highly collaborative environment is a must, as is the ability to "manage up" working directly with University leaders; engage laterally by building relationships of trust and mutual value added with colleagues across campus; and manage "down" ensuring the support and cooperation of staff both within and outside of Development. A capacity to think strategically and creatively is necessary, this involves the ability to inquire about and listen to a prospect's needs, and then to understand and determine how to best develop a successful strategy for engagement.
Candidates must have a bachelors’ degree; a masters is preferred, and three to five years’ fundraising experience. Additionally, advance written communications, analytical skills, collaboration, and project management skills are required. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience.
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