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Work Hours per Week:
temporary event assistant will manage a portfolio of strategic, high-level
events, many hosted by the President of American University, designed to
advance the university’s philanthropic goals.
With the arrival of a new president, and an impending comprehensive
campaign, this position will play an increasingly important role in the
division’s strategy to engage prospects and donors. This position is integral
to the success of the university’s major giving strategy.
degree is required.
- 3-5 years
of relevant experience
record of creation and execution of high-level donor events
interpersonal and communication skills
writing, oral communication and interpersonal skills
organizational skills and time management skill
- Must be
able to work collaboratively in a team environment
candidate must be energetic self-starter, have the abilities to set priorities,
and work independently
- Understanding of higher education and a
commitment to the values and role of a private, liberal arts university
with fundraising systems (Benefactor or Colleague Advancement a plus)
- Strong command of MS Office Suite of products.
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