Development Coordinator 2 at University of Houston

Posted in General Business 10 days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Houston, Texas

Job Description:

Participates in the development and implementation of advancement programs (annual funds, alumni relations, special events, stewardship, public relations, etc.); plans and executes related activities and administrative functions; provides technical knowledge and experience in basic fund-raising principles and advancement activities.

  • Assists development staff, managers and administrators in developing and implementing annual funds and grassroots programs for alumni and other donor constituent groups; participates in and coordinates phone-a-thons, direct mail appeals, membership drives, reunions, special events, etc.
  • Develops and prepares acknowledgements, newsletters, brochures, press releases, reports, correspondence, and informational and solicitation materials for various advancement activities.
  • Plans and conducts meetings, events, and activities to recruit volunteers, build relations with alumni, and maintain good will with various constituent groups.
  • Provides guidance and supervision as needed to the UH student foundation and other volunteer student organizations involved in fund-raising and other advancement activities.
  • Executes various administrative functions such as preparing and monitoring budgets.
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned.
  • EEO/AABachelors and 3 years experience

    Requires a thorough understanding of both theoretical and practical aspects of an analytical, technical or professional discipline; or the basic knowledge of more than one professional discipline. Knowledge of the discipline is normally obtained through a formal, directly job-related 4 year degree from a college or university or an equivalent in-depth specialized training program that is directly related to the type of work being performed. Requires a minimum of three (3) years of directly job-related experience.

    Additional Posting Information:

    The College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics is seeking exceptional talent for the Development Office to work in a high performing team of fundraising and events management. The position reports to the Director of Advancement and provides services to the development and dean's offices.

    The development coordinator will:

    • Manage the development and implementation of special events for the college development office and the dean's office.

    • Manage event budgets and seek sponsorship for events when appropriate.

    • Coordinate all bids, contracts, and paperwork associated with events.

    • Manage staff and volunteers for events.

    • Manage all publications, invitations, printed materials and mailings for events.

    • Support the development team in fundraising efforts including by not limited to gift acknowledgment and solicitation letters, proposals, and donor briefings.

    The ideal candidate will have: Superior organizational, analytical and project management skills.

    Education may be substituted in lieu of experience.
    Experience will not be substituted in lieu of education.

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