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Development Associate - 2980

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Job Description

Staff, Support & Professional Position

 

 

Job Title:  Development Associate                             Date:  November, 2011

 

Job Code: 2980

 

STATEMENT OF THE JOB

 

Employee reports to the Vice President for Advancement and is responsible for assisting in the identification and cultivation of donors and assisting with the solicitation of gifts to the Academy.  Work involves considerable internal and external contacts representing the Academy.  Position involves travel, non-routine tasks, access to confidential information, and the exercise of judgment and initiative in supporting all aspects of Academy development and fundraising activities.

 

DUTIES OF THE JOB

 

  1. Develop solicitation strategies and coordinate the involvement of Academy administrators, faculty and staff in the cultivation and solicitation of prospective donors.
  2. Plan and implement fundraising events and activities as assigned.
  3. Attend regular development staff meetings to evaluate gift cycle progress and prospect assignment.
  4. Work closely with VP for Advancement and other development staff to coordinate approaches on key initiatives and prospects.
  5. Write and maintain advancement text for MMA’s website as approved by the VP for Advancement.
  6. Coordinate and support alumni class and chapter fundraising initiatives.
  7. Draft proposals, appeals, and gift acknowledgement letters for approval by the VP for Advancement.
  8. Develop layout and design concepts for special appeals for approval by the VP for Advancement.
  9. Attend events and meetings which facilitate contact with prospects and donors.
  10. Supervise student employees and other staff as assigned.

 

 

 

 

 

 

This job description reflects the general duties of the job but is not a detailed description of all duties, which may be inherent to the position.  The Academy may assign reasonably related additional duties to individual employees consistent with policy and collective bargaining agreements.

 

MAINE MARITIME ACADEMY

 

 

 

JOB TITLE:  Development Associate                                      JOB CODE #: 2980

 

WAGE GRADE: 18                                                            TOTAL POINTS:  440

 

 

FACTOR

DEGREE

POINTS

       

1

Knowledge and Skill

6

216

       

2

Effort

   
 

I. Mental and Visual Effort

5

40

 

II. Physical Effort

2

20

       

3

Responsibility for Cost Control

4

32

       

4

Responsibility for Others

   
 

I. Injury to Others

1

8

 

II. Supervisory Responsibility

2

16

 

III. Sensitive Information and Records

5

40

       

5

Working Conditions

2

20

     

 

6

Responsibility for External and Internal

   
 

Relations

6

48

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