Director of Development
EDWARD R. MURROW COLLEGE OF COMMUNICATION __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
As the Director of Development, you are responsible for supporting unit fundraising goals by planning and conducting outreach designed to promote constituent understanding of Murrow College’s activities and research with the aim of cultivating donors and raising money. These efforts may include, but are not limited to annual giving, major gift development of $25,000 or more, and planned gift identification and advancement. Extensive travel in Washington State, the Pacific Northwest and potentially elsewhere is required. A Director of Development manages a portfolio of at least 200 prospective donors, opens/plans a minimum of 100 solicitations, and has an annual fundraising goal between $100,000 and $250,000.
This position is located in Pullman, WA. Once training is complete, this position may offer a hybrid schedule of up to two days per week remote as business needs dictate.
Applicants must submit their completed application by Sunday, March 17, 2024 by 11:59 p.m.
Senior Director of Development 3
Summary of Duties:
As a member of the Washington State University (WSU) Pullman leadership team, the Senior Director of Development 3 is responsible for developing, implementing, and administering the WSU Pullman campus development and advancement strategy. In partnership with senior leadership, this role creates a strategic philanthropic plan that includes ambitious and realistic goal setting for fundraising and plans for the establishment of programs for the identification, cultivation, and solicitation of top-tier prospects, which includes creating partnerships with staff, alumni, and external constituents to fulfill fundraising goals. This position will oversee development efforts for WSU Pullman Student Affairs and the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art, while providing strong mentorship, coordination, and collaborative leadership to additional areas (campus units, colleges, and areas) to ensure cohesion across the campus.
The Senior Director of Development will develop methods and strategies to accomplish fundraising/philanthropic goals. This position builds collaborative partnerships and relations with various organizations, programs, and professionals, both internal and external to WSU.
These efforts may include but are not limited to, annual giving, major gift development, corporate and foundation relations, and planned gift identification and advancement. This position works collaboratively with the Washington State University Foundation development team in support of the university’s strategic development goals.
This is a Pullman-based employee, with options for a hybrid work arrangement.
This recruitment has been re-posted and will remain open until the vacancy has been filled. Screening has begun and will remain ongoing.
Senior Director of Development 3
COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURAL, HUMAN, AND NATURAL RESOURCE SCIENCES (CAHNRS)
The Development Director Senior is responsible for developing, implementing, and administering the College of Agricultural, Human, and Natural Resource Sciences development efforts to support the unit’s annual fundraising operation while managing a larger development team, comprised of major gift officers, annual giving, and administrative staff. Responsibilities include developing methods to accomplish fundraising goals, leading and directing a development team in support of philanthropic efforts, and planning and conducting programs designed to promote the public’s understanding of a unit’s activities and research with the aim of cultivating donors and raising money. These efforts may include, but are not limited to annual giving, major gift development, corporate and foundation relations, and planned gift identification and advancement.
The Development Director Senior has a personal fundraising responsibility of $2,500,000 or more. This position works collaboratively with the Washington State University Foundation development team in support of the College of Agricultural, Human, and Natural Resource Sciences and university strategic development goals.
Depending on your level of experience, you may begin as a Director of Development 2 or a Director of Development 3.
This position has been re-posted. Applicants must submit their completed application by February 29, 2024 at 11:59 PM.