50% of Time – Foundation Fundraising • Researches, identifies, cultivates, solicits and stewards gifts to the Foundation in partnership with the Executive Director. • Prepares the annual appeals, including developing strategies, writing copy and coordinating design and mailing. • Assists in donor recognition, including the creation and placement of plaques. • Develops the Foundation bi-annual newsletter, including story development, writing and coordinating printing and mailing. • Works to identify and improve strategies to re-engage lapsed donors. • Works with the director of special events on event sponsorship as well as capture and analyze feedback after special events to determine success and direction for future events. • Other duties as assigned • Expectation of occasional work on nights and weekends
30% of Time – Scholarship Program: • Serves as director of the Foundation’s Scholarship Program • Solicits and stewards scholarship donors insuring each award is properly funded • Plans and executes stewardship events for scholarship donors, including dinners, lunches, special performances and other events as assigned. • Conducts donor stewardship related to scholarship donors • Manages all administrative actions related to scholarship program; including preparation of the criteria sheets and budgeting the scholarships with the Financial Aid office.
20% of Time – Reconciliation and Reporting: • Responsible for monthly financial reconciliation of donations with Director of Budget and foundation accountant • Responsible for overseeing communications with college academic program directors regarding donations to individual departments. • Prepares reports and other materials for Foundation board meetings. • Assists Foundation Executive Director in the creation and overseeing of departmental budgets
Bachelor’s Degree in business, communication or administration.
A minimum of 3-5 years’ fundraising experience in fundraising, preferably in higher education.
Customer Service, familiar with data and analytics, knowledge of navigating a PC and familiar with Microsoft Office programs including Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Proficient with fundraising database and software (e.g. Raiser’s Edge) required.
Internal Number: 57010-140-007
About County College of Morris
The County College of Morris is known for its outstanding faculty and staff, the superior quality of its programs and services, and the success of its students. CCM enrolls more than 8,000 students in over 70 degree and certificate programs each year, and boasts one of the highest graduation rates in New Jersey. Our graduates transfer to top colleges and universities in New Jersey and the nation.
The County College of Morris is located in Randolph New Jersey in the suburban northwest of the state. Strategically situated just 40 miles west of New York City on the I-80 corridor and 39 miles east of Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area, this very special location offers easy access to the cultural center of NYC and also to outdoor recreational opportunities. From Morris County New Jersey it is a short drive to Philadelphia and just a few hours to Boston or Washington, D.C.