Reporting to the Director of Advancement Services, The Director of Annual Giving will be responsible for the planning, management, and growth of annual gifts through direct mail, TeleCenter, and electronic solicitation. Utilizing both participation and upgrade methodologies, the Director of Annual Giving will build strategies for acquiring new donors, with a special emphasis on increasing alumni donors, as well as upgrading and retaining current donors and coordinating the year-round acquisition and cultivation program. More specifically, the successful candidate will lead a team of one and have responsibility for increasing annual giving revenue, broadening the base of support, and strengthening the major gift pipeline.
Reporting to the Director, Advancement Communications, the Development Writer supports the Development and Alumni Relations’ goals by creating compelling and persuasive written materials for print of electronic uses. The Development Writer works strategically with colleagues to ensure messages to the externa; and internal communities are consistent with Howard’s standards and brand.