The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Consistently ranked as the #1 School of public health in the world, The Bloomberg School (BSPH) is a mission driven institution focused on protecting health, saving lives, millions at a time. Our faculty, students, and alumni work in 120 countries conducting thousands of research projects to advance the science and practice of public health. The development team works collaboratively with our faculty to raise between $75-$100 million annually from thousands of individuals, corporations and foundations.
The Associate Director of Alumni Relations is responsible for executing the School's annual giving program and alumni relations strategy, as well as leading several key initiatives within those programs. Reporting to the Director of Constituent Relations, this is a highly collaborative position, requiring close working relationships with development colleagues across the university and the academic departments of the School, along with volunteer management duties.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities
Develop creative strategies and serve as project manager for the annual giving program: liaise with Development and Alumni Relations (DAR) Office of Annual Giving; convene a working group of Office of External Affairs (OEA) colleagues who will assist in developing short- and long-term annual giving goals, provide content for the appeals, and help analyze annual giving results; manage the schedule for all BSPH appeals (both school-wide and department/program specific).
Develop analysis tools to track annual giving and alumni relations activities to determine effectiveness, discover and cultivate opportunities for programmatic collaboration, and produce reports for senior staff, including the Dean
Collaborate with department and center liaisons on specific appeals
Develop, execute, and coordinate a plan for non-solicitation engagement communications, including but not limited to departmental and school wide e-newsletters, working closely with BSPH academic departments, communications team, and content strategy working group
Manage discovery prospect pool of approximately 100 prospects in the $1K - $50K range for specific visit and engagement strategies
Lead alumni awards nomination process – work with development writer to create nominations
Coordinate on-campus and regional alumni events, including assisting with invitation lists, briefing materials, managing event website, attending and helping during events as needed
Travel, on average, six days a month
Responsible for conducting a minimum of 75 visits per year
Required: Bachelor's degree required. Three years fundraising-related, volunteer management, and event planning experience required. Ideal candidate will have the ability to thrive in an intellectually challenging, fast-paced, collegial environment. Political savvy, integrity, discretion and pragmatic consensus building skills required; mature judgment in handling sensitive and confidential information required. Excellent oral, written and interpersonal skills and a highly professional image with the ability to interact with faculty, staff, donors and volunteers at all levels required. Ability to organize and establish objectives and priorities in a complex organizational environment required. Regional and national travel required. This position requires someone with a strong commitment to and passion for the mission of Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.
Experience writing a variety of annual giving solicitations preferred. Experience with marketing various planned giving vehicles preferred.
Internal Number: 11675-en_US
About Johns Hopkins University
Johns Hopkins University remains committed to its founding principle, that education for all students should be grounded in exploration and discovery. Hopkins students are challenged not just to learn but also to advance learning itself. Critical thinking, problem solving, creativity, and entrepreneurship are all encouraged and nourished in this unique educational environment. After more than 130 years, Johns Hopkins remains a world leader in both teaching and research. Faculty members and their research colleagues at the university's Applied Physics Laboratory have each year since 1979 won Johns Hopkins more federal research and development funding than any other university. The university has nine academic divisions and campuses throughout the Baltimore-Washington area. The Krieger School of Arts and Sciences, the Whiting School of Engineering, the School of Education and the Carey Business School are based at the Homewood campus in northern Baltimore. The schools of Medicine, Public Health, and Nursing share a campus in east Baltimore with The Johns Hopkins Hospital. The Peabody Institute, a leading professional school of music, is located on Mount Vernon Place in downtown Bal...timore. The Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies is located in Washington's Dupont Circle area.