Regional Campaign Officer

Oxford University Development (North America) | New York, New York

Job Summary

Oxford University Development North America, Inc. (OUDNA) seeks an experienced professional working in the field of institutional advancement to serve as a Regional Campaign Officer within its highly successful fundraising and alumni relations program.  Candidates should be able to work within an entrepreneurial setting that promotes a collaborative and cooperative approach to fundraising, alumni relations, and special events. 

Reports To

Deputy Director and the Director of Events & Alumni Relations

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for engaging alumni and friends of the University of Oxford in large to medium-sized metropolitan areas within the USA and Canada with a goal of fostering an increase in charitable giving and alumni activities. 
  • Work collaboratively with OUDNA colleagues and in support of members of the University leadership and the Oxford academic community to cultivate and solicit mid-level ($25K to $250K) benefactions to support initiatives across the Collegiate University.
  • Monitor all prospect contacts to ensure positive and purposeful activity.
  • Travel to cities in North America and to Oxford.
  • Cooperate and collaborate with University/College development/advancement officers.
  • Focus on securing support for a set of priorities identified by the University leadership.

Qualifications

  • One to three years of successful experience in development or alumni relations, preferably in higher education.
  • Ability to understand the needs and interests of donors in order to develop relationships between them and the University.
  • Interest in all areas of education and a dedication to promoting Oxford’s fundraising priorities through developing excellent relationships with faculty, senior academic leaders, volunteers, and development professionals across the Collegiate University.
  • Proven success with reaching out to new prospects and developing cultivation and solicitation strategies across a multi-faceted portfolio.

Requirements/Other

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and a demonstrated record of completing assignments.
  • Must be willing to travel.
  • Bachelor’s Degree.

How to Apply

If interested in this position, please email a cover letter and resume to:

Sheila Vera Barrett
Deputy Director

sbarrett@oxfordna.org

 No phone calls please.  Thank you.

Oxford University Development (North America)

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