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Job ID: 207611

Stewardship and Donor Relations Officer
Tufts University

Date Posted Mar. 22, 2023
Title Stewardship and Donor Relations Officer
University Tufts University
Medford, MA, United States
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Professional Staff
  • Institutional Advancement
    Alumni Relations


The Donor Relations Officer supports a comprehensive donor recognition and stewardship program for the School of Arts & Sciences and the School of Engineering. The Donor Relations Officer will help promote a consistent cycle of cultivation and recognition through the prompt acknowledgment of gifts, reporting on donor endowed funds, and supporting the scholarship stewardship program

What You'll Do

The Donor Relations Officer:


• Manage the Deans’ acknowledgement letter processes for the School of Arts & Science and School of Engineering. Review weekly gift reports, work with development officers on personalization, and ensure the timely acknowledgment of gifts according to gift level guidelines.
• Draft, review, and update acknowledgement letter language on a regular basis
• Become familiar with each school’s programs and departments in order to tailor letters as much as possible to the specific gift.
• Manage the undergraduate scholarship stewardship program, working in partnership with the Office of Financial Aid
• Assist with the annual reporting for endowed funds and current use funds that support fellowships, internships, library funds, Summer Scholars, and more.
• Maintain accurate and up-to-date data in the Advancement database, including fund descriptions, donor and stewardee relationships, reporting needs and financial data.

What We're Looking For

Basic Requirements:

• Bachelor’s degree
• 2-3 years’ experience in development, donor relations, alumni relations or a comparable or related field
• Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office and database management skills


Preferred Qualifications:

• Demonstrate strong communication skills, both verbal and written
• Exhibit strong organizational skills, ability to work independently, multi-task and prioritize projects
• Proactively address potential problems
• Exercise extreme attention to detail
• Demonstrates exceptional client service focus and ability to interact efficiently and effectively with a wide range of constituents both internal and external

Pay Range

Minimum $46,700.00, Midpoint $58,450.00, Maximum $70,200.00

Salary is based on related experience, expertise, and internal equity; generally, new hires can expect pay between the minimum and midpoint of the range.

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