Assistant Director of Annual Giving, Phonathon

Posted on 12/20/2021

University of Kentucky

Lexington, KY

University of Kentucky (UK) Philanthropy & Alumni Engagement is seeking a detail-oriented individual with excellent management skills for the position of Assistant Director of Annual Giving – Phonathon. Reporting to the Senior Associate Director of Annual Giving, the Assistant Director of Annual Giving – Phonathon is responsible for managing all aspects of the phonathon, including:

  • The recruitment, hiring, training, and monitoring of all call center employees, including up to six shift supervisors.
  • Planning calling strategies to meet annual goals as well as developing scripts and other fundraising materials, changing strategy from day-to-day as needed and providing marketing orientation for employee callers prior to each shift.
  • Administering the phonathon software, serving as contact person with the software service provider, working with Annual Giving and UK Philanthropy & Alumni Engagement staff to extract and manipulate data from the database, and providing extensive phonathon reports.
  • Maintaining time sheets and all HR related functions for 40+ student employees as well as work with the Senior Associate Director to manage and maximize the payroll component of the phonathon budget.

A Bachelor’s Degree and three years of related experience is required. The ideal candidate will be a strong, collaborative leader. The shift is Sunday – Thursday, 1:00pm – 10:00pm.

Given the COVID-19 pandemic, and the need to protect our university community including our students, staff, faculty and visitors, the University of Kentucky is requiring COVID-19 vaccination for all new hires prior to starting employment. Therefore, as of October 18, 2021, all new hires prior to their first day of employment must submit appropriate documentation showing, i) completion of the first vaccination against COVID-19, or ii) completion of the full vaccination series against COVID-19, or iii) approved exemption (medical contraindications or a sincerely held religious belief) through the formal exemption process from the COVID-19 vaccination requirement. For those employees who have completed the first vaccination against COVID-19 prior to their first day of employment, the second vaccination (if applicable) must be completed following the vaccination recommended schedule to be considered fully vaccinated.

Deadline to Apply: Sunday, January 2, 2022

The University of Kentucky is an Equal Opportunity University that values diversity and inclusion. Individuals with disabilities, minorities, veterans, women, and members of other underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.

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