Do you like working with others who are passionate about their work? Would you like to have your hand in fundraising for the future of civil engineering, including STEM education and outreach?
The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), one of the nation’s largest and most dynamic nonprofit organizations is currently searching for a dynamic, enthusiastic fundraising professional to provide coordination, administration, research, and strategic communications and support for the outreach and development activities of the Foundation.
Managing fundraising and administrative staff and the operations of the Foundation for its multiple activities which include: annual appeals, corporate and foundation fundraising; direct mail marketing; social media outreach; manage website; special event planning and execution; donor recognition programs; and, all written materials directed to fundraising such as proposals, case statements, newsletters, annual reports, thank you letters, etc.
Managing stewardship efforts providing recognition of donor contributions to encourage future gifts.
Creating plans that educate prospective and current donors on the Foundation’s mission, values, history, successes, and future aspirations, and enhances a donor's understanding of how funds are used to enhance the profession of civil engineering.
Assisting in creating annual organizational budget and monitoring expenses.
Ensuring that all contributed gifts are received and processed in accordance with all applicable I.R.S. and accounting regulations.
Managing the New Donor Welcome process to ensure quality and timely deliverance of each piece designed to engage new supporters and make them more likely to renew their support.
Ensuring that donor stewardship messaging is integrated with the Foundation's planned messaging and graphics, and with ASCE’s overall communication plans and branding.
Ideal candidates will have:
Bachelor’s degree in fundraising, Marketing, or Communications – CFRE also desirable
5+ years’ experience in a successful and dynamic annual giving program specifically focused on direct mail and e-campaigns. Communications and marketing experience, a plus.
Desire to travel
Thorough proficiency in MS Office, social media, and experience with database software, Raiser’s Edge, Research Point, Foundation Directory, and/or SalesForce
A desire to seek out new technologies to facilitate communications strategies
Demonstrated success communicating via both the written and spoken word
The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) is a nonprofit professional membership association dedicated to the advancement of civil engineering in order to serve the public good. We are a teamwork driven organization dedicated to excellence in service to our members and for the profession.
For consideration, submissions of interest must contain a resume and cover letter.
Founded in 1852, the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) represents more than 140,000 members of the civil engineering profession worldwide and is America's oldest national engineering society. ASCE's Mission: Provide essential value to our members and partners, advance civil engineering, and serve the public good.In carrying out that mission, ASCE:Advances technology Encourages lifelong learning Promotes professionalism and the profession Develops civil engineer leaders Advocates infrastructure and environmental stewardship