Department Name: 7K025:College of Pharmacy Office of Development
The College of Pharmacy is seeking an External Relationship Manager.
This position will cultivate relationships with and solicit gifts from individual donors. They will work closely with prospect research to build portfolio of potential donors and donors who could increase their gifts and contact these donors and potential donors to conduct discovery visits. They will oversee stewardship efforts including annual letters from scholarship/professorship recipients to donors and coordinating in person visits for them as appropriate. They will also be responsible for communicating with donors and alumni through various channels (direct mail, social media, etc.)
Additionally, they will serve as the Project Manager for the White Coat drive and One Day for UK as well as provide support for other college events.
The position has a dotted-line relationship with the Senior Director of Philanthropy, working closely with prospect research.
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.
Relationship management; social media communication; donor solicitation; written and verbal communication skills.
Position Time Status: Full-Time
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University Community of Inclusion:
The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.
As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.
Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.
Adjacent to downtown Lexington, UK is nestled in the scenic heart of the beautiful Bluegrass Region of Kentucky. UK's campus covers more than 814 acres, with more than 30,700 students and 13,500 full-time employees, including nearly 2,400 full-time faculty and librarians.