1. Coordinates with other departments at Yale to develop or enhance proposals and briefings summarizing Yale activities, and to plan events. 2. Develops and maintains a log of Yale academic and programming activities having development potential for prospects and donors. 3. Coordinates and staffs events. Helps secure hosts and locations for events. Works with Special Events team to secure campus locations. Produces invitation and confirmation cards. Compiles and maintains invitation lists, extend invitations, confirms attendance, ensures attendance accuracy, prepares biography for guest speakers, prepares Event Flow documents, staffs selected events, and contacts vendors. 4. Conducts research on individuals, corporations, foundations, governments and institutions using office files, databases and internet search engines and resources, including sources in other languages when relevant for international development. 5. Drafts a wide variety of written materials including detailed biographical and business briefings, correspondence, proposals, indentures and stewardship reports. 6. Designs, develops and produces ad hoc reports and analyses by report generation and manipulation of information systems, including our primary Alumni database. 7. Researches and investigates gift commitments using office files and databases. Ensures the accuracy of gift acknowledgments and all information relayed to prospects. 8. Builds strong relationships with staff and serves as a key contact on questions relating to various departmental needs. 9. Interacts with donors at the request of director and/or gift officers in response to inquiries. 10. Assists with the assignment of tasks to student workers. 11. May perform other duties as assigned.
Preferred Education: Bachelor's degree and two to three years of administrative or professional writing experience. Experience in an academic setting and familiarity with science; knowledge of Yale.
Preferred Education, Experience and Skills: Bachelor's degree and two to three years of administrative or professional writing experience. Experience in an academic setting and familiarity with science; knowledge of Yale.
Required Skill/ability 5: Strong computer skills, including demonstrated proficiency of using database systems (Access) and Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
Posting Position Title: Development Coordinator 2
Required Skill/ability 3: Demonstrated organizational and research abilities with strong attention to detail. Ability to analyze large volumes of information and synthesize it in cogent and concise written form. Professionalism, maturity, and an ability to work with confidential information.
Work Week: Standard (M-F equal number of hours per day)
University Job Title: Program Coord, Corporate & Foundation Relations
Required Skill/ability 1: Exceptional communication skills and advanced writing ability. Ability to communicate effectively with donors and senior administrators. Facility with copyediting and adapting strategic, scientific and/or technical content for educated lay audiences; ability to write and edit complex scientific material, including proposals, letters, briefings, and reports.
Required Skill/ability 4: Exceptional interpersonal and teamwork skills.
Required Skill/ability 2: Writing sample required at time of interview. Project management skills. Ability to prioritize work, manage multiple tasks, and meet deadlines in a timely manner. Ability to initiate and complete talks with minimal supervision. Ability to manage long-term projects, including developing and documenting procedures, and ensuring the procedures are followed.
Eight years of related experience, six of them in the same job family at the next lower level and a high school level education; or six years of related experience and an Associate's Degree; or two years of related work experience and a Bachelor's Degree; or an equivalent combination of experience and education.
Yale University is an American private Ivy League research university located in New Haven, Connecticut. Founded in 1701 in the Colony of Connecticut, the university is the third-oldest institution of higher education in the United States.