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Managing Director of Parents and Grandparents Fund

Dartmouth seeks a Managing Director of Parents and Grandparents Fund to join its Family Giving and Engagement team. The primary responsibilities for this position include raising the maximum current use dollars from parents, grandparents and family members and working with the Family Giving team to execute a comprehensive engagement strategy for the overall parent and family constituencies of Dartmouth. The Managing Director will manage a volunteer Family Leadership and Fundraising Committee in support of the Parents and Grandparents Fund. The Managing Director will oversee all aspects of the annual Parents and Grandparents Fund including mail and email appeals, events, and partnering with the Dartmouth College Fund. The managing director will also develop and implement cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship strategies for approximately 50 households.
Minimum qualifications: Bachelor's degree with a minimum of three years of fundraising, sales, program or marketing experience, or the equivalent. Demonstrated success building relationships and managing leadership volunteers, soliciting five-figure gifts or higher, program management experience, particularly related to the operational aspects of an annual giving program. In addition, the successful candidate will have creative planning, organization, and problem-solving skills, and data-based decisions making experience. Candidates must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills and a capacity to manage a wide range of relationships and situations.
Founded in 1769, Dartmouth is a member of the Ivy League and consistently ranks among the world’s greatest academic institutions. Dartmouth has forged a singular identity for combining its deep commitment to outstanding undergraduate liberal arts and graduate education with distinguished research and scholarship in the Arts and Sciences and its four leading graduate schools—the Geisel School of Medicine, the Guarini School of Graduate and Advanced Studies, Thayer School of Engineering, and the Tuck School of Business. Dartmouth is currently engaged in a period of transformative growth and enhancement to its academic enterprise—including teaching, research, and residential life—all fueled by record levels of philanthropic support.
Dartmouth Advancement invites applications from individuals seeking a professional challenge in a progressive, innovative environment. We offer competitive compensation, generous career development opportunities, and a talented group of Advancement professionals who are engaged with one another as colleagues, neighbors, and friends. Please visit to learn more about the Advancement division. To explore this career opportunity, we are pleased to provide an online application process for you at Review of credentials will begin immediately through a blind screening process and continue until the position is filled. For a confidential inquiry, contact
Dartmouth College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion. We prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, marital status, or any other legally protected status. Applications by members of all underrepresented groups are encouraged.