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Assistant Vice President, Corporate Philanthropy

Company: ASU Enterprise Partners
Location: Tempe
Posted on: March 10, 2023

Job Description:

Assistant Vice President, Corporate PhilanthropyThe ASU Foundation has retained Lindauer, an executive search firm, to assist in this search. Consideration of candidates will continue until the position is filled. Candidates should submit, in confidence, a resume and cover letter. Communications, nominations, applications, and inquiries concerning this search should be directed to Maureen Huminik, Vice President,mhuminik@LindauerGlobal.comand Raegan Harvey, Consultant,rharvey@LindauerGlobal.com.The ASU Foundation (ASUF) fosters partnerships between ASU and like-minded individuals, corporations and foundations who believe in ASU's mission and provide resources for ASU to manifest its charter into meaningful impact. The Assistant Vice President of Corporate Philanthropy is a senior professional who works collaboratively as a leader at Arizona State University Foundation (ASUF) and partners across Arizona State University (ASU). The Assistant Vice President coordinates and drives ASUF's overall corporate engagement in pursuit of philanthropic support for the benefit of ASU. Reporting to Vice President of Enterprise Development, the Assistant Vice President of Corporate Philanthropy will develop and implement a strategy to maximize awards from local, regional, national, and international corporations. The Assistant Vice President will work closely with ASUF leadership, directors of development, as well as ASU's senior administrators, deans, and faculty.What you'll do:

  • Develop and implement ASUF's long-term strategy for increasing corporate support, including identification of prospects and purpose; cultivation of relationships; evaluation of gift levels; and action plan for solicitation
  • Manage portfolio of 50+ corporate prospects
  • Ensure Corporate Philanthropy's focus is on the priority relationships of the top corporations and prospects
  • Cultivate and maintain deep, strategic, sustainable relationships with top corporate prospects
  • Oversee collaboration and coordination with Knowledge Enterprise and other corporate engagement teams across the ASU enterprise
  • Advance and secure transformative philanthropic investments for the benefit of ASU
  • Analyze data and prepare corporate giving reports; track and evaluate effectiveness of corporate fundraising strategies
  • Coordinate and/or participate in corporate site visits
  • Create letters of intent and proposals from concept to final document
  • Lead Corporate Philanthropy team, providing supervision, mentorship and professional development to professional staff
  • Ensure accountability for Corporate Philanthropy fundraising metricsWhat you'll need:
    • Demonstrated success in raising corporate donor sights, articulating aspirational goals and ideas, setting priorities, presenting philanthropic opportunities, and closing six, seven, and eight figure gifts
    • Demonstrated skills on advancing large scale, pan-university ideas
    • Proven competence to design and implement effective cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship strategies
    • Demonstrated ability to foster, maintain, and leverage professional relationships with corporate executives
    • Highly flexible nature, sophisticated and professional demeanor, and the ability to think quickly and react effectively to unanticipated circumstances, opportunities, and complex situations
    • Collaborative style, combined with the ability and desire to work in a team-based environment
    • Ability to maintain a high degree of confidentiality and responsibility regarding information related to Foundation and University business and confidential prospect information
    • Strong and collegial interpersonal skills and an ability to communicate effectively
    • Ability to lead and work as part of a team
    • Able to secure personal appointments with corporate executives
    • Problem solver who takes initiative and sets priorities while remaining sufficiently nimble to embrace unanticipated opportunities
    • Team-oriented strategist able to effectively manage complex situations involving numerous and sometimes competing constituencies and interests
    • Ability to represent the institution well and to enthusiastically serve as an emissary for ASU
    • An advocate's belief in the vision of ASU as a New American University
    • Ability to prepare complex and detailed proposals and related materials
    • Attention to detail and thoroughness in completing assignments and activities
    • Highly organized and able to successfully juggle multiple complex projects
    • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, Salesforce, or similar donor/prospect database systems
    • Documented success in personally implementing sophisticated, multi-year cultivation strategies that use a relationship-building and moves management approach leading to successful gift closure
    • Adept at navigating complex environments with evolving priorities and communication plans
    • Demonstrated experience in developing and implementing stewardship plans that lead to additional investments
    • High degree of self-motivation, personal discipline, and integrity
    • Ability and willingness to travel, both by air and by personal automobile
    • Ability and willingness to work a flexible schedule when requiredRelevant qualifications:Bachelor's degree. Advanced degree preferred. Ten years of successful professional development experience and/or fundraising related experience, preferably in higher education: OR, any equivalent combination of education and/or experience from which comparable knowledge, skill and abilities have been achieved. ASUEP follows federal guidance which requires employees of federal contractors to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19, except in limited circumstances in which an employee is legally entitled to an accommodation for medical or religious reasons.Benefits:
      • Comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental, and vision insurance
      • 401(k) plan with matching employer contribution
      • 22 days of vacation time
      • 11 holidays, including your birthday
      • Parental leave
      • Significant tuition reductions
      • Professional development is highly valued at ASU Enterprise Partners, where employees are encouraged to look across the organization and nurture new areas of interest
      • $30 bi-weekly cell phone reimbursementAt ASU Enterprise Partners:We serve.We serve the faculty and staff of ASU to bring them resources so they can do all the great things that they do.We innovate.We're always looking for new ideas, new solutions, new approaches and new ways to address the challenges facing ASU.We engage.We engage our donors, philanthropists, investors and partners, connecting them to ASU and helping them share their time, talent and treasure.We care.When we serve, innovate and engage, it shows that we care - about faculty, staff, donors, fellow employees and other partners as we bring resources to ASU.ASU Enterprise Partners and its subsidiaries is an equal opportunity employer that is firmly committed to promoting justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion within our organization and throughout our sphere of influence. Because we embrace a spirit of innovation and achievement, we will endeavor to maximize the talent and potential of all employees, directors, and volunteers through bold and strategic action aimed at building success and a sense of belonging. All employees are expected to act in good faith to support these actions and to not impede the efforts of others to build a just, equitable, diverse, and inclusive organization.ASU Enterprise Partners is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Keywords: ASU Enterprise Partners, Tempe , Assistant Vice President, Corporate Philanthropy, Executive , Tempe, Arizona

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