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Student Assistant, Crowdfunding

Company: ASU Foundation
Location: tempe
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Who we want:

Student Assistant, Crowdfunding

Student Assistant, Crowdfunding serves in partnership with the ASU Foundation for a New American University's (ASUF) Sun Devil Giving (SDG) Office to support and execute the PitchFunder crowdfunding program. This position interacts with partners from all areas of the university to identify, train, and manage charitable crowdfunding campaigns that support Arizona State University students, programs and units. Student Assistants will also work within PitchFunder's platform to engage students and other members of the ASU community in organized fundraising efforts. The position is dynamically involved in growing the PitchFunder program, helping the effort to take shape and grow within the ASU community. Student Assistants will work with SDG and ASUF staff to collaboratively evolve and execute a training and coaching program for PitchFunder participants. Student Assistants will also have the opportunity to identify potential PitchFunder campaign participants, build professional relationships with key partners across campus, and manage campaigns to fundraising success, securing essential support for ASU.

What you'll do:

* Professionally represent ASU, SDG, and ASUF * Train campus partners conducting crowdfunding campaigns through the PitchFunder program * Guide and motivate campus partners to ensure they are able to achieve fundraising goals through successful campaigns on the platform * Foster relationships with ASU partners and student groups and identify potential crowdfunding campaign partners * Provide insight and feedback in the creation of training modules and crowdfunding platform * Work with SDG to develop a program to support identification and onboarding of potential campaign partners * Build awareness and interest in PitchFunder program among campus community * Available 16-25 hours per week * Other duties as assigned * Position Enterprise Partners as an industry leader by presenting at conferences and communicating with industry peers through blogs and social media * Act as product manager for necessary custom-developed software including identifying user needs, creating and prioritizing user stories, and collaborating with third-party or in-house developers in agile development framework to continuously deploy needed features and systems * Cultivate a culture of trust, innovation, and entrepreneurship * Other duties as assigned

What you'll need:

* Collaborative style, combined with the ability and desire to work in a team-based environment * Public speaking and presentation experience * Ability to lead and motivate others * Strong and collegial interpersonal skills and an ability to communicate effectively in person, writing, and by phone * Ability to work both independently and as part of a team * Problem solver who can take initiative and set priorities while being flexible * Team-oriented strategist able to effectively manage complex situations involving numerous and sometimes competing constituencies * Ability to represent the institution well * An advocate's belief in the vision of ASU as the New American University * Attention to detail and thoroughness in completing assigned duties * Highly organized and able to handle multiple projects * Adept at navigating complex environments with evolving priorities and communication plans * Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite * Excellent customer relation skills, communication and follow through * Ability to be production-oriented and meet deadlines * Ability to prepare collateral materials

Relevant qualifications:

A current student at Arizona State University pursuing a degree with a willingness to learn and ability to work well with others. Student must be willing to sign and abide by a confidentiality agreement. Previous professional experience in an office setting preferred.

Mental demands:

Clarity of focus while juggling complex projects or deadlines.

Working conditions:

Activities are performed in an environmentally controlled office setting subject to extended periods of sitting, keyboarding and manipulating a computer mouse; required to stand for varying lengths of time and walk moderate distances to perform work. Frequent bending, reaching, lifting, pushing and pulling up to 25 pounds. Regular activities require ability to quickly change priorities, which may include and/or are subject to resolution of conflicts. May be required to perform tasks in the field within and/or across University campuses. Ability to clearly communicate verbally, read, write, see and hear to perform essential functions.

Working equipment:

This position will require a desktop computer

ASU Enterprise Partners is an Equal Opportunity Employer

ASU Enterprise Partners is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Keywords: ASU Foundation, Tempe , Student Assistant, Crowdfunding, Other , tempe, Arizona

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