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Why OHIO?

Surrounded by the beautiful Appalachian foothills, Ohio University's majestic campus is steeped in more than 200 years of history. The University and the Athens, Ohio, community is filled with individuals  who come to work each day with the simple aim of changing the world.

The Division of Advancement is a wonderful place to work because your experience will be valued, your knowledge expanded and your abilities challenged. It is a place where customer service and diversity - of culture, thinking, learning and leading - is sought and celebrated. It is a place where employees take exceptional pride in their work and never settle for what was good enough yesterday.

We are The Promise. We are Ohio University. Join Us.



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Coordinator, Donor Relations Events

Advancement Services

Donor Relations is an area of increasing importance in supporting relationships with alumni and benefactors and maintaining a high level of customer service. The Coordinator of Donor Relations will represent University Advancement and Ohio University at functions and meetings of internal and/or external groups; respond to donor inquires; assist with the management of donor recognition gift club(s); plan and coordinate special events including those related to donor recognition, gift club(s) and/or campaign events. Further, the Coordinator of Donor Relations will assist with all areas of donor relations activities including direct responsibility for a variety of communication tools including, but not limited to, oversight and revision of leadership acknowledgment correspondence, crafting of unique donor relations stories to showcase donors and the impact of private philanthropy, and maintain consistent communication and contact with donors on behalf of the University. Essential Functions: 1. Assist with the planning and coordination of special events being managed by the Office of Donor Relations including, but not limited to, donor recognition events, campaign events, home and away athletic events including the President’s Box during football season and other athletic events as appropriate, events affiliated with the meetings of the Ohio University Foundation Board of Trustees and similar. 25% 2. Represent the Advancement Office and Ohio University at functions and meetings of internal and external audiences as pertains directly to the planning and execution of meetings and special events in support of University Advancement and Donor Relations efforts. 25% 3. Write acknowledgment letters and correspondence to major donors on behalf of the President, Vice President for Advancement, Director of Donor Relations and Assistant Director of Donor Relations Stewardship. 20% 4. Assist with other Donor Relations projects that enhance the department, examples include assisting with production of video projects, implementation of giving societies, writing donor profiles or impact giving stories for primarily online publication, assisting with the enhancement of a web presence for Donor Relations and other related projects. 20% 5. Perform other related duties as required or as directed. The omission of specific duties does not preclude the supervisor from assigning duties that are logically related to the position. 10%

Why OHIO?

Surrounded by the beautiful Appalachian foothills, Ohio University's majestic campus is steeped in more than 200 years of history. The University and the Athens, Ohio, community is filled with individuals  who come to work each day with the simple aim of changing the world.

The Division of Advancement is a wonderful place to work because your experience will be valued, your knowledge expanded and your abilities challenged. It is a place where customer service and diversity - of culture, thinking, learning and leading - is sought and celebrated. It is a place where employees take exceptional pride in their work and never settle for what was good enough yesterday.

We are The Promise. We are Ohio University. Join Us.



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