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The Assistant Director of Development, Ohio Bobcat Club will focus on identifying new prospects, cultivating current/prospective donors, soliciting annual and major gifts as well as stewarding current/new donors. This individual will manage a portfolio of existing donors and will identify new prospects for the unit. This position shall maintain a full development travel schedule. Essential Functions: 1. Identify annual and major gift leads including planned giving while managing a portfolio of donors. The position will require extensive travel to effectively meet monthly/annual face-to-face visit goals with current and prospective donors. Additionally, fundraising and performance metric targets will be established to support the goals of Intercollegiate Athletics and the Ohio Bobcat Club. (50%) 2. Cultivate donor/prospects to successfully move them in to solicitation. (20%) 3. Solicit gifts at the specified level or greater of the assigned major gift peer group. Solicit gifts to secure dollar commitment at a level established jointly by Athletics and University Advancement. Athletics along with University Advancement will establish goals to support the development needs of Intercollegiate Athletics and the Ohio Bobcat Club. (20%) 4. Interface with the external relations departments (ie. Alumni Relations, Development and individual unit/project personnel) to coordinate events and activities involving alumni/constituents in the pursuit of identifying, cultivating and soliciting annual/major gift prospects while promoting and exercising teamwork and collaboration when working with donors, volunteers groups and coworkers. Other duties as assigned. (10%)