Asst-Assoc Dir, Athletic Club

Army West Point Athletics West Point, NY

About the Job

Job Description
The West Point Association of Graduates (WPAOG) is dedicated to furthering the ideals and promoting the welfare of the United States Military Academy (USMA), and to supporting and serving its graduates. USMA is renowned as the world's preeminent leader development institutions. The student body, or Corps of Cadets, numbers 4,400 and each year approximately 1,000 cadets graduate and are commissioned as second lieutenants in the U.S. Army.

The West Point Association of Graduates (WPAOG) is seeking an Assistant or Associate Director, Army A Club (title based on experience) for supporting the Assistant Athletic Director, Major Gifts in the day-to-day operations of the athletic development arm of the Directorate of Intercollegiate Athletics. This position reports directly to the Assistant Athletic Director, Major Gifts.

The Assistant or Associate Director will manage a list of 400+ donor/prospects and actively identify, cultivate, and solicit gifts for the Army A Club, with a focus on increasing the levels of current Army A Club members and acquiring new members through research, referrals and in-bound and out-bound phone calls and emails. The successful candidate will assist with the administration of benefits to Army A Club members to include: fulfillment of ticket and parking privileges; monitoring donor upgrades. In addition, he/she will oversee targeted fundraising initiatives designed to grow membership within the Army A Club.

A Bachelor's Degree is required. Must have 2+ years of experience working in intercollegiate athletics, specifically within development/fundraising, sales or customer service. Additionally, the incumbent must have thorough knowledge of fundraising skills and tools, with particular emphasis on annual giving programs and excellent relationship building and interpersonal skills. Excellent oral and written communications skills is also required. Must be available for travel (10%-25% of working time). We offer excellent benefits and a pleasant working environment. Salary commensurate with skills and experience. Please submit cover letter, resume and letters of reference. To apply please go to www.westpointaog.org then click on "Employment" on the bottom left-hand side of the page.

West Point Association of Graduates is an Equal Opportunity Employer View our website at: www.westpointaog.org