Interact with constituents who contact the Fundraising office via phone, e-mail and walk-in about gifts to The Association of Former Students. Provide support to the Fundraising team on execution and tracking of fundraising initiatives and participate in soliciting gifts through Association events.
Coverage needs are between the hours of 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday-Friday (some weekends), year round. Student may work up to 20 hours per week. Some variance from weekly schedule will be necessary due to Association events.
Provide outstanding customer service.
Provide support to Fundraising team on all fundraising initiatives.
Participates and provides input on various Association-wide activities which may include:
Acts as an ambassador for The Association by meeting Team Expectations; supporting The Association’s fundraising, branding, and communications efforts; and fostering relationships with former students, current students, parents, faculty, staff and friends of Texas A&M. Occasional other duties as assigned.
Received: Director of Annual Giving and Coordinator of Annual Giving.
Required: Current student at Texas A&M University with a minimum of one semester of attendance at College Station campus.
Preferred: Student pursuing a degree from the Mays Business School or the Bush School of Government and Public Service with a focus on Non-Profit Management. Ability to remain in student position for a minimum of two years, in addition to working summers.
Required: Minimum of two years of work experience that included successful direct contact providing outstanding service to customers. Ability to prioritize and multitask with minimum supervision.
Required: Proficiency in using computer software applications, including Microsoft Office and an ability to learn and use internal database. Ability to build and manage relationships with constituents. Outstanding organizational skills are essential. Proficiency in spoken and written English.
Required: Must be able to operate a keyboard, telephone, and computer. Frequent use of a computer monitor is required. Ability to perform occasional merge/mail tasks with envelopes and mailing labels required.
Required: Ability to operate desktop computer, telephone, and networked printers/copiers/scanners. Understand how to save and distribute electronic files on a computer network.