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VCU Athletics *Development* Grad Asst. 2021-22

Company: Virginia Commonwealth University
Location: Richmond
Posted on: May 6, 2021

Job Description:

VCU Athletics is seeking graduate assistants to assist in the daily operations of the Development area during the 2021-22 academic year.

Specifically, the Ram Athletic Fund Graduate Assistant will serve an important role as a liaison between the VCU Athletic Department and its 3,600 donor, $3.5 million annual fundraising operation. This position will assist with fulfillment of donor benefits, coordination of RAF events, provide tremendous customer service and represent VCU Athletics at numerous external functions, home athletic contests, donor trips, and University functions.


* Identification of prospects for high-level annual and major gifts, serving as a "front door" to the RAF office, and assisting Major Gift Officers and Senior Administration with donor identification;
* Providing integral support with the coordination of donor benefits, VCU donor database management, parking reallocation, gift/seating renewals, gift processing, game-day operations, special events, booster activities, promotions and other duties as assigned for a $3.5 million annual fund, 3,600 donor operation;
* Managing RAF email account and main RAF phone line;
* Planning, implementing, and overseeing student-athlete "Thank-A-Thon," reaching over 3,600 donors, and creating a fun, competitive environment for student-athletes to participate and spread the mission of VCU Athletics;
* Working in a team environment, collaborating on projects with ticket office, sports information department, marketing, coaches and all other areas of the VCU athletics department to provide outstanding fan experience to all VCU patrons;
* Attending all meetings as able and complete assignments in a timely, efficient, and professional manner; and
* All other duties as assigned by Athletics Development staff.

Keywords: Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond , VCU Athletics *Development* Grad Asst. 2021-22, Other , Richmond, Virginia

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