Alpha Phi Foundation



Manager of Chapter Giving

Job Title: Manager of Chapter Giving
Reports To: Director of Development
Location: Evanston, IL

To apply, send resume and cover letter via email to noting Manager of Chapter Giving in the subject line.

Position Summary
The Manager of Chapter Giving is responsible for coordinating, maintaining and evolving the fundraising relationship between the Foundation and the collegiate chapters of Alpha Phi Foundation, a 50l(c)(3) organization.

The Manager of Chapter Giving reports to Director of Development and works closely with the development team.  This position may be instructed by the Executive Director on certain projects. Serves as the first point of contact for all chapters who contact the Foundation office.

Essential Areas of Responsibility

  • Work with chapters to help facilitate fundraising growth and knowledge of the Foundation
  • Manage key chapter portfolio, working closely with them to help plan and grow their events
  • Manage chapter events calendar and event promotion
  • Secure Foundation speakers and Board representation at key chapter events
  • Prepare and manage all Community Contribution requests
  • Produce appropriate chapter fundraising reports
  • Manage the following key constituencies:
       o Chapters
       o Chapter Advisors
       o Parents
  • Manage the implementation of an all-encompassing chapter fundraising solution through Luminate Online
  • Facilitate a chapter-wide pilot program for the chapter fundraising solution
      o Secure key chapter participation
      o Host focus groups for feedback
      o Compile chapter feedback and make adjustments as needed
      o Travel to chapters to administer and train chapter fundraising solution as needed
  • Maintain and update chapter fundraising solution year over year
  • Fully manage procedures surrounding chapter fundraising solution
  • Send semester close emails detailing fundraising totals received by the chapter
  • Build onto and update website resources
  • Promote resources and tips through email and social media
  • Promote chapter events through social media
  • Manage the Focus on Philanthropy blog
  • Help facilitate the annual Leadership Conferences and biannual Convention events
  • Travel required
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 1-3 years of fundraising experience, additional event experience preferred
  • Database experience required, Raiser's Edge preferred

Other skills
  • Detail-oriented with high standards for excellence, accuracy and confidentiality
  • Ability to effectively manage processes and people
  • Exceptional time and project management skills
  • Proven written and personal communication skills in crafting event timelines, vendor outreach and chapter coaching
  • Ability to thrive both independently and in a team environment
  • Aptitude for developing, implementing and maintaining systems and processes
  • Personal and professional values consistent with the Alpha Phi organization