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Do you hope to make the world a better place? So do our students. If you're committed to student success and advancing the university, Western's University Advancement team wants to talk to you. We're a passionate group of professionals who believe there's no better calling than supporting education and no better place to do it than at Western Washington University.

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Associate Director of Development, Leadership Annual Giving

This full-time, permanent position reports to the Director of Development for Annual Giving and Alumni Memberships. This position is crucial to meeting the mission of Western Washington University as one of four Annual Giving Team members responsible for raising $3.8 million in annual gifts from more than 8,000 donors and 5,000 alumni memberships. The Associate Director is responsible for the identification, qualification, engagement and solicitation of WWU Donors between $1,000-$24,999. They will be expected to utilize multiple channels (in-person/phone/email/online, events, regional travel, etc.) to connect with donors at this tier and build the broader WWU donor pipeline. Additionally, this position will work closely with central Advancement programs (President’s Society, Donor Relations, Events, WWU Alumni Association) as well as academic unit development leaders.

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