Stewardship Coordinator

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Position type: Full-Time 12-Month
Department: 441300 - MS State University Foundation
Location: Main Campus - Starkville, MS
Categories: Professional
Position Open Date:

Position Function:

The Stewardship Coordinator assists the Stewardship Manager in implementing the stewardship program within the Division of Development and Alumni. The Stewardship Coordinator will develop relationships with donors. The Stewardship Coordinator reports to the Stewardship Manager.

Salary Grade:  13

Please see Staff Compensation Structure or Skilled Crafts and Service Maintenance Compensation Schedule for salary ranges.  For salary grade UC, these positions are "Unclassified" and salary ranges are determined by the hiring department.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

1. Work with the Stewardship Manager to implement strategies to effectively engage and cultivate relationships with existing donors to deepen their commitment to Mississippi State University
2. Arrange and participate in meetings, site visits, and events to steward donors and build rapport
3. Coordinate with the Stewardship Manager to create and oversee personalized stewardship plan for donors, ensuring timely and meaningful acknowledgment of their support
4. Collaborate with the development team to integrate donor stewardship strategies
5. Perform related duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications:

1. Bachelor’s degree in communication with emphasis in public relations, English or a related field
2. Excellent written and verbal communication skills
3. Familiarity with Microsoft Office applications
4. Strong interpersonal and relationship management skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies
Any equivalent combination of related experience and/or education approved by the Department of Human Resources Management

Position may require occasional travel. A valid driver’s license is required.

Instructions for Applying:

Submit an online application along with a resume and cover letter.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

MSU is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, sex, religion, national origin, disability, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, pregnancy, gender identity, status as a U.S. veteran, and/or any other status protected by applicable law. We always welcome nominations and applications from women, members of any minority group, and others who share our passion for building a diverse community that reflects the diversity in our student population.

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