Employment Opportunities

Director of Special Gifts

Virginia Wesleyan College is accepting applications for the position of Director of Special Gifts for the Office of College Advancement.  This position is a front line development professional responsible for the identification, qualification, cultivation, and solicitation of special gifts to Virginia Wesleyan College.  Special attention placed on multi-year Annual Fund pledges at the Wesleyan Society level and major gifts for $5,000 to $10,000.  Responsible for building and maintaining relationships with portfolio of prospects and donors.  Responsible for preparing all donor materials including solicitation letters, proposals, pledge forms, follow up correspondence, contact reports etc. and maintaining accurate computer and paper copy records of cultivation and solicitation activities.  Candidates must have a Bachelors degree from an accredited institution.  Preference will be given to candidates with an interest in Higher Education and/or Development.  Candidates must have strong organization and time management skills, experience with Microsoft Office and relational databases.  

This position reports to the Associate Vice President for College Advancement.  Apply via e-mail to employment@vwc.edu.  Virginia Wesleyan College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.