Development Associate for Major and Planned Giving

  • Admin
  • Ripon
  • Posted 2 months ago

Ripon College seeks an enthusiastic, motivated Advancement “Road Warrior.” In this position he/she will be responsible for visiting upper end annual fund donors to thank them and ask them to consider increasing their support and involvement, as well as individuals identified through research as potential major gift and planned gift donors to the College. Additional responsibilities include participating in regular meetings with both development and annual fund staff and facilitating activities that will help to build a base of support for a recently launched campaign to renovate and expand the college’s athletics, health, and wellness venues as well as other philanthropic priorities.

This position is best served with a person of integrity, commitment to confidentiality, patience with others, professionalism and attention to detail. A sense of humor, strong people skills, and a team orientation are essential. Flexibility, enthusiasm, strong work ethic, and sensitivity to the stewardship of long term relationships between the College and its donors are also desirable. At least two to three years experience in development, sales, or other comparable activities is desired. A bachelor’s degree and valid driver’s license are required (must also meet Ripon College’s driver approval requirements); incumbent spends approximately 50% time traveling, visiting donors and prospective donors for the College.

Applicants should submit a letter of application, resume and names of three references to Larry Malchow, Executive Director of Development, c/o Carol Seeliger, Advancement Office, Ripon College, PO Box 248, Ripon, WI 54971-0248. To request a complete job description, contact Carol Seeliger at

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.


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