Director of Development, UW Law School

By: Wisconsin Foundation and Alumni Association

Job Summary:

The Wisconsin Foundation and Alumni Association (WFAA)*, the private fundraising and alumni relations organization for the University of Wisconsin-Madison, is seeking a development officer.  In this role, you will work to develop a comprehensive advancement plan for the University of Wisconsin – Madison’s UW Law School, with a primary focus on prospect qualification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship in pursuit of major gifts.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent professional work experience.
  • Experience and demonstrated success in fundraising or related activities.
  • Excellent oral, written, interpersonal, analytical and organizational skills required.
  • Self-directed, team player who has a strong, results-oriented, work ethic.
  • Ability to meet travel requirements (@25%).

Other Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in marketing, communication, non-profit management or higher education preferred. Special consideration will be given to candidates with JD degrees.
  • 3 + years of fund development experience, with focus on major gifts.
  • Appreciation of the role played by the University of Wisconsin and the UW Law School, or like organizations, and an interest in promoting its programs.


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