The Assistant Manager, Athletics Advancement – Princeton Varsity Club & Athletics Friends Groups position will support the overall functions of the athletics advancement team. This position will report to the Associate Director of Athletics and will have primary responsibilities that will include oversight of the day to-day operations and execution of PVC service programming, execution of more than 30 PVC annual events (both on campus and off-campus), support of PVC annual fundraising efforts (including member solicitation and stewardship) and the creation and implementation of PVC communications (social media, event collateral, printed and electronic newsletters and oversight and daily maintenance of the PVC website - www.PrincetonVarsityClub.org). Beyond the PVC responsibilities, the Assistant Manager will also support several key functions of the Athletics Friends Groups, including support of print and electronic communications, reporting and event support and strategy.
Under the guidance of the Associate Director of Athletics, Advancement & Princeton Varsity Club, the Assistant Manager will be tasked with oversight of the day-to-day operations and execution of PVC service programming. This includes: Reading with the Tigers, Weapons of Mass Construction, youth sports clinics as part of Community & Staff Day, National Girls & Women in Sports Day and Communiversity. The Assistant Manager will also provide assistance with the PVC's support of the Coach for College Program.
Assist with the planning and execution of several recurring PVC and Department of Athletics annual events, including taking a leadership role with seasonal PVC coaches luncheons, PVC pre-game receptions (on campus) and additional PVC "On the Road" events and gatherings across the country.
Provide support of larger-scale PVC annual events, including the Jake McCandless '51 PVC Speaker Series, the Gary Walters '67 PVC Awards Banquet, PVC Welcome Barbecue and Tiger Athletics Give Day (TAGD).
Plan and staff Athletics Friends Groups fundraising and cultivation events as needed.
Support of annual PVC solicitation and fundraising strategy and outreach to secure new donors to the PVC each year.
Execution of PVC membership stewardship for numerous donor levels, which includes the creation and fulfillment of stewardship collateral, member pin cards and personalized thank you letters.
Day-to-day execution of PVC communications, including daily management of the PVC website (including the creation of original content and features), execution of PVC social media posts and graphics, creation of PVC event collateral, creation and distribution of PVC newsletters.
Assist with the editing and distribution of electronic and hard-copy solicitations to all Athletics Friends Groups members (averages 10-20 per month from July 1 to February 28).
Assist with the preparation of regular fundraising reports for distribution to the Ford Family Director of Athletics, Friends Group presidents, and coaches. Prepare other reports and ad hoc analysis as needed.
Generate lists for fundraising event invitations, as well as follow-up materials as needed.
Oversight of the PVC merchandise program (PVC letter sweaters, framed varsity letters, etc.) including all alumni outreach and messaging, ordering and inventory tracking.
Other duties as assigned.
One to three years of experience in a similar field
Through prior athletic experiences, demonstrated examples of leadership and achievement
Strong computer skills
Exceptional organizational skills
The ability to communicate effectively with various constituencies
Ability to work with a high degree of flexibility in a highly-collaborative, fast-paced, goal-oriented environment
Exercising discretion at all times and able to keep confidential all data related to Princeton and its alumni
The willingness to work flexible and long hours, including evenings and weekends
Commitment to Department of Athletics mission of Education Through Athletics and the values that define our BE A TIGER culture
Successful candidate must have an understanding of, and comply with the rules and regulations of the University, the Ivy League and the NCAA
Graphic Design experience is preferred, including knowledge of Adobe suite
Princeton University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. EEO IS THE LAW
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