Senior Assistant Director, Major Gifts

Senior Assistant Director, Major Gifts

Nanyang Technological University
3-6 years
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Job Description

Job Description :
The NTU University Advancement Office (UAO) supports the University's giving mission by fostering meaningful relationships and strategic partnerships with philanthropists, alumni, business community partners, corporations, foundations and friends that result in goodwill and philanthropy towards education and research that underpin a shared sustainable future.

  • Work with University Advancement Office staff, faculty, and deans to identify, cultivate, solicit and maintain key relations with a portfolio of contacts (current donors and prospective donors) with the view to match their giving interests with the University's funding priorities and needs.

  • Lead or facilitate gift structuring to optimize donor's gift purpose and manage the process of closing the gift Work with Stewardship Team to cultivate and steer donors to the next level of giving.


  • University Degree or related equivalent combination of education with minimum 3 years of relevant experience

  • Proven fundraising experience and track record and relevant skills and management expertise, preferably in a higher education sector environment or an equivalent combination of relevant experience and education/ training and skills.

  • A successful track record in cultivating and soliciting major gifts.

  • Experience in Higher Education/Not-For-Profit fundraising with an ability to achieve monthly activity targets as a key metric of performance. Candidates with appropriate business development/consultative sales experience may also be considered.

  • Demonstrated experience managing complex and diverse relationships and the proven ability to operate effectively with multiple stakeholders.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills with proven ability to liaise, consult and negotiate confidently and professionally with donors, staff and other stakeholders at all levels.

  • Exceptional written communication skills with extensive experience in developing business cases, proposals and presentations.

  • Well-developed planning and organisational skills with the ability to prioritise workload, meet deadlines and work under pressure in a fast-moving team environment.

  • Sound acumen and strong professional presence as well as a collegial work style that promotes teamwork, creativity and open communication.

  • Awareness of and sensitivity to a diverse range of stakeholders.
Hiring Institution: NTU
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A research-intensive public university, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) has 33,000 undergraduate and postgraduate students in the Engineering, Business, Science, Humanities, Arts, & Social Sciences, and Graduate colleges. It also has a medical school, the Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine, established jointly with Imperial College London. NTU is also home to world-class autonomous institutes - the National Institute of Education, S Rajaratnam School of International Studies, Earth Observatory of Singapore, and Singapore Centre for Environmental Life Sciences Engineering - and various leading research centres such as the Nanyang Environment & Water Research Institute (NEWRI) and Energy Research Institute @ NTU (ERI@N). Ranked amongst the world's top universities by QS, NTU has also been named the world's top young university for the past seven years. The University's main campus is frequently listed among the Top 15 most beautiful university campuses in the world and has 57 Green Mark-certified (equivalent to LEED-certified) buildings, of which 95% are certified Green Mark Platinum. Apart from its main campus, NTU also has a campus in Novena, Singapore's healthcare district. Under the NTU Smart Campus vision, the University harnesses the power of digital technology and tech-enabled solutions to support better learning and living experiences, the discovery of new knowledge, and the sustainability of resources. For more information, visit About NIE About RSIS About LKCMedicine About NTUItive

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