We have two openings at The Consortium for critical roles in the organization. Please let us know if you can recommend a candidate, or forward these to anyone you think might be interested. Please send resume, cover letter and any supporting information to [email protected]

Director, Individual Giving

The Consortium for Graduate Study in Management was founded in 1966 in order to promote diversity in full-time, two-year MBA programs across the ranks of American management. Since then, it has grown to include 18 leading MBA programs and enjoys the support of more than 70 corporate sponsors. To date, there are 9,000 alumni with 400 new graduates every year. By using state-of-the-art donor development theory and practice, the Director will advance The Consortium’s mission via high-tech/high-touch outreach efforts.

  • Responsible for coordinating all individual donor fundraising, which includes the annual fund, class gifts, recurring gifts, comprehensive campaign and major donor efforts
  • Identify alumni needs and concerns in order to develop an overarching fundraising strategy
  • Promote alumni engagement to maximize the value of The Consortium network by working with alumni chapters across both geographic and industry lines (Special Interest Groups)

Devise effective messaging to communicate various Consortium fundraising programs through both mail and electronic formats

  • Using Raiser’s Edge and other sources, identify potential donors and map outreach efforts
  • Analyze campaign results to make continuous improvements in effectiveness
  • Work closely with the Vice President and Executive Director, particularly in regard to major gifts
  • Chair the Alumni Relations committee, reporting to the Board of Trustees
  • Manage gift entry into Raiser’s Edge, including school shared gifts, accessing pooled giving databases and identifying matching gift opportunities in order give donors the proper attribution. Regularly reconcile tally with Manager, Database Operations and Senior Manager, Accounting
  • Coordinate with school development offices to create joint giving opportunities

Hands-on participant at the annual Orientation Program & Career Forum each June

  • Maintain visibility in the advancement profession and be active within the St. Louis community
  • Other duties as may be assigned
  • Bachelor’s degree, with some advanced development training a plus
  • Four years of Alumni Relations experience
  • Highly motivated self-starter with the ability to think and act independently
  • Sound judgment, the ability to analyze problems quickly and accurately and offer practical and effective solutions
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills, demonstrated ability to build and maintain relationships
  • Knowledge of donor management software used for both data capture and analytics. Raiser’s Edge experience a plus
  • Fluency with various social media platforms
  • Command of Microsoft Office applications

Manager, Student & Alumni Relations

The Consortium for Graduate Study in Management was founded in 1966 in order to promote diversity in full-time, two-year MBA programs across the ranks of American management. Since then, it has grown to include 18 leading MBA programs and enjoys the support of more than 70 corporate sponsors. To date, there are 9,000 alumni with 400 new graduates every year. The Manager will help build a class identity and community by providing programs and services relevant to Consortium students.

  • Working primarily through the student liaisons at each campus, create school specific and cross campus programs designed to engage students as Consortium members as opposed to being subsumed into the culture of the specific school they are attending
  • Direct student specific gift programs, including the First of Many and the Class Gift. Enter individual gifts into the Raiser’s Edge donor tracking system

Hands on participant at the Orientation Program & Career Forum held each June. Oversee scheduling 80+ volunteer shifts

  • Manage multiple social media efforts including Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter groups
  • Award the annual T.E.A.M. trophy to the school that has best demonstrated their commitment to The Consortium
  • Coordinating with school placement officers, compile the annual Student Employment report
  • Based on mutual interest, connect students with alumni and corporate partners, thereby increasing the value of The Consortium network. Specifically, administer the Still Seeking Employment program to link students with late breaking job opportunities
  • Other duties as may be assigned
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Two years of Student Services or Alumni Relations experience. Demonstrated experience with volunteer development and oversight
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills, demonstrated ability to build and maintain relationships
  • Sound judgment, the ability to analyze problems quickly and accurately and offer practical and effective solutions
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently, successfully coordinating many projects requiring close timing, often by enlisting the cooperation of students and volunteers
  • Highly motivated and self-starter with the ability to think and act independently
  • Knowledge of donor management software used for both data capture and analytics. Raiser’s Edge experience a plus
  • Fluency with various social media platforms
  • Command of Microsoft Office applications

Please send resume, cover letter and any supporting information to [email protected]

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