Title:  Senior Director, Annual Giving

Division:  Office of Institutional Advancement and
Schedule:  Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Work Location:  Houston, TX
Salary Range:  $84,581 - $115,000
FLSA Status:  Exempt
Requisition ID:  7023


Join a team with big vision for growth.  The Senior Director, Annual Giving reports directly to the Assistant Vice President of Advancement Services and is responsible for creating and executing fundraising strategies for annual giving at Baylor College of Medicine.  This includes a variety of intiatives including direct response (direct mail and digital), employee giving and mid-level donor programs. This role is key to bringing in new prospects, stewarding and cultivating the pipeline of donors through annual giving.  


Job Duties

  • Leads the annual giving program and manages the annual giving team.
  • Plans, develops, and fulfills direct response initiatives, including direct mail and digital communication efforts.
  • Develops annual giving program, including Employee Giving Campaign and Giving Levels; ensures collaboration with volunteer hospital committee representatives to help operationalize Employee Giving Campaign.
  • Develops and maintains vendor relationships for Employee Giving Campaign.
  • Manages online system including creating and sending email campaigns for the department, including fundraising, engagement, alumni and event emails; manages constituent information and updates as necessary and ensures compliance with branding guidelines. 
  • Works with faculty and develops fundraising initiatives; develops the faculty appeal process and ensures strengthening of ties between faculty and advancement. 
  • Oversees strategies for Annual Giving Appeals including content gathering, email and list creation, sending emails, tracking results and providing recommendations.
  • Works with Human Resources on the employee giving campaign presentation to roll out to the College.
  • Strategizes branding positioning and ensures all communications align with brand and are compliant with advancement policies; strategies with data team to collect lists and track result.
  • Responsible for the Foundation’s Mid-Level/Leadership Giving Program’s efforts.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree.
  • Five years of relevant expereince.  Degrees in lieu of experience will not be accepted.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Business Administration, Communications, English, Public Relations, or other related field of study.
  • Substantial experience in leading annual giving and managing a team.
  • Requires strong communication skills, will have a lot of outward facing interactions with donors, faculty, and BCM employees.
  • Skills or knowledge in Blackbaud Luminate Online.
  • Experience using a fundraising database, such as Raiser's Edge.





Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.