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The Office of Advancement, adjacent to the Office of the President in Lentz Hall, is in need of student callers to work at least two shifts per week starting Sunday, Feb. 6 through the end of the spring semester (with the option to return next school year).

About the Office of Advancement

The Office of Advancement leads annual giving (fundraising) campaigns and fosters and maintains relations with both current and future donors. Callers will work directly with both the director and associate director of annual giving and donor relations and take assignments from both individuals.

Job overview

Student callers are vital to the success of fundraising at Carthage and maintaining strong relationships with alumni, parents, and friends of the College. Students are the best ambassadors to talk about the Carthage experience — because they’re living it!

Job responsibilities

  • Serve as an ambassador by establishing an open line of communication between the College and its supporters
  • Gain a greater understanding of the College, its organizational structure, and its annual needs for financial support
  • Call constituents to build rapport, update demographic information, and acquire gifts for the Annual Fund
  • Work with other student callers in a team-oriented environment to achieve institutional goals

Job skills

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to maintain positivity and professionalism in high-stress situations
  • Ability to think strategically in a fast-paced environment
  • Genuine affinity for Carthage College

Benefits

  • Competitive wages with opportunities for advancement
  • Build your resume: develop strong fundraising, communication, and marketing skills
  • Network: converse with alumni in various professions throughout the country

Apply

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SPONSORING DEPARTMENT, OFFICE, OR ORGANIZATION:

Office of Advancement

FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT:

Heather Zima, Associate Director of Annual Giving and Donor Relations, hzima@carthage.edu