Director of Legacy Giving, University of Vermont Foundation

University of Vermont Foundation
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Location: Chittenden County,
About the Job

The University of Vermont Foundation seeks an experienced fundraising professional to fill a newly announced role of Director of Legacy Giving. The person in this position will be responsible for developing and implementing a comprehensive legacy / planned giving program at the Foundation. This role will also include marketing and communicating this program to constituents and coordinating outreach to reunion classes.


We seek a candidate with experience in gift planning mechanisms, such that they can work independently and help others learn about planned giving techniques. Demonstrated achievement in securing philanthropic gifts in the five+ figure range is preferred. This is an excellent opportunity for a self-starter with strong relationship-building skills and a desire to make a true difference in the lives of donors and the beneficiaries of gifts.

About the Foundation:

The mission of the UVM Foundation is to secure and manage private support for the benefit of the University of Vermont. Our Vision is to foster relationships with alumni and donors that maximize their personal and philanthropic investment in the University, toward the realization of the University’s aspiration to remain among the nation’s premier small research institutions.

Employer's Approach to Diversity, Equity, & Belonging

The UVM Foundation is committed to diversity and building an inclusive environment for people of all backgrounds and ages. We especially encourage members of traditionally underrepresented communities to apply, including women, people of color, LGBTQ people, and people with disabilities.

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