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Annual Fund Director

Job Purpose: 

The Annual Fund Advancement Manager's primary responsibility is the strategic execution and management of a comprehensive annual giving program, supporting initiatives in development services, donor relations and moves management.


The Annual Fund Advancement Manager will develop a matrix of communication and solicitation strategies involving email, direct mail, phone, social media campaigns and volunteer engagement, all focused on shaping a sustainable tradition of robust annual support.


In addition, the role will foster the growth of best practices in coordination with areas of gift processing, data management and donor relations as related to annual giving with staff in the TKE Foundation and TKE Fraternity. The manager will exhibit a solid understanding of annual giving as the enabling component of successful major gift planning programs. The manager should provide strategic direction and long-range/short-range planning for these areas in the context of growing the annual giving program while supporting the greater development goals of the Foundation.


This position reports to the Chief Executive Officer of the TKE Foundation. The Annual Fund Advancement Manager will partner with the Fraternity staff on analytics and strategy and specifically with the Director of Alumni & Advancement on existing annual giving programs and engagement.


Specific Duties:


  • Work closely with the Director of Alumni & Advancement to identify donor prospects. Under the direction of the CEO prepare, implement, and evaluate an annual plan, including measurable goals and specific initiatives.
  • Design and implement annual giving programs and recognition events
  • Inspire growth of annual donors and total dollars toward the TKE Foundation Annual Fund
  • Track development activity by entering donor interactions and strategies into the fundraising database
  • Identify, cultivate, solicit, negotiate, and steward major gifts.
  • Develop strategies to encourage new or increased contributions from donors.

Minimum Experience and Required Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience required.
  • Between 3-4 years of experience with annual fund and donor development.
  • Proven success in securing and conducting face to face meetings for solicitations.
  • Familiarity with Patriot database systems a plus.
  • Requires proficiency in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and fundraising software.
  • Demonstration of increasing responsibility for successful fundraising in a nonprofit organization. Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively in a team-based environment.
  • Must be able to meet urgent deadlines, prioritize projects, and define goals.
  • Excellent communication, presentation, business development and organizational skills.  


To Apply:

This full-time position is located in Indianapolis, IN, and requires up to 20% travel. The start date for the position is immediate. TKE offers a competitive benefits package including PTO, insurance, annual bonus incentive plan and 401(k). If you are interested, please send a cover letter and resume to our Office & HR Manager, Courtney Frechin at

Office & Database Specialist

Reports to Chief Financial Officer

Descriptive Summary

We are looking for a detail oriented individual who is also eager to learn and help our non-profit grow. TKE Fraternity Headquarters has a family like atmosphere amongst employees and offers very competitive benefits!

The position is responsible for ensuring cash receipts and other data that are entered into our database system are accurate and complete. In addition, this role ensures cash exports from our database are accurately imported into the accounting system and makes daily deposits into our banking system. Furthermore, this role assists in helping the office run on a daily basis via other operational duties including shipping, ordering, and other administrative tasks.

 Main Job Functions:

  • Ensures the accuracy of information entered into database and accounting system
  • Enters bank deposits
  • Answers telephones, sort/distribute incoming mail, and assist in directing member inquiries
  • Monitor specified fraternity emails
  • Assists in the year-end audit process as needed by providing information/reporting
  • Support administrative staff with file management, mailing, reports, and organizational management
  • Creates and runs reports from the database
  • Review, monitor, and order supplies
  • Create and ship packages as needed
  • Organize and catalog archives
  • Other duties as assigned

Preferred Competencies and Skills

  • Database management skills
  • Excellent customer service skills, including professional phone and email etiquette
  • Strong attention to detail; Team working experience
  • Understanding automated banking – deposit, credit card and ACH programs
  • Exercising sound judgment and the highest ethical standards and the ability to maintain the strictest levels of confidentiality
  • Strong problem solving and creative skills
  • Ability to build and maintain relationship with peers and management
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills


  • Database management skills
  • Strong computer skills
    • Microsoft Office Suites
    • Excel knowledge
If you are interested, please send a cover letter and resume to our Office & HR Manager, Courtney Frechin at

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required. If you’d like to view the full job description, please request a copy.

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