The Yale University Office of Development leads the university’s fundraising efforts. Yale benefits from an outstanding tradition of alumni giving, as well as significant and growing support from parents, friends, corporations, and foundations.
The Office of Development offers a dynamic and challenging work environment, with opportunities for meaningful accomplishment and true growth. We invite you to discover the excitement, diversity, and rewards of a career at Yale University.
Associate Director of Prospect Management & Research
The Yale Law School Office of Alumni Engagement and Development (AED) and its Prospect Management & Research (PMR) team seeks a research analyst to serve as a key member of fundraising operations by providing critical research and efficient management of prospects to drive philanthropic revenue. The Associate Director will report to the Director of Prospect Management and Research.
Associate Project Manager, YSM Development
Under the direction of the Senior Director of Development Information and Donor Services, and working with considerable independence and exercising discretion to establish priorities, the Associate Project Manager will provide high-level support as well as base-line fundraising assistance for YSM departments, including grateful patient and digital fundraising programs.
Deputy Director, Leadership Giving
Yale University seeks an experienced and successful fundraiser and manager to join the university’s division of Alumni Affairs and Development. As a member of the Leadership Giving team and reporting to the Director of Leadership Giving, the Deputy Director directs and grows a team of individuals responsible for soliciting prospective donors to Yale University for gifts of $10,000 to $250,000 and plays a central role in growing the future philanthropic leadership for Yale.
Deputy Director, Prospect Management
The Deputy Director, Prospect Management in the Prospect Development team serves as the prospect management lead of a dynamic team and is responsible for creating optimal portfolios, strategic prospect pipelines, effective tools and training, and donor-centric fundraising policies that secure philanthropic support for Yale University.
Deputy Director, Prospect Research
The Deputy Director, Prospect Research in the Prospect Development team, leads, manages, and performs in-depth research and analysis on donors and prospects. This position conceptualizes and develops proactive prospecting methodologies to support fundraising objectives for Yale University, and is a relationship builder, working in partnership with fundraisers throughout the gift cycle, providing strategic recommendations, research, procedural and other support as appropriate.
Development Officer, Leadership Giving
Yale University seeks a driven and successful fundraiser to join the division of Alumni Affairs and Development. As a member of the Office of Development Leadership Giving team, the Leadership Giving Officer solicits prospective donors to Yale University for gifts of $10,000 to $250,000 and plays a central role collaborating with colleagues in Major Gifts, the Alumni Fund, Reunion Giving, and Planned Giving to ensure prospects are solicited comprehensively. The Leadership Giving Officer carries their own portfolio of approximately 250 individual prospects within specific geographic regions and functions in a discovery role. In addition to annual fundraising goals, this position will identify new major- and principal-gift prospects through superior qualification work.
Development Officer, Parent Gifts
As a member of the Parent Gifts team, the Development Officer will raise meaningful philanthropic gifts from non-alumni parents in support of Yale’s highest priorities as part of the ambitious For Humanity Campaign launched in 2021. With a portfolio of donors and prospects capable of leadership level annual fund and major gifts, the Development Officer will report to the Director of Parent Gifts and participate in implementing a dynamic program to engage generous families.
Events Manager, YSM Development
Plans and executes successful top-quality donor and prospect cultivation and recognition events that enhance the relationship between Yale School of Medicine and its prominent alumni, donors, and friends around the world. Event management duties include, but are not limited to, managing, researching, negotiating, securing, creating and/or selecting all event logistics including site selection, vendor management, and event specifications (audio/visual, décor, lodging, print materials, etc.); supervising all aspects of guest management including creative decisions for, and printing and mailing of invitations, compilation of guest list; developing event itineraries and agendas; acting as primary liaison with faculty, dean, alumni and other speakers; supervising all on-site event staff, including other staff and student employees; overseeing and managing work of program coordinator assigned as event support; compiling individual event budgets; and a variety of other tasks.
Financial Assistant 4
Under the general oversight and guidance of the Director of Finance and using independent judgment, provide the full-range of high-level financial assistance to the Office of Development.
Leadership Giving Officer
As a member of the Office of Development Leadership Giving team, the Leadership Giving Officer solicits prospective donors to Yale University for gifts of $10,000 to $250,000 and plays a central role in collaborating with colleagues in Major Gifts, the Alumni Fund, Reunion Giving, and Planned Giving to ensure prospects are solicited comprehensively. The Leadership Giving Officer carries their own portfolio of individual prospects within specific geographic regions and also functions in a discovery role. In addition to annual fundraising goals, this position will identify new major- and principal-gift prospects through superior qualification work.
Planned Giving Officer
Yale University seeks an experienced and successful fundraiser to join the Planned Giving team within the distinguished university division of Alumni Affairs and Development. As a member of the Planned Giving team, the officer is responsible primarily for the identification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of a robust portfolio of 100+ planned giving prospects of alumni and friends university- wide. With an emphasis on securing blended gifts, the Planned Giving Officer collaborates with other fundraising colleagues and serves as a resource to other frontline staff in gift discussions with potential donors.
Program Coordinator, Corporate & Foundation Relations
Under the direction of the Director for Strategic Initiatives and Proposal Development, the Program Coordinator will provide support for a broad range of Corporate and Foundation Relations fundraising activities in the Office of Development (ODV).
Program Coordinator, Major Gifts
Reporting to the Program Manager, the Program Coordinator provides advanced support to frontline fundraisers in the Major Gifts unit within the Office of Development, conducting writing, research, data analysis, project coordination, and assisting with special events.
Program Coordinator, Reunion Giving
Working with considerable independence and exercising discretion in establishing priorities, the Development Coordinator provides high-level data management, research, administrative, and communications support for the Director of Yale College Reunion Giving and other members of the Reunion Giving team.
Program Coordinator, YSM Development
Working with considerable independence and exercising discretion in establishing priorities, the Development Coordinator provides high-level data management, research/writing, administrative, and communications support for the Yale School of Medicine Alumni Affairs and Giving Team.
Project Coordinator, Annual Giving
Under the supervision of the Alumni Fund Deputy Director, the coordinator plays a key role in the solicitation, engagement, and stewardship efforts of the Yale Alumni Fund. Working both independently and in partnership with other team members, this staff member supports daily coordination of projects and is responsible for list creation using database tools, print production oversight, email and texting production and tracking of steps within individual projects executed throughout the year.
Staff Writer, Communications
Reporting to the Deputy Director, Communications, the staff writer provides support for Yale’s fundraising efforts by researching, drafting, and preparing written communications including news articles, gift announcements, web copy, brochures, solicitation materials, case statements, proposals, stewardship reports, video scripts, and more.