Annual Fund Coordinator

SDC’s Purpose and Vision

San Diego Christian College (SDC), as an academic and learning community, aims to prepare academically equipped, culturally and globally involved graduates with a biblical worldview and godly character to serve God. SDC is a religious, non-profit organization (501c3) registered in the state of California. It is our mission to educate and inspire students through the truth of Scripture and the development of competencies that prepare graduates whose purpose is to impact the world.

Position Overview

In support of SDC’s broader mission, the Advancement division cultivates new prospects, innovates ways to build relationships with pivotal influencers and industry leaders in the San Diego and the Christian higher education communities, drives donor-events and strategic initiatives to increase funding and generates and maintains positive relationships with current and prospective donors, alumni, and students.

The Annual Giving Coordinator provides assistance and expertise for individual fundraising including:  Annual Fund/Giving programs, gift processing and donor stewardship; donor database & prospect management, event fundraising, and other functions as needed to achieve annual fundraising goals. Writes direct mail appeals, requests mailing lists, and ensures fundraising appeals are sent out on schedule. Identifies potential major gift donors and conducts prospect research. Coordinates gift acknowledgement process and makes thank-you calls to annual fund donors. Provides logistical support to manage special event fundraising, including an annual benefit and silent auction. Responsible to execute solicitation and stewardship plan for events sponsors. Administrative support as needed.