Franklin & Marshall College Franklin & Marshall College

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Development Relations Student Assistant: This position will be resume-building! You will learn to use a new software program, have opportunity to apply writing skills, and develop skills essential to success in many professions.  Student assistant will provide support to the offices of donor relations, parent relations and corporate & foundation relations within College Advancement. Donor relations tasks will include researching the history of endowed funds at the College, preparing spreadsheets and mailings, proofreading donor lists, assist in designing special events, visually documenting current and future donor recognition opportunities on campus, personalizing the process of acknowledging gifts. Parent relations tasks will include contacting new and current families and alumni via phone and e-mail to encourage them to attend events, preparing and distributing materials for new students’ parents, updating the parents’ web pages and organizing parents’ interests in volunteering and assist with event planning. Corporate & foundation relations tasks will include identifying and researching prospective institutional donors to the College, updating the corporate & foundation relations web page, creating an online repository of documents related to recent grant-seeking activity, and helping to publicize the College’s participation in Pennsylvania’s Educational Improvement Tax Credit Program. Position requires the ability to handle confidential material responsibly, familiarity with Microsoft Office (especially Word and Excel) and the Internet (including, ideally, web management software). The applicant must be self-motivated, conscientious, reliable and receptive to instruction. The ability to communicate clearly and professionally is a must. Office hours are Monday – Friday 8:30 – 4:30 Pay is standard at $7.25/hour.  Please contact Tracey Shaubach at . (1) Fall, Spring and Summer

 Office Support for College Advancement:  Student to assist College Advancement staff (including Alumni Relations, Development Relations, Annual Giving and Advancement Services) with general clerical responsibilities and provide other office support as needed.  Duties include but are not limited to assembly and completion of mass mailings, reports in Word, Excel and PowerPoint, limited data entry in the proprietary database, information searches on the web and other external resources, copying, filing and scanning.  Students applying should possess attention to detail, have good communication skills and the ability to handle confidential information responsibly, work independently and be willing to handle a diverse range of tasks. Office hours are Monday – Friday 8:30 – 4:30 Pay is standard at $7.25/hour.  Please contact Tracey Shaubach at . (2) Fall, Spring and Summer

Office Support for Alumni Relations: Student to assist Alumni Relations staff with general clerical duties and provide office support as needed. Student must exhibit the following qualities; reliability, ability to work independently, to prioritize and an attention to detail. The student should be comfortable asking questions to complete task, as well as reporting on the progress of work. This position requires the ability to handle confidential information with discretion. Good communication skills, both written and verbal are expected. Professional phone manner is required. Applicants should be proficient in Word and Excel. The student may be asked to complete CMS training to assist in website updates and management. Other duties will include, but not limited to assembly of mailings and registration packets, creation of event signage, nametag and materials assembly for events. Student should be comfortable and willing to learn a diverse range of tasks. Office hours are Monday – Friday 8:30 -4:30 p.m. Pay is standard $7.25/hour. Please contact Tracey Shaubach at . (1) Fall, Spring and Summer

Telefundraiser: The telefundraisers are also known as the Dip Dialers, who are the student callers that make up the Dip Dialing program. This job is for those who want to build their communication skills while networking with alumni and parents of the College. A student in this position will make outgoing calls to alumni and parents to ask for monetary support of the College toward the Annual Fund. All callers are taught to build conversation with alumni and parents prior to making an ask. You will be prepared with the right foundation to make this ask, including facts and information about the College paired with the basic parts of a call. Callers are required to work two shifts per week, with evening shifts from Sunday through Thursday 6:15-8:30 and afternoon shifts Wednesday & Thursday from 2:15-4:30. Callers are encouraged to work more shifts, which can lead to incentives. Successful calls will earn incentives on top of base pay of $7.25 per hour. Please contact Stefanie Tapper at . (several)Fall, Spring and Summer

Development Student Assistant:  Student to assist in Development office.  Student should possess excellent written and verbal communication skills. Tasks will include, but are not limited to cultivation and stewardship of parents, alumni and friends of F&M, and general office support.  The applicant must be self-motivated, conscientious, reliable and receptive to instruction. The ability to communicate clearly and professionally is a must.  Students applying should possess attention to detail and the ability to handle confidential information responsibly.  Office hours are Monday – Friday 8:30 – 4:30 Pay is standard at $7.25/hour.  Please contact Tracey Shaubach at . (1) Fall, Spring and Summer