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Regional Director of Development, Upper Midwest St. Louis, MO


Washington University in St. Louis seeks a talented regional director of development for the Upper Midwest. This person will lead the university’s regional development programs for the territory covering Michigan, Minnesota, Iowa, North and South Dakota, and Wisconsin, working strategically to engage and deepen relationships with the university’s network of alumni, parents, and friends in the region.

A world leader in teaching, research, healthcare, and service to society, Washington University launched Leading Together: The Campaign for Washington University in 2012. Originally a $2.2 billion effort, the university surpassed the $2 billion mark with nearly three years remaining in the campaign, and has increased its campaign goal to $2.5 billion. This initiative seeks to enhance the university’s impact in four key areas: preparing leaders for tomorrow, advancing human health, inspiring innovation and entrepreneurship, and enhancing the quality of life.

This position presents an opportunity to be part of a sophisticated advancement team that invests in the professional growth and success of its team members; to collaborate with colleagues across Washington University’s advancement operation; and to gain experience securing gifts in the five- and six-figure range. Washington University is seeking candidates for this role who have demonstrated the ability to form lasting relationships with donors that result in meaningful gifts, as well as a deep enthusiasm for the university and its mission.

Jack Gorman is conducting this search with Grace Rosenthal and Kennedy Arroyo.

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