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Trusts and Estates Attorney in Washington, DC

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Company name

American Association of University Women

Organization Type


Job Type


Practice Area

Trusts and Estates

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required


Washington, DC

Date Last Verified

Aug 22,2017

Posted on

Mar 16,2017

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Senior Manager in Planned Giving Duties Create clear short and long-term plans to develop and implement comprehensive gift planning program including: Legacy Circle, bequests, charitable gift annuities, trusts, life insurance, charitable lead trusts, and other planned giving vehicles. Manage bequest administration program, including acknowledgments of gifts and document preparation. Develop and manage planned giving budget and fundraising goals. Administer and research disputed gifts and collaborate with outside counsel as required to provide case support. Manage Legacy Circle National Chair relationships including regular communication and monthly calls to engender new ideas and support for Legacy Circle. Manage the production of the Planned Giving newsletter with outside vendor. Prepare charitable gift annuity illustrations, letters, and contracts. Manage charitable gift annuity reports to the required states. Supervise Major and Planned Giving Associate. Manage Planned Giving donor cultivation and stewardship by ensuring that all internal recording processes are developed and adequate to support the expanded fundraising program. Develop and maintain strong and lasting relationships with current and prospective Planned Giving donors through regular communication via mail, telephone, and email, and occasional personal visits. Manage administration of the Legacy Circle and other recognition and stewardship programs, including marketing, recognition, and event planning. Develop and implement Planned Giving donor stewardship and recognition programs and events (including those at the biennial national convention) in collaboration with Directors of Development department and top management.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: Law degree, or equivalent work experience. 5 years of demonstrated experience in successful fundraising and/or project-management – including managing a project from beginning to end, meeting goals and deadlines, and working within budget allocations. Demonstrated experience with all aspects of Planned Giving. Proven track record in coordinating planned giving and major gifts program to support charitable and/or advocacy needs. Strong interpersonal skills and ability to build lasting relationships. Ability to effectively present information and respond to requests from donors, attorneys, financial advisors and general AAUW membership and staff. Self-starter with excellent organizational, writing, and research skills. High degree of proficiency with computers and computer programs – particularly Microsoft Office and fundraising software such as Crescendo, and Raiser’s Edge. Experience working in a complex environment. Position requires a high level of confidentiality.

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Company info

Hiring Coordinator
American Association of University Women
1111 Sixteenth Street NW
Washington, DC 20036