Loyola University Maryland

Advancement

Position Descriptions

The Student Philanthropy Council Leadership Team plays a significant role in the continued success of the organization. The individuals must display dedication to philanthropy at Loyola in all aspects of their Loyola involvement. 

General Expectations

  • Develop and grow in your understanding of how philanthropy supports Loyola University Maryland and be an advocate for broad-based support from the Loyola community.
  • Donate to Loyola on our annual day of giving, Greyhounds Give.
  • Always exemplify a professional and courteous manner as a leader of your peers.
  • Attend monthly committee meetings.
  • Attend bi-weekly executive committee meetings. 
  • Develop increased philanthropic engagement within the student body.
  • Work towards 10% student giving for freshman, sophomore, and junior classes.
  • Collaborate with Senior Class Gift efforts to secure 35% participation from senior class.

Benefits

  • Opportunity to develop skills in leadership, fundraising, communication, and marketing.  
  • Exclusive networking opportunities with alumni, parents, donors and senior members of the Loyola Advancement staff. 

Chair

Responsibilities

  • Lead monthly meetings with larger SPC members and facilitate discussion to help plan upcoming events to achieve engagement and fundraising goals
  • Share meeting agenda with all in attendance to allow for optimum group participation
  • Lead conversation on creating and executing upcoming events including but not limited to Throwback Philanthropy Day, “I Love Loyola” Day, #GreyhoundsGive
  • Presence at pre-planned SPC events throughout the year
  • Presence at 4-6 alumni events hosted by the Office of Alumni Engagement
  • Act as advocate of the Student Philanthropy Council and encourage students to join using person to person contact
  • Meet once a month with the Chair of Senior Class Gift to discuss opportunities for partnership

Requirements

  • Strong communications skills
  • Understands philanthropy 
  • Organized
  • Visionary leader
  • Experience leading and motivating a team
  • Well connected to multiple student organizations
  • Preferably member of the class of 2020 and someone who has been involved in SPC or other philanthropic activities

Vice Chair, Marketing

Responsibilities

  • Attend monthly meetings with larger SPC members
  • Provide insight on event or council marketing opportunities, discuss potential advertising opportunities
  • Provide digital signage for all SPC events and recruitment opportunities, including but not limited to Throwback Philanthropy Day, “I Love Loyola” Day, #GreyhoundsGive
  • If necessary, provide staffing support for all events
  • Maintain SPC Instagram and Facebook
  • Act as advocate of the Student Philanthropy Council and encourage students to join using person to person contact
  • Presence at 4-6 pre-planned Alumni Engagement events throughout the year

Requirements

  • Experience developing and executing a comprehensive marketing strategy to drive action
  • Creative
  • Organized
  • Able to multi-task
  • Experience with videography, multiple social media platforms, graphic design

Vice Chair, Campus Outreach and Events

Responsibilities

  • Help drive discussion towards broader campus engagement
  • Order tables, reserve event space for 3-4 events per semester including but not limited to Throwback Philanthropy Day, “I Love Loyola” Day, #GreyhoundsGive
  • Inform employee advisor of all needed supplies for events 
  • Identify long term and one-time campus partners by conducting initial meet and greet meetings with other on-campus student leaders
  • Work with leadership team to cultivate intercampus partnerships after initial outreach
  • Promote partnership with SPC by recognizing philanthropic need in other areas of campus 
  • Manage relationship with key on-campus offices, including Messina, to ensure relationship is strong and philanthropic materials (modules, etc) are in use
  • Oversee recruitment efforts for Greyhounds Give ambassadors
  • Organize and coordinate recruitment efforts among class years, utilizing and supporting the Class Officers
  • Presence at 4-6 pre-planned Alumni Engagement events throughout the year

Requirements

  • Ability to maintain strong partnerships with many groups on campus
  • Organized
  • Driven
  • Strong communication skills
  • Strong presentation skills

Class Officer (2023, 2022, and 2021)

Responsibilities

  • In collaboration with the Vice Chair of Campus Outreach and other Class Officers, foster and maintain partnerships with clubs, departments, or experiences directly pertaining to your class year.
  • Determine opportunities for partnership with SPC to promote philanthropy and SPC’s mission
  • Promote SPC within your own social and academic circles
  • Presence at 4-6 pre-planned Alumni Engagement events throughout the year

Greyhounds Give

  • Identify and recruit Greyhounds Give ambassadors within the class year
  • Mobilize confirmed ambassadors to attend volunteer training and ensure they fulfill obligations on Greyhounds Give

Member Recruitment

  • Act as advocate of the club and encourage interested students to join

Events

  • In collaboration with the rest of the campus outreach team, plan and host events with interested partners 

Requirements

  • Ability to maintain strong partnerships with many groups on campus
  • Organized
  • Driven
  • Strong communication skills
  • Strong presentation skills