Danielle Keddington | Development Officer

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30 South 2000 East, Rm 105F
Salt Lake City, UT 84112
Office: 801-581-7503
Email: danielle.keddington@pharm.utah.edu




Job Description 

Directs, coordinates, plans, and implements fund-raising activities for the College to secure financial support from alumni, individuals, corporations and foundations, and for advancing the relations of the College with community organizations and agencies

  • Directs or assists with development activities for the College of Pharmacy, including cultivating alumni, donors and prospective donors, soliciting gifts, and assuring appropriate acknowledgement of all contributions
  • Organizes the Alumni Association and provides staff support for the Alumni Board
  • Coordinates events of the Alumni Association and promotes alumni participation both in Utah and out of state
  • Oversees the annual White Coat campaign and Alumni of the Year Award
  • Encourages student engagement at all college activities
  • Follows up with donors through annual fund and phonathon campaigns
  • Runs monthly giving report 
  • Maintains written communication with donors and alumni through thank you notes, email, and alumni newsletterMaintains the College of Pharmacy alumni list updates
  • Provides staff support for the College of Pharmacy Ambassadors Advisory Council
  • Responsible for planning and overseeing Convocation activities in collaboration with the Senior Academic Advisor in Student Affairs
  • Tracks the graduating classes for job placement and helps in preparing the report to ACPE
  • Assists with design and implementation of new ideas and development campaigns 
  • Distributes scholarship acceptance and rejection letters to students, collects donor thank you notes from students to mail, and inputs all scholarship information into the University database for monetary distribution  
  • Organizes and assists with the solicitation strategies of donors
  • Oversees campaign activities such as special events, communications, personal associations, and membership in community organizations
  • Maintains a database and file of all donor transactions and related development information
  • Coordinates publicity for development events by determining the most effective advertising medium and approach in collaboration with the Specialty Media Coordinator


Updated: March, 2016

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