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Phonathon Caller Job Description

 

Students make the best ambassadors for L&C

Student callers are vital to the success of fundraising at L&C and to maintaining strong relationships with alumni and parents. Students are the best ambassadors to talk about the L&C experience - because they’re living it!

This position requires strong verbal and written communication skills, a problem-solving mentality, the ability to think strategically in a fast-paced environment, and a genuine affinity for Lewis & Clark. Working on the Phonathon team is an excellent opportunity to develop your knowledge and expertise in communication, fundraising, and public relations.

 

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Serve as an ambassador by establishing an open line of communication between the College and its supporters.
  • Gain a greater understanding of the College, its organizational structure, and its annual needs for financial support.
  • Call constituents (alumni, parents, and friends of L&C) to build personal rapport, update demographic information, and acquire gifts to the Annual Fund.
  • Work with other student callers in a team-oriented environment to achieve institutional goals.
  • Commit to a minimum of 6.5 - 9.75 hours (2 - 3 shifts) per week.
  • Arrive on time and with a positive attitude to calling shifts.
  • Handle personal information with extreme confidentiality.
  • Have a great time and make new friends!

 

Benefits

  • Competitive wages: Phonathon callers make $11.75/hour, with opportunities for bonuses and advancement.
  • Build your resume: Develop strong public relations, fundraising, communication, and marketing skills.
  • Network: Converse with alumni in various professions throughout the country.
  • Incentives: Prizes, snacks, pizza parties, and end-of-semester celebrations!

 

Questions? Email phonathon@lclark.edu.