Stewardship Lead - Office of Advancement

Job Description

Friday, October 22, 2021

Main Responsibilities 
The incumbent is expected to develop and implement all major donor cultivation efforts at LUMS, liaising with donor relationship managers, alumni, marketing, and communications departments.


  • Developing a comprehensive long-term stewardship strategy for donors based upon best practices worldwide, outlining communication tools, planned activities and execution timelines
  • Drafting Donor Acknowledgement / Recognition protocols and SOPs and ensuring strict compliance university wide.
  • Coordinating with donor outreach staff (Major Gifts, Capital Campaign and Annual Giving) to plan sharing of grants utilization reports and other necessary information with external donors on regular basis.
  • Creating or improving processes to ensure donor stewardship is done in a timely manner
  • Sharing cards and wishes on important and special occasions like birthdays, eids, new year etc. by working closely with alumni relations and donor outreach staff for this activity.


  • Planning and executing donor engagement related events such as student donor interactive sessions, donor acknowledgement / engagement events, Leaders at LUMS, MOU signing, cheque handing over ceremonies, and chapter events etc.
  • Coordinating with RO, procurement, general administrative services and other departments for smooth execution of donor related events.


  • Assessing impact of external donations and developing success stories of best performing beneficiaries of external grants, significant breakthroughs in donor-funded research and other highlights of the university in collaboration with marketing & communications team.
  • Develop & maintain content for annual & quarterly fundraising publications and other communication material in coordination with marketing & communications section.
  • Ensuring up to date collateral and pitch decks are available for donor engagement

Work Schedule/Work Environment/Travel:

Occasionally travel, within the country as well as overseas. Business hours can extend into the evenings and weekends to accommodate the needs of workload. During the Covid-19 situation, you may be allowed to work from home, which will require you to create a suitable work environment for yourself (internet connectivity, an environment that supports your productivity at home per your own preferences and working style, setting your own work-hours, etc.).

Note: Please mention "Stewardship Lead - Office of Advancement" in the email subject for your application to be considered.

  • Process oriented
  • Proactive
  • Growth oriented
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent communication skills
Bachelors/Masters in a management discipline from and HEC recognized Institute
5+ years in an educational institute or NGO preferably with experience in either donor stewardship, event management, or corporate communications
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Note: “We are an equal employment opportunity employer”