Phonathon callers assist the office of College Advancement at SUNY Potsdam with securing annual gifts and pledges for The Fund for Potsdam.
Build rapport with prospective donors and provide information about SUNY Potsdam
Obtain gifts and pledges of monetary support
Update prospect information
Determine prospect’s preferred method of contact
Fill out pledge cards completely and with detail
Attend training sessions as needed
Comfortable asking prospects to donate money to SUNY Potsdam, using specific amounts
Able to speak clearly and correctly on the telephone
Capable of working with many scripts and choosing an applicable script for each call
Able to portray a positive energy of the Phonathon and SUNY Potsdam to each prospect
Interviews will be held in late January - early February for the spring calling session. If interested, please print and complete an Application (PDF). Applications can be e-mailed to firstname.lastname@example.org, dropped off at Raymond 505, or mailed to Ellen Nesbitt, SUNY Potsdam, Raymond 505, 44 Pierrepont Ave, Potsdam, NY 13676.