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Student Phonathon Positions

Phonathon callers assist the office of College Advancement at SUNY Potsdam with securing annual gifts and pledges for The Fund for Potsdam.

Responsibilities include:

  • 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 form on computer completely and with detail
  • Attend training sessions as needed

Qualifications:

  • Comfortable asking prospects to donate money to SUNY Potsdam, using specific amounts
  • Able to focus on multiple tasks

    Must be available for a minimum of 3 shifts (Shifts are Sunday-Wednesday, 6-9 p.m. & Sun 1-4 p.m.)
  • Able to speak clearly and correctly on the telephone via computer
  • Able to portray a positive energy of The Buzz Phonathon and SUNY Potsdam to each prospect

Interviews will begin on Sept. 5 and continue to Sept. 14, 2018. Job will begin on Sept. 30 and continue into November as needed. If interested, email nesbitem@potsdam.edu, or drop by Raymond Hall 505 to pick up an application.