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Student Employment Positions

Annual Giving, Office Aide – Institutional Advancement

Annual Giving Office Aide/ Student Fundraisers are students who are philanthropy advocates and who engage alumni, students, parents and friends in financially supporting Salem State. They are leaders on-campus, making connections that lead to charitable support of Salem State.

Duties and Responsibilities

Responsibilities include:

  • Engage peers by personally asking them to support Salem State (i.e. tabling, campus events, online through social media and crowdfunding promotion and telemarketing)
  • Grow participation in the Senior Class Gift
  • Staff events that promote student philanthropy and provide an opportunity to make a gift
  • Serve as a social media influencer for student events and other campus events
  • Contact members of the Salem State community and alumni via telephone to thank donors, provide university updates, inform of upcoming events and update alumni records
  • Engage Salem State community and alumni through crowdfunding
  • Provide campus tours for alumni and friends upon request
  • Light office work is required
  • Student Philanthropy Council (SPC) membership required

Minimum Qualifications


  • Strong oral communication skills
  • Comfortable engaging with peers and starting conversations about giving
  • Personable and positive
  • Sense of pride and affinity for supporting Salem State University through fundraising
  • Highly motivated, adaptable, dependable and demonstrates a willingness to learn
  • Self-starter and ability to work effectively as part of a team
  • Knowledgeable and proficient in uses of social media (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat)
  • Good organizational skills
  • Computer literate, particularly with Office products (Word, Excel)
  • Ability to work some evenings

We are primarily looking for students who can work Tuesdays through Fridays 9am to 1pm.

To apply send your resume, copy of your class schedule, and work availability to Erica Bourbeau at




Erica Bourbeau | 978.542.2264

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