Assistant Director of Development and Alumni Relations Communications

Grinnell, Iowa
Jun 09, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Responsibilities:  Serve as the Development and Alumni Relations (DAR) communications staff member to organize, write, and edit alumni content and donor communication. Responsible for creation and management of the DAR editorial calendar for constituent content and news stories. Provides leadership and represents the interests and goals of DAR in coordinating projects with the Communications office. Prepares or coordinates DAR copy for web, social media, alumni and donor newsletters, acknowledgements, announcements, and annual giving appeals as well as other touch points for target audiences. Keeps DAR clients informed of approach, plans, and changes as projects progress. Prepares other communications as needed. Manages resources, timelines, and contributors.

Qualifications:  Bachelor’s degree(s) in English, Communications, Marketing, or related field preferred. Three years of work experience in related field. The ideal candidate will also demonstrate well-developed communication, planning and organizational skills.

Selected candidate must successfully pass a background check prior to first day of employment. 

Application Process:  Please submit applications online by visiting our application website at  Candidates must upload a cover letter, resume and three employment-related references.  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  Please contact the Office of Human Resources at (641) 269-4818 with questions.