PROGRAM COORD, DEVELOPMENT
PROGRAM COORD, DEVELOPMENT
Duke Performances — the professional performing arts presenter at Duke University — is, for the first time, hiring an employee to work in a development capacity to help support the organization's expanding portfolio.
Here's a list of responsibilities more or less in order of importance:
1. Work closely with Duke Performances leadership to manage inaugural Advisory Board, including overall strategy for planning two annual meetings and two mid-term conference calls (overseeing meeting agendas and materials, meeting logistics, new member orientations, and special programming).
2) Coordinating with University Development to facilitate cultivation with individual donors, this includes initiating communications with donors and prospects; providing briefing materials and managing follow-up; writing donor correspondence and preparing stewardship reports; planning development special events, dinners, and on-campus visits.
3) Coordinate and track twice-annual direct mail campaigns soliciting annual fund support for Duke Performances.
4) Take part in development planning meetings with Office of Development Special Initiatives related to annual giving and major gift prospects to Duke Performances. Develop and execute internal communications strategy to keep frontline fundraisers up to date regarding program priorities and resources.
5) Develop and maintain lists — gleaned from current donors and ticket buyers — for active and prospective donors to Duke Performances. Keep meticulous donor records in DADD (Duke Alumni & Development Database). Work with associate director to develop a donor database specific to Duke Performances.
6) Participate in grant writing for Duke Performances as part of a team that includes the associate director and coordinator of campus & community engagement.
Work requires communications, analytical, and organizational skills generally acquired through completion of a bachelor's degree program.
Work requires three years of experience in fundraising or a related field (alumni affairs, marketing, public relations).
Weeknight and weekend availability required
Prefer candidates with individual donor, grant writing, and direct mail experience.
Familiarity with and appreciation of the performing arts and fundraising in higher education is substantial plus.
Experience in or familiarity with the performing arts management or higher education administration
• Event planning experience.
• Strategic thinker with strong interpersonal skills, including ability to work as a team member and leader, as well as ability to work independently.
• Demonstrated ability to manage multifaceted programs, prioritize ongoing and deadline-based tasks, and to work with shifting priorities and schedules.
2056 PROGRAM COORD, DEVELOPMENT
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Full Time / Part Time
Regular / Temporary
Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employercommitted to providing employment opportunity without regard to anindividual's age, color, disability, genetic information, gender, gender expression, gender identity, national origin, race, religion,sexual orientation, or veteran status.Essential Physical Job Functions:Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System mayinclude essential job functions that require specific physical and/ormental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests forreasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.
Work requires communications, analytical and organizational skillsnormally acquired through completion of a bachelor's degree program.
Work requires one year of experience in fund raising, alumni affairs,public relations, student activities, program administration or arelated field to become familiar with activities involved in planningspecial events or programs.OR AN EQUIVALENT COMBINATION OF RELEVANT EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE
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Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, genetic information, gender, gender expression, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status.
Essential Physical Job Functions: Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essential job functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.