PROGRAM COORD, SENIOR-DURHAM & REGIONAL AFFAIRS
PROGRAM COORD, SENIOR-DURHAM & REGIONAL AFFAIRS
VP, Durham and Regional Affairs
Senior Program Coordinator for Communications Senior Program Coordinator of Communications Office of Durham Affairs Duke University
Position Summary The Senior Program Coordinator of Communications works closely with colleagues and with diverse partners in the Duke and Durham communities to create and implement office communication strategies. The position is also responsible for operation of the Doing Good in the Neighborhood employee giving campaign, which collects donations from university and health system employees in support of local schools, nonprofits and neighborhoods. Candidates should have strong writing and web communication skills, solid organizational skills, and a sense of humor. They should have a genuine interest in Durham and in working with people from diverse backgrounds. Candidates will be expected to learn quickly and to take initiative. The position offers opportunities for professional development.
Communications 60% of position
• Work with colleagues to identify the office's communication priorities based on evolving goals and audiences, and develop and maintain an appropriate communications plan.
• Update and maintain the Office of Durham Affairs website and social media pages.
• Write articles and produce story packages about Office of Durham Affairs programs and initiatives as well as the Doing Good in the Neighborhood campaign. Maintain an office-wide editorial calendar.
• Produce publications as needed by the office, to include reports, one-pagers, talking points, op- eds, and advertisements.
• Give in-person presentations about the work of the Office of Durham Affairs at Duke departments and in the Durham community.
• Support fundraising and grant-writing efforts for Office of Durham Affairs programs.
• Work with colleagues to maintain a consistent Office of Durham Affairs style and brand across print and online materials as well as a consistent office mission, goals and values during in-person meetings and presentations.
• Manage the office communications budget and oversee projects requiring external vendors.
• Maintain relationships with partners at Duke and in Durham, to stay attuned to internal and external communication channels and to solicit content updates and opportunities for collaboration.
• Maintain important office documents and archives.
• Provide editorial supervision of the office's two Community Engagement Fellows.
• Respond to emails sent to Office of Durham Affairs and Doing Good in the Neighborhood general inboxes.
Doing Good in the Neighborhood 40% of position
• In partnership with the campaign co-manager, coordinate the development and implementation of campaign strategies and timelines.
• In partnership with the co-manager, make significant logistical updates to Doing Good in the Neighborhood and continue its transition to a year-round campaign cycle, to include updating strategies around communications, donor stewardship and ease of giving.
• Produce campaign communications, to include targeted emails, stories, posters, one-pagers and pledge forms.
• Maintain strong donor relations by holding in-person meetings with Duke employee donors and leadership donors as well as presenting about the campaign to Duke departments and leadership groups.
• Connect Duke departments to community volunteer opportunities.
• Strengthen partnerships with organizations, schools and neighborhoods that receive campaign funding.
• With support from colleagues, analyze campaign data to create reports for volunteers and members of Duke's senior leadership.
• Coordinate the efforts of Campaign Champions, who are Duke University and Duke Health employees who share information about the campaign with their schools, departments and offices.
• Work closely with colleagues across the university and health system to continually improve campaign outreach and messaging.
• Manage the campaign budget.
• Coordinate the campaign's kickoff event.
Minimum Qualifications The ideal candidate will have at least a bachelor's degree and three to five years of professional experience. Strong writing skills and an interest in communication strategies are a must, and experience with Adobe Creative Suite, photography and videography is preferred.
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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.