Director of Marketing and Annual Giving

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Position Type Permanent Staff (EHRA NF) Department School of Education Deans Ofc-340100 Working Title Director of Marketing and Annual Giving Appointment Type EHRA Non-Faculty Position Posting Category Development and Fundraising Salary Range Full Time/Part Time? Full-Time Permanent Hours per Week 40 Vacancy ID NF0003527 Position ID 20031726 Posting Open Date 01/17/2019 Application Deadline 01/30/2019 Open Until Filled No Proposed Start Date 03/01/2019 Position Summary

The School of Education is an academic unit reporting to the Provost. The School is a major center of teaching, research and public service within the State of North Carolina, region and nation. The School offers a full range of undergraduate and graduate study, including educator preparation programs, leading to licensure in North Carolina.

The School of Education at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is committed to realizing the transformative power of education, and-in turn-is redefining what it means to educate. Education has the power to break down barriers, lift up individuals, and empower communities to rise and thrive. To that end, we inspire educators to lead: to think creatively, act with passion, and strive toward equity for all.

The School of Education Development office is responsible for an ambitious $35 Million campaign goal during the University’s Campaign for Carolina.

The Director of Marketing and Annual Giving will be a key member of the development and external relations team. This position will develop and execute the comprehensive marketing and branding strategy for the School of Education. He/she will use communications, marketing, and digital media to tell our story and communicate the impact of our research, practice and education, recruit top students, and facilitate the School’s development efforts.

The Director of Marketing and Annual Giving will provide oversight and coordination of the direct marketing activities related to annual giving solicitations, specific fundraising projects and communications to ensure the philanthropic support of alumni, volunteers, students, faculty & staff, friends and other constituents. He/She will be responsible for developing and executing a comprehensive plan to demonstrate the impact and reach of philanthropic giving to the School of Education and be directly responsible for the solicitation of gifts in the $1-$9,999 range.

Educational Requirements

Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Public relations, Communications, or related field. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.

Qualifications and Experience

7+ years of marketing, communications, and/or public relations and a minimum of 1 year of professional level, direct solicitation/fundraising experience required.

Preferred qualifications:
10+ years of marketing, communications, and/or public relations experience in a higher education setting
Experience in a public higher education institution
Familiarity with and knowledge of the UNC-Chapel Hill campus

Equal Opportunity Employer

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

Special Instructions

Please include two writing samples. Writing samples should be development materials relevant to this position (examples include; annual giving appeal, gift proposal, marketing plan)

Quick Link Department Contact Information

Department Contact Name and Title Leslie Deslis Department Contact Telephone or Email [email protected] Office of Human Resources Contact Information

If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at (919) 843-2300 or send an email to [email protected]
Please note: The Office of Human Resources will not be able to provide specific updates regarding position or application status.

Applicant Documents Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae / Resume
  3. List of References
  4. Writing/research Sample
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document
  2. Other Document 2
Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Please select the response below that describes your level of education that best or mostly closely satisfies the education requirements for this position.
    • Bachelor’s degree in required discipline(s) listed or related field
    • Bachelor's degree in any field/discipline
    • Master's degree or Doctorate degree in required discipline(s) listed or related field
    • Master's degree or Doctorate degree in any field/discipline
    • None of the above
  2. * Please describe your development marketing, development communications, and/or annual giving experience.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Please describe your experience collaborating with colleagues.

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. What excites you about the mission of the School of Education?

    (Open Ended Question)




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Posted: 1/23/2019
Application Due: 2/4/2019
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