Advancement Communications Manager

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Position Type Permanent Staff (SHRA) Is this an internal only recruitment? Yes Position Title Public Comm Specialist - Advanced Working Title Advancement Communications Manager Position Number 00058485 Vacancy ID P010271 Budgeted Hiring Range $55,000 - $70,000 Pay Band Information

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Salary Grade Equivalent GN12 Full-time/Part-time Permanent/Time-Limited Full-Time Permanent If time-limited, estimated duration of appointment Hours per week 40 Work Schedule

Monday to Friday 8-5

Department Name and Number SOG Sch of Government-375100 Date First Posted 06/12/2019 Closing Date 06/21/2019 Position Location Chapel Hill, NC Position Posting Category Public Relations/Communications/Marketing Position Summary Information

Department Description

The School of Government works to improve the lives of North Carolinians by engaging in practical scholarship that helps public officials and citizens understand and improve state and local government. The School offers up to 200 courses, webinars, and conferences for more than 12,000 public officials each year. Faculty members annually publish approximately 50 books, reports, articles, bulletins, and other print and online content related to state and local government. The School is also home to a nationally ranked graduate program in public administration and specialized centers focused on information technology and environmental finance. The Marketing and Communications Division supports the work of the School of Government by marketing courses, publications, programs, and services to local and state officials and by communicating strategically about the value and impact of our work. Services include project management, writing, editing, and graphic design.

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, race, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

Position Description

Reporting to the Assistant Dean of Strategic Communications, the Advancement Communications Manager is responsible for strategy and execution of marketing content in support of the School of Government’s Advancement Division and the University’s For All Kind: The Campaign for Carolina.

In this role, the Advancement Communications Manager transforms ideas from all around the School of Government into a campaign-driven content strategy in partnership with a broad range of faculty and with staff from strategic communications, advancement, IT, entrepreneurial initiatives, and other internal divisions as well as with University Development.

This position is responsible for creating and managing a variety of communications materials including branded campaign collateral, newsletters, news stories, web content/graphics, video/photography, presentations, and more. These communications are geared towards revenue generation. This position is also responsible for engaging with and interviewing a vast array of individuals as they relate to private giving, and for training others, including the School of Government Dean and Leadership Team, to use advancement communications content. This position will also analyze existing initiatives and develop plans for strengthening and enhancing communications that support the School’s goals, and increase awareness of the School’s brand. The Advancement Communications Manager will hire/supervise a student employee and/or an intern as needed. This position will make annual budget recommendations. This position liaises with UNC’s Office of University Development.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

Bachelor’s degree in a discipline related to the area of assignment; or equivalent combination of training and experience. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.

Essential Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

With a focus on audience engagement and brand management, the ideal candidate will have strong writing and creative content creation skills with a sharp eye for editing and the ability to prioritize and balance multiple projects and deadlines. They also must have the ability to successfully manage internal and external relationships with diplomacy, effectively liaise with colleagues at all levels, and provide content support and guidance as a marketing content expert. Strong people skills and customer service skills are a must. Strong project management skills are a must.

Preferred Qualifications

Knowledge of local and state government and a passion for public service is preferred.

Required Licenses/Certifications Special Physical and Mental Requirements Position/Schedule Requirements Position Attributes Stimulus/ARRA Funded No Quick Link Contact Information

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
    Posting Supplemental Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

    1. * Please select the response below that best describes your experience/education for the Public Communications Specialist position.
      • Bachelor's, Master's, or Doctorate in a related field
      • Associate's, Bachelor's, Master's, or Doctorate in an unrelated field and 4 years of related experience
      • Associate's in a related and 2 years of related experience
      • Combination of post-high school education and/or experience in a related field to equal at least 4 years (ex. 1 year towards a related degree and 3 years of related experience)
      • Did not complete high school but have a combination of high school education and related experience to equal 8 years (ex. 1 year of high school and 7 years of related experience)
      • None of the above
    2. * Please provide an example of how your project management skills lead a successful implementation from start to finish.

      (Open Ended Question)

    3. * What experience do you have in fundraising at a large public university?

      (Open Ended Question)

    4. * Describe your experience with website and graphic design.

      (Open Ended Question)




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    Posted: 6/13/2019
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