Assistant Director of Annual Giving

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Position Type:

Permanent Staff (EHRA NF)


VP Global Affairs-506500

Working Title:

Assistant Director of Annual Giving

Appointment Type:

EHRA Non-Faculty

Position Posting Category:

Development and Fundraising

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Full-Time Permanent

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Position Summary:

The University of North Carolina has enjoyed a long-standing place among leaders in higher education since it was chartered in 1789 and opened its doors for students in 1795 as the nation’s first public university. Situated in the beautiful college town of Chapel Hill, N.C., Carolina has earned a reputation as one of the best universities in the world. Carolina prides itself on a strong, diverse student body, academic opportunities not found anywhere else, and a value unmatched by any public university in the nation.

Carolina Development is proud of its donor-centered philosophy, pursuing activities that always respect the interests and intentions of the donor as well as the University. The organization’s collaborative nature is a critical component to fulfilling our mission of raising private funds to benefit the university.

The UNC Global Development team supports Office of the Vice Provost for Global Affairs and the offices of the Chancellor, Provost, deans and directors, and other senior administrators to coordinate and implement campus-wide global fundraising strategy and world-wide donor engagement. Reporting to the Director of Development for the Office of the Vice Provost for Global Affairs, the Assistant Director of Annual Giving will oversee and manage all aspects of the Chancellor’s Global Education Fund, in close collaboration with the University Development Annual Fund. This position will work collaboratively to develop strategies to increase and deepen relationships with supporters in key markets outside the U.S., international alumni clubs, parents, and donors to the Chancellor’s Global Education Fund, both foreign and domestic.

This position also coordinates all activities related to global board development, identification and recruitment of new members, and donor engagement. Key boards include the Chancellor’s Global Leadership Council and other ad hoc global fundraising committees as identified.

Educational Requirements:

Required: Minimum of a bachelor’s degree required and 1 year of higher education development, direct marketing for higher education or related experience.
Preferred: Two years of higher education development, direct marketing for higher education or related experience.

Qualifications and Experience:

Qualified candidates must demonstrate exceptional verbal and written communication skills with both internal and external audiences; editing skills; attention to detail; the ability to work effectively and collaboratively as part of a team; the ability to maintain confidentiality; project management skills with the ability to organize and work on multiple and competing projects simultaneously; superior customer service skills for school and unit clients. Qualified candidates must have experience in international education and understand the importance of the internationalization of higher education.

Candidates should have working knowledge of Adobe Creative Cloud (InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop), MS Office suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access) and social media (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube). Experience with donor CRMs (Blackbaud), crowdfunding platforms (GiveCampus), project management tools (Asana) and commercial printing/production processes is preferred. Ability to interact effectively in a comprehensive research university setting. The ability to work effectively with a variety of campus departments including consultation and advisement of constituent school and unit colleagues. A high energy level and strong drive to be successful. Ability to think logically and strategically.

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.




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Posted: 6/6/2021
Application Due: 6/20/2021
Work Type: Full Time