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Director of Annual Giving

Employer
Coastal Carolina University
Location
Conway, SC

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Classification Title:

Alumni/Development Manager I

Classification Code:

CC30

Pay Band:

6

Internal Title:

Director of Annual Giving

Department:

Alumni Engagement

Position Type:

PCLS - Slotted Classified

Full or Part Time:

Full-Time

Basis:

12 mo.

Hours per week:

37.5 hours per week

Normal Work Schedule:

M-TH 8:00am-5:00pm and F 8:00am-12:30pm

Does this position require driving?:

Yes

Does this position require a credit check?:

No

Job Details:

DIRECTOR OF ANNUAL GIVING

Are you passionate about advancing education and fostering a culture of philanthropy? Coastal Carolina University is seeking a dynamic and experienced individual to fill the role of Director of Annual Giving. Reporting directly to the Vice President for Advancement & Alumni Engagement, you will play a pivotal role in shaping the future of our institution’s fundraising efforts.
Why Join Us:
Coastal Carolina University offers a dynamic and supportive environment where you can make a meaningful impact on the lives of students and the future of our institution. As a member of our team, you will have the opportunity to lead innovative fundraising initiatives and contribute to the advancement of education.
Responsibilities:· Oversee all aspects of the university’s annual giving initiatives, including email and direct mail solicitations, faculty and staff giving, Giving Teal Tuesday (CCU’s 24-hour day of giving), alumni membership drives, and various other appeals.· Lead a team of two annual giving professionals, providing guidance and support to ensure the successful execution of fundraising programs.· Spearhead the development, design, execution, and assessment of a comprehensive year-round fundraising program.· Collaborate closely with diverse university departments to define fundraising objectives, devise strategic approaches, and design initiatives aligned with both industry standards and the strategic plan of Coastal Carolina University.
Qualifications:
A bachelor’s degree and related experience are required. Experience in marketing/communication, alumni relations, annual fund, or similar constituent outreach programs and experience using Raiser’s Edge/NXT fundraising software are preferred. Knowledge and experience using digital marketing products such as fundraising website platforms, texting platforms, Facebook Ads, Adobe Creative, Illustrator, etc. and familiarity with fundraising/marketing techniques are also preferred.
Coastal Carolina University is a public comprehensive liberal arts institution located in Conway, South Carolina, just nine miles from the Atlantic coastal resort city of Myrtle Beach. Coastal Carolina University enrolls over 10,000 students from 49 states and 55 nations. The University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award the baccalaureate and master’s degrees of national and/or regional significance in the arts and sciences, business, humanities, education, and health and human services, a specialist degree in instructional technology, and PhD degrees in marine science: coastal and marine systems science and education sciences.
Coastal Carolina University is committed to fostering an environment that embraces diversity, equity and inclusion, and we seek candidates who will contribute to a climate that supports the growth and development of a diverse campus community. The University provides equal opportunity without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, religion, national or ethnic origin, veteran status or disability in admissions, employment and in all of its educational programs and activities. We encourage individuals from historically underrepresented groups to apply.
How to apply: Interested applicants may apply on-line at https://jobs.coastal.edu/postings/22530. Applicants must submit a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three (3) professional references. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled. Coastal Carolina University is an EO/AA employer.
Alumni/Development Manager I (CC30/61123283/FTE-S00985P), full-time position with benefits. SC State Pay Band: 06. Salary range: $45,530.00 (minimum) – $84,241.00 (maximum). Normal work hours are Monday through Thursday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, and Friday, 8:00 am to 12:30 pm. Must be flexible to meet the special scheduling needs of the university. Must have the ability to work evening hours and some weekends at fundraising events. Some travel is required.

Required Qualifications:

A bachelor’s degree and related experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in marketing/communication, alumni relations, annual fund, or similar constituent outreach programs.
  • Experience using Raiser’s Edge/NXT fundraising software.
  • Knowledge and experience using digital marketing products such as fundraising website platforms, texting platforms, Facebook Ads, Adobe Creative, Illustrator, etc.
  • Familiarity with fundraising/marketing techniques.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Ability to work individually and in a team environment.
  • Ability to work with students, faculty, staff, alumni, donors, prospective donors, and volunteers in a collaborative and supportive fashion.
  • Posses strong written and communicative skills as well as knowledge of social media marketing.
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written).
  • Demonstrated strong leadership, planning, and organization skills.

Additional comments regarding this position:

The ability to work evening hours and some weekends at fundraising events. Some travel.

Mental Demands:

Analytical and Problem Solving, Confidentiality, Customer Contact, Detailed Work, Multiple Concurrent Tasks, Reasoning, Stress, Training, Verbal Communication

Physical Demands:

Carrying, Lifting, Driving, Sitting, Speaking, Standing, Walking, Writing

Physical Demands (Elements Exposed To):

None of these Listed

Please Select Any and All Equipment Needed to Perform the Duties:

Computer and Peripheral Equipment, Copier, Fax, Credit Card Transactions, Scanner, Telephone

Posting Number:

FTE-S00985P

Number of Vacancies:

1

Desired Start Date:

04/01/2024

Job Open Date:

02/22/2024

Open Until Filled:

Yes

Quicklink for Posting:

https://jobs.coastal.edu/postings/22530

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