Director of Annual Fund & Special Gifts

Chapel Hill, Orange County
Mar 07, 2014

Department: Journalism/Mass Communication

Application Deadline:

Position Summary: The responsibilities of this position will be to identify, cultivate, solicit, and steward gifts from alumni, donors, parents, and friends of the UNC School of Journalism and Mass Communication, with emphasis on upper prospect tier. Follow-up on referrals from Discovery team and Annual Fund team in University Development; set assertive goals and monitor progress toward goals; maximize special gifts from established and new donors while maintaining focus on growing unrestricted support and on expansion and branding of a classical Annual Fund for the school.

Education Requirements: A bachelor's degree is required

Qualification and Experience: This position requires 10 years of direct fundraising experience, including annual fund experience, in a non-profit or university setting; demonstrated ability to represent the JOMC to multiple audiences with segment-specific messages; exceptional written and oral communication; ability to work well professionally with all of the JOMC volunteer boards; experience in a comprehensive fundraising campaign; willingness to travel as needed.

Department Contact Name and Title: Debra McLaughlin

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