Director, Alumni Communications & Marketing
Auburn University - Auburn, AL

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Director, Alumni Communications & Marketing


Alumni Affairs Admin

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$67,300 - $112,100

Job Summary

Directs and oversees the business development, communications, and marketing functions of Alumni Affairs and the Auburn Alumni Association. Essential functions include but are not limited to: directs and performs revenue solicitation through affinity partner contracts, sponsorship, magazine ad sales, membership dues, and other business development opportunities; markets all alumni programs and projects; directs efforts aimed at growing the membership of the Auburn Alumni Association; directs alumni communications areas including, but not limited to, the alumni magazine and other publications, website and social media outlets; directs and manages the strategic planning and other business functions of multiple areas of Alumni Affairs; supervises and manages full-time staff; develops and manages budgets, ensuring consistency with financial objectives; ability to work effectively and efficiently with university employees, affinity partners and alumni; ability to multi-task effectively; ability to travel and work nights and weekends as necessary.

Minimum Qualifications

Entry into the applicant pool requires a Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution in Public Relations, Communications, Marketing, Management, Business Administration, or related field; six (6) years of experience in communications, marketing, sales, or management; knowledge of various marketing and communication theories, concepts, techniques, mediums, and strategies; and knowledge of basic accounting and budgeting principles. Employer will consider advanced degrees in lieu of experience. Please utilize the attachment feature of our online employment site to attach the following: cover letter, resume and contact information for professional references. Only complete application materials will be accepted for review.

Desired Qualifications

Desired qualifications include: a Master's degree in Higher Education Administration and the disciplines listed above; proven success in business development opportunities to solicit revenue; extensive experience in direct sales with vendors and product organizations; extensive experience in developing and managing campaigns for membership-based organizations.

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Administrative Grade 34 and above

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Auburn University (AU or Auburn) is a public university located in Auburn, Alabama, United States. With more than 25,000 students and 1,200...