Assistant Director of Annual Giving
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill - Chapel Hill, NC

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UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School is seeking an Assistant Director of Annual Giving to be part of a successful and dynamic fundraising team and to assist the Advancement Office in achieving the fundraising goals of UNC Kenan-Flagler. The Assistant Director will work closely with the Director of Annual Giving to develop, manage and execute the School’s expanding annual giving programs and to help ensure continued growth in revenue and alumni donor participation rates as a key part of Kenan-Flagler’s overall fundraising efforts. The Assistant Director is responsible for the implementation of fundraising strategies to solicit gifts to the Annual Fund from approximately 900 students in eight different degree programs each academic year. The Assistant Director will also manage a portfolio of 50-75 young alumni donors and encourage their giving at the Dean’s Circle level, $1,000.00 and above, through personal visits and solicitations. The Assistant Director will help develop, implement and manage the direct mail and email solicitations of more than 30,000 alumni and friends of the business school and help maintain a positive relationship with the Carolina Annual Fund team and the UNC Gifts Services office. The Assistant Director will assist with alumni and donor cultivation events. The Assistant Director of Annual Giving reports to the Director of Annual Giving.

Educational Requirements

A Bachelor’s degree is required. A degree in a relevant discipline is strongly preferred.

Qualifications and Experience

The successful candidate will have two to four years of fundraising or equivalent experience and a strong understanding of the nature and purpose of higher education. The candidate will understand the basic principles and techniques of successful annual fundraising as they pertain to data analysis, project management and annual giving solicitation in various forms (direct mail, email, phone, and personal visits). The successful candidate will possess exceptional interpersonal skills, strong written and oral communication skills, strong organizational skills, excellent computer and software skills and a demonstrated ability to handle multiple priorities. The successful candidate will be expected to work collegially and effectively as a member of Kenan-Flagler and the larger UNC -Chapel Hill development community. Local travel, evening and weekend work often required.

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