Associate Director of Annual Giving-Direct Marketing

Vacancy ID: 20022109
Salary Range:  Dependent upon Qualifications and Experience
Closing Date: 07/16/19

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, NC, 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.

Reporting to the Director of Annual Giving, Direct Marketing, the Associate Director of Annual Giving, Direct Marketing will design and execute the annual plan for direct mail, email, and solicitation of alumni and friends. They will also assist in phonathon planning with the Director of Annual Giving, Direct Marketing. The Associate Director will contribute and implement an overall outreach strategy to renew, retain, and acquire donors through direct marketing strategies. The Associate Director will serve as a subject matter expert on the direct marketing industry and provide consultation to the schools and units. The Associate Director will supervise the Assistant Director of Annual Giving, Direct Marketing.

Educational Requirements

Bachelor’s degree is required.

Qualifications and Experience

He/she must be knowledgeable of strategies that will target annual giving prospects, alumni and donors for the schools/units and will focus on the outreach strategy to acquire, renew/retain, reactivate and upgrade donors. Must have the ability to establish strong and positive working relationships within University Development and with colleagues, donors and contacts campus wide and from external vendors. The ability to independently communicate complex topics to both internal and external individuals is essential. Experience using design tools, including Adobe Premier products, is preferred. A minimum of three years’ experience in Direct Marketing and University experience is preferred.

Application Types Accepted

Applications must be received in the Department of Human Resources by the closing date of 07/16/2019 to be considered. Please submit an online application for vacancy # 20022109 to The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Human Resources at

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.