Annual Giving & Program Manager

Posted on 03/11/2024

UNC School of the Arts

Winston-Salem, NC

The Annual Giving and Program Manager position is a new role that will play an important part in the success of the Advancement team. Reporting directly to the Senior Director of Development, Annual & Family Giving, the Annual Giving and Program Manager will provide direct support for our giving programs, boards, donor recognition and volunteer groups, as well provide support for the annual Days of Giving and brick program. This position is also responsible for targeted promotions and appeals for annual and leadership annual giving, parent giving, planned giving, anniversary reminders, donor acquisition and renewal.
The role requires exceptional organizational and time management skills, and the successful candidate must be able to work independently and prioritize in a quickly changing environment. Work requires contact with donors, volunteers and parents along with partners across campus. The nature of this position requires the highest level of sensitivity, judgement, and confidentiality.
Annual Giving
  • Work with the Senior Director for Annual & Family Giving to execute overall strategy for Annual Giving
  • Manage giving appeals including direct mail, email, video and text campaigns
  • Support Days of Giving, UNCSA’s largest solicitation effort
  • Assist with fulfillment of Days of Giving donor mailings and after-event follow-up
  • Manage the annual brick campaign including appeals and fulfillment
Program Management
  • Provide administrative support to the Senior Director of Development, Annual & Family Giving and the Leadership Annual Giving officer
  • Administer all giving programs including Giannini Society, Dean’s Circles, Parent Leadership Giving and Planned Giving
  • Provide administrative support for volunteer programs including Board of Visitors and The Associates
  • Provide project management support for all program appeals.
  • Assist with planning and execution of parent events and programs
  • Maintain accurate records of membership, payments and renewals.
  • Provide stewardship/fulfillment support for all giving societies and programs.
  • Manage annual giving website presence

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree; or equivalent combination of training and experience. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.

Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree, with 3+ years of proven fundraising experience, with at least a 2-year track record of success with annual giving. Previous experience providing administrative support in a university and/or advancement environment; experience with Raiser’s Edge/RENXT. Familiarity with UNCSA and a passion for the arts are a plus.

Recruitment Range, if applicable: $45,000 to $52,000

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