The Director of Advancement Communications leads our division’s communications program that targets alumni, donors, and key stakeholders to generate support for UNC Greensboro’s strategic priorities in preparation for and in the ongoing support of a comprehensive fundraising campaign. The Director will create and implement a sophisticated multimedia communications plan to elevate donor engagement, and market our annual fund, major gifts, and planned giving efforts. This position will act as the internal coordinator for all Advancement communication (including media relations) and marketing and serve as the chief liaison to the central UNCG University Communications team. As a member of the Internal Campaign Cabinet Leadership team, the Director serves as an integral leader in the Division. This position cultivates and stewards relationships with key stakeholders to inspire a culture of creativity, collaboration, and innovation as part of a broader, synchronized, multi-disciplinary team of communications and advancement professionals.
• Bachelor’s Degree. • Minimum 10 years communications experience. • Evidence of successful communications positions of increasing responsibility required. • Significant experience working in communications role(s) that support advancement, development, campaign, and/or alumni activities required. • Demonstrated ability to work effectively and independently with internal/external constituencies and with professionals of varied disciplines to accomplish tasks and projects. • Demonstrated experience managing across multiple communications and marketing channels and media; highly developed skills in communications writing and editing • Evidence of high energy leadership style with a track record for leading both strategic and tactical communications efforts. • Self-starter, able to collaborate across the University Advancement division and campus enterprise, experience creating, developing, and implementing new initiatives. • Must be detail-oriented, metrics-driven, and results-oriented with demonstrated analytical skills.
About The University of North Carolina at Greensboro
UNC Greensboro, located in the Piedmont Triad region of North Carolina, is a higher-research activity university as classified by the Carnegie Foundation. Founded in 1891 and one of the original three UNC system institutions, UNCG is one of the most diverse universities in the state with nearly 20,000 students and over 2,700 faculty and staff members representing more than 90 nationalities. With 17 Division I athletic teams, 85 undergraduate degrees in over 100 areas of study, as well as 74 master’s and 32 doctoral programs, UNCG is consistently recognized nationally among the top universities for academic excellence and value, with noted strengths in health and wellness, visual and performing arts, nursing, education, and more. For additional information, please visit uncg.edu and follow UNCG on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.