Reporting to the Assistant Dean of Strategic Communications, the Advancement Communications Manager is responsible for strategy and execution of marketing content in support of the School of Government’s Advancement Division and the University's For All Kind: The Campaign for Carolina.
In this role, the Advancement Communications Manager transforms ideas from all around the School of Government into a campaign-driven content strategy in partnership with a broad range of faculty and with staff from strategic communications, advancement, IT, entrepreneurial initiatives, and other internal divisions as well as with University Development.
This position is responsible for creating and managing a variety of communications materials including branded campaign collateral, newsletters, news stories, web content/graphics, video/photography, presentations, and more. These communications are geared towards revenue generation. This position is also responsible for engaging with and interviewing a vast array of individuals as they relate to private giving, and for training others, including the School of Government Dean and Leadership Team, to use advancement communications content. This position will also analyze existing initiatives and develop plans for strengthening and enhancing communications that support the School's goals, and increase awareness of the School's brand. The Advancement Communications Manager will hire/supervise a student employee and/or an intern as needed. This position will make annual budget recommendations. This position liaises with UNC's Office of University Development.
Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s degree in a discipline related to the area of assignment; or equivalent combination of training and experience. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.
With a focus on audience engagement and brand management, the ideal candidate will have strong writing and creative content creation skills with a sharp eye for editing and the ability to prioritize and balance multiple projects and deadlines. They also must have the ability to successfully manage internal and external relationships with diplomacy, effectively liaise with colleagues at all levels, and provide content support and guidance as a marketing content expert. Strong people skills and customer service skills are a must. Strong project management skills are a must.
Knowledge of local and state government and a passion for public service is preferred.
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, race, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.
Internal Number: 163942
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