Director of Donor Relations and Development Operations

Posted on 03/15/2021

Coastal Carolina University

Conway, SC

Job Details

Director of Donor Relations and Development Operations

The Chanticleer Athletic Foundation seeks applicants for the position of Director of Donor Relations and Development Operations.

Duties include, but are not limited to: develops, implements, and leads a successful and integrated donor relations program that strategically targets all levels of giving as defined by the CAF; ensures donors are acknowledged, appreciated and recognized to strengthen their financial support for the University; manages donor events, coaches’ tours, Impact Fund, premium seating experience, Game Day, Chanticleer Gala, SCAF and stewardship efforts; manages and coordinates any campaign related kick-offs and celebration events; event planner managing special events including alumni, donor stewardship and external relations gatherings both locally and outside; responsible for the CAF’s coordination of student giving and philanthropic education; creates strategic and systematic plans to communicate with donors around gift recognition, insight into the impact and significance of their gift; oversees and directs the creation and implementation of strategic communications in multiple mediums in a timely fashion (this will include, but not be limited to, social media calendar, e-blasts, year-end-reminders, endowment reports, web pages, invitations, newsletter updates, fundraising campaign materials, and the coordination of press announcements); supports with administrative duties in the absence of Administrative Coordinator; prepares deposit batch, paying invoices, etc.; may supervise student workers and student ambassadors; researches current trends, trainings and statistics in the Athletic Development Sector; and conducts donor prospect research and profiles.

Qualifications: A bachelor’s degree, collegiate athletic department experience and previous experience working for a non-profit organization are required. A master’s degree is preferred.

Coastal Carolina University is a public comprehensive liberal arts institution located in Conway, South Carolina, just nine miles from the Atlantic coastal resort city of Myrtle Beach. Coastal Carolina University enrolls over 10,000 students from 47 states and 61 nations. The University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award the baccalaureate and selective master’s degrees of national and/or regional significance in the arts and sciences, business, humanities, education, and health and human services, a specialist degree in educational leadership, and Ph.D. degrees in Marine Science and Education.

Coastal Carolina University is committed to fostering an environment that embraces diversity, equity and inclusion, and we seek candidates who will contribute to a climate that supports the growth and development of a diverse campus community. The University provides equal opportunity without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, religion, national or ethnic origin, veteran status or disability in admissions, employment and in all of its educational programs and activities.

Coastal Carolina University is an EO/AA employer.

Required Qualifications

A bachelor’s degree. Collegiate athletic department experience. Previous experience working for a non-profit organization.

Preferred Qualifications

Master’s Degree

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