This position, which reports to the Associate Director of Development, provides full-time support to the Development team of Carolina Performing Arts. The position assists in the planning and implementation of CPA’s annual giving program, assists with the prospecting efforts for the major gifts program, processes gifts and maintains donor records in compliance with University policies and procedures, coordinates logistics for advisory board meetings and other development events, and provides administrative and communications support for all stewardship and donor relations activities. In addition, this position serves as a primary liaison to the Central Development Office’s gift processing team.
This position requires a thorough understanding of University policies and procedures, including those of the Office of University Development. Candidates must have a working knowledge of computers and the ability to use databases, spreadsheets and basic software programs, including Microsoft Word, Power Point, and Excel as well as desktop design programs.
The ideal candidate should have an appreciation for – and desire to learn about – the importance of the performing arts and its role in higher education and be able to effectively communicate about these areas both verbally and in writing. This position requires strong written and oral communication skills, superb judgment, ability to take initiative and work independently, excellent organizational skills and exceptional attention to detail and accuracy. Preference will be given to candidates with experience working in a university setting; the ability to effectively interact with a broad range of personal styles and University officials, as well as the general public; and to resolve problems and questions. Experience in planning and scheduling meetings and events is highly desirable. Knowledge of Blackbaud CRM 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.
Carolina Performing Arts is responsible for planning and presenting a comprehensive performing arts program serving the UNC campus and beyond. Carolina Performing Arts strives to integrate the performing arts into the core academic and teaching mission of the University through its Arts@TheCore engagement initiative and champions the power of exceptional arts experiences to enrich, inspire, challe...nge and transform. CPA oversees all artistic programming, campus and community engagement, marketing and fundraising for its presented performances, and manages all operations of its venues including facility rentals, technical production, audience services, and ticketing.