Assistant Director of Development and Alumni Relations Communications
June 9, 2017
Higher Education Institution
Responsibilities: Serve as the Development and Alumni Relations (DAR) communications staff member to organize, write, and edit alumni content and donor communication. Responsible for creation and management of the DAR editorial calendar for constituent content and news stories. Provides leadership and represents the interests and goals of DAR in coordinating projects with the Communications office. Prepares or coordinates DAR copy for web, social media, alumni and donor newsletters, acknowledgements, announcements, and annual giving appeals as well as other touch points for target audiences. Keeps DAR clients informed of approach, plans, and changes as projects progress. Prepares other communications as needed. Manages resources, timelines, and contributors.
Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree(s) in English, Communications, Marketing, or related field preferred. Three years of work experience in related field. The ideal candidate will also demonstrate well-developed communication, planning and organizational skills.
Selected candidate must successfully pass a background check prior to first day of employment.
Since its founding in 1846, Grinnell has become one of the nation's premier liberal arts colleges, enrolling 1,700 students from all 50 states and from as many international countries. Grinnell's rigorous academic program emphasizes excellence in education for students in the liberal arts; the college offers the B.A. degree in a range of departments across the humanities, arts, sciences, and socia...l studies. Grinnell has a strong tradition of social responsibility and action, and self-governance and personal responsibility are key components of campus life. More information about Grinnell College is available at www.grinnell.edu.