Assistant Director of Digital Fundraising

Creighton University Essex, IA 2018-12-31
The Assistant Director for Digital Fundraising supports University Relations’ effort to raise a significant annual contributed revenue through digital platforms, including website, social media, email solicitations, Creighton University Giving Day, crowdfunding and other grassroots campaigns. This role also supports Alumni Relations’ online engagement efforts, a key element in building a prospect pipeline for all schools/colleges for Creighton’s fundraising campaign.

The Assistant Director will serve as the functional lead for email marketing, event registration, and online giving platforms, partnering with the technical lead in Advancement Services to streamline and simplify online experiences for internal and external audiences. Additionally, the person in this role will collaborate with digital vendors and all UR departments to create and manage a central fundraising/engagement email calendar (including solicitations) that aligns both with Creighton’s Strategic Plan and campaign priorities.

Bachelor's degree required.
Minimum 3 years’ experience in digital communications, marketing, fundraising or related fields.
Proficient in email marketing platforms.
Experience serving as a functional lead (equivalent considered) for online content management systems, including proficiency with event registration and online giving forms.
Experience with social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, Snapchat, etc.) and use of these platforms for marketing and fundraising.
Experience using digital measurement tools (Hootsuite, Facebook Analytics, Google Analytics, email campaign metrics, etc.), with ability to analyze and help inform content strategies.
Proficient in Microsoft Office products and familiarity with Adobe Creative Suite programs.
Working knowledge of HTML, WordPress, and SEO.
Familiarity with fundraising database software is preferred.
Strong organization, communication, attention to detail, and ability to manage complex projects within deadlines.
Ability to establish priorities, exercise initiative, work proactively, and accept responsibility in completing work under tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment.

Physical Requirements:
Seeing: 75 – 100%
Hearing: 75 – 100%
Standing/Climbing/Mobility: 0 – 24%
Lifting/Pulling/Pushing: 0 – 24 % (pound: 15 lbs.)
Fingering/Grasping/Feeling: 75 – 100%
Travel: Yes
Exposure to Blood Borne pathogens: No

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Disclosure Statement:
This description describes the general nature of work to be performed and does not include an exhaustive list of all duties, skills, or abilities required. Regular, reliable attendance is an essential function and all employees are required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties as requested by their supervisor. Employees may also be required to work in excess of normal working hours as workloads and seasonal activities necessitate. A complete description is available in the Human Resource office located at 3006 Webster Street Omaha, NE. Creighton University reserves the right to modify duties, responsibilities and activities at any time with or without notice.
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