Coordinator of Stewardship and Development Marketing

Posted 03/23/2022

Position summary

The Coordinator of Stewardship and Development Marketing is responsible for writing and creating stewardship reports and coordinating various marketing projects in an effort to express JBU’s gratitude to the donor base, and to keep alumni, parents and friends informed with the latest campus news, giving opportunities and events. This position calls for an organized person who can manage multiple projects at one time with a creative spirit, strong writing skills, graphic design experience, and an ability to work in a collaborative environment.

Role Qualifications 

  • Positive personal characteristics include a servant attitude, team player, creativity, and self-motivation
  • Relevant professional skills include: ability to set and reach goals, ability to set and manage priorities, project management skills, ability to set and meet deadlines, and attention to details
  • Skill to create good will with students, staff, faculty, and the community
  • Ability to strongly articulate the benefits of a Christian college education
  • Commitment to the Articles of Faith, Mission, and Objectives of JBU; and desires to be a role model for students by demonstrating an active Christian faith in personal example and in work related responsibilities

Position Responsibilities 

  • Reports to Senior Director of Development and Planned Giving to set goals and objectives
  • Design, produce, and manage stewardship reports and other stewardship opportunities for JBU donors
  • Create and edit gift proposals for prospective JBU donors
  • Coordinate development marketing projects
  • Design, create, write and/or edit materials for fundraising projects and programs upon request
  • Organizes and writes thank you letters to key supporters for the Vice President for University Advancement to sign and mail
  • Assumes responsibility for meeting goals and deadlines for stewardship and marketing projects and maintaining quality control
  • Act as liaison between Development and University Communications on marketing projects
  • Responsible for contracting with outside designers, printers, and mailing facilities (when necessary)
  • Other duties as assigned

Essential Skills and Experience 

  • Experience in writing, graphic design, and project management is vital to this position.
  • Experience with publication and layout programs (Adobe Creative Suite)
  • Experience with Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, and Access
  • Must have excellent writing skills
  • Be project oriented, with ability to move multiple projects forward simultaneously
  • Ability to edit/proof materials and initiate/create various reports and articles
  • Ability to work independently

Education

Bachelor's Degree

Physical Demands and Work Environment

Physical demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to walk; stand; sit; use hands; reach with hands and arms; balance; stoop; talk and hear.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

Work environment:  The noise level in the work environment is usually minimal

The employee is expected to adhere to all University policies.

Diversity

JBU desires to increase the diversity of its faculty, staff, and students to honor how all humans are created in the image of God, to reflect better the diversity of the Kingdom of God, to further our Christian commitment to justice, and to increase the quality of our educational experience. JBU is pursuing the goal of teaching and working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from ethnic minorities and women. For more information, visit our diversity webpage.

About JBU

Information describing the university is available on-line.

Apply

Please complete the application and then upload it along with your resume and cover letter to the "Upload Your Documents" page. Only complete materials will be reviewed. Applicants selected for an interview will be contacted by the university.‚Äč 

Contact Information:
Office of Human Resources
John Brown University
2000 West University Street
Siloam Springs, AR 72761
Phone: 479.524.7197
e-mail: jobs@jbu.edu

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