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Executive Director of Strategic Engagement - Donor Relations

Posting: Until Filled • Unit: Donor Relations
UF Job #: 515912 • UF Title: Executive Director of Strategic Engagement • UF Position#:

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The Opportunity The Executive Director of Strategic Engagement will be responsible for setting a strategic vision for strengthening Advancement's relationship with external and internal audiences through comprehensive engagement, stewardship, special events, and other programs. Reporting directly to the Associate Vice President of Strategic Communications/Chief Marketing Officer (AVP/CMO), the incumbent will oversee strategic components of donor and alumni engagement throughout the lifecycle of a gift and determine the best strategies to provide an exceptional experience for donors, prospects, and alumni.
Minimum Requirements: Master's degree in an appropriate area of specialization and six years of experience in a related field; or a bachelor's degree in an appropriate area of specialization and eight years of experience in a related field. Valid Florida driver license
Preferred qualifications: The ideal candidate will possess: Seven to ten years' experience in a comprehensive strategic engagement and/or external relations program in a large-scale university or one of similar complexity, with proven leadership success. Degree in a related field such as public relations, marketing or other related communication field or a development/fundraising-related field. Three years of supervisory experience leading a high performing team.

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