Communications & Stewardship Director
The TKE Educational Foundation is looking for a new team member to join their ranks. This position is responsible for the Foundation’s on-going communications with - and stewardship of – TKE alumni, the Director of Communications & Stewardship plans and implements multiple strategies to engage the social fraternity’s 230,000 living initiated members. Allocation of responsibilities: Communications: roughly 50%; Stewardship 40%; Travel, 10%.
Reporting to the Foundation’s CEO and working closely with the Annual Fund Manager & Advancement Specialist, the CSD reviews and updates the Foundation’s web content, creates webinars, develops programs for appropriate frequency with disparate audiences. Also collaborates with Annual Fund Manager to develop direct mail appeals and special giving initiatives and is responsible for ensuring accuracy of records, research, and business processes.
Qualifications: The successful candidate will have earned a Bachelor’s degree, preferably in communications, marketing or nonprofit management. He or she will bring demonstrated abilities and hands-on experience of MS Office Suite, member service skills (professional phone and email etiquette) and experience exercising sound judgment based on the highest ethical standards.
About the Foundation: The TKE Educational Foundation is committed to establishing and supporting scholarships and leadership training programs which promote academic achievement and strengthen the moral, social, and community values of its undergraduate members. Annually the Foundation grants more than $500,000 in scholarships and awards. Founded in 1899, with headquarters in Indianapolis, Tau Kappa Epsilon is one of the largest collegiate men’s social fraternities in North America with over 230,000 living initiated members and 246 active chapters. www.tke.org/foundation
Compensation: This new senior level position offers competitive compensation, commensurate with demonstrated experience, and an attractive benefits package.
Availability: This dual communications/fundraising position is open, ready and waiting for the right person with high ambitions, even higher energy and enthusiasm for connecting and engaging with TKE alumni.
Applications: Confidential applications are invited by January 31, 2019. Please send a personalized cover letter describing your professional interest in this position and explaining how your experiences have prepared you for this role to firstname.lastname@example.org. Finalists will be asked to share applicable work products. All submissions will be acknowledged with confidentiality assured all parties.