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Digital Content Creator

Are you interested in expanding the social media presence of an international organization? If so, we encourage you to apply to become a Digital Content Creator! TKE is seeking an accountable and hardworking individual to join our Professional Staff and family atmosphere.

Tau Kappa Epsilon is looking to add a motivated individual to help achieve our goals and mission. The position will report to the Chief Information Officer and create digital content for both the International Fraternity and individual TKE chapters and colonies.

Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Creativity and initiative to develop new content
  • Detail oriented with strong time management skills
  • Proficiency in website content management systems similar to Wordpress and email marketing
  • Experience in social media platforms and content creation including social media management software like Sprout Social
  • Familiarity with Adobe Creative Suite such as Premiere, After Effects, Spark, Illustrator, Photoshop and InDesign

Duties include:

  • Create digital video and static assets for the Fraternity’s social media presence
  • Create and develop both static and video infographics
  • Assist in the creation and editing of a podcast series
  • Create and update content for both an international website and chapter websites
  • Create content related to the impact of Tau Kappa Epsilon on its members and local communities
  • Create and update member resource guides
  • Other duties as assigned

This full-time position is located in Indianapolis, IN and may require up to 15% travel. TKE offers a competitive benefits package including PTO, insurance, annual bonus incentive plan and 401(k).

To Apply:
Please send your resume, cover letter, portfolio and/or samples of previous work to our Office & HR Manager, Joyce Redeemar at JRedeemar@tke.org.

Director of Development

The Tau Kappa Epsilon Foundation invites applicants for the position of Director of Development. The Director of Development is responsible for growing relationships with donors to advance the mission of TKE and the TKE Foundation. Key responsibilities include planning, organizing and overseeing the cultivation and solicitation of major, principal, leadership, planned, corporate, foundation, parent and Chapter gifts along with prospect research.

The Director of Development (DOD) reports to the CEO of the Foundation and works closely with the Executive Committee of the Foundation. Functionally, the DOD advances the mission, vision and goals of the Fraternity and Foundation by working in concert with the TKE Fraternity CEO, Venerable Grand Prytanis, and Grand Council of Tau Kappa Epsilon.

The Foundation is charged with the responsibility to work alongside Fraternity Leadership to support our nearly 9,000 undergraduate men and approximately 243,000 living alumni.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Lead all Foundation development activities as defined by the CEO
  • Identify, cultivate, and coordinate relationships with ideal donors in defined territories for the Foundation
  • Team up with the CEO in submitting major gift asks with prospects that exceed $50,000
  • Develop and manage regional fundraising, chapter, and community cultivation events
  • Create a respectful reputation for the TKE Foundation in all interactions
  • Partner with Foundation staff and volunteers to build and implement a development plan for its existing regions
  • Expand donor identification, tracking, record update, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of donors to ensure understanding, interest, and involvement with the TKE Foundation

Position Requirements:

  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills
  • Self-starter and ability to work autonomously without day-to-day supervision
  • Senior fundraising or comparable sales experience including strong relationship building and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated ability to build relationships with the senior leaders of major corporations, foundations, and high net-worth individuals
  • Commitment to recruitment and development of other outstanding volunteers who are willing to supplement their time and talent commitments with financial commitments
  • Ability to work as a team-member with an understanding that all efforts are for the benefit of TKE and extending the impact of our Fraternity
  • Positive, can-do attitude with a sense of urgency
  • Ability to travel as needed
  • Onsite Hybrid role: Includes 3 days of work per week out of office located in Indianapolis, IN
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

The successful candidate will display a record of leadership and accomplishment in advancement with a proven track record of fundraising success, especially with campaign planning/execution and in major gift solicitations. Strong organizational, supervisory and leadership capabilities are required.

Exemplary interpersonal skills are essential as is the ability to affect favorably on sophisticated volunteers and donors. This person must be a visible Fraternity leader and give witness to the Core Values of the Fraternity and the Foundation.

Education and Experience:

At minimum, a Bachelor’s degree is required. CFRE is a plus. A minimum of 3 to 5 years of experience as a senior level advancement professional in fraternal association or collegiate setting is necessary. Ability to work effectively with diverse constituencies in a complex environment is a plus.

Compensation:

Commensurate with ability, plus liberal fringe benefits

To Apply:

This is a full-time position located in Indianapolis, IN, and requires regular travel. TKE offers a competitive benefits package including PTO, insurance, annual bonus incentive plan and 401(k). If you are interested, please send a cover letter and resume to our Office & HR Manager, Joyce Redeemar at JRedeemar@TKE.org.

Annual Fund Advancement Manager

Job Purpose:

The Annual Fund Advancement Manager's primary responsibility is the strategic execution and management of a comprehensive annual giving program, supporting initiatives in development services, donor relations and moves management.

The Annual Fund Advancement Manager will develop a matrix of communication and solicitation strategies involving email, direct mail, phone, social media campaigns and volunteer engagement, all focused on shaping a sustainable tradition of robust annual support.

In addition, the role will foster the growth of best practices in coordination with areas of gift processing, data management and donor relations as related to annual giving with staff in the TKE Educational Foundation and TKE Fraternity. The manager will exhibit a solid understanding of annual giving as the enabling component of successful major gift planning programs. The manager should provide strategic direction and long-range/short-range planning for these areas in the context of growing the annual giving program while supporting the greater development goals of the Foundation.

This position reports to the Chief Executive Officer of the TKE Educational Foundation. The Annual Fund Advancement Manager will partner with the Fraternity staff on analytics and strategy and specifically with the Director of Alumni & Advancement on existing annual giving programs and engagement.

Specific Duties:

Fundraising

  • Work closely with the Director of Alumni & Advancement to identify donor prospects. Under the direction of the CEO prepare, implement, and evaluate an annual plan, including measurable goals and specific initiatives.
  • Design and implement annual giving programs and recognition events
  • Inspire growth of annual donors and total dollars toward the TKE Foundation Annual Fund
  • Track development activity by entering donor interactions and strategies into the fundraising database.
  • Identify, cultivate, solicit, negotiate, and steward major gifts.
  • Develop strategies to encourage new or increased contributions from donors.

Minimum Experience and Required Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience required.
  • Between 3-4 years of experience with annual fund and donor development.
  • Proven success in securing and conducting face to face meetings for solicitations.
  • Familiarity with Patriot database systems a plus.
  • Requires proficiency in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and fundraising software.
  • Demonstration of increasing responsibility for successful fundraising in a nonprofit organization. Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively in a team-based environment.
  • Must be able to meet urgent deadlines, prioritize projects, and define goals.
  • Excellent communication, presentation, business development and organizational skills.

To Apply:

This full-time position is located in Indianapolis, IN, and requires up to 20% travel. The start date for the position is immediate. TKE offers a competitive benefits package including PTO, insurance, annual bonus incentive plan and 401(k). If you are interested, please send a cover letter and resume to our Office & HR Manager, Joyce Redeemar at JRedeemar@TKE.org.