Development Manager for UNC Cleantech

Updated: 3 months ago
Location: Chapel Hill, NORTH CAROLINA
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 04 Dec 2023

Posting Information
Posting Information


Department UNC Inst for the Environment-635200
Career Area Development and Fundraising
Posting Open Date 11/20/2023
Application Deadline 12/04/2023
Open Until Filled No
Position Type Permanent Staff (EHRA NF)
Working Title Development Manager for UNC Cleantech
Appointment Type EHRA Non-Faculty
Position Number 20060662
Vacancy ID NF0007570
Full Time/Part Time Full-Time Permanent
FTE 1
Hours per week 40
Position Location North Carolina, US
Hiring Range $55,000 - $65,000
Proposed Start Date 01/15/2024

Position Information


Primary Purpose of Organizational Unit
The UNC Institute for the Environment (IE) has a multifaceted mission: (1) To strengthen environmental research capacity across UNC by supporting a multi-disciplinary community of scholars that enhances collaboration, increases sharing of knowledge, and identifies solutions to the world’s critical environmental problems. (2) To work in partnership across UNC and with external partners to coordinate and deliver 21st century educational programs that provide students with the experience and skills to thrive in a growing global economy. (3) To put new environmental knowledge into action by engaging and serving communities, here in North Carolina and around the world. (4) To fuel and harness the university’s sustainability activities through the Sustainable Carolina Initiative
Position Summary
This position may be eligible for a hybrid work arrangement that may include a partially remote work location, consistent with System Office policy. UNC Chapel Hill employees are generally required to reside within a reasonable commuting distance of their assigned duty station.
The Development Manager for UNC Cleantech (housed in the Institute for the Environment, IE) leads fundraising and related efforts for Cleantech programs and associated initiatives. Fundraising efforts are multi-stepped and include portfolio management of existing donors and cultivating new support and donors, from initial contact to tracking final donations ensuring pledges are completed. Fundraising efforts include the creation of content marketing and developing streams of relevant information for key, identified audiences – seeking, securing, and generating interest in Cleantech initiatives. The Development Manager generates materials on Cleantech initiatives such as internships, degrees programs, and innovative study abroad programs for external audiences to attract new national and regional sponsors and thought leaders for Cleantech efforts. In addition to the primary development and fundraising tasks, the Development Manager leads the coordination of cleantech events, primarily the annual Cleantech Summit. This includes helping to plan, design, and produce the event within a defined time frame. The position will oversee student interns that contribute to content development and marketing – students play a meaningful role in developing content for the UNC Cleantech Summit and assist with the marketing of the event. Content development and marketing help meet the multiple educational and technology goals of Cleantech, as well as fundraising goals. Additionally, the Development Manager will assist with the Clean Tech Advisory Board and utilize the Advisory Board, and the IE and ACES leadership teams, to generate innovative ideas and programs. This position works closely with and reports to the Director of Cleantech.
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements
Minimum of a bachelor’s degree required (or foreign degree equivalent) with related experience. For positions with responsibility for direct solicitation of gifts and funds, a minimum of 1 year of professional-level, direct solicitation/fundraising experience is required.
Required Qualifications, Competencies, and Experience
- A deep knowledge of the clean technology space and an established network in the corporate clean tech world.
- Experience in organizing large scale events targeted at a global audience
- Experience in marketing and communications
- Proven ability to raise money from individual and corporate donors.
Preferred Qualifications, Competencies, and Experience
- Experience with fundraising/development systems.
Special Physical/Mental Requirements
Campus Security Authority Responsibilities

Not Applicable.

Special Instructions
Quick Link https://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/269810

Posting Contact Information


Department Contact Name and Title Shelton Holley, HR Consultant
Department Contact Telephone or Email [email protected]
Office of Human Resources Contact Information

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Equal Opportunity Employer Statement
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.


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