Associate Director of Development, Carolina Performing Arts

Carolina Performing Arts at UNC Chapel Hill
North Carolina, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Dec 17, 2020
Jan 15, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time

The Office of the Executive Director for the Arts (Carolina Performing Arts) is responsible for planning and presenting a comprehensive performing arts program serving the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill campus and beyond. The mission of Carolina Performing Arts is to spark curiosity, inspiring all members of our community to discover and more fully engage with the world. We collaborate with dynamic and compelling artists from across the globe to create novel, mission-driven performing arts experiences in partnership with our community. Carolina Performing Arts (CPA) integrates the performing arts into the core academic and teaching mission of the University through its diverse programming and engagement initiatives and champions the power of exceptional arts experiences to enrich, inspire, challenge and transform. CPA oversees all artistic programming, campus and community engagement, marketing, and fundraising for its presented performances and manages all operations of its venues including facility rentals, technical production, audience services, and ticketing.


Carolina Performing Arts seeks an Associate Director of Development to serve as deputy of CPA’s development and fundraising team with a dual focus on major gift fundraising and co-managing administrative components for the development department. They will identify, qualify, cultivate, solicit, and steward prospects and donors with primary focus on the major gift level of $100K and higher as well as partner with the Director of Development to co-create a strategic comprehensive development plan for private support through major gifts, planned gifts, principal gifts, leadership annual giving, and corporate and foundation gifts. 

The Associate Director of Development will maintain an active portfolio of donors, moving them successfully through the gift cycle to advance CPA’s campaign goals and will build a robust pipeline of qualified individual, corporate, and foundation prospects and donors that will cement CPA’s future fiscal sustainability. 

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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.