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Campaign Manager

The College of New Jersey
New Jersey, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Jan 11, 2023

To enrich education through diversity, The College of New Jersey is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The College has a strong commitment to achieving diversity among faculty and staff, and strongly encourages women and members of underrepresented groups to apply.

The Office of Development & Alumni Engagement is seeking candidates for a Campaign Manager role.

The Campaign Manager will manage the strategic organization and implementation of The Campaign for TCNJ. They will work closely with the advancement team and others to keep the campaign on schedule and progressing with a high level of visibility and momentum that creates a sense of excitement, and confidence among the staff, volunteer leadership, and donors in meeting campaign goals. Working with the Office of Communications, Marketing, and Brand Management, as well as outside consultants, the incumbent will serve as the project manager in helping to produce essential printed, virtual and video campaign materials (case statement, website, campaign video, etc.) The Campaign Manager will also develop appropriate and meaningful criteria to track and ensure the timely and successful progress of all relevant campaign areas toward reaching their financial and other non-monetary goals. Finally, the Campaign Manager will work with event planners on and off-campus to help ensure the planning and execution of high quality campaign events, especially the Launch event, which is envisioned for the Fall of 2023.

Main Responsibilities:
  • Provide the Vice President and Associate Vice President with regular and meaningful assessments of the campaign's progress against goals.
  • Use data and analysis to track campaign trends, identify potential concerns, and facilitate timely shifts in focus, direction, or thinking, as well as to identify opportunities to exceed goals.
  • Manage the work of campaign committees, including, but not limited to, monitoring and tracking next steps with volunteers to keep the campaign on track.
  • Design and manage campaign reports for President, Vice President, TCNJ Foundation, campaign leadership, volunteers, and Advancement staff.
  • Track prospect lists, their projected goals, and the level of active prospect strategies and activities.
  • Manage campaign giving opportunities and work closely with the Prospect Development and Research team to coordinate donor pool.
  • Serve as project manager for the planning and production of events, written materials, videos and websites used to promote and publicize the campaign
Required Qualifications:
  • 3-5 years of project management experience required, preferably within higher education or another not-for-profit setting
  • Bachelor's degree required
  • Exposure to a multi-level fundraising operation with a focus on major giving and high quality events
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Understanding of Raiser's Edge
  • Volunteer management
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Event planning and management
Employer Qualifications:
  • Final offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of background check and reference checks
About TCNJ

TCNJ is a highly selective institution that has earned national recognition for its commitment to excellence. Founded in 1855, TCNJ has become an exemplar of the best in public higher education and is consistently acknowledged as one of the top comprehensive colleges in the nation. TCNJ currently is ranked as one of the 75 "Most Competitive" schools in the nation by Barron's Profiles of American Colleges and is rated the No. 1 public institution in the northern region of the country by U.S. News & World Report. TCNJ was named the #10 value in public higher education by the Princeton review in 2009 and, in 2006, was awarded a Phi Beta Kappa chapter - an honor shared by less than 10 percent of colleges and universities nationally. A strong liberal arts core forms the foundation for programs offered through TCNJ's seven schools - Arts & Communication; Business; Education; Humanities and Social Sciences; Science; Nursing, Health, and Exercise Science; and Engineering. TCNJ faculty members are teacher-scholars who share a commitment to liberal learning. TCNJ is located within an hour, by train, of New York City and Philadelphia. The College's campus is set on 289 tree-lined acres in suburban Ewing Township and is known for its natural beauty and has 39 major buildings, including the fourth-best college library in the nation, according to the Princeton Review.

Contact Information

Qualified candidates should apply online and submit a letter of interest, resume (CV), as well as the names and contact information for three professional references. Applications will be considered until a viable finalist has been found. Final offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of background and reference checks.

In accordance with the New Jersey First Act P.L. 2011 c.70, effective September 1, 2011, new public employees in certain positions (faculty exempt) are required to obtain New Jersey residency within one (1) year of employment. Applicants must meet the requirements listed.

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