Coordinator for Community and Donor Relations

Coordinator for Community and Donor Relations


Brunswick Community College
50 College Road
Bolivia, NC 28422
Phone: 800-754-1050

Job Location

Brunswick Community College

50 College Road NE

Bolivia, NC  28422


$35,000 to $40,000 Annual Salary



Job Category

  • Technical/Paraprofessional

Application Period

Opens: Monday, May 16, 2022
Closes: Friday, July 15, 2022

Target Start Date

Friday, July 8, 2022

Expected Work Hours

Full time

Reports to

Executive Director of the Foundation

Employment Type

Full Time

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in a relevant field
  • Three years’ professional experience in marketing, non-profit fundraising and/or higher education

Preferred Qualifications

Working in a fast pace Community College environment.

Position Description

General Function:

The Coordinator for Community and Donor Relations is responsible for creating visibility for the Brunswick Community College Foundation in the broader community and for engaging donors in annual giving opportunities by cultivating relationships with local businesses, corporations, community organizations, and individual donors.  Through the development and implementation of a strategic marketing plan, the Coordinator will communicate the mission of the Foundation and generate financial support for annual giving campaigns via social media, press releases, and electronic newsletters.  The Coordinator will also manage Foundation programs and events including the planning, organization, promotion, and execution of related activities.

Essential Duties:


  • Develop and implement a comprehensive marketing plan to communicate giving opportunities, donor recognition, and impact stories of student success to both internal and external stakeholders
  • Create engaging content to be communicated via social media, press releases to local news media, quarterly electronic newsletters, and an annual report prepared in both electronic and hard copy
  • Collaborate with the College’s Marketing team, manage projects requests, and serve on the campus marketing committee
  • Maintain and develop the Foundation’s website content ensuring information presented is accurate and up-to-date
  • Photograph Foundation activities including events and check presentations to be used in public relations and marketing communications


  • Build relationships with local organizations, businesses, and individuals to promote both financial giving opportunities and to create community advocates on behalf of the Foundation
  • Coordinate plans and facilitate execution of Foundation programs and events to include the BCC Alumni Association, Fins Fan Club for student athlete support, Women and Men in Philanthropy and Leadership mentoring programs, and the Foundation’s signature fundraising event, Bella Italia
  • Promote, coordinate, and lead campus tours for existing and potential donors
  • Identify key donor segments and implement strategies to increase engagement by analyzing patterns and designing effective communication campaigns


  • Collaborate with the Executive Director to identify, write, and submit grant proposals seeking funding from local, state, and federal resources while ensuring reporting requirements are met
  • Attend Foundation Board meetings and serve as staff liaison to the Nominating Committee
  • Participate in community and social events both on and off campus that promote the College and cultivate relationships leading to philanthropic giving to the Foundation
  • Deliver presentations to community organizations on behalf of the Foundation providing information and highlighting the impact that scholarships and other forms of support have on BCC students

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in a relevant field
  • Three years’ professional experience in marketing, non-profit fundraising and/or higher education

Other Relevant Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications
  • Knowledge of the Adobe Creative Suite and familiarity with donor database systems
  • Excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communications skills possessing a high degree of discretion, judgement, tact, and poise
  • Ability to communicate with all levels of employees, Foundation Board Members, donors and community members
  • Ability to work additional hours, including evenings and weekends as needed, due to special events and meetings
  • Customer service-focused, organized, and with the ability to prioritize multiple tasks and provide timely follow-up
  • Ability to work independently as well as to network, direct, and motivate others

Working Conditions:  Office Environment

How to Apply

A completed and signed Brunswick Community College application, a letter stating your qualifications related to the position requirements, skills and abilities, unofficial transcripts, and resume are preferred for most positions.

Applications can be found online at  Applicants should send all documents and inquiries to any of the following if unable to apply online:


Human Resources, Brunswick Community College

PO Box 30

Supply, NC, 28462

Fax (910) 754-8229

Telephone: (910) 755-7300

BCC is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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