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Posted
December 5, 2018
School
Position
Director of Annual Fund and Alumni Programs
Description
Immediate opening to be filled no later than July 1, 2019. Interim applicants welcome.

SUMMARY: In addition to assisting the Director of Advancement and External Affairs in implementing the ongoing advancement plan, the Director of Annual Fund and Alumni Programs has specific responsibility for all Annual Giving and Alumni Affairs and works with the Director of Advancement on capital and endowment campaigns and school initiatives related to recognition programs.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include, but are not limited to, the following:

Annual Giving
Responsible for the comprehensive implementation of Annual Fund solicitation programs for all constituencies.
•Develop strategy and implement annual giving campaigns
•Identify, enlist, train, guide, and support volunteer leadership
•Track solicitation activity and report on campaign progress
•Work with Director of Communications and Director of Events to produce, cultivation and recognition events, the Annual Report, and other campaign and marketing collateral materials
•Work with Advancement Coordinator to keep accurate prospect and donor records
•Maintain records and report on financial aid grant recipients funded by foundations and donors

Constituent Support – Alumni Programs
Manage all aspects of alumni involvement in the life of The Center. Develop strategies to engage alumni of all ages and alumni parents with targeted programs designed to foster life-long engagement with The Center community.
•Manage enlistment of Alumni Council co-chairs and class agents, assist with meeting agendas and minutes, and support the council in implementing programs and events.
•Develop programming for younger alumni at the secondary school and college levels. Work with the Alumni Council as appropriate to involve older alumni with younger alumni. Plan and implement events, mailings, solicitations and all activities for younger alumni
•Develop avenues of involvement for reengagement of Alumni parents.

General and Department
•Oversee data record keeping for Annual Giving
•Participate in Advancement Department meetings and contribute to the strategy and implementation of ongoing fundraising programs
•Coordinate annual budget development for annual giving and alumni programs
•Assist in preparation of reports, minutes and presentations for various committee and staff meetings
•Coordinate and implement recognition, acknowledgement and stewardship of fundraising program volunteers
•Following best practices, support capital campaign efforts including moves management and assist with prospect research specific to donors and foundations
•Represent CEE at CASE/NAIS, CAPS and other relevant professional associations.

PROFESSIONAL AND PERSONAL QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:
•Five or more years’ experience fundraising in a school or nonprofit organization, preferably in the areas of solicitation and constituency development, and while a capital campaign was in progress
•Bachelor’s degree required
•Excellent interpersonal skills and the desire to enjoy getting to know the school’s diverse constituencies
•Personal integrity, friendliness, patience, fairness, openness, non-defensiveness, sensitivity, flexibility and enthusiasm
•Strong organizational and managerial skills, preferably with experience guiding volunteers
•Ability to conduct effective, efficient, and engaging meetings
•A cooperative team approach with colleagues and willingness to take on responsibilities beyond those explicitly defined
•Must show a high degree of organization and be able to resume work following interruptions
•Ability to work independently and as a member of a team
•Good sense of humor and ability to be part of a closely interactive team of five advancement professionals
•Ability to read, analyze and interpret written documents, write reports, and compose letters to parents and others.
•Ability to communicate clearly, verbally and in writing
•Strong computer skills, including experience with Microsoft Office, G Suite and Blackbaud applications
•Willingness to provide one’s own general clerical support

Please apply through this link: https://centerforearlyeducation.applicantpro.com/jobs/950649-144443.html
Contact
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