Director of Annual Fund and Alumni Relations

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St. Paul Christian Academy

Position: Director of Annual Fund and Alumni Relations, St. Paul Christian Academy

Reports to:  Director of Development

Description:  The Director of Annual Fund and Alumni Relations (“Director”) is responsible for St. Paul Christian Academy’s annual fund program and the development of an alumni and grandparent relations program. The Director develops, directs, and maintains relationships with parents, alumni, grandparents, and friends for the purpose of deepening connections and engaging these constituents with the school and its mission.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

•      Develops and executes an annual fund plan that will lead to achieving both annual financial and participation goals

•      Directs and manages annual fund programs and related volunteers

•      Through both mass appeals and personal solicitations, the Director will focus on renewing and upgrading current donors, as well as ensuring a high participation rate of all constituencies in the annual fund

•      Develops and maintains a comprehensive, measurable plan for alumni and grandparent engagement

•      Recruits and trains parent, alumni, and grandparent leaders and volunteers

•      Plans and executes alumni and grandparent events, such as alumni reunions and Grandparents’ and Special Friends’ Day

•      Provides stewardship and fosters relationships among various constituencies to increase volunteer participation and financial support

 

This is a full-time, 12-month position, Monday through Friday; hours will vary based on event needs

 

Education:  Bachelors’ degree

 

Experience:  Direct fundraising and volunteer management experience of at least three years is preferred or five years of relevant experience in a sales, communications, or non-profit field. Familiarity with the culture of independent schools is preferred.

 

Requirements and Qualifications:

•      A saving faith in Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior and acceptance of the authority of scriptures as a guide for faith and living

•      Collaborative, energetic individual with a deep commitment to the highest standards of ethics, confidentiality, and professionalism

•      Strong organizational skills, an affinity for planning, and attention to detail

•      Ability to communicate effectively with diverse constituent groups, disciplined to engage with constituents at the broadest scope

•      Confidence and established comfort level with asking constituents for financial support

•      Excellent oral and written communication skills

•      Ability to work independently and as part of a team

•      A results-oriented individual who demonstrates the ability to work well with people at all levels of an organization, warmly develops relationships with others, and simultaneously employs keen judgment

•      Advanced computer skills with a mastery of word processing and spreadsheets and knowledge and experience with donor management software

•      Must be able to work some weekends and evenings, as needed

 

Application Process: Applicants are asked to please include a cover letter, resume, and statement of faith. Please send application materials to alarmer@stpaulchristian.org

 

To apply for this job email your details to alarmer@stpaulchristian.org

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