SUMMARY: The Campaign Manager is responsible for the management of current campaigns and any future campaigns, which requires the overall maintenance and support of the cultivation, solicitation, stewardship, and recognition programs, activities, events, and communication that advance the goals and enhance fundraising campaign efforts.
ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES include but are not limited to the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Implement daily administrative activities associated with campaign planning and execution of donor tracking system for cultivation, solicitation, stewardship, and recognition
Support capital campaign efforts with prospect research specific to donors and foundations using best practices
Manage all grant writing for foundations and granting institutions
Manage and update the prospect campaign module
Assist with the planning and management of cultivation, stewardship, and recognition programs and activities and events
Assist in preparation of reports and presentations including formatting and proofreading for various committee and staff meetings. In addition, responsible for taking minutes at various committee and staff meetings
Manage special tasks, projects and events throughout the year
Correspond with campaign donors and work with volunteers on various projects
Schedule campaign meetings and handles office correspondence as directed
PROFESSIONAL AND PERSONAL QUALIFICAITONS
Three or more years of experience in fundraising, research, events, and donor and volunteer engagement for school(s) or non-profit organization(s), preferably in campaign management
Experience with grant writing and donor tracking desired
Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to enjoy getting to know the school’s diverse constituencies
Must be a self-starter and consistently demonstrate initiative without being prompted
Strong organizational, managerial and detail oriented skills are required, preferably with experience in campaign management
A cooperative team approach with colleagues and willingness to take on responsibilities beyond those explicitly defined. Good sense of humor and ability to be part of a closely interactive team of advancement professionals
Strong computer skills, including experience with Microsoft Office applications, especially Excel, and preferably with Blackbaud Raiser’s Edge
Ability to provide one’s own general clerical support
Strong writing and verbal communication skills
At minimum, an undergraduate degree is required.
Experience in a school or organization while a capital campaign was in progress is preferred.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an assistant teacher encounters while performing the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment varies from quiet to moderate to noisy.
Ability to solve practical problems and apply common sense in dealing with everyday and emergency situations. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram and schedule form.
Founded in 1939, The Center for Early Education educates students from Toddler through Grade Six. Our urban West Hollywood campus houses 538 children in instructional building with rooftop playgrounds, unique 'green' planting and underground parking. The Center combines a challenging academic curriculum with a nurturing environment that harkens back to the founders' focus on the inner life of the ...child. Both the student body and faculty/staff are very diverse with 50% students of color. The Center offers an ample Financial Aid program with inclusion awards but also strives for socioeconomic diversity among its families. Generous donors and a mature advancement program keep tuition below the median of comparable schools in the Los Angeles area. The Center offers competitive salaries and excellent benefits to employees. A long-standing commitment to professional development allows all employees to further their professional and personal growth.