The Archer School for Girls is an educational community that supports and challenges young women to discover their passions and realize their true potential.
We provide a rigorous, integrated college preparatory curriculum that fosters critical thinking and intellectual curiosity.
We create and sustain a collaborative teaching and learning environment that explores and refines the ways girls learn best.
We help girls to become leaders and life-long learners, strengthening their capacity to contribute positively to their communities.
We strengthen girls’ voices in a diverse and culturally rich environment.
We embrace possibility, promote challenge-seeking and support risk-taking.
We encourage girls to develop meaningful relationships with peers and faculty rooted in honesty, respect and responsibility.
We graduate courageous, committed and ethical young women who take responsibility for their own physical, financial and emotional well-being.
We are currently seeking a full-time Advancement Associate to maintain all digital donor files in the Advancement Office within Raiser’s Edge, ensuring accurate records, which includes individual review of current digital donor files. Raiser’s Edge maintenance also includes gift processing, attaching media, such as acknowledgement records and scans of handwritten notes to constituent records. This position will also support our Foundations relations initiative, stewardship program, and assist in the launch of our internship and mentorship programs.
Nature & Scope of Duties:
Advancement office lead gift processor. Responsible for gift entry in database; creation and mailing of acknowledgement letters, pledge reminders, and pledge receipts; and payroll deduction processing.
Supports Foundations team and grant writer in foundation relations including calendaring and data collection and entry.
Assists in the planning and launch of robust internship and mentorship for senior students and Archer Alumnae. Work closely with College Guidance to secure internship hosts, formalize procedures and match students and alumnae with mentors.
Conducts research on new and current families, as well as prospects and other individuals.
Manages the annual Stewardship programming calendar, assists in stewardship planning and creation of materials.
Works closely with the Archer Affair lead and parent volunteers to management software (501 Auctions), item entry and night-of live and silent auction and messaging for the annual gala and auction.
Manages general office needs including processing and reconciling office receipts with the Business Office and occasional supply ordering.
Provides other general support of department and schoolwide events as needed.
Key Skills and Qualifications:
Self-starter with an entrepreneurial spirit; ability to work independently and as part of a team; innovative and seeks a challenge
Superior organizational, time management, oral and written communication skills
A good sense of humor, enthusiasm for a high-energy work environment, and collegial manner
Proficient using MS office and experienced using Raiser’s Edge database
Technologically savvy, including use of social media
Able to work evenings and weekends as required
High level of diplomacy and discretion when dealing with sensitive information
Required Education & Experience:
Bachelor’s degree required with two to five years of experience in non-profit development. Knowledge of gift processing and database management needed. Experience with independent schools a plus.
The Archer School for Girls is an independent school dedicated to supporting and challenging young women while helping them discover their passions and realize their true potential. To learn more about the School, visit www.archer.org.
The Archer School for Girls, located in West Los Angeles, CA (Brentwood) is an independent school that provides a highly collaborative, creative, and intellectual college preparatory program for girls in grades 6-12. The School’s founders established Archer based on a compelling vision to create an educational environment that explores and refines the ways girls learn best. Archer serves as a national model for modern single-sex education.