The Bishop John T. Walker School for Boys, a ministry of the Episcopal Diocese of Washington in Washington, DC, is currently seeking an Events and Development Coordinator. The Development office seeks to raise $2.34 million annually in current operating support through events and direct appeals to support this tuition-free school. Additionally, the school will publically launch this fall a $6.5 million capital campaign to fund a new school facility at THEARC, retire debt, and fund a cash reserve for operations. Located in the Congress Heights neighborhood of Washington, DC, Bishop Walker School offers a diverse and collaborative work environment.
Provides staff support and leadership to Annual Dinner (Gala) event chairs and related committees formed to help secure sponsors and participants.
Assists with planning, implementation, and production of all fundraising events including vendor relationships, budgets, and event logistics.
Manages event attendees and payments through The Raiser’s Edge® fundraising database.
Assists with weekly gift processing including gift batch preparation, gift entry, receipting and acknowledgment.
Performs accurate routine data entry in The Raiser’s Edge® fundraising database as needed.
Provides general administrative support to Development colleagues.
Bachelor’s degree with 1 - 2 years work experience in an events-related field. The ideal candidate would have work experience with a major caterer, event venue, non-profit, school/university, or major corporation.