Sayre School is expanding its Advancement Office to include an Advancement Associate. The ideal candidate will enjoy working as part of a five-person team involved in every aspect of the Pre K – 12 school while developing contacts, gifts, alumni, and special events. Special abilities include discretion, humor, confidentiality, flexibility and the ability to work productively in diverse circumstances.
Position responsibilities include fundraising, working with alumni affairs, parent volunteers and special events. Qualifications include:
Bachelor’s degree with 2 – 3 years professional experience in non-profit/education setting
Familiarity with Raiser’s Edge or other advancement database software
Social media proficiency
Strong people skills, problem solving, and willingness to work for the common goal of advancing the mission and vision of Sayre School
Strong written and verbal skills, accuracy and attention to detail are essential. The abilities to work as a team, to work independently and to multitask are also critical. This is a wonderful opportunity to work in a collegial working environment for a standard-setting independent school in the heart of historic downtown Lexington.
Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter to Mary C. Breeding, Director of Advancement, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
To find out more about Sayre School please access our web site at www.sayreschool.org. Sayre actively seeks qualified individuals with diverse backgrounds and talents who will make a positive contribution to school life. Sayre School is an equal opportunity employer that recruits, hires, trains, and promotes in all job titles without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, or age.
About Sayre School
Established in 1854, Sayre School is an independent PS through 12th grade college preparatory co-educational school located in downtown Lexington, Kentucky. A second campus, comprising a 50-acre athletic complex and farm, is several miles outside of town.