Georgetown Visitation Preparatory School invites applications for a full time Director of Annual Giving in the Development Department. Located in Washington, DC and founded in 1799, Georgetown Visitation Preparatory School educates young women in grades 9 – 12 in a faith-centered community focused on educational excellence and rooted in the Roman Catholic faith and Salesian tradition.
The Director of Annual Giving will lead the development of communication and solicitation strategies focused on shaping and growing a sustainable tradition of annual support for Georgetown Visitation. Responsibilities include managing all aspects of fundraising for the Visitation Fund. Develop and monitor the master plan for the year in the context of growing the annual giving program while supporting the School’s overall development efforts. In conjunction with the Advancement Director, develop strategies that result in the achievement of dollar and participation goals for all constituencies: parents, Alumnae, past parents, grandparents, faculty and staff. A full job description will be provided during the interview process.
A Bachelor’s Degree with a minimum of five years of demonstrated analytical and fundraising experience with strong organizational and communications skills is required. Demonstrated ability in the use of computer and constituent software and donor relations (experience with Raisers Edge a plus); Proficiency and demonstrated ability to operate various other software programs including Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint; Demonstrated ability to take initiative and work cooperatively to achieve common goals; Ability to maintain confidentiality of sensitive information; Significant experience using social media as a communications tool; Strong ability to organize, prioritize and multi-task in order to meet deadlines; Strong interpersonal skills and ability to interact with all constituents, including Alumnae, faculty, staff, volunteers, and colleagues with a sense of professionalism; Availability and willingness to work occasionally outside the normal schedule, including early mornings, evenings, and weekends to accommodate donor and volunteer meetings and events.
Physical Requirements include the ability to move around campus and into several non-ADA compliant buildings, spend long hours sitting and using office equipment and computers and light lifting of supplies and materials from time to time.
To be considered, please email resume, cover letter - including salary requirements, and Employment Application (found on the employment page of www.visi.org ) to email@example.com.