Alumni Relations, Business Management, Development/Fund Raising
4 Year Degree
St. Paul's School is seeking a development professional who will play a key role in advancing the School's leadership gifts program. This is a full-time, full year, exempt staff position.
The Leadership Gifts Officer will focus on identification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of leadership gift prospects and donors; maximizing gifts to the School; establishing long-term relationships with major donors; and working in collaboration with other offices of development to meet the School's fund-raising objectives. The Leadership Gifts Officer will report directly to the Director of Leadership Gifts.
Developing and executing development strategies to secure support from individuals at the leadership gifts levels ($100,000 and above) as part of a comprehensive fund-raising process
Developing and stewarding a pool of prospects and establishing long-term donor relationships with the School
Significant travel expected to accomplish the above
Preparing reports, briefings materials, correspondence, proposals, and related documents for solicitation of leadership gift prospects
Supporting volunteer networks and assisting in the identification, recruitment, and training of volunteers as needed
Attending and staffing events as required, including some weekend and evening work
Other duties as assigned
Education, Training and Experience: Bachelor's degree required. 2 to 4 years of development/fund-raising or related experienced required with a strong preference for experience in leadership gift work. Strong organizational skills and analytical skills required. The ability and willingness to travel up to 40% of the time is required as well as the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously, working both independently and as a member of a team. Valid driver's license.
Founded in 1856 and affiliated with the Episcopal Church, St. Paul’s School is a co-educational college preparatory high school located in Concord, N.H. The 2,000-acre grounds are home to approximately 535 young men and women from 37 states and 18 countries. All students and the nearly 100 full-time faculty members live on the grounds. The School is accredited by the New England Association of Sch...ools and Colleges as well as other nationally recognized agencies. In addition to its regular program for grades nine through twelve, St. Paul’s also offers the Advanced Studies Program each summer for academically talented New Hampshire high school juniors.