Reports To: Director of Advancement & External Affairs
Solebury School seeks a dedicated and experienced person to serve in a full-time, twelve-month position as our Annual Fund Manager. Start date is flexible sometime in spring/summer 2017. Reporting directly to the Director of Advancement & External Affairs, responsibilities include:
Design and implement Annual Fund campaign activities (identification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship) to reach fundraising goals while maintaining a budget. Activities can include multi-letter direct mail campaigns, social media and digital communications, as well as individual outreach.
Responsible for overseeing all functions of fundraising database (inResonance Generations), including gift entry, constituent entry, reports and queries.
Prepare informational updates for multiple constituencies on various media platforms.
Create and send timely donor acknowledgements for all gifts.
Work with business office staff to reconcile financial data.
Assist with special events, including, but not limited to, Alumni Weekend.
Prepare content for Annual Report in collaboration with Director of Advancement and Advancement team. Also prepare quarterly analysis of Annual Fund progress for Director of Advancement and School Leadership.
Support the mission and vision of Solebury School.
Perform other duties as assigned by the Director of Advancement & External Affairs.
Minimum two years fundraising experience with a non-profit organization, including annual campaigns
Knowledge of fund development principles, best practices and public relations
Strong interpersonal and organizational skills with the ability to relationship-build and handle multiple concurrent projects while being detail-oriented
Experience with a relational fundraising database, Microsoft Word, Excel and G Suite
Thorough knowledge of and experience with various forms of Social Media and its applicability to fundraising
Solid writing, editing and presentation ability
Flexible regarding work schedule: limited travel, weekend/evening events, and one weekend of residential life duty
Professional demeanor, flexible and able to respond to multiple demands
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
Experience with independent school fundraising and an understanding of education
Experience working with parent volunteers
Physical Requirements and Work Environment
Must have auditory, visual, and physical skills to be able to perform tasks as outlined in this job description
Please submit resume and cover letter with salary range to Staci Freer, Special Projects Manager. Interviews will begin in late March. Submit via email@example.com or mail to:
Solebury School Attention: Staci Freer 6832 Phillips Mill Road New Hope, PA 18938
Since its founding in 1925, Solebury School has been a leader in progressive education. We are a coeducational boarding and day school serving more than 225 students in grades 7-12.