The Barstow School is a co-educational school in Kansas City, Missouri where students in preschool through twelfth grade develop in a challenging educational community. Since the school’s founding in 1884, the mission remains to “to promote sound scholarship and to give symmetrical development to mind, body and character.”
The school is seeking to fill the position of Alumni and Annual Fund Officer, which reports to the Director of Advancement. Responsibilities include:
Serving as the primary contact for Barstow alumni and the liaison for the Alumni Association Board.
Arranging meetings for the Head of School with out-of-town alumni and attending a limited number of alumni events outside of Kansas City.
Planning local alumni events including the Alumni Weekend, Holiday Party, Annual Lunch, networking events and more
Writing alumni communications including the Alumni Connections newsletter and articles for The Barstow Magazine
Conducting alumni prospect research
Creating print and electronic annual fund materials
Working with the Director of Advancement to solicit multiple constituencies for the annual fund
Assisting with all advancement events including the annual auction
Collaborating with all members of the advancement and communications teams in the execution of department operations
At least two years experience in fundraising and/or alumni relations
Strong interpersonal skills and attention to detail
The ability to multi-task and work within timelines and budgetary requirements
Proficiency In Microsoft Office
Evenings, weekends and some travel required
About The Barstow School
The Barstow School is located in Kansas City, MO and is the oldest independent school west of the Mississippi and has been operating continuously for 132 years. A coeducational college preparatory school, Barstow serves 710 students from Pre-S - Grade 12.