Fredericksburg Academy is seeking a creative, dedicated, and experienced Director of Annual Giving to join our development team. A member of the Advancement team, the Director of Annual Giving is responsible for the leadership, management, and execution of the school’s annual giving program. The Director ensures that the school is achieving its goals for annual giving dollars, percentage of participation, and donor engagement. The Director will also manage the school’s annual party and auction and senior parent gift campaign. In addition, the Director will work collaboratively with the rest of the Advancement team.
Develop and implement a plan to achieve yearly annual giving fundraising goals
Manage and increase current pool of annual fund volunteers
Meet or exceed yearly annual fund goals, prepare reports for the board; analyze and monitor annual giving trends within the independent school fundraising landscape
Ensure the prompt acknowledgment of gifts
Manage the alumni and parent annual giving program, including alumni and parent phone solicitations and communications
Plan and direct supporting fundraising events including annual Golf Tournament in fall and Celebrate FA!, annual party and auction, in spring
Coordinate the faculty and staff annual giving campaign
Produce the school’s annual report on giving in conjunction with the Advancement Coordinator
Advance the mission of annual fund through print, social media, and other forms of communication in collaboration with the Advancement team leader
Other duties related to annual giving and/or Advancement as required
A Bachelor’s degree
A minimum of three years professional fundraising experience with an emphasis on individual giving
Experience recruiting and maintaining relationships with donors and volunteers
History of successful gift solicitations with a strong record of maintaining or increasing revenue
Ability to think strategically and analytically with marketing annual giving programs
Exceptional writing and verbal communication skills
Excellent collaboration and follow through skills across multiple departments
Send cover letter expressing interest and resume via email to email@example.com
Please include list of 3 references with name, relationship to applicant, and contact information.
Additional Salary Information: Additional Salary Information: Benefits include health insurance (3/4 premium paid), group life, long term disability, 125 Plan, TIAA-CREF contributions, and dental (school pays $10 of monthly premium). Tuition remission and free after school child care available.
About Fredericksburg Academy
About Fredericksburg Academy
Founded in 1992, Fredericksburg Academy’s mission is to inspire and empower our students to discover, to engage, and to imagine the limitless nature of themselves and the world. Located halfway between Washington D.C. and Richmond, Fredericksburg Academy provides a strong liberal arts education within a safe, nurturing environment, offering students a breadth of challenging academic experiences that prepare them for the country's best colleges and universities. FA is a co-ed, day school enrolling 360 students in PK-12th grade. Visit the school's website to learn more: www.fredericksburgacademy.org