Waldron Mercy Academy is currently in need of an Advancement Office Assistant. This position works closely with the Director of Development and other members of the Advancement staff on projects and initiatives that engage the school’s various constituencies, engender a spirit of philanthropy and stewardship, and ensure successful fundraising campaigns and events.
Assist Advancement Office staff to plan and create events and fundraising campaigns.
Prepare solicitation mailing lists for Annual Giving and capital campaigns.
Work with print house to ensure timely mailings.
Manage data entry and updates in Blackbaud Raiser’s Edge.
Generate queries and reports for various events, advancement visits, etc.
Record gifts and pledges.
Generate gift acknowledgment letters to donors.
Prepare gift detail and summary reports.
Review Integration Reports for accuracy in Education Edge and process integration/synchronization updates.
Create alumni e-newsletter template and assist with gathering content for this quarterly newsletter.
Glean alumni information from social media postings to build constituent profiles.
Use various other sources of information to obtain updated contact, biographical, and career information for constituents.
Assist with posting event notices on social media.
Schedule constituent appointments with Principal and Director of Development.
Collaborate with Parents Association to facilitate their events.
Bachelor's degree and 3 to 5 years of relevant development experience, preferably in education or related non-profit organization. Demonstrated oral and written communication skills; strong interpersonal skills; superior organization skills; and understanding of fundraising best practices.
Software Knowledge: Experience with relational database management, preferably Raiser’s Edge; confidence with report writing.
Position is available July 1, 2018 and offers a salary and benefits package.
Qualified candidates should apply through the Apply Now button on the right side of this page. Please include a letter of interest, current resume, and contact information for three references with your application.
About Waldron Mercy Academy
Founded in 1923 by the Sisters of Mercy, Waldron Mercy Academy is a private Catholic co-ed school serving students from early childhood through eighth grade, located just outside Philadelphia in the Main Line suburb of Merion Station, Pennsylvania