Holland Hall seeks an experienced, full-time Gift Officer. The Gift Officer is an integral part of the Advancement department. The Advancement department is responsible for cultivating and stewarding our donors, alumni relations, campaigns, annual fund, and event planning. The primary goal of the Gift Officer is to plan and execute Holland Hall Fund strategies and programs that include the identification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of annual gifts, and planned and estate gifts from all constituents including trustees, alumni, parents, grandparents, alumni parents, and friends.The role of the Gift Officer requires strong organizational, speaking, and writing skills.
This full-time position involves fundraising in the form of personal solicitations, direct mail, video messaging, text-to-give, and other giving tactics. Candidates should be comfortable in a rigorous and fast-paced work environment that requires collaboration, creativity, flexibility, and adaptability, working with a range of departments. Candidates should also be able to travel frequently.
Develop and implement all Holland Hall Fund programs and materials, including volunteer recruitment, special event planning and execution, and coordination of other Advancement activities.
Set specific goals for total funds raised and track metrics by constituent groups.
Supervise the creation and distribution of all Holland Hall Fund appeals, and manage related fundraising programs or events.
Build trusting relationships with volunteers, donors, prospective donors, faculty, and other constituents.
Conduct personal solicitations of Holland Hall Fund donors and prospects as needed through phone conversations, personal meetings, and written correspondence
Set clear expectations for volunteer roles and conduct training to achieve those goals.
Lead solicitation and recognition efforts for the Schureman Circle Giving Society and the Founders Guild.
Track and label solicitation efforts in Senior Systems and provide metrics for efforts.
Prepare Holland Hall Fund reports for the Board of Trustee meetings and Advancement Committee meetings as needed.
Manage donor and prospect research for Holland Hall Fund, endowments, planned giving, and campaign activities.
Employ moves management practices for identifying, cultivating, soliciting, and stewarding major gifts and planned gifts.
Work with The Advancement Group and attend meetings to set goals and implement solicitations for estate gifts.
Work closely with other members of the Advancement team and assist with Advancement events as needed.
Education and/or Experience:
Bachelor’s degree in related field and minimum of 2-4 years equivalent experience.
Applicants from agency, non-profit, or corporate backgrounds welcome to apply.
Please note, this is not a classroom or teaching position. This position is a 12 month position.
To apply, please download an application at the link below and email it with your cover letter, resume, and philosophy of education as a single PDF document to:
Holland Hall was established in 1922 and currently serves approximately 950 PreK through 12th grade students in a coeducational setting. An Episcopal school distinguished by an excellent academic program and a student-centered environment emphasizing a holistic approach to education, we strive to provide a challenging, comprehensive educational experience grounded in a rigorous liberal arts, college preparatory curriculum that promotes critical thinking and life-long learning. True to our Episcopal tradition, we seek to foster in each student a strong moral foundation and a deep sense of social responsibility in an open, ecumenical environment. Holland Hall graduates attend colleges and universities across the country, including some of the nation’s most selective institutions. The Holland Hall community welcomes students of diverse racial, cultural, and religious backgrounds. For more information on Holland Hall, please visit www.hollandhall.org.