The Alumni Annual Giving Coordinator is primarily responsible for growing Alumni participation in the McDonogh Fund (the school’s annual fund) through partnership with Alumni Affinity Groups, the Alumni Board, the Alumni Relations team, and beyond. This role also manages four Young Alumni reunions (the 5th, 10th, 15th, and 20th reunions) and the Almost Alumni program. Responsibilities include volunteer recruitment and management, assisting with direct mail and phonathons, preparing reports, and soliciting gifts to ensure fundraising success.
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A demonstrated commitment to independent education and the ability to articulate a persuasive case for annual, unrestricted support of McDonogh School
Ability to comfortably solicit donors and discuss their giving to McDonogh School
Ability to effectively communicate and work with adults and students
Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously, working both independently and as a team member
Ability to move comfortably in social settings and to forge strong personal relationships with alumni and major donors
Ability to successfully work with and within a culturally and academically diverse student body, staff, and community
Ability to think strategically and analytically
Ability to understand the needs and interests of major donors in order to develop relationships between them and the school
Internal Number: p+50
About McDonogh School
McDonogh School is a community that finds joy in work, in play, and in the discovery and realization of personal potential. Strong, mutually respectful relationships among and between students and teachers inspire a passion for learning, a dedication to personal integrity, and a commitment to excellence. Embracing diversity of background, culture, and thought, the school builds upon its founder's original mission to provide a life-altering opportunity to develop in its students the will "to do the greatest possible amount of good."
Founded in 1873 and situated on an 820-acre campus, McDonogh is a day and boarding institution that employs 330 faculty and staff; serves 1,370 students in grades PK-12; has a substantial operating budget and endowment; and just completed a $75 million capital campaign, the largest of any independent school in Maryland. Long been recognized as one of the finest schools in the nation, McDonogh has a reputation for being highly innovative and "on the move."
McDonogh School strives to employ a faculty, administration, and staff exhibiting sound ethical standards and character traits such as moral courage and self-reliance, intellectual confidence ...and curiosity with a love of learning, and the ability to think critically, communicate effectively, and engage in a wide scope of educational, athletic, and artistic endeavors.
Members of the McDonogh community strive to have the highest of moral principles, and to exhibit cooperativeness, loyalty, open-mindedness, and sensitivity, as well as attention to physical, mental, and emotional health, growth, and well-being of self and others.