Milton Academy is an independent coeducational national boarding and day school, serving 1,000 students in grades K-12 eight miles south of Boston.
The Development & Alumni Relations Office seeks an Annual Giving Officer. This position will advance Dare: The Campaign for Milton by building a robust program of giving for alumni graduating since 2000, as well as current students.
Additionally, this position will maintain a strong focus on young alumni leadership giving to the Milton Fund, building a pipeline to major gifts while increasing participation and overall engagement.
Essential Functions and Responsibilities:
Identify, cultivate, and solicit donors to the Milton Fund with the goal of increasing dollars raised; maintain an active portfolio of donors to solicit and steward to build a pipeline to leadership giving.
Work with volunteers to increase the participation of young alumni in the Milton Fund; broaden the base of annual support, leverage Giving Day to engage young alumni participation.
Manage the 5th, 10th, and 15th reunion classes to increase giving and attendance at the event.
Plan and implement local and regional annual events for young alumni including college-aged alumni and networking events for young alumni; create opportunities for alumni to return to campus.
Work with student volunteers to increase the visibility of the Milton Fund on campus; develop and implement student programs and help to further Milton’s culture of philanthropy, including overseeing the senior class gift campaign and Thank-a-Giver Day.
Qualified candidates will hold a Bachelor’s degree and have previous experience in fundraising, alumni relations, marketing or customer service; be a creative problem solver with team spirit, a positive attitude, and outgoing personality.
Preferred candidates will have development experience with an emphasis on creating innovative strategies to motivate students and young alumni. Knowledge of Raiser’s Edge and Evertrue helpful.
Milton Academy welcomes candidates who would add to the racial, cultural and gender balance of the School community. Milton Academy is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
About Milton Academy
Milton Academy, established in 1798, is an independent coeducational national and international boarding and day school, serving 1,000 students in grades K-12, on a 125-acre campus eight miles south of Boston.