The Children’s School seeks a full-time Associate Director of Annual Giving and Alumni Relations. The mission of the Associate Director of Annual Giving and Alumni Relations is to engage, cultivate, and solicit parents, grandparents, alumni and friends of The Children’s School (TCS) in service of engagement, volunteer leadership and philanthropy at TCS. This role is responsible for implementing and supporting priority fundraising strategies and campaigns to support and foster a culture of brave learning. The role plays an integral part of the Advancement team to strengthen parent, alumni, and grandparent communities, in service of engagement, volunteer management, and philanthropy.
About TCS: The mission of The Children’s School is to enrich minds and inspire dreams. TCS is a progressive elementary school serving students from age three through eighth grade in a diverse community in midtown Atlanta. Grounded in principles of excellence, innovation, and play, our graduates are passion-driven young adults who lead lives of purpose in an interconnected world.
Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree preferred plus 3-5 years of progressively responsible professional experience in fundraising, preferably in an educational setting. Demonstrated success with volunteer management initiatives.
Dedication and passion for the mission of the School. Strong written, oral and interpersonal communication skills. Ability to maintain a high level of poise, professionalism, and confidentiality in all circumstances with a wide range of constituents. Detail-oriented, with strong organizational, analytical and planning skills, along with financial and technical aptitude. Ability to initiate and build relationships with prospective donors. Experience working with donor databases (Axiom and Veracross are a plus) and volunteer management systems preferred. Possesses an entrepreneurial mindset. Volunteer management experience preferred.
About The Children's School
The Children's School is an independent elementary/middle school educating 400 students, with a history of almost 50 years in midtown Atlanta.