The Hun School of Princeton seeks a highly-engaged Assistant Director of the Hun Fund and Young Alumni Giving to join our Office of Advancement.
Reporting to the Director of the Hun Fund the Assistant Director for the Hun Fund and Young AlumniGiving is responsible for assisting in securing Annual Fund support from alumni, parents, and friends of the School and for managing the young alumni giving program.
Hun Fund Responsibilities:
Assist the Director of the Hun Fund in assigned aspects of planning and executing the Hun Fund program including recruiting, training and supporting Hun Fund volunteers;
Assist in managing Hun Fund appeals – written, telephone, email, web-based social media, and face-to-face;
Cultivate and personally solicit a portfolio of Hun Fund leadership gift prospects;
Manage phonathons, including drafting of scripts, recruiting and training parent and alumni callers, producing materials, and collecting pledges and gifts;
Assist in overseeing Hun Fund gift processing and timely acknowledgment;
Assist with managing all Hun Fund related events, activities and volunteer recognition;
Attend and assist as needed in planning and managing Advancement Office special events.
Young Alumni Relations Responsibilities:
Manage Young Alumni Giving program including the 5th, 10th, and 15th Reunions and class gifts;
With the Director of Alumni Engagement and Reunion Giving, assist with educating members of the senior class and young alumni on the importance of giving back, the value of the alumni network, and staying connected with Hun after graduation;
Assist in coordinating Raider Giving Society appeals;
Assist with work related to the Young Alumni Association and Young Alumni events;
Assist with Advancement Office’s social media presence and communications.
The successful candidate will demonstrate the following skills, experience, and requirements:
Outstanding writing and interpersonal skills;
High energy with attention to detail;
Ability to handle multiple projects concurrently;
Proficiency with computers, and strength with social media;
This position may also include athletics coaching responsibilities depending upon experience;
Perform tasks which are supportive in nature to the essential functions of the job, which may be altered or redesigned as necessary;
Ability to periodically work beyond and outside the typical workday in order to meet the needs of the Advancement Office and the School;
A collaborative, trust-based work style;
Must possess good judgment, tact, sensitivity, and discretion in the handling of confidential information, materials, and situations;
Personal qualities including resilience, approachability, and kindness;
Must be fingerprinted and pass a full Criminal History Background check which includes fingerprinting.
The Assistant Director for the Hun Fund and Young Alumni Giving position is full-time, twelve (12) months per year, exempt, and benefits eligible. The working environment is an office and school environment on a hilly 45-acre campus in Princeton, New Jersey. The abilities to occasionally lift files and storage boxes, walk up and down stairs, attend meetings in varying locations throughout campus, and continually use computers and related office equipment are required. Not all buildings on campus have elevators.
About The Hun School of Princeton
The Hun School of Princeton, an independent coeducational boarding and day school, with a diverse student body of 650 in grades 6-PG, is distinguished by its highly engaging college preparatory curriculum, broad extracurricular programs, supportive faculty, and a happy and kind community spirit.