The Director of the Annual Fund is responsible for the development and management of a comprehensive, strategic, integrated effort to build Rowland Hall’s base of Annual Fund donors. This person will also focus on planning and executing stewardship activities for all major gift donors.
Primary Job Responsibilities
- Identifying, cultivating, and soliciting all Annual Fund donors, including parents, board members, former board members, grandparents, faculty/staff, past parents, and friends
- Developing a yearly plan to maximize Annual Fund results, in coordination with other development efforts at the school
- Working strategically to increase leadership giving
- Establishing and managing a team of volunteers
- Creating all print and/or electronic solicitation materials
- Maintaining a visible presence in the community (donor lunches, school functions, etc.)
- Working closely with the marketing team to communicate the importance of the Annual Fund, including: writing quarterly articles for the online magazine, contributing articles and donor lists for the Annual Report, writing and updating web pages, and exploring other creative uses of electronic media to communicate a compelling message to our supporters
- Assist in creating financial reports for board meetings, finance committee meetings, and internal and external audits
- Developing personalized stewardship activities for all major donors.
- Developing recognition opportunities appropriate to Rowland Hall culture and individual donors
- Assist in organizing all fundraising events.
- Maintaining all related financial materials, and ensuring that all gift acceptance and management policies and procedures are followed with care
Skills and Requirements
- Bachelor’s degree preferred
- Non-profit fundraising experience preferred
The requirements listed below are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to:
- lift 20–25 lbs and move around equipment to prepare/clean up from events;
- commit to at least 50% of time off-campus visiting prospects in person;
- attend evening and weekend events;
- exhibit sound and accurate judgment;
- have a positive outlook and willingness to be a part of a flexible team;
- have excellent written and verbal communication skills;
- have skills necessary to effectively use a variety of programs and software, including database programs (Veracross experience preferred);
- have time management skills;
- maintain confidentiality;
- support, participate, and value the school’s strategic priorities.
This is a full-time, year-round, non-exempt position working in person on campus. Reports to the Director of Institutional Advancement. The anticipated start date is June 15, 2022.
How to Apply
To apply please send cover letter and resume to Director of Institutional Advancement Robyn Jensen at .
Equal Employment Opportunity
Rowland Hall is an equal opportunity employer, and as such, believes that each individual is entitled to equal opportunity without regard to sex, color, race, ancestry, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical disability, marital status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under federal or state anti-discrimination laws. Rowland Hall’s equal employment opportunity practices extend to recruitment, hiring, selection, compensation, benefits, transfer, promotion, training, discipline, and all other terms, conditions, and privileges of employment.