Annual Fund Officer - Park Tudor School
- 19-Jul-2021 to 17-Aug-2021
- - Park Tudor School
- Indianapolis, IN, USA
- excellent pay
- Full Time
- comprehensive benefit package
Park Tudor is an independent school in Indianapolis, Indiana that takes pride in upholding a tradition of academic excellence that began in 1902. As a college preparatory school for children ages 3 through grade 12, we provide an exceptional learning environment where children are encouraged to explore opportunities, exceed expectations, and expand possibilities. Small class sizes, a safe and caring atmosphere, and numerous extracurricular activities that include the arts and athletics, ensure that each child at Park Tudor receives a unique educational experience catered to his or her individual passions.
To create an inspiring college-preparatory learning environment, with exceptional educators and extraordinary opportunities, that prepares and motivates students to become balanced, confident, and resourceful lifelong learners.
The Annual Fund Officer is a full-time, twelve-month position responsible for managing all aspects of the school's Annual Fund and reports to the Director of Development.
The Park Tudor Annual Fund supports the school's operating needs through gifts from parents, faculty and staff, grandparents, alumni, parents of alumni, and friends. These gifts support programs in academics, the arts, athletics, libraries, technology, and professional development.
- Manage all aspects of Annual Fund campaign including cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship, utilizing a variety of communications (e.g. direct mail, in-person meetings, e-communications) to current and prospective donors
- Design and execute appeals to various constituencies within the Annual Fund campaign including faculty/staff, parents, and alumni
- Work with other Development and Business office staff to ensure that gifts are recorded, acknowledged, and reconciled in a timely manner
- Cultivate, solicit, and steward assigned portfolio of 40+ qualified prospects
- Work with Development team to plan and execute capital campaign
- Serve as liaison to school divisions to ensure coordination of fundraising needs
- Create and maintain various reports to track gift activity
- Work with Communications office to update annual giving sections on school website and in various publications
- Effectively communicate, both in writing and verbally, Annual Fund and other development messages
- Work with team to develop and execute various donor and alumni events including: New parent welcome events, Foundation reception, Grandparents Day, Holiday Reception, Alumni Weekend, and Senior Breakfast
- Manage volunteer committees on Annual Fund appeals and events
- Attend Development and other school events as needed to support efforts of Development department
- Engage in the school community at large
- Perform any other duties as assigned by the Director of Development
Education: Bachelor's Degree
Experience: 3-5 years of experience working in non-profit with a demonstrated success independently soliciting gifts. Previous experience in independent school environment is preferred.
- Thorough understanding of Blackbaud/Senior Systems/comparable multi-module database structure
- Ability to work in a team atmosphere as well as independently
- Proficient in core technological competencies including Microsoft Office
- Positive and optimistic demeanor
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills
- Strong work ethic and high level of integrity
- Professionalism with and amongst all constituencies
- Willingness to engage in all aspects of the park Tudor community while promoting the school's mission, vision, and values
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