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Associate Director of Advancement

  • 06 Feb 2019 2:17 PM
    Message # 7150751

    Campbell Hall, founded in 1944 and situated on 15 naturally landscaped acres in North Hollywood, California, is an independent, coeducational, college preparatory, Episcopal day school for students in kindergarten through grade twelve.  The school is committed to fostering a community dedicated to honoring the diversity of the human experience. Campbell Hall provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

    POSITION DESCRIPTION: The Associate Director of Advancement works closely with the Director of Advancement, Headmaster, Advancement Committee, and volunteers to advance the mission and goals of Campbell Hall, develop a comprehensive advancement plan in support of those goals, and build the School’s overall culture of philanthropy. He/she functions as a major gift officer, while also providing strategic oversight for Campbell Hall’s advancement event program. The Associate Director supervises fulltime employees in the Advancement Department

     

    RESPONSIBILITIES

     

    1. Identify, qualify, cultivate, solicit and steward donors for gifts of $25,000 or more.

    • Establish relationships with major and planned giving donors and prospects that incorporate visits, proposals, and ongoing stewardship.
    • Maintain personal responsibility for a portfolio of 50-100 major gift prospects through all stages of the fundraising cycle.
    • Make six or more official donor visits per month and submit approximately 12 to 18 proposals per year. Work closely with the Director of Advancement to develop personal fundraising goals each year. 
    • Work with the Director of Advancement, Headmaster, and other staff to formulate cultivation and proposal strategies.
    • Accompany the Director of Advancement, Headmaster, Board of Directors members, and other volunteers on cultivation and solicitation meetings with current and prospective donors.
    • Update contact reports in Raisers Edge and reporting activity that describes cultivation, solicitation and stewardship activities.

    2. Provide leadership and staff supervision.

    • Provide strategic support for Campbell Hall events and supervision to events staff and volunteers.
    • Work closely with Events Managers to set annual revenue and expense budgets for both constituent and special events.
    • Oversee the recruitment of volunteer event chairs, committee chairs and event sponsorship donors.
    • Serve as primary Office of Advancement liaison to Campbell Scholars Program staff and volunteers and Elementary Diversity and Inclusion Fund volunteers.
    • Oversee the planning and execution of campaign-specific events as needed.
    • Support the Director of Advancement in managing campaigns, events, donor relations activity, and volunteer management.

    3. Engage in grant-writing and post-award management as needed.

    4. Fulfill other duties as assigned.

     

     

    Qualifications

    1. Seven or more years of progressively responsible experience in non-profit fundraising. Experience in educational fundraising will be considered plus factor.
    2. Demonstrated ability to cultivate, solicit, and close five- and six-figure gifts.
    3. Relate well to—and inspire confidence among—prominent individuals, members of the professional and entertainment communities, and those in legal and financial services professions.
    4. Track record of success in a professional, metrics-driven environment.
    5. Three or more years of supervisory experience. Demonstrated ability to motivate, inspire, and evaluate employees.
    6. Ability to motivate and empower volunteers.
    7. Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
    8. Proven ability to balance multiple priorities in a complex environment.
    9. Interest in independent school education and a dedication to promoting the School’s fundraising priorities by developing collaborative relationships with faculty, senior academic and administrative leaders, board members, volunteers, and the advancement office team.
    10. An ability to embody Campbell Hall’s cultural values and belief in the School’s mission.
    11. Strong sense of responsibility for achieving personal fundraising goals while working as a role model of the entire fundraising team.
    12. Availability for occasional evening and weekend events.
    13. Capacity to manage and organize confidential information and to exercise discretion and sound judgment.
    14. Demonstrated ability to think strategically and creatively; synthesize information and communicate it in an accurate and compelling manner.

    Qualified, interested parties may submit a resume and complete the online application atwww.campbellhall.org/employment

    EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
    Campbell Hall believes in and operates on the premise that it is the right of all persons to seek work and to advance on the basis of their individual merits, ability, and potential. Campbell Hall has been, is, and will continue to be, strongly committed to the principle that equal employment opportunity must be afforded to all persons regardless of race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation, family care status, veteran status, marital status, age, medical condition, and disability.

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