Development Associate


Job Type

Full Time

Published:

05/11/2018

Start Date:

06/18/2018

Application Deadline:

06/15/2018

Address

250 Valencia Street
San Francisco Friends School
San Francisco
California
94103
United States

Description

Position Summary:

The San Francisco Friends School, a Quaker K-8 school located in the Mission district of San Francisco, seeks a Development Associate to join its Development Office in the summer of 2016. The Development Associate reports directly to the Director of Development, and plays an important role by providing database, administrative and communications support to the Development team. A member of the administrative team of Friends, this position interacts with all constituencies of the school, including parents, alumni, trustees, and faculty and staff. The ideal candidate would be detail-oriented, energetic, and a collaborative problem-solver with a sense of humor and excellent judgement. The Development Associate is a full-time non-exempt twelve month position, with a competitive salary based on experience and qualifications, a comprehensive benefits package and a supportive school community.


Primary Responsibilities:

·        Manage all aspects of the Development database (Blackbaud’s Raiser’s Edge), including updating all constituent information, producing mailing lists and labels, creating and updating donor lists, and processing donations and ticket sales

·        Oversee gift acknowledgement process, ensuring all gifts and pledges are stewarded in a timely fashion; generate pledge reminders

·        Work with school’s Business Office to reconcile financial records monthly and support annual audit process.

·        Work closely with parent volunteers, faculty and administration and outside vendors on special development events throughout school year, including but not limited to GrandFriends Day, Booktopia, and our annual silent auction the Blue Party

·        Support the Board of Trustees and Parents Association as needed

·        Order and manage office supplies for Development Office

·        Organize and maintain and effective information filing and retrieval system

·        Assist with school-wide events such as back to school nights, Parents Association events, graduation, faculty events, and school duties including phone coverage and reception

·        Help coordinate the production of a variety of print and digital publications, including invitations, flyers, newsletters, and more

·        Manage and provide support for other projects as needed

·        Provide administrative support to the Director of Development as needed



Qualifications and Experience:

·        Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent with two to three years of experience

·        Database management experience, preferably with Blackbaud Raiser’s Edge or similar fundraising database

·        Excellent interpersonal skills, including patience, discretion, good judgment and sense of humor; prior volunteer management helpful

·        Ability to handle multiple projects, work independently and produce quality results on schedule

·        Excellent verbal and written communication skills; ability to present information concisely and effectively; experience utilizing various platforms of social media

·        Impeccable attention to detail

·        Some evening/weekend work required

Benefits

The Development Associate is a full-time non-exempt twelve month position, with a competitive salary based on experience and qualifications, a comprehensive benefits package and a supportive school community.


The San Francisco Friends School welcomes all students and staff and does not

discriminate on the basis of ethnic origin, religion, gender, sexual orientation or

disability in administration of its educational policies, enrollment or hiring policies,

and other school-administered programs.

Professional Level

Entry level

Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

development@sffriendsschool.org

https://www.sffriendsschool.org/

If you are interested in applying for this position, please email a resume and thoughtful

cover letter in PDF format to development@sffriendsschool.org or send by mail to:


Marlene Sloger

Director of Development

San Francisco Friends School

250 Valencia Street

San Francisco, CA 94103


No phone calls, please. We will review resumes as they are received; we hope to have a candidate on board no later than July 1, 2018.


For more information about San Francisco Friends School or Quaker education, please visit our website at http://www.sffriendsschool.org or

The Friends Council on Education at www.friendscouncil.org.


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