Search

Job

Advancement and Operations Manager

Posted by
New
|
Published 6 days ago


The Chicago Waldorf School is seeking a community-minded, technologically

capable Advancement and Operations Manager to plan and lead community

engagement events, cultivate and nurture personal relationships with donors,

and set and track fundraising goals throughout the year. This job requires

excellent written and oral communication skills, imbued with warmth and

creativity, so that members of our community feel seen, heard, and inspired to

contribute to the school’s financial campaigns. For this reason, candidates should be aligned with the school’s mission of educating children to be creatively - minded, intrepid thinkers with both a sense of themselves and of the greater world.


Our work environment is open and collaborative, meaning that candidates must be flexible and dynamic, open to learning new skills and responding to the ever-evolving needs of our community.


Qualifications and Expectations


1.       Experience and proficiency in Blackbaud Raiser’s Edge is preferred, as this is our school’s primary financial software.

2.       Outstanding oral communication, persuasive writing, and active listening skills.

3.       Enthusiasm for socializing with community members and growing personal relationships.

4.       Ability to multi-task.

5.       Enthusiasm for working with children Pre-K-12, parents, volunteers, co-workers, and community members.

6.       Ability to thrive in a dynamic, open-office, team-based environment.

7.       Excellent project planning skills as well as event coordination experience.

8.       BA and at least 1-3 years of work experience.

9.       Proficiency in a variety of technology programs and platforms, and willingness to learn additional:

a.       Blackbaud Raiser’s Edge

b.       Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, etc.

c.       Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.

d.       Social media, including LinkedIn


10.   Ability to maintain confidentiality of all information regarding employee communications and personal matters, staff records, faculty records, student records, and personal matters.

11.   Willingness to embrace and continue to study the Chicago Waldorf School, its pedagogical philosophy, and the wider Waldorf education movement.




The Chicago Waldorf School is seeking a community-minded, technologically

capable Advancement and Operations Manager to plan and lead community

engagement events, cultivate and nurture personal relationships with donors,

and set and…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Job Type
    Contract
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required
Salary
At least USD $40,500
/ year

Location

On-site
5200 N Ashland Ave, Chicago, IL 60640, USA

Apply to This Job

All fields are required
Resume must be uploaded in PDF format
Drag file here or browse
No file chosen
I acknowledge that use of the Idealist Applicant Tracking System is subject to Idealist's Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.

Join Idealist

Sign up today to save your favorite jobs and get email alerts when new ones are posted.