Antioch School Seeks Development Coordinator

DECEMBER 2020--Antioch School invites applications for the position of Development Coordinator. Questions may be directed to Nathan Summers, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., School Manager.

POSITION SUMMARY:

Reporting to and in partnership with the Faculty, School Manager, Development Committee, and Board of Directors, the Development Coordinator will spearhead development efforts as Antioch School continues to expand its development capabilities.  The DC is responsible for developing and implementing an overall Antioch School fundraising strategy to meet a variety of school needs, scholarships being primary. This is a salaried part time position. Hours are flexible and average 20 per week. Some work may be done remotely. More time is required to prepare for the annual fundraising event and less during school breaks. Salary is $25,000 per year.  This is a service-oriented position. Communication, organizational, computer skills, attention to detail, adaptability, collaboration, dependability, organizational sensitivity and teamwork are characteristics central to this position.

EXPERIENCE/SKILLS REQUIREMENTS:

The Development Coordinator will be:

  • a passionate, pro-active spokesperson for Antioch School and its unique educational model
  • able to cultivate relationships with alumni, former staff, major donors and prospects
  • able to maintain a goal-oriented fundraising leadership role and facilitate participation by the board and staff members
  • skilled at identifying and matching funding opportunities with potential donors
  • self-directed, attentive to details, highly organized, resourceful, flexible, and creative
  • effective at working with Antioch School Board members, staff members, donors, and volunteers--including parents of students--funding sources, and the local and regional communities
  • able to speak, write and think clearly and creatively
  • able to balance working remotely with being at school
  • motivated to raise money, bringing to the position a proven record of success
  • comfortable with making decisions by consensus
  • able to maximize the impact of the budget and make critical decisions for contracting work
  • conscientious in stewarding the donor-based funds
  • skilled in technology use, including database management and work with spreadsheets and word processing software
  • a Bachelor's degree preferred

PRINCIPAL ACTIVITIES:

Building on an already established framework; collaborate with the Development Committee to develop and execute Antioch School’s annual development plan.

  • Raise $20,000 from the annual fund to support general operations
  • Raise $12,500 from restricted major gifts to support scholarships
  • Help build the endowment to $1M by 2024
  • Manage the annual March Comedy Auction Gala to deliver its $45,000 fundraising goal.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Bachelor’s degree is preferred with at least 3 years of experience with fundraising work. Will consider an equivalent combination of education and experience. Sensitivity to partnerships and working with teachers, students, school administrators, and community members is crucial. Must possess excellent organizational skills, the ability to manage a varied workload, strong people skills, and the ability to plan and manage a budget. Familiarity with grant writing and reporting is preferred. Knowledge of computer applications, including word processing, spreadsheet and social media applications is required. To participate regularly in school activities, it is preferred that the candidate live within 20 miles of Antioch School. If candidate lives farther, some portion of the work can be done remotely. A minimum presence of two days at school per week is important.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and to work at a computer. The employee is frequently required to use hands to finger, handle or touch objects, tools or controls and to talk fluently and to hear. The employee is frequently required to stand, to walk, and to bend. The employee must be able to lift and/or move objects weighing up to 30 pounds. Specific vision required by this job includes close vision.

TO APPLY:

The position will remain open until filled. The next review of applications is February 19th . Send resume and cover letter addressing relevant experience and interest in the position and contact information for at least three references to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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