Development Coordinator, Olney Christian School

Posted by Olney Christian School on November 10, 2014

Reports to: Head of School
Purpose: Coordinate and implement the financial development and fundraising programs and activities of Olney Christian School

Position type: Part-time, average 10 hours/week
Pay: $10,000 annually

Essential Functions
• Develop and implement fundraising and capital campaigns that meet the School’s current and future financial requirements.
• Direct and manage all planned giving and other internal, community and special events fundraising activities.
• Develop and cultivate potential new relationships for the School that foster financial giving and endowments.
• Serve as the School’s contact for primary donors, key community organizations and media relations.
• Maintain and expand the School’s existing relationships with parents, donors and alumni in support of fundraising goals.
• Develop and write grant proposals to foundations and corporations.
• Coordinate and maintain all grant and contributions documentation and records, and reporting and acknowledgment to donors.
• Manage and oversee all developmental support activities, including managing and maintaining the data base, preparing correspondence and reports, and keeping calendar of activities.
• Prepare reports for and works closely with the Board of Directors in all aspects of fundraising.
• Conduct and create presentations and other materials in order to enhance public relations and fundraising activities.
• Oversee the production of all marketing and public relations brochures, booklets and other collateral materials for the school.
• Manage and supervise volunteers as necessary.
• Utilize web technology and social media to promote relationships.

• B.A. degree in business or related field and a minimum of 2 years of relevant experience in a non-profit environment.
• Knowledge of DonorSnap or some other type of development software.
• Ability to communicate effectively with school representatives, parents, students, alumni, donors and representatives from the business community.
• Ability to think and plan strategically and creatively.
• Demonstrated ability to manage fundraising programs, use social media and other technology, including databases, Excel and word processing programs.

Physical Requirements and Work Environment:
• Occasionally lift up to 30 pounds.
• Generally work in standard office conditions and climate.
• May occasionally work in varied extreme outside weather conditions during special activities and fundraising events.
• Possess own transportation in order to travel to work-related meetings and special events.

To apply, contact:

More in "Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities"

Stay Current in Philly's Higher Education and Nonprofit Sector

We compile a weekly email with local events, resources, national conferences, calls for proposals, grant, volunteer and job opportunities in the higher education and nonprofit sectors.