Director of Jackson-Walnut Park Schools Annual Fund - 24 hour per week position Reporting to the President of Jackson-Walnut Park Schools, and in collaboration with the Director of Development, Major Gifts, the Director of Annual Fund is responsible for the overall management of the annual giving program including revenue and expenditures and the Annual Auction event. He/she will submit a plan in September of every year that outlines goals, strategies and benchmarks for success for inclusion in the overall Development plan. As Director of the Annual Fund, he/she will: set goals based on historical analysis of donor and prospect base and school needs develop targeted campaigns for parents of current students, grandparents of current students, alumni parents, and faculty and staff establish a calendar of solicitations by targeted constituency and fundraising strategy provide ongoing and targeted evaluation and analysis to meet goals personally solicit donors as appropriate to maintain or increase their gift staff a volunteer leadership committee for the annual fund, including ensuring that volunteers receive the appropriate support and recognition use multiple channels in soliciting donors coordinate annual fund with other fundraising activities in collaboration with Director of Development, Major Gifts, ensure that major gift prospects are identified among current annual fund donors, including building relationships with them monitor program results and provide ongoing analysis and evaluation of solicitation programs recommend and implement changes in strategies to meet program goals and objectives coordinate gift acknowledgment and pledge fulfillment coordinate stewardship plan for annual fund donors maximize the corporate matching gift potential among current and prospective annual fund donors Donor Relations/Stewardship implement a stewardship plan for JWP Schools that ensures that donors and volunteers at all levels are appropriately stewarded. develop, build, and retain positive relationships with the School's families, faculty and staff, grandparents, friends and community leaders. oversee appreciation events and materials with an eye towards making every donor and volunteer feel valued and appreciated. responsible for the school’s Annual Report and other donor recognition materials. Annual Auction collaborate with parents, JWP administrative team and staff, parents and volunteers in planning the Auction with a goal of growing revenue and participation Qualifications • Three to five years of fundraising experience • A proven track record of success in growing a comprehensive giving program • Ability to conceive, plan and execute a multifaceted annual fund program • Ability to establish measurable goals and objectives and to develop and implement strategies to achieve them. • Strong computer skills, including expertise in MS Office, Excel, Maestro-Soft and ETapestry Data Bases • Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal skills. • Entrepreneurial, creative and collaborative approach to fundraising. • Impeccable ethics, discretion and the ability to maintain confidentiality. • Ability to prioritize own work load in a timely manner to complete assignment when faced with many deadlines and competing requirements • Expertise in enlisting, training, managing and motivating large groups of volunteers. • Knowledge of direct mail, face-to-face and Internet solicitation marketing techniques • Ability to work with others in the fulfillment of responsibilities • Bachelor’s degree Qualified candidates, please send cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org No telephone calls please.