The Director of Annual Giving serves as a member of the Advancement Team at Nashoba Brooks and is responsible for the management of the Nashoba Brooks Fund, including planning, organizing and implementing all activities (identification, cultivation, solicitations, stewardship, and documentation) related to the Nashoba Brooks Fund with the goal of expanding trustee, alumni, parent, past parent, grandparent, corporate, foundation and friend support of the Annual Fund as an ongoing priority. The Director of Annual Giving attends meetings of the Advancement Subcommittee and works collaboratively with all members of the Advancement Team to successfully achieve advancement goals.
Work collaboratively with the Advancement team to foster a mission-driven culture of results-oriented creative problem solving, innovative thinking, data driven decision making, and continuous improvement
Coordinate solicitation and stewardship activity related to the Nashoba Brooks Fund for all constituencies through personal contact, email, social media, phonathons, and direct mail
Coordinate with the Data and Research Associate to produce reports as needed
Help manage and track all Nashoba Brooks Fund gift prospects
Manage a target portfolio of stakeholders and maintain accounts on assigned prospects; cultivate, steward, and solicit gifts from stakeholders
In coordination with colleagues, plan, organize and implement volunteer recruiting, training, and orientation
Work closely with the Marketing and Communications and Advancement Team members to develop and manage communications regarding the Nashoba Brooks Fund
Work with the Head of School to facilitate and support her involvement in Nashoba Brooks Fund communications and solicitations
Work with the Director of Campaign Strategy and Major Gifts to identify target leadership prospects for Nashoba Brooks Fund and future campaign initiatives
Utilize research on identified stakeholders to assess giving capacity
Utilize the database to manage data and communications needs related to day-to-day management of annual giving
Ensure that the Nashoba Brooks Fund initiatives are coordinated with all other advancement programs and plans
Perform other duties as may be reasonably required by the Head of School; execute these duties with the understanding that some evening and weekend work are required
Develop annual goals and objectives for position function within the context of the Advancement Team and School goals
Bachelor's degree, and minimum of three years of experience in fundraising in the non-profit sector
Demonstrated ability to manage multiple tasks, working effectively and independently as part of a collaborative team
Effective time management and project management skills
Significant experience working productively with alumni and parent volunteers
Highly developed computer skills, including proficiency with Raiser’s Edge, Google Apps, Word, Excel and presentation software such as Prezi, Keynote, or PowerPoint
Demonstrated ability to work and communicate effectively, orally and in writing, with a broad range of internal and external constituents, including employees, students, alumni, parents, and friends of the School
Demonstrated ability to analyze and solve problems creatively, handle confidential information, and navigate sensitive situations
The successful candidate will model integrity, professionalism, curiosity, responsibility, creativity and respect for all persons, as well as a demonstrated commitment to advancing the School’s core values of integrity, collaboration, inclusivity, empathy, and resilience.
Nashoba Brooks School is a co-ed preschool and lower school and an all-girls middle school with an enrollment of 285 students. The School is committed to personal excellence in academics, athletics and the arts within its mission of preparing students for "...a life of continuous learning, accomplishment, and leadership in a diverse and changing world." Nashoba Brooks is committed to providing a...n anti-bias education. We believe that diversity enriches our perspectives, strengthens our community and challenges individuals to become agents of change in creating a more fair and equitable world.