The Director of the Annual Fund, called the Highlander Fund, designs and executes the school’s annual fundraising campaign. This full-time, fully-benefited position requires a positive team member with excellent planning, organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills who can motivate and manage volunteers. The Director of the Highlander Fund reports to the Vice President of Advancement, and works closely with members of the Advancement team, Highlander Fund donors, and volunteers.
We encourage applicants from underrepresented groups to apply.
Design, coordinate, and execute motivational strategy to secure gifts to the Highlander Fund and meet annual fundraising goals for dollars raised and donor participation.
Recruit, train, and manage volunteers for several committees to support and enhance fundraising and stewardship efforts.
Connect and build relationships with a wide variety of constituents in all phases of the donor cycle.
Plan and execute Highlander Fund marketing strategy; draft, design, and execute collateral for print, e-mail, web, video, and other methods and campaigns.
Collaborate with Advancement team members and volunteers to plan and execute donor recognition and stewardship events.
Analyze results and evaluate strategies to continually enhance and increase the efficacy and outcomes of the school’s annual fundraising campaigns.
Other responsibilities as assigned by the Vice President of Advancement and school leadership.
Bachelor’s degree and 5 or more years’ experience in professional fundraising required. Experience with Raiser’s Edge or comparable development database software required.