Southfield School has made a difference in the lives of countless students. Former parents and students remember fondly the teachers and staff who share enthusiasm, kindness, and knowledge with them. The influence of the Southfiled experience does not end in eigth grade. It lasts a lifetime.
The Advancement Assistant is a member of the Advancement Team of the School and is responsible for directly supporting the Advancement Director and Communications Director in developing, managing and administering all aspects of development/fundraising, relationship management, and marketing.
- Bachelor’s Degree or Higher
- Experience in fundraising, database management or marketing; independent school setting preferred
- Technologically savvy with experience with a variety of software including donor management, Microsoft Office Suite, email, email marketing, and social media
- Demonstrated ability to work well in a team environment
- Ability to work well with volunteers of all generations and backgrounds
- Outstanding Writing, Speaking, and Communication including editing
- Flexible, Professional and Confidential
- Gift processing, reporting and database management of the Veracross Donor Management software
- Prepare formal acknowledgments for gifts received
- Arrange appointments and manage calendar as directed for donor appointments for the Director, Headmaster and Board Members
- Organize and manage details for fundraising, cultivation and stewardship events
- Develop and maintain positive and productive relationships with donors, current parents, alumni, prospective donors, and faculty and staff.
- Develop and maintain positive and productive relationships with volunteers to ensure project deadlines are completed and goals are accomplished
- Support the alumni relations program including work with the Alumni Board of Directors and special alumni events
- Support the School’s comprehensive marketing program as directed by the Advancement Director
Interested Applicants may contact Gordon Walker, Headmaster, by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.