National Presbyterian School (NPS), an independent elementary (N-6th grade) day school located in Washington, DC with 300 students, is seeking a Development Associate to work in the Development and Alumni Affairs office. This is a full-time, 12-month / year position.
Provide support for all areas of the Development Office, including fundraising, constituent and volunteer relations, alumni affairs, and event planning.
Provide support for the annual Auction, including day-of operations.
Provide administrative and logistical support for additional special events of the School throughout the year (includes donor and volunteer events, alumni events, and other community events).
Coordinate and assist with the alumni program. Specific responsibilities include establishing and maintaining a regular communications schedule with the alumni community, scheduling and planning alumni events, exploring opportunities for new alumni programming, increasing participation of alumni giving, researching and benchmarking other area elementary school alumni programs.
Assist in the build-up and planning for the School’s 50th Anniversary in 2019.
Assist with writing and compiling content for school communications, including the Annual Report magazine, website, Auction materials, and constituent-specific newsletters.
Provide general administrative support with mailings, filing, and updating constituent records.
Provide periodic Front Desk coverage. While serving as the first point-of-contact for the School, responsibilities include welcoming and checking-in visitors and answering and re-directing calls.
Participate in the day-to-day life of the School.
A bachelor’s degree
Proficiency with technology, including Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, and ability to do a mail merge. Experience with database systems is a plus.
Excellent attention to detail and accuracy
Strong organizational skills
Optimistic attitude, positive spirit, proactive approach, and professional demeanor
High degree of integrity, discretion, flexibility and trustworthiness
Ability to work with people productively and collaboratively, including with parent volunteers
Excellent writing, editing, and communicating skills
Availability to work at periodic evening and weekend events
The Development Associate will report directly to the Director of Development and Alumni Affairs.
Individuals interested in applying for this position should send resume, cover letter, and a list of references (via email or regular mail) to:
James Woodward Director of Development and Alumni Affairs National Presbyterian School 4121 Nebraska Avenue, NW Washington, DC 20016 email@example.com
Founded in 1969 as an educational mission of the National Presbyterian Church, National Presbyterian School is a traditional, co-educational elementary school dedicated to educational excellence in an ecumenical Christian environment. A loving and inclusive community, NPS strives to help children develop intellectual, spiritual, and personal foundations that will serve them throughout their lives.