idwell Friends School, an independent coeducational Quaker day school in Washington DC, seeks applications for an Assistant Director of Donor Relations. The Assistant Director reports directly to the Director of Development for Alumni & Leadership Programs and will be instrumental to the success of an aspirational, comprehensive campaign currently in its quiet phase. In collaboration with the Director of Development, the Assistant Director of Donor Relations will oversee and manage the donor relations and stewardship program to ensure constituents and donors at every level receive appropriate stewardship and recognition.
A bachelor’s degree is required, masters preferred. Strong organizational skills with strict attention to detail are also necessary. This is an opportunity for a creative self-starter with high energy and a serious commitment to donor-centered philanthropy to offer support in a fast-paced development office.
Applicants should have an appreciation for the School’s Quaker values and its commitment to diversity and environmental stewardship. This is a full-time position starting as soon as possible. All interested applicants should provide a cover letter and resume and apply via the School’s online application.
About Sidwell Friends School
Sidwell Friends School (SFS) is a PK-12, co-educational Quaker day school with campuses in Washington, D.C., and Bethesda, Maryland. Founded in 1883, the School is a nonprofit, tax-exempt institution governed by an independent Board of Trustees.
For the 2015/16 school year, 1,149 students (572 boys, 576 girls) are enrolled. Forty-seven percent of the student body are students of color. Twenty-three percent of the student body receive $6.7 million of need-based financial assistance. The School employs 156 teachers and 112 administrative and support staff. Tuition for the 2015/16 school year is $37,750.
Sidwell Friends School is committed as an institution to the ideal of diversity with regard to age, economic background, ethnicity, gender, physical disability, political affiliation, race and sexual orientation in its student body, faculty and staff. The School does not discriminate in the administration of its admissions, financial aid or loan practices; curricular offerings, including inter-scholastic athletics and physical education; other School-sponsored programs and activities; or in the hiring and terms of employment of administrators, faculty and staff. Except for spe...cial considerations that may be given to members of the Religious Society of Friends because of the School's Quaker affiliation, the School does not discriminate on the basis of religion.