The Madeira School is seeking and individual to support the Director of Alumnae Relations in planning, organizing and supervising the programmatic elements of the Madeira School’s Alumnae Relations Programs.
Communications: Manage the Class Secretary Program; oversee Alumnae Relations mailings; coordinate the submitting, gathering, reporting and editing of ClassNotes, Milestones and donor profiles for Madeira Today
Cultivation: Participate in the strategic discussions and processes to engage and further alumnae and parent cultivation; assist in volunteer and prospect management, cultivation and stewardship; facilitate alumnae and parent networking; manage alumnae and parent volunteer committees; assist in planning, execution, and follow-up for local and regional events; assist with various events; make donor calls; support Alumnae Council
Special Programs: Assist in planning, execution, and follow-up for special events including the annual Alumnae Reunion, Family Weekend, Alumnae Council Reception; recruit, motivate and manage Volunteer Reunion Committees; create promotional materials for special events (brochures, invitations, electronic communications, etc.); supervise the registration process both prior to and during events; assist in necessary event follow-up
Experience in alumnae relations or related field preferred; familiarity with educational institutions preferred
Experience with fundraising software; Blackbaud’s Raiser’s Edge software preferred; proficiency in basic data management systems and basic computer applications required; willingness and ability to learn additional applications
Strong interpersonal, communication, analytical, and organizational skills
Ability to work independently and as part of a high-performing team with exceptional initiative and judgment
Ability to multi-task and work under pressure within tight time frames
Strong marketing skills and customer-service orientation
Willingness & ability to work flexible work schedule, including occasional evenings & select weekends
Appreciation of and commitment to boarding and/or single sex education, diversity and to serving the needs of a diverse population
Madeira is an independent boarding and day school educating 320 girls in grades 9 through 12. The 376-acre campus is located 15 minutes from Washington, D.C. in McLean, Virginia. Madeira’s challenging academic programs and experiential learning opportunities, like the award winning Co-Curriculum program, cultivate women leaders who are ready to make positive impacts in their local and global communities.