Sidwell Friends, a PK-12, co-educational Quaker day school with campuses in Washington, DC and Bethesda, MD—seeks an Advancement Associate. The associate will work with School Advancement and support the Directors of Development with the advancement program including but not limited to annual giving, event support, database management, and general office support.
Tasks will include answering phones, maintaining schedules, handling mail, managing travel and working with excel spreadsheets. Two years of office experience, customer service or volunteer experience and/or a bachelor’s degree are required.
An interest in development, fundraising, public relations/marketing, and/or independent education preferred. Previous experience as a phonathon caller, member of a student or alumni association a plus.
The AA will be an integral part of the School Advancement team and will need to display integrity, a positive attitude and be well organized. Interested candidates should submit a resume, cover letter and contact information for three references via our on-line 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.
A Sidwell Friends education aims to help students become the leaders of the future. To that end, the School seeks qualified individuals with the knowledge, skills, and ability to enhance the student experience and strengthen our community.
Sidwell Friends maintains a generous salary and benefits package that supports and rewards our employees while helping them to deepen their professional expertise and grow as individuals.
For teaching positions, a master’s degree and teaching experience in the field are preferred; a bachelor’s degree is required. For staff positions, we seek candidates with relevant experience, a commitment to excellence, and an enthusiasm for being a member of our vibrant and diverse community.