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Linden Waldorf School

Development Coordinator

Linden Waldorf School

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Job Summary

Linden Waldorf School​ serves Early Childhood through 8th Grades.

We envision a thriving intergenerational and diverse community of lifelong learners dedicated to fostering the ideals of Waldorf education with the intention of cultivating the intellectual curiosity, moral consciousness, and physical well-being of our students, families, and the greater community.

Linden Waldorf School’s mission is to provide education that honors the developmental stages of childhood, cultivates a love of learning, and addresses the whole child through the head, hands, and heart.

We value Waldorf education and participating in its evolution; building on the foundation of Rudolf Steiner’s insights into child development and actively working to keep the education relevant to our time and place.
We value education that is developmentally appropriate, addresses the whole child, is academically challenging and fosters a lifelong love of learning.
We value a thriving community built on the ideals of peace, joy, cooperation, collegiality, financial responsibility, diversity, integrity and respect.
We value a deep connection with nature that nurtures wonder and reverence for the world around us. We value bio-dynamic agriculture and other forms of environmental stewardship that create a sustainable path into the future.
We value a welcoming learning environment where faculty and staff strive to bring students to an understanding and experience of the common humanity of all the world’s people – transcending stereotypes, prejudices, and divisive barriers.

Job Responsibilities

This job description indicates the general duties and physical requirements of work performed by the
employee with this job designation. It should not be interpreted or construed as a comprehensive
inventory of all duties, responsibilities, qualifications, and physical requirements required of the employee
assigned to this job, as these might vary from day to day or as business needs demand.

Position: Development Coordinator, reports to Director of Administration
Status: Full-time, Salaried

Summary:
The Development Coordinator is responsible for the planning, implementation, and management of Linden Waldorf School’s fundraising program including: database management/utilization; individual giving; corporate giving; grants; fundraising events; and working with volunteers. The program’s growth will provide natural opportunities to learn and grow, requiring the ability to remain flexible and adaptable in regard to work assignments. The Development Coordinator works closely with the Head of School and reports to the Director of Administration.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Manage donor cultivation, solicitation, and relations and coordinate all fundraising activities, including annual giving, annual events, and special projects (e.g., benefit concerts, etc.)
  • Manage related internal and external marketing, mailings, and collaterals (prin including annual fund appeals, promotions and invitations for events, and the annual report of giving
  • Manage donor database, including recording all gifts, providing timely acknowledgments and receipts of one-time and recurring gifts, and providing receipts for gifts-in-kind
  • Provide support to the Head of School for activities related to a capital campaign
  • Support community festivals and maintain appropriate Development presence at such events.
  • Actively participate in articulating the vision, values and mission of Linden Waldorf School and inspiring others to serve these goals in the spirit of community
  • Engage in Linden Waldorf School’s strategic planning process and operational planning
  • Oversee departmental budget to ensure raising funds in the most efficient manner
  • Provide regular monthly progress reports to Administrative Chair for transmission to the Board and Head of School
  • Serve as a member of the Administrative team and participate in shared responsibilities that lie therein
  • Other duties as assigned

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Manage donor cultivation, solicitation, and relations and coordinate all fundraising activities, including annual giving, annual events, and special projects (e.g., benefit concerts, etc.)
  • Manage related internal and external marketing, mailings, and collaterals (prin including annual fund appeals, promotions and invitations for events, and the annual report of giving
  • Manage donor database, including recording all gifts, providing timely acknowledgments and receipts of one-time and recurring gifts, and providing receipts for gifts-in-kind
  • Provide support to the Head of School for activities related to a capital campaign
  • Support community festivals and maintain appropriate Development presence at such events.
  • Actively participate in articulating the vision, values and mission of Linden Waldorf School and inspiring others to serve these goals in the spirit of community
  • Engage in Linden Waldorf School’s strategic planning process and operational planning
  • Oversee departmental budget to ensure raising funds in the most efficient manner
  • Provide regular monthly progress reports to Administrative Chair for transmission to the Board and Head of School
  • Serve as a member of the Administrative team and participate in shared responsibilities that lie therein
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

Knowledge and Skills Required:

  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing with diverse groups
  • Efficient use of standard office equipment and proficiency in Microsoft Office applications
  • Experience with maintaining database records (e.g., Donor Connect) and ability to generate reports from that database
  • Capacity to plan and manage projects, prioritizing effectively to meet goals, budgets, and deadlines
  • Ability to work collaboratively with diverse individuals
  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality
  • Maintain a cheerful, relaxed, professional demeanor when working with others

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university
  • Minimum 3 years development and fundraising experience

Physical Job Requirements for all Linden Waldorf School Employees – Must be able to:

  • Remain in a stationary position for extended periods of time, standing or sitting
  • Move about to reach students and/or access file cabinets, office machinery, etc.
  • Ascend/descend stairs and traverse campus
  • Position self as needed, including bending, crouching, kneeling, lifting, reaching
  • Lift up to 40 pounds on a regular basis
  • Frequently communicate with students, parents, colleagues, and leadership
  • Actively supervise students with focus, even when distractions are present
  • Work in various outdoor weather conditions for extended periods of time

Additional Information

Benefits

401k, Medical, Dental, Vision Health

How to Apply

https://recruiting.myapps.paychex.com/appone/MainInfoReq.asp?R_ID=3026483

Details

  • Date Posted: June 8, 2020
  • Type: Full-Time
  • Job Function: Administrative
  • Service Area: Arts / Culture