The Cambridge School of Weston

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Development Coordinator

Boston, MA
Full-time

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

• Alumni/ae & parent engagement support— manage the main phone line along with both alumni/ae and development email accounts, coordinate follow-up of inquiries across the development department as well as across other school departments.

• Gift entry— Process and enter all cash and in-kind gifts, ensuring receipt, acknowledgement, and record keeping protocols are followed and implemented.

• Event support—Support major school events from planning to execution, including coordination with volunteer committees, all vendors, and Marketing and Communication office to execute internal and external communication timelines.

• Fundraising support – Assist Chief Development Officer and other front-line fundraisers in scheduling donor calls or visits, and support creating donor briefing materials.

• Office management—Implement stewardship activities and mailings, maintain supplies and materials, and assist with processing invoices.

Qualifications:

Required:

• Interest in supporting fundraising, stewardship, and event activities to advance the mission and work of an independent school

• Affinity for working with various constituencies of an independent school (students, alumni/ae, parents, faculty etc.)

• Customer-service orientated

• Strong cross-cultural competencies and intercultural communication skills

• Keen attention to detail, strong organizational skills, and the ability to meet tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment

• Exceptional oral and written communication skills, including the ability to proofread, edit, and revise existing copy

• Facility with Microsoft Office, Google Suite, Zoom, and database systems (Raiser’s Edge NXT and Blackbaud preferred) 

• Ability to handle high volumes of complex and confidential materials 

• Physically able to lift 20 pounds 

• Work occasional evenings or weekend days 

Preferred

• Experience in a development office and/or event management 

• Familiarity with alumni/ae and parent engagement at an independent school 

• Experience with social media platforms and e-mail communication tools 

To apply for this position: Send a letter of interest and resume in a single PDF to developmentjobs@csw.org. No phone calls please. We will accept applications until the position has been filled.

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