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Director of Institutional Advancement
Park Christian School-Moorhead MN
Moorhead, Minnesota, United States
Date Posted: 02/29/2008
Job Type: Full-Time
Position summary: Under indirect supervision, this position is responsible for supervision and implementation of resource development, alumni affairs, fundraising, "friend raising", annual fund, grant writing and other advancement activities for PCS. This position reports directly to the Superintendent, keeping him/her abreast of all planning, organizing, staff and development of Park Christian Schools Advancement/Development office.
Coordinate and/or execute fundraising efforts including but not limited to major gift solicitation, planning, and executing the PCS annual fund Maintain a donor database. Responsible for the production of all development brochures and marketing materials. Responsible for the "friend raising" as well as the "fundraising" functions of PCS Collaborate with the Foundation Board and the PCS Board to develop and implement a long-range plan and strategy for fundraising Coordinate special events for PCS such as building dedications, special development functions, and donor recognition. Coordinate the selection, awarding, and administering of endowed scholarships. Attend seminars and development workshops. Coordinate all areas pertaining to alumni. Maintain communication network (Alumni e-mail listing, Alumni Newsletter and web pages) between PCS and alumni. Promote PCS through contacts with area chambers of commerce, civic clubs and professional organizations. Advise the Superintendent in planning and development of all activities related to this position. Coordinate the development of policies, procedures and standards and make recommendations to appropriate committees and/or administrators Develop annual budget and other reports and documents as needed.Support the philosophy and mission of PCS Perform other duties as assignedStrong interpersonal and communication skills. Ability to solicit major gifts directly. Excellent organizational, analytical, and planning skills. Excellent writing, editing, and public speaking skills. Ability to motivate others to work together toward a common goal. Ability to build consensus among diverse groups for the overall success of the organization and the project. Impeccable judgment and integrity. Must be able to manage confidential information.