The Hillsborough Schools Foundation (HSF) seeks an Annual Giving/Donor Engagement Associate. As one of the first nonprofit public school foundations in the country, HSF raises over $3.5 million annually through parent and community annual giving campaigns, fundraising events, and corporate partnerships. These funds support all areas of curriculum for the Hillsborough City School District which is comprised of three elementary schools and one middle school. The Annual Giving/Donor Engagement Associate reports to the Executive Director and supports the organization’s large corps of very active parent volunteers.
The HSF mission is to work in partnership with parents and the community to raise funds that support an excellent education beyond what is possible with public funding for all Hillsborough City School District students.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Develop and implement fundraising strategies for the organization, including meeting presentations, communications, and timelines
Ensure all donors receive appropriate, accurate, and consistent engagement/acknowledgement
Support volunteers to create and manage campaigns and to develop cultivation and solicitation strategies
Analyze annual giving data, including effective giving trends, major donor prospect identification, and school participation
Evaluate the effectiveness of the annual campaign including fundraising expenses, parent and community engagement, volunteer satisfaction/retention, and overall success of the campaign
Support philanthropic culture of the organization including stewarding donors and volunteers
Gift and donor database entry, including precise maintenance of all donor records
Write and update thank you letters and other donor correspondence
Confidentiality, enthusiasm, and flexibility are key attributes
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Strong attention to detail
Demonstrated ability to work as a team player
Experience working with volunteers
Occasional evenings and weekends for event purposes
Excellent computer skills including Microsoft Office programs
Demonstrated experience or comfort using donor database
Familiarity with graphic design software a plus
This is a full-time position.
The Hillsborough Schools Foundation is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from all qualified candidates. For consideration, please submit a cover letter and resume to email@example.com. No phone calls please.