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Development & Community Life Assistant

Waldorf School of Lexington

Lexington, MA, USA

Full time


Oct 25

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Waldorf School of Lexington, now in its 51st year, is currently accepting applications for a full-time (flexible 30-40 hours/week) Development and Community Life Assistant. This onsite position offers remote flexibility, has an immediate start date, and offers full benefits with a salary that is commensurate with experience. This position reports to the School Director.

The ideal candidate will have the following qualifications:

2-3 years development experience, preferably in a Waldorf or independent school development or advancement office

Experience in prospecting, cultivating, and managing donor accounts

Confident, professional, and friendly person with an outgoing personality

Demonstrated relationship management and development skills

Motivated self-starter with a positive, “can-do” attitude

Project planning and management skills for events and campaigns

Strong verbal and interpersonal communications skills, with demonstrated ability to speak and write clearly, and persuasively

Familiarity with Waldorf educational philosophy, values, and methods is helpful

Bachelor’s degree required

Strong computer skills, including Excel, Word, Google Education platform; Blackbaud Raiser's Edge experience is strongly preferred

The primary responsibilities for this position include:

Assist with support and execution of all fundraising campaigns and initiatives, working closely with school leadership and administration. This includes but is not limited to: gift processing, donor acknowledgment, and day-to-day management of the Raiser’s Edge database.

Logistical support for special events and community life initiatives, such as festivals, parent education events and other on-campus activities.

Support alumni relations by collecting and tracking alumni contact information and news updates.

Work with Business Office associates to assure that Raiser’s Edge donor activity is properly reflected in the financial records of the school.

General duties assigned by the School Director and Admissions & Community Life Manager

To Apply: Please email a cover letter, resume, and three references (written or provide contact information) in a single pdf to communications@thewaldorfschool.org.

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