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Associate Director of Development for Annual Giving

Associate Director of Development for Annual Giving
DVFriends, 19 E. Central Ave, Paoli, PA 19301
The Associate Director of Development for Annual Giving will join a collaborative and growth-minded development team and report to the Director of Development. You’ll be in charge of designing and executing a series of strategically planned activities with the goal of building and nurturing a broad base of donor support. You’ll also build relationships with and keep track of 20-40 major donors, and will work to present them with opportunities that they may be interested to support.

Here’s a taste of what you’ll do:

- Lead the annual giving program, providing donors with multiple opportunities to give every year and to support the mission of the school. This will include:

- Managing the Annual Fund via a multi-faceted campaign involving individual donor solicitation, print, email, social media, and peer-to-peer outreach

- Planning and executing our Lighting the Way spring fundraising event

- Promoting EITC tax credits (along with the Director of Development)

- Develop compelling fundraising approaches, messages, and annual giving opportunities that will resonate with the school’s various constituent groups.

- Help develop major gift opportunities on an annual basis

- Work closely with the Director of Development to identify donors who have higher capacity, and develop strategies to move them to higher levels of philanthropy

- Track and plan interactions with prospects

To Apply
DVFriends has partnered with Applied to ensure an application process that is equitable and free of implicit bias. Review of candidates will commence on or about July 18. Interested candidates are encouraged to complete their applications before that date. To start your application, please visit
You'll benefit from:
● A robust health insurance plan, including a school contribution that covers the employee cost and
a portion of the cost for a partner and dependents.
● Generous time-off policies, including 15 vacation days the first year and 21 thereafter, and 14
holidays a year.
● Employer match of retirement plan contributions up to 6% of salary.
You'll be the right person for this job if:
● You want to work for an organization that improves kids’ lives alongside people with the same
● You believe that giving is an act of joy and an expression of people’s confidence and emotional
investment in an organization
● You are energized by people and value strong and authentic relationships
● You are capable of working independently, but enjoy brainstorming ideas and collaborating with
others on projects, as well
● You are open to new ideas, and love experimenting and trying new things to find out what really
works; you readily learn from past experiences and are always ready to innovate
● The Quaker S.P.I.C.E.S. (Simplicity, Peace, Integrity, Community, Equality, Stewardship) resonate
with you
● You know yourself well, faults and strengths, and approach others with generosity of spirit
● You have a growth mindset, enjoy continuous learning, and thrive with constructive feedback
● You’re willing to pitch in and help out when and where needed
Contact Use the link in the description

19 E Central Avenue, Paoli , PA 19301