The Davis Academy, the largest Reform Jewish Day School in the country, is seeking an energetic individual to join its team as Annual Giving Manager. The role, as part of a welcoming and collaborative “work family” at the Sandy Springs school, brings with it a competitive salary, generous benefits including health, vision and dental insurance, retirement plan matching, daily prepared lunches and more, along with the potential for flexible work hours. The position is ideal for a well-organized and creative person who truly enjoys teaming with others and making a difference in the lives of children and families.
The Annual Giving Manager is an integral member of the Advancement team, working alongside passionate colleagues and dedicated volunteers to enable the school to meet its friend-raising and fundraising goals and enhance long lasting relationships with parents, alumni, alumni parents and community donors. A growth-oriented, detail-oriented and personable individual will value playing a leadership role in all aspects of the school’s annual giving programs and special events. Primary responsibilities include managing the school’s:
- Special Events and Programs related to friend-raising and fundraising such as Annual Golf Tournament, Community Celebration and Grandparent & Specials Friends Day (including motivating volunteers, overseeing all aspects of planning and implementation of events, managing related communications and collateral, supporting sponsorship and/or auction solicitation efforts, etc)
- Davis Fund drive (including motivating volunteers, overseeing spirit-building events, managing campaign communications, collateral and solicitations, and collaborating with the Gifts and Records Manager to ensure record keeping and donor recognition, etc)
The ideal candidate has strong interpersonal and communication, project management, organization and time management skills and a desire to work in a collaborative/team-oriented environment. Bachelor’s Degree and minimum 3 years work experience in a non- profit /fundraising/ or event planning setting preferred and familiarity with the Jewish community is a plus.