Bancroft School is community of students, faculty, administrators and parents working together to create an atmosphere of engaged learning. The Bancroft experience empowers both our students and our employees to develop connections and embrace their unique talents to emerge as leaders, humanitarians, and globally engaged citizens. A PreK – Grade 12 independent day school located in Worcester, Massachusetts, we are committed to cultivating a community that embraces differences and welcomes candidates who will add to the racial and cultural diversity of our community.
This is an exciting opportunity for a motivated individual to join a strong advancement team in a front-line fundraising position. The Annual Giving Manager strategizes, implements and directs all aspects of annual giving to the school in collaboration with the Chief Advancement Officer. The position is responsible for increasing dollars and participation annually through education, personal meetings, events and written solicitations. The Annual Giving Manager will be self-directed and work in a strategic way to identify, cultivate, steward, and solicit donors – often times while working with parent and alumni volunteers. They will also work with and write grants to foundations on a regular basis. The position offers a prime opportunity for someone who is proactive, analytic and has superb organizational skills to incorporate their creative talents. Poised confidence and the ability to deal diplomatically and effectively with all types people in all types of situations as well as the ability to work with and analyze data from a constituent database is critical to success in this position. As a member of a small team, the ability to work from a database, merge letters, and work within excel documents is a must. Previous experience working with Abila / Sage database preferred. This is a full-time, year-round position.
The ideal candidate would have:
- Bachelor’s degree.
- At least three years prior experience with annual giving programs.
- Ability to work occasional weekends and evenings.
- Experience with constituent databases, Microsoft Word merges, and excel.
- Excellent writing and editing skills with the ability to communicate clearly and convincingly.
- Prior experience with databases and data analytics.
- Experience developing solicitation materials, volunteer recruitment, training and management.
- Prior experience working in an Advancement Office.
Bancroft School is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.
Bancroft School, 110 Shore Drive, Worcester, MA 01605: www.bancroftschool.org