• Principal / Other
  • Concord

Website Wood Rose Academy and Preschool Concord, California

Wood Rose Academy & Preschool (WRAP) is a private, independent  Catholic school for girls and boys in preschool through eighth grade. Students are provided  with a strong academic foundation through a classical curriculum as well as a deep character  formation founded on training in the virtues and the gift of self.

Role: Part of WRAP’s 10-year strategic plan is to create a permanent fundraising and  development role to work closely with the Head of School and the school board of directors.  The purpose of this position is to create and implement a comprehensive development  program for the school. This is a newly created role for WRAP, and the ideal candidate should  be an excellent communicator and must be a devout and driven person, who is committed to  the Catholic faith.

Job Description:

Duties may include all of the following:

• School spokesperson for vision and mission of WRAP.

• Work closely with the Head of School and the WRAP board of directors to develop and  manage donor outreach, cultivation and solicitation plan.

• Develop and maintain relationships with alumni and their families to create a continuum of  opportunity, resources, growth, and support.

• Identify institutional sources for grants and funding.

• Develop a plan for prospecting and tactics to build key relationships with alumni, families,  and community, corporate, and foundation leaders. Research prospects, draft individual  donor plans, and leverage strategic partnerships.

Mentorship for this role will be provided by a financial and marketing professional appointed by  the WRAP board of directors.

Position Requirements:

• Two or more years experience in a development role for non-profit organizations or equivalent  experience.

• Desire to learn and grasp the principles and practices of fund development (major/planned  giving), with ability to organize, create and implement development efforts through use of  marketing techniques.

• Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally (including oral presentations) and in writing.  • The position requires creativity, decision-making, interpersonal skills, use of discretion,  teamwork, negotiation, independent judgment/action, problem analysis, service orientation,  and public relations to foster the school’s mission.

• Perform basic math and be proficient with gift planning software such as Crescendo or PG  CALC. Knowledge of calculator, basic computer software and all basic office equipment is  required.

• Proven track record in grant writing.

• Experience running direct mail and advertising campaigns for planned giving preferred but  not required.

Education Requirements: Bachelor’s degree

Salary Range: $40,000 – $80,000. Compensation will include a commission component.

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