Position Description

Academy Giving Associate
Location GH Arizona - Phoenix
Job Category Academy - Support Staff (Office Manager, School Nurse, Librarian, etc.)
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POSITION:                         Academy Giving Associate

REPORTS TO:                     Academy Giving Manager

EEO Classification:            Administrative Support Worker

FLSA STATUS:                    Non-Exempt, Part-Time (Up to 25 hours a week)

PAY RATE:                          $18 an hour

Current Opening: Archway Scottsdale / Scottsdale Prep

Duties and Responsibilities

The Academy Giving Associate serves as the support to the Academy Giving Manager for all fundraising activities in the K-12 community, and is exclusively dedicated to the development of internal and external funding resources for both schools. In coordination with the Great Hearts Development office, and reporting to the Academy Giving Manager, this position provides assistance and community coordination for:

  • Annual fundraising campaigns
  • Ongoing major gifts program and Capital Campaigns, as needed
  • Administrative duties and maintenance of stewardship policy
  • Organize special events (as planned) in coordination with the Academy Giving Manager and Great Hearts’ Community Relations
  • Serve as support to the Academy Giving Manager for all campus fundraising activities

Qualifications, Competencies, and Strengths

  • Deep commitment to the mission and principles of Great Hearts Academies.
  • Excellent organization, communication, and computer skills (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook).
  • Experience using database and Raiser's Edge software. (Blackbaud Training Provided)
  • Superior written and verbal communication skills; oriented towards detail, thoroughness and accuracy.
  • Self-starter with the ability to work in a fast-paced and deadline-oriented environment.
  • Experience working with and maintaining confidential information preferred.
  • Must be a minimum age of 18.
  • Able to sit, stand and use a computer and phone for long periods. Able to bend and lift up to 15lbs. 

Time Commitment and Reporting

This is a part-time non-benefit eligible position (up to 25 hours a week) that is split between the two schools commensurate with student count. Work time should be centered on school activity, with time allowed for donor meetings before and after school, tours during school hours, availability to the headmasters, and evening events. Reporting requirements are weekly progress reports to the Academy Giving Manager, and monthly meetings at the Great Hearts Lead Office. The Academy Giving Associate is directed by the Academy Giving Manager and Great Hearts Central Development Office at the service of the schools and Headmasters.

This description reflects management’s assignment of essential functions, it does not exclude or restrict the tasks that may be assigned.

Great Hearts Academies is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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