Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, Communications or other related field is preferred
Two years or more years of administrative experience required
Experience in project management, fundraising, marketing or public relations preferred
Excellent written and verbal communication skills with attention to detail and follow-through
Experience working with a variety of social media and fundraising platforms
Experience researching, writing and editing grants preferred
KEY JOB FUNCTIONS
Participate in the development of departmental strategy for cultivation of annual fund donors and corporate support and actively participate in reaching departmental goals
Assist the Director of Communications and Development with all aspects of donor cultivation
Ensure timely and accurate processing of all gifts and acknowledgement letters and other donor communications; maintain a calendar for donor communications
Produce gift reports on a regular basis and reconcile with the Finance Department records quarterly
Coordinate online giving campaigns
Research foundations, corporations, and government funding opportunities; maintain an accurate list of grant prospects
Assist with the coordination of grant proposals and report submissions; collect data needed for grant proposals and reports
Manage grant records and foundation contacts in the department database and filing system
Provide assistance with planning, promoting, and coordinating fundraising events; communicate with vendors, donors, and other contacts as requested by the Director
Manage and maintain accurate records and event-related documents including participant notification and follow-up, hospitality and onsite management; coordinate all data entry related to events
Demonstrates leadership by planning, preparing and leading small events as assigned; represent the organization at community events as assigned
Process the development office mailings including the annual report, newsletters, and other publications; coordinate mailing lists for department print mailings and emails
Participate in creation, planning, content, and marketing strategy for publications
Assist the Director as a liaison to print vendors, graphic designers, and other consultants for additional publications as needed
Assist the Director to ensure website and social media content is up-to-date, relevant, timely, and accurate; manage the organization’s presence on social media
Assist in gathering statistical data and outcomes with other designated staff to ensure accurate and timely dissemination of information to various internal and external stakeholders
Represent The Foundation Schools at off-site fundraising events, school activities, and development related trainings
Attend, actively participate, and keep accurate records of all Development and Benefit Committee meetings
Consistently model and implement the company’s core values to incorporate Teamwork, Work Ethic, Integrity, Respect and Leadership into positive behaviors while at work
Comply with all Foundation Schools’ policies, rules, protocols and procedures
Complete other duties as assigned
School Supplies Needed!
Please help to ensure that our at-risk students can start the new school year with the supplies necessary for them to get on the path to success. Donations of all types of new school supplies are needed and welcomed throughout the month of August, including: Pencils Colored Pencils Pens (Blue & Black Ink) Calculators (Including Used TI-84 Graphing Calculators) Notebooks (Composition […]
Special Thanks to Our Partners at Hargrove!
We are so lucky to have been selected by Hargrove, LLC‘s Exhibitor Services and Trade Show Division to be the recipient of their Team Building/Community Service Day! Their team created and donated baskets of classroom essentials, beautified our walls with a TWIRL mural, and did an incredible job overhauling our book room so teachers can easily […]
Redskins Loads of Love!
During the Redskins-Cowboys game yesterday, The Foundation Schools was awarded a grant to from the Washington Redskins Foundation Loads of Love program to put a laundry facility in the school. The generosity of the Foundation will remove one obstacle for our students, so they can build a road to success! Thank you Washington Redskins!
Our 2018 Annual Report is Out Now!
We are so proud of our students’ accomplishments last school year! Click here to view our 2018 Annual Report and read more about them!