Primary Purpose: The Donor Relations Officer is responsible for developing and implementing engagement and fundraising strategies to enhance and grow revenue with current and prospective donors while building a strong culture of philanthropy throughout the School and larger community. Under the direction of the Director of Institutional Advancement, the Donor Relations Officer will carry out the development functions of developing and cultivating relationships necessary to secure financial resources for Hawaii Baptist Academy’s ongoing programs. The Donor Relations Officer will support the annual giving operations including corporate and individual relationships and will assist with all aspects of donor compliance, records management, and assessment in monitoring federal and state laws regarding non-profits. This position will also manage donor relations as it relates to scholarships and endowment funds.
Work with the Director of Institutional Advancement to determine the financial needs of the school and establish goals for the development function respective to those needs while developing a culture of philanthropy throughout the Hawaii Baptist Academy community.
Responsible to manage a portfolio of constituents to obtain annual financial and face-to- face goal to further advance the mission of Hawaii Baptist Academy.
Coordinate school wide fundraising efforts to ensure that donor solicitation is handled appropriately. * Develops, implements, and leads a successful and integrated donor relations program that strategically targets all levels of giving as defined by the Institutional Advancement Team.
Provides cultivation and stewardship assistance to individual donors and prospects.
Creates innovative programs and projects to thank and steward donors; ensures the external reporting to donors on endowments.
Tracks donor relations and stewardship activities in Senior Systems to enhance relationships and move donors through the relationship pipeline / donor cycle.
Oversees the compliance of the department to include policies and procedures, records management, records retention, and monitoring federal and state laws regarding nonprofits.
Develop assessment measurements and analysis for policies and procedures, fiscal and gift acceptance, data governance and data security.
Management and stewardship of new and existing scholarship and endowment donors.
Supports the maintenance of foundation, corporation and individual donor files; maintains database records; ensures timely acknowledgement of gifts; supports development activities with donor segmentation, prospecting targets, donor research, and tracking mechanisms; and creates fundraising and other database reports.
Provide support with the maintenance of donor files and generate appropriate acknowledgement correspondence and receipting.
Effective database management and reporting.
Works directly with the Director of Institutional Advancement to create solicitation and year-round engagement strategies to retain current and attract new donors.
Cultivate a culture of philanthropy by providing professional and courteous assistance and interaction with donors (via phone, computer, and face-to-face.)
Assists in the planning, publicizing, and coordination of special events and alumni activities.
Performs other duties related to fund development as needed. This job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work and may not list all duties as assigned.
Spiritual: Must have accepted Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior of their life and; demonstrate a living relationship with Jesus Christ as described in “The Baptist Faith and Message”, the tenets of the Southern Baptist denomination.
Skills/Knowledge: Strong organizational skills. Good verbal and written communication skills. Knowledge of basic mathematics and fundamentals of financial record keeping. Ability to work well as a team member with different people in diverse situations.
Education/Training: Bachelor's degree required in Business Administration, Marketing, Communications, Public Relations or related field and/or 3 - 5 year of equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.
Experience: Advanced skills with Microsoft applications which may include Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint or Access and other web-based applications. May produce complex documents, perform analysis and maintain databases.
About Hawaii Baptist Academy
Hawaii Baptist Academy (HBA) is a private school located in Honolulu. Established in 1949 by Christian missionaries, we now have more than 1,000 students enrolled in grades Kindergarten - Grade 12. All of our graduates qualify for college, and more than 100 students make a decision to follow Jesus each year.
Our Mission Statement
Hawaii Baptist Academy is a Christian college-preparatory school that equips students spiritually, intellectually, physically, socially, and emotionally, so that they bring honor to God.
Academic Excellence in a Christian Community
At HBA, we strive to provide a safe, nurturing, Christian environment where our students can learn and thrive.
Our approach to strengthen each child, as an individual, has proved successful with all HBA graduates gaining acceptance to colleges in Hawaii and numerous colleges nationwide and abroad.
Our students regularly score above the national and state averages on both the Scholastic Aptitude Test and the American College Test.
Our smaller class sizes allow us the ability to provide students with more personal attention than much larger schools. It also allows our students the opportunity to devel...op lifelong friendships.
Affiliation and Accreditation
HBA is fully accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, and the Association of Christian Schools International. It is licensed by the Hawaii Council of Private Schools. HBA is governed by a board of directors elected by the executive board of the Hawaii Pacific Baptist Convention, an association of Southern Baptist churches in Hawaii.