We are seeking an energetic, highly driven, creative, and collaborative professional to join the Advancement and Communications team. This position will be an important part of our lively team to support administrative and development initiatives as the School celebrates its 25th anniversary and plays an integral role in seeing projects through that further articulate Archer’s vision and mission with key constituents.
The Advancement Coordinator works closely with the Director of Advancement and Communications, Advancement and Communications team, and Senior Administrative team in bridging relationships across the community.
The primary objective of the Coordinator is to ensure day-to-day connected communications and collaboration for Advancement projects toward campaigns and fundraising goals.
The Coordinator provides administrative assistance to the Director of Advancement and Communications and team.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Support execution of cultivation and stewardship efforts toward volunteer activities and fundraising goals across with key constituencies: Parents, Alumni, Alumni Parents, Grandparents, Faculty/Staff, Board of Trustees, and general community
Assist with database updates, preparation of reports, and donor documentation
Coordinate fundraising event activities from planning to execution, both virtually and in person
Research and identify prospective new donors and proactively initiate sponsorship and funding
Organize and schedule meetings, take minutes as needed
Write and distribute email correspondence
Maintain contact and tracking lists
Submit and reconcile invoices with budget
Liaise with Senior Administration team and assistants to coordinate and handle requests
Perform other duties as assigned
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Self-starter with an entrepreneurial spirit; ability to work independently and as part of a team; innovative and seeks a challenge
Superior organizational, time management, oral and written communication skills; exemplary proofreader
Ability to prioritize and manage several milestones and projects efficiently and effectively
Proficient using Google Suite, MS Office, and experience using Raiser’s Edge database; proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite and web development a plus
Technologically savvy, including the use of social media, website CMS, email marketing
Ability to generate interest in the organization and foster positive, meaningful relationships with key constituents
High level of diplomacy and discretion when dealing with sensitive information
Able to work evenings and weekends as required
Commitment to purposeful innovation and ongoing professional development
Passion for working in an all-girls learning community
A good sense of humor, enthusiasm for a high-energy work environment, and collegial manner
Spanish language fluency strongly preferred
Education and/or Experience
Bachelor’s degree required with 2-3 years of experience in a relevant area of institutional advancement. Experience in a nonprofit or startup setting preferred.
The Archer School for Girls is an educational community that supports and challenges young women to discover their passions and realize their true potential. Serving 495 girls in grades 6-12, Archer’s joyful and ambitious learning environment is based on the latest research on how girls learn and thrive. Beyond competitive pay and benefits, employees enjoy working in a collegial, growth-oriented, and joyful community. We seek employees who will contribute to an equitable and just learning environment. Integral to its mission, Archer has remained passionately committed to cultivating a diverse and inclusive community where all students can thrive personally and academically. To learn more about the School, visitwww.archer.org.
No phone calls, please. The Archer School for Girls is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Bachelor’s degree required with 2-3 years of experience in a relevant area of institutional advancement. Experience in a nonprofit or startup setting preferred. Spanish language fluency strongly preferred.
Additional Salary Information: Competitive pay
About The Archer School for Girls
The Archer School for Girls, located in West Los Angeles, CA (Brentwood) is an independent school that provides a highly collaborative, creative, and intellectual college preparatory program for girls in grades 6-12. The School’s founders established Archer based on a compelling vision to create an educational environment that explores and refines the ways girls learn best. Archer serves as a national model for modern single-sex education.