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Development Assoiciate

Vistamar School

July 11, 2018
Job location:
El Segundo, California

Commensurate with practice
Full Time - Faculty
Job Category:
Development/Fund Raising
Required suitable education
High School


Development Associate

Job Summary
The Development Associate is primarily responsible for assisting the Development Office in carrying out philanthropy development activities at Vistamar School; a co-educational, independent day school, with a diverse and inclusive, status-quo-challenging focus, for students in Grades 9 to 12. The Development Associate provides administrative support for the school’s fundraising program and is key in building relationships with donors, volunteers, students, parents, prospective families, faculty, staff, and more.

The Development Associate reports to the Director of Development and works in collaboration with the development team. This position requires strong organizational expertise and an capability to effectively communicate with all constituents; as well as an energetic approach to working in a dynamic and growing school. This is a full-time, non-exempt position. Some overtime hours may be required. A competitive income and benefits are provided.

Responsibilities and tasks
   » Manage Vistamar’s donor information and database, Raiser’s Edge (RE).
   » Process gifts in RE, including the generation and mailing of acexpertisement letters in a timely manner.
   » Proactively ensure all data in RE is categorized for maximum uscapability and efficiency, update constituent records as needed, generate donor lists for development and school mailings and events.
   » Create queries and exports, produce reports, and perform data analysis for the school’s development program.
   » Conduct prospect research on current and prospective donors and volunteers.
   » Assist fundraising and overall school communications and marketing, including proofreading, printing, mailing, and digital efforts.
   » Assist in the coordination of alumni relations initiatives.
   » Provide overall support to the Development Office for all fundraising and development events; including donor cultivation and stewardship events, alumni relations, Parent Alliance for Vistamar Education (PAVE), etc.
   » Other tasks as assigned.

Qualifications and expertise
   » High school diploma/GED required, additional education a plus.
   » Committed to the mission of Vistamar School.
   » Excellent verbal and written communication expertise.
   » capability to maintain high levels of confidentiality and sensitive information.
   » Proficiency with technology, including Microsoft Office Suite.
   » practice with Raiser’s Edge highly desirable.
   » Outstanding interpersonal expertise.
   » capability to execute job tasks independently, including follow through.
   » capability to work collaboratively as a team member.
   » Flexibility to work some evenings and weekends as they pertain to special events.

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About Vistamar School
Vistamar School is a college preparatory, co-educational, independent day school that serves a very diverse population of students in grades 9-12, supported by a generous program of Moderated Tuition. Approximately 35% of our students participate in our Moderated Tuition program, and approximately 50% of our students identify as students of color. As described in our mission statement, we seek to attract a faculty and student body who bring diversity of thought and culture to our school community, and who will be committed to ensuring that we provide an inclusive environment for the respectful exchange of multiple perspectives.Since our opening in 2005, enrollment has grown steadily to 280 students, who are drawn from over 50 different middle schools and over 35 different zip codes in greater Los Angeles. We will add faculty and classrooms incrementally as we approach our target enrollment of 300.Vistamar is located in the eastern-most section of El Segundo. The school is close to major freeway interchanges and is well serviced by public transportation, including a commuter rail station.Both tuition and salaries are competitive with other Los Angeles- area independe...nt schools. Vistamar is fully accredited by the California Association of Independent Schools (CAIS) and the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC), and holds institutional memberships in the National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS) and the Council of International Schools (CIS).


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