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Reporting to Associate Director of Advancement

Asheville School seeks a full-time Advancement Coordinator to manage the administrative and tracking components of an active $25MM capital campaign. This position will report directly to the Associate Director of Advancement and serve in a dual capacity. Specific responsibilities and allocations as follows:

Campaign Coordination – 50%

  • Maintain annotated table of gifts, list of funded recognition opportunities, and available programmatic funding opportunities
  • Provide necessary campaign updates and numerical analysis to Campaign Steering Committee and Asheville School leadership
  • Prepare customized briefing and solicitation materials for volunteers and staff to use for meetings
  • In collaboration with Director of Advancement Services, perform prospect research; maintain an organized and detailed prospective donor pipeline
  • Assist with timely donor acknowledgements, including recognition opportunities and campaign thank you letters
  • Facilitate the production of brochures, newsletters, and other campaign-related communications materials, as needed

Gift Administration – 50%

  • Money handling for the Cody Fund (annual giving) and The Campaign for Asheville School (capital campaign); gift notes, gift entry, transmittals, acknowledgements (printing, scanning, mailing and filing), and troubleshooting
  • Database/CRM upkeep; adding notes and actions; processing queries and reports (in collaboration with Director of Advancement Services)

Job Skills & Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Minimum three (3) years' experience in a non-profit, fundraising environment; capital campaign experience preferred
  • Experience with CRM/fundraising software (Raiser's Edge preferred)
  • Proficient in MS Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Excellent analytical, verbal and written communication skills
  • Hard working, self-motivated, flexible
  • Ability to use good judgment and maintain confidentiality
  • Ability to work independently, multi-task, and set priorities to meet deadlines
  • Strong organizational skills and exceptional attention to detail
  • Team player who can work cooperatively with all staff, faculty and volunteer leadership toward a common goal

Other Job Requirements:

  • Must have a valid driver's license, excellent driving record, and reliable transportation
  • Must be able to work occasional evenings and weekends as needed to support development events
  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds

About Asheville School

Since its founding in 1900, Asheville School has been preparing high school students with an education for a lifetime. Every action undertaken by faculty and staff at Asheville School supports our mission: To prepare our students for college and for life and to provide an atmosphere in which all members of a diverse, engaged, and purposefully small school community appreciate and strive for excellence – an atmosphere that nurtures character and fosters the development of mind, body, and spirit.

Asheville School is a close-knit community set on a stunning 300-acre campus in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains of Western North Carolina.

To Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should submit electronically, in one email, a cover letter and résumé to:

Dan Seiden
Assistant Head of School for Advancement
seidend@ashevilleschool.org

Asheville School is an intentionally small, co-ed boarding school for students in grades 9 through 12. Located in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains of Asheville, NC, Asheville School maintains some of the finest high school athletic facilities in the Southeast and fields 25 interscholastic teams, including football.

We are currently seeking a part-time certified athletic trainer to assist with treatment, practice and game coverage. The assistant athletic trainer is needed Monday through Friday afternoons, with occasional Saturday game coverage. Must be CPR/AED certified and be licensed or eligible for licensure as an athletic trainer in North Carolina.

The position will be paid hourly, commensurate with experience. The employee will also be reimbursed for licensing fees, continuing education and professional memberships.

Interested applicants should submit a brief letter of interest and resume to:

Doug Harger
Head Athletic Trainer
Asheville School
hargerd@ashevilleschool.org

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