Madison Waldorf School is a private grade school located in Madison, Wisconsin. Our primary mission is to provide education that honors every child’s enthusiasm for initiative, creativity and social responsibility. Our Waldorf-trained teachers provide a curriculum devoted to intellectual and spiritual growth, while fostering a sense of wonder in the world. We are committed to providing a wholesome, play-based early childhood program in conjunction with a rich Grade 1 – 8 curriculum.
We are currently inviting applicants for the job position listed below. Please read the specifics for information on how to apply, and deadlines.
Outreach and Development Coordinator
Madison Waldorf School is seeking a part-time Outreach and Development Coordinator with a successful track record in fundraising and community outreach.
The ideal candidate will be an experienced, dynamic professional known for integrity, flexibility and energy. Strong verbal and written communication skills are required, and experience with graphic design, photography and Word Press are required. The position will be approximately 20 hours a week, and these may include some evening and weekend work at events.
The Outreach and Development Coordinator works closely with the Board of Trustees and the Development Committee to oversee all cultivation and major fundraising activities. Specific duties include but are not limited to:
- developing short- and long-term fundraising strategies
- identifying and building relationships with potential individual donors
- administering the Annual Appeal
- seeking grant opportunities
- coordinating volunteer, staff and faculty resources to submit grant applications
- interfacing with the Parent and Teacher Community Council’s Outreach fundraising efforts
- maintaining the Madison Waldorf School Website
- maintaining the Madison Waldorf School’s social media accounts on Facebook and Twitter
- producing publicity materials
- developing advertising campaigns with local radio and newspapers
- generating the school’s weekly newsletters
The Outreach and Development Coordinator is a member of the school’s administrative team and works collaboratively with the Enrollment Coordinator, Business Manager and current Marketing Coordinator on matters that impact the school community. In summer 2014, the Marketing Coordinator will leave and all marketing will become the responsibility of the Outreach and Development Coordinator. This position reports to the President of the Board of Trustees of the school.
Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree, minimum three years experience in fundraising programs, and some experience in raising major gifts or high-end annual fund gifts; demonstrated communication and marketing skills; familiarity with photo-editing software and graphic design; familiarity with Word Press; ability to develop and work well with groups of volunteers and keep projects on track; ability to work collaboratively and creatively with other administrative team members. Proficiency with office computing technology necessary.
This position is a 20 hr/wk part-time position, and may expand as enrollment and budgets allow in the future.
Applications should be sent to the attention of Laurie Nagus, Madison Waldorf School, 6510 Schroeder Road, Madison, WI 53711.