Title: Development and Communications Assistant
Reports to: Director of Development and Communications
Anna Julia Cooper Episcopal School (AJCES) is seeking a creative, detail oriented, and organized individual to join our school family to help promote our mission, growth, and sustainability. The Development and Communications Assistant provides administrative support to the Development Office and participates in all fundraising activities including donor relations, database management, annual appeals, and special events. The position provides overall support for AJCES’ communications activities to achieve timely, accurate and relevant communications that advance the School’s mission and operations.
AJCES is an independent, faith-based school that provides full-tuition scholarships to 4th-8th grade students of limited economic resources from Richmond’s East End. Through a program focused on the whole child, we help empower students and graduates to change the trajectory of their lives, setting their sights on success in high school, college, and serving their communities. Unlike traditional private schools that generate a large part of their funding from tuition and alumni contributions, AJCES provides full-tuition scholarships to all students and relies on the financial support of individuals, foundations, corporations, churches, and other organizations in the community to cover our expenses. Thus the Development and Communications Assistant plays a critical role in contributing to the long-term viability of the School.
The position is full-time, but a part-time arrangement is negotiable.
Duties and Responsibilities:
The successful candidate will have a BA/BS and at least two years of professional experience, preferably in a nonprofit development/communications setting. Donor database management experience strongly preferred. Additional qualifications include having:
How to Apply
Submit résumé, letter of interest, and 2-3 short writing samples to email@example.com with “Development and Communications Assistant” in the subject line. Compensation is based on experience and abilities. Please provide salary range requirements in letter of interest. Candidates will be notified if we are seeking an interview. No phone calls please.