Worcester’s premier college-preparatory co-ed day school serving students from Central MA and MetroWest, Pre-K–Grade 12
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Thank you for your interest in employment at Bancroft School. Located in Worcester, MA, we are an independent, non-sectarian, college preparatory school for students in PreK through Grade 12. Founded in 1900, Bancroft provides a superior education for students with diverse backgrounds and talents and develops responsible, ethical, lifelong learners. 

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ANNUAL GIVING MANAGER
Posted 04/01/2019 04:33PM

Bancroft School is a community of students, faculty, administrators, and parents working together to create an atmosphere of engaged learning. The Bancroft experience empowers both our students and our employees to develop connections and embrace their unique talents to emerge as leaders, humanitarians, and globally engaged citizens. A PreK – Grade 12 independent day school located in Worcester, Massachusetts, we are committed to cultivating a community that embraces differences and welcomes candidates who will add to the racial and cultural diversity of our community.

The Annual Giving Manager will be an experienced, talented relationship manager looking for a position where passion and innovation are encouraged and supported. 

Responsibilities:

This is an exciting opportunity for a motivated individual to join a strong advancement team in a front-line fundraising position. The Annual Giving Manager strategizes, implements and directs all aspects of annual giving to the school in conjunction with the Chief Advancement Officer. The position is responsible for increasing dollars and participation annually through education, personal meetings, events, and written solicitations. The Annual Giving Manager will be self-directed and work in a strategic way to identify, cultivate, steward, and solicit donors – often times while working with parent and alumni volunteers. They will also work with and write grants to foundations on a regular basis. The position offers a prime opportunity for someone who is proactive, analytic and has superb organizational skills to incorporate their creative talents. Poised confidence and the ability to deal diplomatically and effectively with all types of people in all types of situations as well as the ability to work with and analyze data from a constituent database is critical to success in this position. As a member of a small team, the ability to work from a database, merge letters, and work within excel documents is a must. Previous experience working with Abila / Sage database preferred. This is a full-time, 52-week per year position.

The ideal candidate would have:

  • Ability to work occasional weekends and evenings.
  • Experience with constituent databases, Microsoft Word merges, and excel.
  • Excellent writing and editing skills with the ability to communicate clearly and convincingly.
  • Prior experience with databases and data analytics.
  • Experience developing solicitation materials, volunteer recruitment, training and management.
  • Prior experience working in an Advancement Office.

Bancroft is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. 

Applications to: employment@bancroftschool.org



Professional Credo

Bancroft Teacher

We believe in...

Children — their inherent goodness and capacity for growth, their potential as learners, and their promise as creators of a better future.

Embodying the School's mission to inculcate children with the same values, sensibilities, practices, and attitudes that define us as lifelong learners.

The power of learning and teaching, and in the importance of knowledge and academic excellence.

Modeling high character, honesty, integrity, and respect.

Collaborating as colleagues and exercising our individual and collective responsibility to create a school characterized by inclusiveness, healthy challenge, and goodness.

Exemplifying perspective and balance, compassion, commitment, optimism, patience, reflection, flexibility, good humor, inquisitiveness, and openness to new ideas and possibilities.

 Please view our Philosophy and Mission.

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