Stone Ridge is seeking a Campaign Manager to begin on July 1, 2017, if not sooner.
Stone Ridge School of the Sacred Heart, a member of the international Network of Sacred Heart Schools, is a Catholic, independent college preparatory school for girls, Grades 1-12, with a co-educational Early Childhood Program, Pre-Kindergarten, and Kindergarten. With over 700 students and rooted in the Goals of Sacred Heart education, Stone Ridge inspires young women to lead and serve, through lives of purpose that integrate faith, intellect, community, social action, and personal growth in an atmosphere of wise freedom.
The Campaign Manager is an essential member of the Institutional Advancement Team. S/he works directly with the Director of Institutional Advancement; s/he works closely with the School’s leadership teams, volunteers and staff, including the Board of Trustees, to achieve the goals of the School’s major campaign efforts. As the School approaches its 100th anniversary, Stone Ridge seeks to add a dynamic team member who will bring energy and optimism to our next campaign. The Campaign Manager works to ensure the campaign is on schedule and progressing with a high level of visibility and momentum. S/he strives to engender a sense of excitement, optimism, and confidence in all constituents as s/he seeks to achieve the campaign goal(s).
The Campaign Manager fully understands and relates to the School’s mission. S/he has a proven track record of campaign needs in all phases: prospect research, record keeping, identification, cultivation, solicitation with successful closure of major gifts, stewardship, and donor recognition. S/he is responsible for the implementation of all aspects of the fundraising campaign, including execution of operating plan, goals, and timetable. S/he works closely with the staff solicitors including, the Director of Institutional Advancement, Director of Annual Giving, and Director of Alumnae Relations to ensure a coordinated approach to each major gift prospect and collaborates with the Director of Marketing and Communications on the creation of campaign print and electronic materials (e.g. case statement, Board of Trustee presentations, solicitations and acknowledgements, and gift agreements). With the Director of Institutional Advancement, the Campaign Manager provides analysis and progress reports to the Head of School and Board of Trustees, personally managing a select portfolio of 150-180 major/leadership gift prospects. S/he collaborates with the Director of Institutional Advancement and Director of Special Events to plan campaign prospect visits, develop event briefings before events, and supports staffing of events as needed.
Applicants of diverse, underrepresented backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Interested candidates should complete the online employment application at https://www.stoneridgeschool.org/srapplication. As part of the online application, please upload a resume, a writing sample - illustrating some aspect of industry experience, list of references, and cover letter addressed to Corinne Fogg, Director of Curriculum and Professional Development, all in PDF format. The deadline for applications is April 21, 2017.