Sunbridge is seeking a Development and Alumni Coordinator
Part-time position: 15 hours week / $20 per hour
Immediate Start Date
The Development and Alumni Coordinator is responsible for helping to bring Sunbridge Institute’s alumni more fully into the Sunbridge community and cultivate and steward relationships between donors and the Institute. The Coordinator reports directly to the Executive Director and serves as an integral Ex-officio member of the Board Fundraising Committee. The annual goals of this position are set together with the Executive Committee.
Sunbridge is looking for candidates who strongly identify with our values, mission and goals, and who are eager to contribute their ideas, energy and skills towards strengthening Waldorf teacher education with the Sunbridge team of administrators and faculty. Candidates should enjoy working in a highly collaborative manner and be proactive troubleshooters. Strong communication skills, professionalism and high accountability are part of the team culture at Sunbridge and are expected of all team members.
While participation at staff and other meetings is required, some work for the position may be completed off-site.
The Development and Alumni Coordinator duties are varied, but focus primarily on developing and implementing alumni outreach programs and spearheading the annual appeal in collaboration with the staff and Board. This includes creating an ongoing program of printed and electronic communication with the Institute’s alumni and donors, and further developing the metrics for assessing the success of Sunbridge’s development efforts.
Plan, coordinate and implement Sunbridge fundraising efforts, including the annual giving campaign
Establish overall goals and objectives for successful donor stewardship programs
Coordinate alumni communications, including writing/editing external print and digital publications and websites in conjunction with the Director of Outreach
Plan, coordinate and implement events including graduation, alumni and other events in conjunction with the Director of Outreach
Oversee and maintain alumni and donor database, which includes sending out acknowledgement letters, maintaining accurate financial records, donor contact reports and constituent contact updates
Maintain a consistent presence on social media
Further develop the metrics for assessing the success of the Coordinator’s efforts and conveying the results of that assessment simply and periodically in dashboard format
Creative self-starter who enjoys initiating and carrying out new projects
Excellent demonstrated written and oral communications skills
Knowledge and proficiency utilizing social media platforms and tools
Ability to work with and engage in interpersonal contact with a diverse and wide variety of internal and external constituencies
Excellent time management skills and a commitment to serving the Sunbridge community
Strong facility and proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, etc.)
Minimum of two years of related work experience, preferably with a non-profit entity
Familiarity with Waldorf Education
How to Apply:
Please send your cover letter, resumé, three recent professional references, a relevant writing sample that shows us your clarity and proficiency as a writer, and the Sunbridge Employment Application to: