La Scuola International School, an independent K-8 Reggio Emilia / International Baccalaureate (IB) and Italian immersion school in San Francisco, seeks a temporary, part-time Development Assistant in the Development Office providing support to the Director of Development. This position starts January 8th, 2018; this 10-15 hour per week role is a minimum three-month commitment with the possibility of extension.
The Development Assistant works with the Director of Development and is responsible for supporting La Scuola’s fundraising strategy, which includes the accurate and timely entry of data, gift and ticket processing, pledge reminders, record maintenance, gift acknowledgments, producing mail merges and other reports as needed. The Development Assistant is also responsible for helping with prospect research and communications for development-related events (spring gala), data clean-up, and maintenance of development files.
A successful candidate will possess excellent writing and organizing skills, an entrepreneurial, get-it-done spirit and passion for the mission of our organization: Inspire Brave Learners to Shape the Future.
Advanced proficiency with MS Office Suite required (Excel and Word/mail merge)
1-2 years experience working with a CRM/donor database
2+ years working in a development or database-related administrative role in an academic or nonprofit setting preferred
Proficiency with Mac platform, demonstrated ability to learn new software quickly
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Ability to maintain the highest degree of confidentiality regarding all aspects of work
High attention to detail
Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment, prioritize activities and meet deadlines
Strong analytical skills
Knowledge of Social Media Marketing Tools
Local travel between two campuses in San Francisco required
Must be authorized to work in the U.S.
Prior to beginning work and as a condition of employment in order to comply with the law, all employees must provide documentation to prove eligibility to work in United States. In addition, the final candidate will need to pass Criminal Justice Department and Federal Bureau of Investigation Fingerprint Clearance, a physical exam, and provide recent copy of a negative TB test and other immunization records.
In order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals, employment decisions at La Scuola will be based on merit, qualifications and abilities. La Scuola does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, ancestry, citizenship, sexual orientation, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition, marital status, veteran status, gender identity, physical or mental disability (actual or perceived), medical condition, genetic characteristics, political affiliation or any other characteristic protected by state, federal or local law. This policy governs all aspects of employment, including hiring, job assignment, compensation, discipline, termination, layoff, promotion, transfer and access to benefits and training.
To be considered for the position, please apply here with a letter of intent, a resume and a minimum of 3 references.