Vienna, VA

(Full Time)

Oakcrest School in Vienna, Virginia is seeking an Advancement Associate.

The Advancement Associate provides administrative support to the Development Office and participates in all fundraising activities including donor and public relations, phone, mail, and email appeals, and special events.
Principle responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Process donations and prepare acknowledgement letters and other correspondence.
  • Provide administrative support for all aspects of donor relations and stewardship.
  • Maintain foundation, corporation and individual donor files.
  • Continually update and correct database records.
  • Conduct preliminary research on prospective corporate, foundation, and individual donors.
  • Coordinate mailings and phonathons.
  • Handle all administrative details associated with the Institutional Advancement Committee meetings.
Preferred Candidate will have:
  • Associate’s or bachelor’s degree in a related field.
  • A minimum of three years’ experience in an administrative position, preferably in a not-for-profit development office
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Database management experience – Raiser’s Edge preferred
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Ability to present information concisely and effectively, both verbally and in writing
  • Ability to organize and prioritize work
  • Ability to work independently with little supervision
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
Please submit a cover letter, resume and three references to advancement@oakcrest.org.