Annual Giving & Alumni Manager

Location Seattle, WA 98122
Date Posted July 17, 2023
Job ID 10258
Employment Type Direct Hire

Scion Nonprofit Staffing has been engaged to conduct a search for an Annual Giving & Alumni Manager for an amazing independent K-12 school that supports students by providing an inclusive environment with innovative teaching. This is an exciting Full-Time, Direct-Hire opportunity located in Seattle, WA!

As the Annual Giving & Alumni Manager, you will report to the Director of Development and use your incredible relationship building skills to help reach annual philanthropic goals and objectives. 


  • Create data-driven strategies for the fall Annual Fund campaign and spring fundraising event
  • Partner with the Director of Development to develop and execute annual and long-range objectives.
  • Partner with the Director of Development to recruit and support the efforts of the Giving Committee.
  • Draft solicitation brochures, appeal letters, and acknowledgements
  • Serve as the project manager of the Annual Impact Report, working directly with the Director of Development and Director of Marketing and Communications
  • Draft development-related pieces for school publications, correspondence with parents, donors, alumni, and other items.
  • Develop and implement strategies for identification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of donors
  • Responsible for growing a comprehensive alumni program and strengthening constituent relationships
  • Planning, event production, and execution of all alumni programs, events, and communications, to include a bi-annual alumni newsletter
  • Lead communication and print materials for Annual Fund and spring fundraising event
  • Assist with developing a marketing and communication plan for all development-related items
  • Assist the Director of Development and partner with the Events and Community Engagement Manager on recruiting and supporting volunteers for spring fundraising event
  • Serve as the spring fundraising event development team lead; manage ticket promotion, procurement, and day-of-event execution as it relates to philanthropy
  • Oversee prompt tracking and acknowledgement of gifts and pledges, as well as corporate matching and in-kind gifts
  • Identify and prepare grant proposals and associated foundation reporting
  • Support major gifts efforts and other development priorities as assigned by the Director of Development
  • Supervises non-classroom duties, such as recess, arrival and/or dismissal, or front desk coverage, when assigned
  • Enhances professional expertise through membership in applicable professional organizations and participation in continuing education related to assigned responsibilities


  • 4+ years in Nonprofit or Independate School Advancement
  • Proficiency with Blackbaud Raiser's Edge NXT
  • Proficiency with MS Office and Excel
  • Proficiency with Benefits Administration systems
  • This position with our client requires employees to report to work at a physical location. As a cautionary measure, the client is asking all workers to be fully vaccinated for COVID -19 by the date of hire. If an eligible candidate is unable to get the COVID-19 vaccine due to a religious, medical, or disability-related reason we will explore the appropriate reasonable accommodation.


This exciting career opportunity allows you to work with a brilliant and thriving team! The salary range for this role is $80,000-$90,000 annually, plus a comprehensive benefits package that includes Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance, Life Insurance, AD&D Coverage, Disability Insurance, Flexible Spending Account, and Retirement Plan TIAA.


For immediate consideration, please submit your resume and more information about your background! Apply today to be considered for this amazing career opportunity with an incredible organization!


Scion Nonprofit Staffing is a national award-winning staffing firm! Since 2006, we have had the pleasure of successfully placing thousands of talented professionals with amazing career opportunities. Through our innovative team building and recruiting solutions, we bridge the gap in executive leadership searches, direct hire recruiting, interim leadership placement and temporary professional staffing. Our track record and recruitment process has made us one of the top recruitment firms in the nation.

We are proud to be part of the Forbes lists of the Best Recruitment Firms and the Best Executive Search Firms in America. Additionally, Scion has been recognized as a Clearly Rated Best of Staffing firm as well as a top recruitment firm by The Business Times. Additional information about us can also be found at Scion Nonprofit Staffing, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and service provider and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, gender, gender identity, national origin, citizenship status, sexual orientation, disability, political affiliation or belief, or any other protected class. We are committed to the principles of Equal Opportunity Employment and are dedicated to making employment decisions based on merit and value, for ourselves, our client companies, and for the candidates we represent. For opportunities located in a region that have enacted fair chance, arrest or conviction-based employment ordinances, Scion Nonprofit Staffing proactively follows the enacted guidance and considers for employment all qualified applications with arrest and conviction records. We believe in following best practices and considering all qualified applicants that apply with us.

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