Director of the Annual Fund
Lake Highland Preparatory School
Orlando, Florida
Salary: Negotiable
Date Posted: 5/9/2019
Job ID: 47513
Position/Title: Director of the Annual Fund
Employer: Lake Highland Preparatory School
Department: Advancement
Category: Administration
Type: Development/Institutional Advancement
Status: FullTime
Job Description/Responsibilities:
The Director of the Annual Fund, called the Highlander Fund, designs and executes the school’s annual fundraising campaign. This full-time, fully-benefited position requires a positive team member with excellent planning, organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills who can motivate and manage volunteers. The Director of the Highlander Fund reports to the Vice President of Advancement, and works closely with members of the Advancement team, Highlander Fund donors, and volunteers.

We encourage applicants from underrepresented groups to apply.


• Design, coordinate, and execute motivational strategy to secure gifts to the Highlander Fund and meet annual fundraising goals for dollars raised and donor participation.
• Recruit, train, and manage volunteers for several committees to support and enhance fundraising and stewardship efforts.
• Connect and build relationships with a wide variety of constituents in all phases of the donor cycle.
• Plan and execute Highlander Fund marketing strategy; draft, design, and execute collateral for print, e-mail, web, video, and other methods and campaigns.
• Collaborate with Advancement team members and volunteers to plan and execute donor recognition and stewardship events.
• Analyze results and evaluate strategies to continually enhance and increase the efficacy and outcomes of the school’s annual fundraising campaigns.
• Other responsibilities as assigned by the Vice President of Advancement and school leadership.
Minimum Degree: BA
Certification Required: No
Minimum Experience: 5-7 Years

Bachelor’s degree and 5 or more years’ experience in professional fundraising required. Experience with Raiser’s Edge or comparable development database software required.
Application Notes:
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How to Apply
Please submit a cover letter indicating how you would succeed in this position, a current resume, and three professional references with at least one immediate supervisor (preferably current). The application deadline is June 10, 2019. All materials should be submitted electronically as PDFs and emailed to specifying "Director of the Highlander Fund” in the subject line.

This position announcement is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this job title and the education and skills required. This is not intended to be a complete list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills that are required or may be required in the future.

Background Screening: LHPS conducts background checks, including fingerprinting, and drug testing and may use a third party administrator. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

Lake Highland Preparatory School is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Contact Info
Seymour Mintzer
Chief Human Resources Officer
407-206-1900 ext. 3337