In order to enhance the capacity and sustainability of this unique and historic institution, FUM is now seeking a full-time Advancement Officer for Ramallah Friends School. The Advancement Officer will be largely responsible for creating a comprehensive advancement strategy for RFS, focused primarily on major gifts, planned-giving and an anticipated campaign to significantly grow the operational and scholarship endowments and funding for special projects.
The Advancement Officer will work primarily with RFS alumni and Palestinian supporters of the school living abroad. In coordination with the RFS staff, events and contacts in Palestine will also take place. Contacts within the Quaker community, especially among Friends who are significant or singular donors to RFS through FUM, will also be anticipated.
The ideal candidate will be or become familiar with and committed to the goals of Friends education and have a clear understanding of best advancement practices, in particular with major gifts, donor cultivation and planned giving options. The successful candidate will be able to work independently on day-to-day activities from a home office if they are not located in Richmond, IN. A willingness and ability to collaborate with colleagues in multiple locations is also essential.
As a new, US-based position, the Advancement Officer will be responsible to the FUM General Secretary, while working collaboratively with the RFS Head of School, RFS Board of Trustees and Alumni Relations/Communication staff.
A complete job description is available here or by contacting the FUM office at firstname.lastname@example.org or (765) 962-7573.
To apply, please send your Resume/CV with a letter of interest to Colin Saxton, FUM General Secretary, at colinsa(at)fum.org. Materials may also be sent to the address in the footer, below.
The position will remain open until filled.
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