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OrganizationTracy Proctor
TypeFull Time
Application DeadlineFebruary 29, 2020
College Degree Required?Yes
Salary Range$50,000+ depending on experience
Phone(434) 296-1303


Tandem Friends School, a co-ed, Quaker, 5th-12th grade independent day school in Charlottesville, Virginia, seeks an experienced fundraiser to join its advancement staff. Now is an exciting time to join the Tandem Friends’ advancement team as the School prepares for its 50th Anniversary celebration and campaign.

The Development Officer creates and executes a comprehensive plan to increase philanthropy at Tandem Friends School, is an essential member of the advancement team reporting to the Director of Institutional Advancement. S/he will plan and implement annual fundraising campaigns including soliciting gifts, recruiting and managing volunteers, and creating all material. The Development Officer also maintains a portfolio of major donors for cultivation, solicitation and stewardship for annual, program, endowment and facilities gifts.

Successful candidates will have at least 3-5 years experience in development, be highly organized and detail-oriented and have excellent customer service and interpersonal skills. Demonstrated success in soliciting and closing gifts from individuals and experience running an annual fund highly preferred. We seek an individual who shares our strong enthusiasm for the School and willingness to support its mission, its talented faculty and staff, and its diverse community of students and families. This role requires a responsive, action-oriented person who can operate both independently and as a vital team member within a fast-paced environment. This is a non-exempt position, which may require overtime and some weekends.

Tandem Friends School aspires to be an equitable and inclusive school community. The school welcomes applications from candidates who will contribute to an atmosphere in which all are valued and supported. People of color and members of other underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume and references to No calls, please. Position available immediately.

Tandem Friends does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation or national ethnic origin in the administration of its educational policies, hiring policies, admissions policies, scholarship or loan programs, or athletic and other school-administered programs. People of color and members of other underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.