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Development Associate

Georgetown Preparatory School
Maryland, United States
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Feb 24, 2022

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Position Type
Fundraising, Annual Fund, Prospect Research
Employment Type
Full Time
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Title: Development Associate
Department: Development and Alumni Relations
Reports to: Director of The PREP Fund 
Job location:  Georgetown Prep/North Bethesda, MD

Summary of Position Purpose

Georgetown Preparatory School announces the position of Development Associate to assist with the planning and implementation of a growing annual giving program with ambitious goals. The associate will be responsible for assisting the Director of The PREP Fund with strategic vision focused on the identification, cultivation and solicitation of alumni, parent and community donors.

The Associate will assist the Director of The PREP Fund in crafting and executing the annual plan for The PREP Fund; managing donor data; conducting prospect research and coordinating direct mail, email, and social media marketing campaigns. 

The Development Associate is a member of the Development and Alumni Relations Team.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with and serve as a thought partner to the Director of The PREP Fund on annual marketing plans for The PREP Fund;
  • Analyze prospective and current donor data with the goal of acquiring new donors and advancing current donors through the pipeline. Produce donor briefings for meetings with major gift and leadership annual giving prospects;
  • Steward donors with thank you emails and phone calls;
  • Assist with drafting and editing direct mail, email and social media solicitations;
  • Produce reports on results of each individual marketing campaign, as well as progress-to-goal reports for The PREP Fund;
  • Keep database up-to-date by assisting with data integration and updating the CRM (Veracross) with information acquired through research;
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Director of The PREP Fund


  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university;
  • A minimum of 2 years of experience in development and/or a related field;
  • Experience managing donor databases and willingness to find creative solutions to database challenges; Experience with Veracross a plus.
  • Experience with Microsoft Excel;
  • Excellent written, oral, and interpersonal skills; experience with writing and editing a plus;
  • Ability to work with students, as well as volunteers of all ages;
  • Must be able to travel and work evenings and weekends as warranted;
  • Familiarity with Catholic and Jesuit education is a plus

All interested candidates should send a resume and cover letter to:, or apply through the website:

As a Catholic institution, Georgetown Preparatory School is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer in compliance with all applicable EEO laws.


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