The Lawrenceville School is a highly selective private
independent boarding school that has built a legacy of excellence
in education and has earned national recognition for its commitment
to environmental sustainability. The 200 year-old campus occupies
350 landscaped acres in the historical town of Lawrenceville, NJ
and is listed on the National Historic Register as reflected by the
campus’s old-world architecture and landscaping.
Summary: The Associate will manage the
day-to-day operations of the young alumni giving program while
building a student philanthropy program. They will maintain
fundraising responsibility for the 15 youngest classes alongside
the Director of The Lawrenceville Parents Fund and Next Generation
Giving, with a focus on college aged alumni. Additionally, the
Associate will lead all student philanthropy efforts including the
management of a robust senior class gift. This role will support
young alumni giving volunteers, who are often critical to the
success of fundraising goals, and must be able to ask for young
alumni- leadership-level gifts and multi-year participatory gifts
on personal visits.
With direction from the Director of The Lawrenceville Parents
Fund and Next Generation Giving, leads young alumni giving
strategies with a focus on our college aged alumni.
Recruits and manages young alumni
class fundraising teams with a focus on increasing young alumni
participation in the annual fund.
Anticipates needs in advance of and
during fundraising cycles, begins goal setting, effective
individual screening, identification of potential leadership donors
and possible solicitors, volunteer recruitment, routine volunteer
meetings and training, conference calls, and frequent follow-up
Works alongside the Director to
manage Reunion Committee activities for the 5th, 10th, and 15th
Conducts at least 125 personal visits
per year, with an emphasis on increasing and maintaining
Develop strategies to increase
recurring giving among Young Alumni.
Leads student philanthropy and
engagement efforts including the management of the senior gift
campaign and robust student philanthropy program including a
“tuition runs out day,” with the long-term goal of including Forms
II - IV in student philanthropy program.