Recognition of Saint Stephen’s as one of the most respected independent, college-preparatory schools in the nation is a byproduct of the expertise and dedication of our talented administration, faculty and staff.


As a Saint Stephen’s colleague, you are an integral part of a team that provides a full range of experiences for students in an environment defined by a commitment to quality, caring, collaboration and mutual respect.


The Donor Relations Coordinator at Saint Stephen’s Episcopal School works year-round to understand and grow the school’s donor pool, encouraging supporters to discover areas of philanthropic passion that advance the school’s mission. The Coordinator works under the supervision of the Director of Advancement to plan, execute, and evaluate fundraising activities designed to meet and exceed the school’s philanthropic goals.

The Donor Relations Coordinator:

  • Identifies, researches, and builds relationships with prospective individual and corporate donors
  • Collaborates with the Director of Advancement to create a strong fundraising message that appeals to donors
  • Organizes and executes the school’s annual giving campaign
  • Works with the Alumni Relations Coordinator to develop the school’s Community Partner program, soliciting cash or in-kind donations through sponsorships from individuals, businesses
  • Works with the Athletic Director to identify and cultivate donors in support of athletic programming needs
  • Assists with donor cultivation for capital construction projects
  • Researches opportunities and develops materials to submit to granting or other funding organizations
  • Maintains and evaluates donor information records in collaboration with the Database Manage
  • Trains volunteers in fundraising procedures and practices
  • Explains tax advantages of contributions to potential donors
  • Ensures that all legal reporting requirements are satisfied
  • Leverages technology and social media to improve fundraising activities
  • Assists the Events Coordinator in planning and executing fundraising events

Skills & Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 3-5 years or more of direct donor relations/fundraising experience
  • Exemplary communication abilities and outgoing, yet poised personality
  • Excellent organizational abilities and attention to detail
  • Ability to make decisions under pressure
  • Strong computer skills, including knowledge of Microsoft, Google applications and Raiser’s Edge




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