Skills & Knowledge
Exemplary written and verbal communication and negotiation skills with demonstrated fundraising experience.
Contribute to maintaining positive office morale, even in the face of high work volume and challenging periods.
Must possess an ability to generate confidence, excitement, and energy with volunteers, donors, and co-workers.
Self-starter with the ability to work both independently and in a collaborative team environment.
Ability to handle sensitive and confidential matters with discretion and to deal with internal conflict in ways that lead to enhanced teamwork.
Proven ability to relate and communicate with a diverse audience.
Exceptional planning, administrative and organizational skills, ability to take initiative, manage time efficiently, meet deadlines, and manage competing priorities.
Flexibility, creativity, and attention to detail.
Strong Microsoft Office skills required, proficiency in graphic design programs and database experience with Raiser’s Edge software preferred.
Bachelor’s degree and 5+ years of event experience required. Project management experience preferred.
Understanding of and appreciation for the philanthropic process and individual giving behaviors combined with direct solicitation experience.
A commitment to Jesuit, Catholic education and the goals and values of Boston College High School is critical.