Advancement Assistant and Event Coordinator


Concord Academy, Concord, MA


Reporting to the Director of Engagement, the Advancement Assistant will join Concord Academy during its Centennial year, a time of great activity and opportunity for the school. This role will provide critical support to the Advancement and Engagement team, performing a variety of complex administrative and project activities. This individual appreciates the interconnections across the department’s functions which include: annual fundraising, major gift fundraising, volunteer partnerships, events, and wide-ranging programming for alums, parents, and students.

The Advancement Assistant must demonstrate outstanding organizational skills and meticulous attention to detail; the capacity to communicate effectively and professionally; initiative and willingness to develop new skills; and an ability to manage multiple projects to meet deadlines. This individual asks questions, has good judgment, is accountable for their actions, and follows through. The position requires a strong customer service orientation and welcomes frequent interaction with colleagues, alums, parents, and donors. The ability to handle confidential information with tact and discretion is required. This individual has a desire to work as part of a team with an all hands-on deck approach, and maintains a “no job is too big or small” philosophy.

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  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred, direct experience will be considered;

  • High School Diploma, GED, or equivalent is required;

  • 2+ years of experience in administrative support role(s) and/or related experience is required;

  • Education beyond high school may count toward experience;

  • Advanced knowledge of Google suite, PowerPoint, Excel, and facility with learning new software/databases;

  • Proficient in Raiser’s Edge (or another comparable database) and working knowledge of queries and reporting function;

  • Excellent communication skills; with strong organizational and interpersonal skills and attention to detail critical.

Necessary Competencies:

  • Desire to be part of CA’s community and participate in its success;

  • Understands and supports CA’s mission and values;

  • Able to prioritize and manage multiple projects within a fast-paced environment;

  • Self-motivated; must be comfortable working both independently and collaboratively;

  • Cheerful and positive approach when working with donors, volunteers and colleagues;

  • Anticipate and help to calmly resolve problems;

  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality;

  • Responsibility-oriented; not task-oriented.

Concord Academy

Concord, MA
High School
Day, Boarding
All Gender