Development Coordinator

Administrator / Full-Time

The Rashi School, Dedham, MA

The Rashi School, an independent Jewish elementary and middle school in Dedham, MA, seeks a
Development Coordinator to join the school’s dynamic development team. Reporting directly to the
Director of Development Operations, the Coordinator provides integral support for the development
team through the accurate and timely processing and recognition of gifts, administration of the donor
database, coordination of scheduling and meeting preparation, and assistance with event planning and

Gift Processing & Reporting
● Develop and maintain consistent and efficient processes for gift entry and acknowledgement
● Record all gifts, pledges, and pledge payments in Veracross, Rashi’s donor database
● Oversee and execute the gift acknowledgement process to ensure every donor feels
appropriately recognized and thanked
● Create and send pledge reminders
● Serve as the main point of contact for donation inquiries, tracking, and acknowledgment letters.
● Support the Director of Development Operations in producing regular fundraising and activity
reports for the Director of Development, Head of School, Board of Trustees, and volunteers
Database Administration
● Maximize the functionality of the database and implement best practices to effectively manage
constituent data
● Ensure all constituent records are accurate and up to date through regular maintenance of
contact and biographical information in collaboration with the Registrar and the Admissions
● Add all contact reports and meeting notes from development team members, Head of School,
and volunteers to the database
● Assist the Development Manager in collecting and tracking all alumni news and updates
● Coordinate and communicate regularly with the Admissions, Business, and Technology/Registrar
offices to ensure consistent data management
Donor Relations and Event Support
● Coordinate scheduling and logistics for the Head of School, Director of Development, and
● Prepare Development staff, Head of School, and volunteers for donor visits by assembling
background materials and development documents
● Support the Director of Development Operations in the preparation of donor impact reports and
stewardship materials
● Assist the Development team in aspects planning a portfolio of high-profile events.


Administrative Support & Other Duties
● Coordinate and manage all development mailings
● Manage logistics for development team and committee meetings, including booking meeting
space or virtual, assembling materials, and recording meeting minutes
● Maintain necessary electronic and hard copy filing systems, making sure they are accurate and
timely, and facilitate easy retrieval of information for the purpose of auditing or other requests
from the Business Office.
● Collaborate with development staff to support school-wide initiatives and projects
● Front office reception coverage as needed
● Attend school events as necessary
● Take part in the school community through weekly lunch and recess duties

● Bachelor’s degree and 1-2 years of relevant experience, preferably in a nonprofit organization,
independent school, or educational setting
● Superb attention to detail and analytical skills
● Strong interpersonal and organizational skills
● Ability to multitask, meet deadlines, and problem-solve
● Expected to work independently, proactively, and as a collaborative member of the
development team
● Experience with database systems/CRM platforms required; Veracross preferred.
● Excellent technology skills, including proficiency in Google Workspace and Microsoft Excel
● Ability to maintain strict confidentiality and data security
● Availability to work on occasional nights and weekends

Interested candidates should send a cover letter and  resume to

Rashi is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Guided by our core values of justice, respect,
learning, community, and spirit, and with social justice as a foundational cornerstone of our school, we
are committed to building an inclusive community that honors and respects each individual, their
intersectional identities, and their spirit. We seek to listen, learn, and grow together to ensure that we
are a place in which all community members can thrive. We welcome applicants of all backgrounds,
including age, race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or
expression, marital status, pregnancy, disability, mental disorder, familial status, veteran status, genetic
information, or any other protected characteristic as established by law.

The Rashi School

Dedham, MA
Elementary, Middle School
All Gender