Advancement Communications and Stewardship Manager
North Country School and Camp Treetops is seeking a professional with experience in fundraising, communications and donor stewardship. The Advancement Communications and Stewardship Manager reports to and supports the Director of Advancement and is a vital member of the Advancement team. The successful candidate will join a results-oriented team to support the institution and vision, to ensure effective engagement with the school and camp’s various constituencies, greater community, and to accurately and enthusiastically celebrate the generosity of volunteers, donors, and other stakeholders.
Duties and Responsibilities
- Collaborate with the Advancement and Communications offices on annual messaging, appeal letters, video content and execution, and social media related to fundraising.
- Identify opportunities to honor current and emerging donors or donor groups, i.e. leadership donors, first-time donors, young alumni.
- Refine and expand tools and metrics to measure effectiveness and track engagement including revising the prospect management tracking system with the Director of Advancement and Database Manager.
- Plan and collect content for quarterly electronic Executive Director newsletter to all constituents.
- Develop strategy, oversee, and help execute class mailings for annual reunion weekend in August, which draws 300 people to campus, with emphasis on fundraising for the 20th, 25th, and 50th reunion classes.
- Cultivate alumni across the country for small gatherings with the Executive Director
- Seek and compile newsworthy items from alumni for print and digital publication
- Create a legacy giving strategy for long term development opportunities, including semi-annual touchpoints for current members of the Balanced Rocks Circle, the planned giving society for Camp Treetops and North Country School.
- Bachelor’s degree, with at least 3-5 years of experience in fundraising preferably at an independent school, higher education, or non-profit organization.
- Strong project management and interpersonal skills.
- Skilled writer and editor.
- Proficient with Google Suite and Raiser’s Edge software preferred.
- Some evening and weekend work is required.
- Must be organized, proactive, and flexible.
We welcome and encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds, cultures, and identities and are committed to an inclusive work environment. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume and contact information for three references (including current supervisor) to Fritz Sabbow at firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications due by November 15, 2020. To learn more about North Country School and Camp Treetops, visit northcountryschool.org or camptreetops.org.
North Country School (NCS) believes that each employee makes a significant contribution to its success. That contribution should not be limited by the assigned responsibilities. Therefore, this position description is designed to outline primary duties, qualifications, and job scope, but not limit the incumbent nor the organization to just the work identified. It is our expectation that employees will offer their services wherever and whenever necessary to ensure the success of our endeavors, and will have the well being of the school as a whole in mind at all times.
North Country School and Camp Treetops is looking for a cook to work in our school and camp dining facility.
Our cooks have the opportunity to cook using their individual skills. We prepare meals from scratch every day and provide family style meals to our students and staff (with exceptions due to managing during the pandemic). We bake our own breads and are creative in providing desserts. Our cooks use produce that has been grown in our gardens or locally procured. Our pork and lamb has been raised on-site and cared for by our farm staff and our students and campers. We buy other meats locally, sustaining our local economy. We also raise our own chickens and turkeys for both meat and eggs.
A North Country School cook's duties include food preparation, cooking and baking, proper cleanup, and safe food handling techniques. The individual must be highly motivated and willing to cook for a wide variety of tastes in our diverse community. Excellent communication skills required. Full shift work includes having two days off in a row and shifts ending no later than 7 p.m. The individual will need to be comfortable with prolonged standing and carrying heavy food objects from time to time.Starting pay is commensurate with experience. We provide amazing benefits including health insurance from day one.
This position includes health and other benefits, which the school provides for a significant portion of the cost.
COVID-19 considerations: To keep our kitchen staff safe and provide safety for our students, we have put in place various protocols to make all feel comfortable when serving food.
If you are interested in this position, please contact fsabbow@