Job Description: Annual Giving and Donor Relations Director

The mission of Trinity Preparatory School of Florida is to develop individuals who will excel in college and in life, contribute to their communities, lead in a changing society, and grow spiritually.

Reporting to the Director of Advancement, the Annual Giving and Donor Relations Director is a key member of the Advancement team responsible for working collaboratively to create, manage, and implement a successful annual giving program, including identification, qualification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of donors.


Working with the Director of Advancement, develop and implement the overall annual giving strategy.

Create, implement, and evaluate the school’s annual fund campaign, including mailings, appeals, reports, and other relevant correspondence.

Devise and implement strategies to increase the engagement, participation, and stewardship of the Trinity Prep Fund.

Write annual fund appeals that speak to each constituency within the school’s community.

Establish and build relationships with donor prospects through personalized service and timely responses to requests.

Implement and evaluate strategies that lead to sound donor cultivation, prospecting, segmenting, acknowledgment, recognition, and stewardship.

Develop strategies for leadership giving to the annual fund that will increase the number of leadership gifts and increase the donor pipeline.

Identify top donor prospects in the annual fund that have the capacity and willingness to make a major gift to the school.

Manage Trinity Prep's annual giving days.

Coordinate and manage annual giving volunteer activities.

Manage or assist with logistics needed for activities related to annual fund campaigns and/or appeals.

Be an active member in the advancement team by collaborating in fundraising tasks, school events, and projects, as assigned.

Willingness to work some nights and/or weekends when necessary and attend various Trinity Prep events to connect with prospects and donors actively.


Proven networker; relationship builder with excellent interpersonal skills.

Proven ability to work independently and as part of a team.

History of building collaborative relationships with colleagues, volunteers, and prospective and current donors to foster effective, reciprocal communication and promote a collegial environment.

History of managing multiple projects simultaneously with excellent attention to detail.


Bachelor’s degree required.

Ability to maintain confidentiality in all appropriate areas.

2+ years of direct fundraising experience in non-profit or educational institution.

Positive attitude.

High level of professionalism.

Team player.

Proficiency with Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Google Workspace, and Raiser’s Edge.

Exceptional oral, written, telephone, and email communication skills.

Job Category:
Management & Professionals
Trinity Preparatory School
Posting Date:
10/14/2021 10:30:37 AM
Winter Park, Florida