Assistant Director of The Honor Fund - McCallie




Serves as an instrumental fundraiser for the The Honor Fund, McCallie’s annual giving program, and manages assigned program initiatives. Implement an engagement and philanthropy plan for alumni classes spanning two decades, managing the school’s close relationships with approximately 50 leadership annual giving prospects.

Primary Responsibilities:

  1. Develop, manage, and implement an engagement and philanthropy plan that includes the cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of McCallie alumni classes spanning two decades;
  2. Identify, recruit, and manage, volunteers for The Honor Fund initiatives;
  3. Manage a portfolio by developing and implementing written cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship strategies for approximately 50 assigned leadership annual giving prospects;
  4. Conduct 100 personal visits with donors and complete the appropriate call reports documenting the relevant details and send necessary follow-up materials;
  5. Communicate and collaborate with the advancement team in preparation for donor meetings, events, etc., to develop a well throughout and comprehensive strategy for each appointment;
  6. Travel an average of 9-10 days per month hosting Honor Fund events and conducting donor meetings;
  7. Recruit, train and staff 1-3 alumni reunion committees each year, designing and managing a solicitation plan for each class;
  8. Expected annual outcomes from this level of activity are:
    1. 20 first-time Honor Fund gifts of $2,500, or more
    2. 40 first-time Honor Fund gifts of $1,000, or more


Secondary Responsibilities:

  1. Attend and support other advancement program activities where appropriate (alumni gatherings, reunion weekend, Phonathons, and admission events);
  2. Develop internal relationships with administration, faculty, and the advancement team to garner support as needed;
  3. Support the director and other Honor Fund team members as needed
  4. Stays engaged with the day-to-day happenings of McCallie School by attending Chapel, classes, events, etc.



In addition to a belief in the mission of McCallie School and appreciation for its culture and history, the position requires:  Bachelor’s degree (advanced degree preferred) and related fundraising experience; excellent interpersonal, organizational, analytical and communication skills; vision, innovation, creativity, and analytical ability for strategic planning; ability to work independently, collaborate as a team member and to forge strong working relationships with volunteers, constituents and staff; self-motivation and initiative in achieving goals, accomplishing projects and growing programs; technical understanding of Microsoft Office, Google Apps, Salesforce (preferred) and database management and reporting; full-time job requiring out-of-town travel and some nights and weekends. Position subject to passing background check.


Please send your resume, cover letter, and professional references to John Green, Director of The Honor Fund, at