Annual Giving Manager

Founded in 1924, the Foundation of the International School of Geneva, commonly known as Ecolint educates 4500 students aged from 3-18 representing over 130 nationalities. Each of our eight schools is dedicated to the development of seven life-worthy, future-ready global competences: we develop lifelong learning, self-agency, the ability to interact with the world, with others and with resources so as to develop transdisciplinary, multiliterate thinking. Through this, we drive our mission, which is to educate students to be global citizens with the courage and capacity to create a just and joyful tomorrow together. Ecolint is built on strong humanitarian values and prides itself on its long history of pedagogical innovation, including the creation of the Model United Nations system and the International Baccalaureate. We have around 1250 employees representing more than 60 nationalities, united as one core of dynamic professionals, committed to our mission.
Date limite de candidature02/12/2022
Date de début01/01/2023
Type de contratFull-time

To complete our team, we are looking for a:

Annual Giving Manager 
Full-time – 40  Hour(s)


  • Responsible for planning, organizing and implementing a comprehensive and integrated annual giving program that impacts our Foundation’s development and the life of thousands of students
  • Support the Development and Alumni Relations Director for designing and implementing effective communication campaigns for sustaining the mission of the department (fundraising and alumni relations)
  • Expand and engage the Ecolint community to generate additional funds through annual giving (donations) from the wider Ecolint community (parents, staff, alumni, partners, etc.)
  • Construct strategy for and lead execution of annual giving fundraising campaigns, events, and stewardship activities that create meaningful connections and build donor relationships between Ecolint and its more than 50,000 community members to secure and grow financial support
  • Ensure strategic and effective communications with the Ecolint community members via tailored-made emails, group emails, e-newsletters, Web pages, Facebook, LinkedIn, and other vehicles as appropriate
  • Develop and lead stewardship plan for donor recognition, including timely outreach, mailings, calls and events related to acknowledgement beyond the expected tax receipt. Engage Foundation staff, Foundation leadership and volunteer leadership in the execution as appropriate
  • Ensure recording of donor engagement, appeals and event attendance in the Foundation CRM database, keeping meticulous records of gifts received, and provide monthly reports used to analyse fundraising strategies


Candidate requirements

  • College degree / Bachelor in a relevant field
  • Between 5-8 years of relevant work experience in philanthropy (annual giving/fundraising/communication)
  • Experience working with CRM systems, ideally Salesforce
  • Very good interpersonal skills with team-spirit
  • Strong creative thinking skills, organized and detail-oriented
  • Capable to manage a number of projects with minimum supervision at a time
  • Strong interpersonal and presentation skills in order to communicate the message of the Foundation so that people will make donations
  • Language: ideally fluent in both English and French or at least in English with good business level in French

Candidates are requested to apply online attaching their CV , three references (one of which must be from their current or most recent employer, who can be contacted should the candidate be selected for an interview), and a covering letter. The application must be addressed to Alix de Mauny, International School of Geneva,  Campus by 2nd December 2022 mentioning the reference number 130 301.

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The International School of Geneva values and encourages diversity among its staff. As such, we welcome applications from candidates with a wide range of backgrounds and experience. The School is seriously committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All successful candidates will be subject to rigorous conduct and child protection checks appropriate to their position, including prior checks with their previous employers and the authorities.