Founded in 1851 as The Family Boarding School, The Hill School prepares young men and women from across the country and around the world for college, careers, and life. Within a family school environment and a rigorous liberal arts curriculum, we challenge our young people to work hard, think and reason, be fulfilled, serve the common good, and be prepared to lead as citizens of the world, uniquely guided by our motto: “Whatsoever things are true.”
Reporting to the Assistant Headmaster for Institutional Giving, the Gift Planning Officer (GPO) oversees a comprehensive estate giving program; serving as the main point of contact for donors interested in estate gifts, including bequests, gift annuities, charitable remainder trusts, lead trusts, life insurance gifts, IRA gifts, and gifts of real estate to The Hill. The GPO will play an important role in the current comprehensive campaign. Importantly, the successful candidate inherits an estate giving program in strong health and depth, established by a former Office of Institutional Giving staff person who spent three years building the program from scratch into a best in class operation at the boarding school level.
Qualified candidates will have a minimum of one to three (1-3) years of fundraising, financial planning, practicing law in the area of estate planning, client relations or accounting/banking experience. Working knowledge of PG Calc, Raiser’s Edge, InDesign, and Excel – or similar programs – is highly preferred and required for GPO to be successful. The ideal candidate will be detail oriented, well organized, focused and goal-oriented, with a high level of initiative and energy, as well as adept at problem solving and using judgment in situations requiring independent initiative and tact. Must have a high level of independence in accomplishing the responsibilities of the position. Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s and/or law degree preferred; paralegal degree or certification also considered valuable. Must be willing and able to domestic travel significantly and work occasional weekends and evenings, as needed For a complete position description, listing of qualifications and additional information on The Hill School, visit our website www.lambertassoc.com. Qualified candidates may send resume to:
Lambert & Associates
222 South Manoa Road, Suite 201
Havertown, PA 19083