Staff Positions

Annual Giving Marketing Coordinator

The Development and Alumni Relations seeks an Annual Giving Marketing Coordinator to advance the strategic mission of Milton by building a strong and robust program of giving to the Milton Fund. The individual in this position will maintain a strong focus on Milton Fund dollars and participation, helping to grow support from alumni, parents, faculty, and friends through strategic and varied marketing initiatives, targeted direct mail and e-appeals, and social media.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Advance the success of Dare: The Campaign for Milton through a robust and pro-active annual giving program; grow the culture of philanthropy at Milton.
  • Develop a working knowledge of Milton Academy in general, and funding priorities specifically, to articulate a compelling case for support to all constituents.
  • Direct Mail: In partnership with the Director of Milton Fund, create a strategic and targeted program of direct marketing, leveraging variable content to increase appeal personalization; write marketing text, select images, coordinate production with mailhouses; create and prepare in-house letters to target groups such as LYBUNTS, class mailing from volunteers, loyalty mailings, and head of school letters.
  • E-Marketing: In partnership with the Director of the Milton Fund, create a strategic and personalized e-marketing program; leverage online tools to increase personalization and dynamic content.
  • Digital Marketing: In collaboration with the Director of the Milton Fund and the Director of Communications and Engagement, create video, digital and social media content for use in cultivating, soliciting and stewarding of Milton Fund donors, including content for Giving Day, which raises over 800 gifts in 24-hours through a strong email and social media presence.
  • Website: Maintain Milton Fund pages and update content as needed including Giving Day web page, tagboard, and Milton Fund donor honor rolls.
  • Reporting: Analyze marketing metrics to ensure increase participation in the Milton Fund and the success of marketing efforts; track success of appeals; prepare routine dollar and participation reports for the purposes of tracking Milton Fund metrics and distributing data to volunteers; track e-mail and web analytics.
  • Support Milton Fund stewardship events; produce materials for Thank-a-Giver Day, new donor welcome packets, Milton Loyal mailings, impact reports, and gifts.
  • Maintain a comprehensive Milton Fund solicitation, event, and stewardship calendar; update Milton Fund information in shared department marketing email calendar and represent the Milton Fund team during monthly email and marketing meetings.
  • Ensure the work of the Milton Fund is strategically aligned with Dare: The Campaign for Milton and the strategic plan, including core messaging, design and copywriting quality, and print production standards; adhere to School and Milton Fund style guides.
  • Other responsibilities and duties as assigned.

Qualified candidates will hold a Bachelor’s degree and have at two to three years of fundraising, alumni relations, or related experience. Also Strong computer skills and command of Microsoft Office including Word merges and Excel; some database experience. Experience using Raiser’s Edge, Evertrue, Photoshop, and InDesign preferred.

Other required experience and abilities:  Excellent interpersonal skills, a cheerful demeanor in the office and interacting with alumni, parents, friends, colleagues and business professionals. Ability to be flexible and work collaboratively. Ability to prioritize multiple projects in a fast-paced work environment with minimal supervision. Thorough, accurate, and concise verbal and written communication skills. Excellent editing and proofreading skills. Strong attention to detail, problem-solving and overall organization. Strong computer skills and a willingness to learn more. Proven ability to plan, coordinate and implement multiple projects simultaneously under tight deadlines. Possess superior analytic skills allowing for the interpretation and analysis of various forms of data. Maintain a positive and professional demeanor and demonstrate credibility, integrity, discretion, and confidentiality. Must be receptive to supervision and professional development.

Assistant Director of Human Resources

The Human Resources department seeks an assistant director of human resources to be responsible for the daily operations of the Human Resources Office, including benefits administration, recruitment, hiring, orientation, performance management, and employee relations.  The individual in this position must have a working knowledge of Milton’s payroll system and serves as a primary back up for payroll.  In addition, this position serves as a central liaison for faculty and staff relative to all human resources issues.

Key Functions and Responsibilities: 

  • Administer and manage all employee benefit programs, including but not limited to: retirement, health and dental insurance, long term disability, short-term disability, FMLA, life insurance, long term care, workers’ compensation, unemployment insurance, flexible benefits, and COBRA.
  • Coordinate and manage the recruiting function for Milton; serve as central point person within the school for a variety of positions to include: full-time faculty and staff positions, seasonal coaches, tutors, summer employees, contract employees, and volunteers.
  • Serve as project manager for the annual 403(b) audit.
  • Manage the content of documents, communications and the HR website, consistent with the changes and enhancements to benefits and regulations year to year.
  • Provide orientation to new employees.
  • Chair Milton Academy’s Wellness Committee.
  • Provide a high level of responsiveness and customer service.
  • Serve as primary back up for payroll function, including transmitting payroll.

Qualified candidates will hold a Bachelor’s degree and have at least three years of progressive experience in human resources.  Strong budget managing skills are required.  PHR preferred.  Preferred candidates will have some experience in a boarding school environment.

Other required experience and abilities:  Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Ability to prioritize multiple projects and tasks in a fast paced work environment. Ability to solve problems independently. Extensive experience using Microsoft Office and Google suite of apps. Must understand issues of confidentiality.