Development Coordinator

Church Farm School
Exton, PA United States

Position: Development Coordinator

Start Date: August 21, 2023

FLSA Classification: Salaried, Exempt



1001 E. Lincoln Highway

Exton, PA  19341


The Church Farm School is an independent boarding and day school for boys in grades 9-12 in the Episcopal tradition. Founded in 1918 and located in Exton, PA, Church Farm School prepares a diverse group of boys with academic ability and good character to lead productive and fulfilling lives by making a college preparatory education financially accessible. Additional information about CFS can be found at


CFS is seeking an organized, self-motivated and energetic individual to join our Development Team. We are looking for a positive team player with demonstrated prior experience in database administration (Raiser’s Edge preferred), event support and donor relationships.


  • A minimum of a BA or BS degree or 3-5 years equivalent experience
  • Proficiency in MS Office and CRM software (Blackbaud Raiser’s Edge and Raiser’s Edge NXT strongly preferred)
  • Effective written, phone and face-to-face communication skills
  • Demonstrated event experience
  • Data gathering, analysis and reporting skills
  • Strong organizational skills; detail-oriented
  • Ability and willingness to work some nights and weekends as required


  • Experience working within a school environment, especially independent schools (boarding school experience a plus)
  • Familiarity with nonprofit organizations
  • Knowledge of philanthropic practices and donor-centered fundraising
  • Demonstrated understanding of working with and supporting young men from diverse backgrounds and low socio-economic status


  • Oversight and daily management of the Raiser’s Edge and Raiser’s Edge NXT databases, included but not limited to:
    • Updating of biographical information on any/all constituent records
    • All gift entry and generation of donor acknowledgment communications
    • Event creation, registration maintenance and attendance recording
    • Creation, management and updating of necessary queries and exports for data gathering, mailing lists and all development-related functions as requested by the Team and/or Head of School Office
    • Importing and/or Creation of new records (e.g., New students, New parents, New donors, etc.)
    • Regular “Data Health” checks and maintenance to ensure clean and up-to-date records
    • Regular data turnover duties
  • Support of all development events
  • Manage all invoice payments, check requests and Development Office orders in collaboration with the Finance Office
  • Collaboration with Admissions and Academics support personnel on joint initiatives and/or data flow
  • Monthly reconciliation with the Finance Office and general Finance Office liaison
  • Creation and maintenance of general Development Office calendar
  • Support of Assistant to Head of School and other administrative support staff as requested
  • Other duties as assigned


Church Farm School offers competitive salaries and a generous benefits package including retirement plan and medical insurance. The school is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Church Farm School welcomes and celebrates diversity and we are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Contact Information

Apply by letter to the address above (Attn: HR) or by email: Include by separate attachments: cover letter indicating passion for the position, resume or curriculum vitae of qualifications and experiences and names and contact information for three professional references. Please enter the position in the subject line of the email.