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SAGE HILL SCHOOL - Newport Coast, CA
Fulltime Exempt Staff
4 Year Degree


The Advancement Analyst is a key member of the Advancement team that plays an important role in growing philanthropy at Sage Hill School. This position is responsible for the systematic identification, determination, analysis, and maintenance of relevant information on major gift prospects. This individual interprets and formats biographical, professional, and financial information needed to facilitate the solicitation of funds from individual donors for Sage Hill’s Advancement staff.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following:

  • Oversee and maintain the Raiser’s Edge donor database to ensure it is up-to-date with accurate, thorough, and effective information.
  • Produce giving and donor reports and bios for the Advancement Team and Head of School in a timely manner.
  • Lead the process of researching and identifying major gifts and planned giving prospects to ensure that fundraising goals are met.
  • Process gifts and donations through Raiser’s Edge, including gift entry and acknowledgment.
  • Generate Raiser’s Edge reports for Head of School and Director of Advancement
  • Utilizing a variety of tools, conduct donor research daily in order to update the prospect management database.
  • Produce reports for processing gifts and partner with the Business Office on monthly and quarterly reconciliation of gifts and pledges.
  • Staff and assist in the setup of events as needed.
  • Maintain strict confidentiality around donors.
  • Other duties as required by the Director of Advancement.

Supervisory Duties: None


  • Bachelor's degree required
  • Demonstrated experience in working with data to inform decisions and strategic priorities.
  • Sound communication, operational, and organizational skills that ensure tactical project management.
  • Strong writing, computer, and analytical skills.
  • Strong, collaborative, energetic individual who works in a high-paced office with humor and grace.
  • Familiarity with Raiser’s Edge and moves management is a plus.
  • Ability to work occasional nights and weekends.