PEF hiring Fundraising Project Manager

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Job Title: Fundraising Project Manager
Organization: Piedmont Education Foundation
Position: Part-time, Hourly, 20-25 hours per week, some evenings/weekends
Rate: $30 per hour
Benefits: 50% of employee medical coverage, 100% of vision and life insurance, access to a basic IRA with 2% match.

Position Summary

Piedmont Education Foundation is looking for an excellent project manager to help take the Giving Campaign to the next level. With strategic guidance and direction from the Executive Director and support from the PEF team, the Fundraising Project Manager is responsible for planning and implementation of the logistics for the major annual fundraising campaigns and events for the Piedmont Education Foundation. Campaigns and events include the Annual Giving Campaign, Harvest Festival, Business Partnerships, Spring Fling, and others. This is a pivotal role that combines volunteer management with campaign administration, fundraising strategies and event execution. This is an in-office position with a flexible weekly schedule. Occasional evening and weekend hours required.

Required Qualifications

  • Demonstrated proficiency with project management 
  • Experience with event planning and execution
  • Highly organized and detail oriented

To Apply: Please email your resume to and include a cover letter in which you share information on an event you have planned and explain why the PEF mission resonates with you.

Position Responsibilities 

  • Fundraising Campaigns, including Giving Campaign, Business Partnerships, and smaller appeals. Responsibilities include organization of meetings, timelines and overviews, communications, volunteer supervision, prospect cultivation, results tracking, and general logistics. 
  • Fundraising and Community Building Events, including Spring Fling, Harvest Festival and smaller events. Responsibilities include event planning, organization and execution, encompassing volunteer recruitment and supervision, schedules and logistics, publicity, auction item and parent party solicitation, entry and fulfillment, ticket sales, vendor contact, and day-of execution.  
  • General and Administrative, encompassing active participation with the PEF team, demonstrable enthusiasm for the PEF mission, positive working relationships with staff and volunteers, general administrative support, and other duties as required or assigned.

Preferred Qualifications 

    • Experience with data entry, data management and fundraising software. • Attention to detail and ability to keep focused on multiple “moving parts.” • Initiative; ability to work in an entrepreneurial environment; flexibility and ability to multitask. • Ability to positively direct others, including staff and volunteers. • Excellent communications and customer service skills. • Experience with relevant software and systems, including Excel, Constant Contact, donation databases, Shopify,, accounting programs, Google Suite, and others. • Enthusiasm for PEF’s mission and the work of the Piedmont Unified School District 

About Piedmont Education Foundation

The mission of Piedmont Education Foundation (PEF) is to provide sustained financial support to Piedmont Schools through fundraising and community engagement. PEF is the primary fundraising organization supporting the Piedmont Unified School District, which includes three elementary schools, a middle school and two high schools. In order to achieve this mission, PEF raises funds, allocates grants, organizes events, facilitates communications, and supports volunteers and other school support organizations. PEF staff are passionate about public schools and provide coordination, management and operational leadership for the organization and Board of Directors.

To Apply

Please email your resume to and include a cover letter in which you share information on which databases you have worked with, and why the PEF mission resonates with you.