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Events and Advancement Coordinator

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Trinity Christian Academy - Addison, TX


TCA was founded on the purpose of educating and developing the whole person for the glory of God, we integrate faith with learning because we believe God created us in His image to be lovers and learners of Him, of our neighbors and of all creation. Our students are challenged academically through rigorous curriculum in 21st century classrooms. We are dedicated to preparing our students to pursue higher education at the country's most prestigious and challenging colleges and universities. Through a combination of called and caring teachers, low student turnover and active family involvement, the TCA experience is one of community. Families, faculty and students develop long-standing relationships built on a pursuit of excellence in every area and a shared commitment to Jesus Christ.

Trinity Christian Academy is looking for a dedicated, enthusiastic and knowledgeable employee to join our education community who meets the following criteria:

  • Has a desire to work in a private, independent, conservative, evangelical Christian college preparatory school
  • Understands, supports and carries out the mission, philosophy and core values of TCA and be committed to instilling these Biblical truths in the lives of our students
  • Is a born-again Christian with spiritual maturity in academic and leadership abilities that will enable them to teach God’s truth and be active in their local Christian church whose beliefs are in alignment with TCA’s Mission Statement and growing in their personal walk with Christ
  • Exhibits the highest Christian virtue and personal decorum, serving as a Christian role model (1 Timothy 4:12) both in and out of school (Luke 6:40)
  • Has a passion for their areas of specialty, as well as the ability to communicate effectively with students and parents
  • Welcomes the opportunity to disciple and mentor students, helping develop godly character in their lives


The TCA Foundation is seeking a dedicated team member and Christ follower to serve as an Events and Advancement Coordinator. We believe investing in the lives of children is an internal investment. (Matt. 6:19-21) This position will coordinate TCA Foundation events and assist with advancement and alumni operations and strategies.

General Responsibilities

  • Events
    • Coordinate TCA Foundation events including:
      • Fundraising events
      • Capital Campaign events
      • Donor engagement events
      • Community events
      • Alumni events
    • Source event components, venues and vendors
    • Facilitate plans and processes to meet event timeline, production schedule and budget
    • Assist with development and execution of event marketing plans
    • Assist in managing event registration and payment process
    • Assist with securing event sponsorships
    • Recruit and coordinate event volunteers
    • Track event expenses and coordinate post-event budget reports
    • Attend facility meetings for on-campus events
    • Participate in post-event meetings and create post-event reports
  • Advancement
    • Assist with advancement operations
    • Assist with fundraising grants
    • Assist with donor cultivation, engagement and stewardship (1 Pet. 2:17, 1 Cor. 4:2)
  • Alumni
    • Develop content and manage TCA alumni social media platforms
    • Assist with alumni engagement activities (1 Peter4:8)
  • Administrative and other duties
    • Complete monthly expense report
    • Participate in advancement staff meetings and team initiatives
    • Contribute toward TCA Foundation objectives and goals


  • Computer
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook is required
    • Blackbaud Raiser's Edge experience preferred
  • Social media
    • Familiar with social media platforms
    • Create written content, coordinate images, post and track
  • Accounting
    • Develop, track and meet objectives within budget requirements
  • Communication (verbal and written)
    • Strong writing skills required
    • Effectively collaborate with internal departments, vendors and constituents
    • Demonstrate discernment and sensitivity with confidential information
  • Leadership
    • Assist in recruitment of event volunteers
    • Ability to delegate tasks and coordinate volunteer activities
  • Planning and organization
    • Oversee multiple tasks, maintain priorities and meet deadlines
    • Collaborate with team members and other departments to achieve effective outcomes

Required Education, Experience and Qualifications

  • 3+ years experience in planning and executing special events required
  • Non-profit advancement/fundraising experience required
  • Social media account management experience preferred
  • Organized, detailed and deadline oriented, flexible and collaborative
  • Familiarity with TCA community and school policies preferred
  • Agree with and support TCA's Doctrinal, Biblical and Mission statements and Christian values

Physical, Mental and Environmental Requirements

  • Normal physical demands of event planning and event set up including (but not limited to) standing, carrying, loading/unloading and lifting
  • Moving between buildings on campus
  • Work hours may vary depending on event
  • Additional hours prior to, during and after events, including evenings and weekends may be required

Job Details
Position: Events and Advancement Coordinator
Department: TCA Foundation
Reports To: Director of Campaigns
Contract: Full-time (40 hours/week), 10 months (Mid-August through Mid-June)
Salary: Commensurate with experience
Benefits: Health, life, dental and vision insurance, Employer-funded retirement plan, 403b retirement plan, Tuition remission, Paid time-off, School holidays

The intent of this posting is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by employees of this job and shall not be construed as a declaration of the total of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Employees may be directed to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description. Position requires regular and predictable attendance.

If you have applied for a position at TCA within the last 12 months, please contact Dina Brown and ask to have that application submitted for the new position that you are interested in. We encourage you to send a cover letter for the new position, as well as updated references and employment history, if applicable. Depending on the new position that you are applying for, we may have additional application questions that you will need to answer. If so, Dina will contact you.


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