Job Description

Thursday, September 10

Director of Advancement

Description: The Director of Advancement is responsible for the overall direction and implementation of the School’s fundraising and communication activities.

FLSA: Full-time, Exempt

Reports to: Head of School

Duties and Responsibilities

Fundraising

  • Develop and implement strategies for the annual fund, capital campaigns, and planned giving
  • Develop and implement communications and events to engage alumni
  • Develop and implement communications and events to engage parents

Communication

  • Work with the Advancement team to develop and implement a communications plan including print, web, and social media tools to market the School and reach prospective students, current parents, alumni and other important audiences
  • Oversee the school website and social media accounts
  • Oversee production of the annual alumni magazine

Other Duties

  • The Director of Advancement is a member of the Leadership Team
  • Lead and collaborate with the Assistant Director of Advancement
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • Proven ability to meet and exceed ambitious fundraising and enrollment goals
  • Knowledge of web and social media platforms
  • Excellent administrative and organizational skills
  • Outstanding written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and as a member of a team
  • Ability to effectively manage a demanding workload including multiple projects and competing priorities
  • Ability to think creatively and strategically
  • Strong computer skills
  • A sense of humor
  • A passion for the education of young people

Education / Experience

  • Five or more years experience in advancement or a related field is preferred
  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree

Candidates should send cover letter, resume, and three letters of reference via email to Charlie Britton, Interim Head of School () and include Director of Advancement in the subject line.