Job Opportunity | Development Director

Tess Miner-Farra

Our school is currently seeking a part-time (20hrs per week) Development Director to oversee our donor and alumni relations and manage our fundraising initiatives, including a future capital campaign included in our strategic plan. The successful candidate will be responsible for developing our school’s fundraising campaigns, communicating with current and prospective donors, cultivating family relationships with the school, and leading the planning and execution of a capital campaign for the expansion of our school. If you have a strong background in non-profit fundraising and development, we encourage you to apply. Email resume and references to  Primary Responsibilities & Duties

  • Develop and oversee our annual fundraising initiatives, including tracking of donations and donors
  • Identify prospective individual and corporate donors and develop strategies to cultivate those relationships
  • Maintain ongoing communications with private and corporate donors, including building and managing a donor database
  • Provide timely and accurate reports to administration and Board of Trustees
  • Collaborate with staff on the management and planning of fundraising events and donor reception
  • Develop print marketing collateral related to fundraising in collaboration with our administrative team
  • Other duties as assigned by the Head of School
Skills & Experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree and development experience
  • Foundation relationships and grant writing experience are preferred
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite and database management
  • Excellent written, interpersonal, and verbal communication skills
  • Experience with social media marketing a plus
  • Willingness and aptitude for pitching in wherever help is needed to advance the profile and reputation of our school