Beaver Country Day School, in Chestnut Hill, grades 6-12, seeks a self-motivated development professional with experience in annual giving-level fundraising who is searching for a position where ideas outside of traditional fundraising are encouraged and supported. The Assistant Director of Philanthropy + Engagement will be an innovative and creative thinker and doer who has a proven track record of success initiating and sustaining successful annual fund strategies. S/he will be intellectually curious and technologically savvy, embodying a desire to be collaborative with all members of the Beaver community.
IDEAL CANDIDATES WILL POSSESS:
Outstanding interpersonal skills, the ability to work well with staff and volunteer leadership, and experience in annual giving-level fundraising.
An entrepreneurial mindset and the ability to succeed in a diverse and dynamic culture.
Frontline fundraising experience and a passion for creating relationships and drawing out the best in Board members, parents, alumni, and colleagues.
An intellectual curiosity, understanding, and enthusiasm for education and Beaver’s academic mission and philanthropic vision.
A sense of humor, flexibility, energy, and strong collaboration skills that include the ability to motivate peers in a culture of staff collaboration for the purpose of reaching common goals.
Effective written and verbal communication skills, with an emphasis on the ability to persuade and influence others around ideas, decisions, and financial support.
Candidates should email a cover letter, resume, and list of four references to Linda Feeley, Divisions Coordinator, at email@example.com. Please include P&E in the subject line.