The Prairie School is seeking to add a strategic, creative, detail-oriented team player to its fundraising staff. The Director of Advancement oversees the internal operations of the school’s Advancement Office, develops and executes sophisticated annual giving and alumni programming, manages a comprehensive stewardship program, directs the execution of advancement events, and grows and maintains volunteer relationships. He or she will report to the Assistant Head of School for Community Relations and will directly supervise both the Advancement Database Assistant and the Assistant Director of Advancement. He or she will have highly-developed relationship-building skills, demonstrated success in managing both programs and people, and excellent oral and written communication skills. The successful applicant will exhibit a growth mindset and a passion for continuous improvement and innovation.
Qualifications: The ideal candidate will have at least a Bachelor’s degree and seven or more years of fundraising experience.
About The Prairie School
Nestled between two large cities, Chicago and Milwaukee, you’ll find an academic gem along the shores of Lake Michigan in Wind Point, Wisconsin. With a Frank Lloyd Wright architectural design, the 365,000 square foot campus welcomes you with 32 acres of green space. The Prairie School, is a student-centered, college preparatory, independent day school currently serving 650 students from age three through 12th grade. With a team of outstanding faculty from all over the world, a joyous, collaborative work environment, and small classes, the school prides itself on excellent working conditions, with a competitive salary and benefit package that commensurate with experience and degree.