The Director of Advancement is responsible for and reports to the Head of School concerning the development and implementation of the overall fundraising, marketing, and messaging plan to help sustain and grow the school long term. The Director of Advancement works collaboratively with other departments and senior administrators to ensure congruence with the school’s mission. This position works to build a culture of philanthropy in the school community. This position works closely with parents, fellow administrators, community stakeholders, teachers, and students.
Candidates should submit their application, resume, a cover letter, and a writing sample via either email or via US Postal Service to Thor Kvande, Head of School. Grace-St. Luke's Episcopal School 246 S Belvedere, Memphis, TN 38104. A full job description is available upon request. Please, no phone calls.
The ideal candidate will have the following:
3-5 years experience in development/marketing/PR and/or education
Demonstrated ability to plan and execute annual fund and capital campaigns.
Bachelor’s degree required, Master's preferred.
Strong written and oral communications skills
Ability to work successfully with parents and children
Good judgment & strong sense of customer service
High level of organization, be extremely attentive to detail, and adept at multi-tasking
Sense of humor and positive outlook
Ability to work with fundraising databases, Raiser's Edge preferred.
Additional Salary Information: Salary is commensurate with experience