About the Job:
International School of Brooklyn is seeking a committed and experienced Director of Advancement who will embody, endorse, and advocate for the school’s mission and core values. The ideal candidate will demonstrate personal endorsement of the school’s mission and values and be able to clearly articulate the mission and values to our community. This position reports to the Head of School and serves as a member of the senior administrative team that oversees day to day operations and sets strategic goals and planning for the school.. The Director of Advancement is responsible for developing and implementing a comprehensive fundraising strategy to support the annual fund and capital campaigns. The Director of Advancement also collaborates with the Communications Office, Admissions Office, and other administrators to assist in school marketing, prospective and new family events and other community events, retention efforts, and alumni programming and communication.
Master’s degree preferred
7+ years related professional experience in non-profit fundraising; previous experience in independent schools is strongly preferred
Proficiency in development database and school database software, email communication software, Google Apps Suite, and Microsoft Office
Proficiency in French or Spanish is a plus
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Excellent time management and organizational skills
Experience in grant research, applications, and proposals is a plus
Strong interpersonal skills
Strong collaborative working skills with fellow colleagues
Deep understanding and appreciation of the school’s mission and values
If you are interested, please email Joe Santos.