Director of Advancement // International School of Brooklyn





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.





Candidate Requirements

Bachelor’s degree

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

Positive attitude

Deep understanding and appreciation of the school’s mission and values


Contact Information:

If you are interested, please email Joe Santos