Bishop England High School seeks a dynamic, energetic Director of Advancement to lead an integrated fundraising, alumni and parent relations, recruitment, and communications program. The Director of Advancement will report to the Principal and serve on the Leadership Team. The Director of Advancement will implement a comprehensive advancement plan that includes traditional and innovative strategies. Key components of this plan should include goals, strategies, and timetables for the annual fund, major and capital gifts, alumni engagement and giving, planned giving, sponsorships and matching gifts. The plan should include a focus on prospecting and tactics to build key relationships with alumni, families, and community, corporate, and foundation leaders. The Director of Advancement will be responsible for building and managing an effective team to drive advancement programs and plan, develop, and execute compelling communications that clearly articulate Bishop England’s priorities.
The Director of Advancement will be a results-oriented professional with energy and vision who will build on the strengths of the existing program to create a highly professional, donor-centered advancement operation with clear lines of communication, efficient processes and consistent follow-through. Working closely with the Principal, an effective and collegial leadership team and an engaged Advisory Council, the successful candidate will take responsibility to initiate action, be highly flexible, and thrive in a collaborative environment. Above all, the Director of Advancement will have a deep and demonstrated passion for the mission and vision of Bishop England High School and the desire for personal and professional growth in this rewarding position.
A more detailed job description can be found here.
Interested candidates should submit a resume, cover letter, and three professional references to Patrick Finneran, Principal, at email@example.com. Application accepted until filled.
About Bishop England High School
Bishop England High School is a Roman Catholic co-educational secondary school founded in 1915. The 40-acre campus is located on Daniel Island, 10 miles from Charleston, SC. As an institution of the Catholic Church, it is the mission of Bishop England High School to foster a faith community characterized by the Gospel message of mutual respect and charity. The school endeavors to promote the spiritual, intellectual and physical growth of the individual through combined efforts of parents, guardians, and faculty by establishing the best possible environment for learning: a climate for safety, trust, and respect for the individual and an appreciation for the acquisition of learning. Tuition assistance is awarded annually to students in financial need wishing to attend Bishop England High School through the generosity of our alumni and donors. To learn more about Bishop England High School please visit the school's website at www.behs.com.