DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT
The Director of Development is a member of the school’s
administrative team reporting to the Head of School. The Director of Development is responsible for leading the
School’s advancement program as adopted by the Board of Trustees and reports to
the Head of School. The Director will
also be responsible for developing and maintaining active and productive
relationships with board members, donors and administration.
Specific areas of responsibility include:
implements and manages all fundraising activities including annual giving,
endowment and capital campaigns, special projects, and other
all strategies and activities for donor cultivation, solicitation, and
contact with and develops grant proposals for foundations and
and implements parent and class-based fundraising programs within the
a comprehensive planned-giving program as the need becomes appropriate.
Board of Trustees Relations
with the Development Committee of the Board of Trustees and the Head of
School to develop strategies to initiate and meet aggressive fundraising
fundraising training for Trustees and other leadership volunteers.
responsibility for all Development reports to the Board and other
agencies, and attends all Board meetings.
the Board with recommending and researching potential new members.
Development Office Infrastructure
office systems to support all Development projects and operations.
donor and gift record-keeping.
development research activities.
the management of databases and all records, files, and gift processing.
the pledge reminder and acknowledgement programs.
and maintains the alumni database.
and supports an alumni association.
alumni events, collects news and information about the members of the
alumni for publication, and keeps accurate records of the school’s alumni.
with the Parent Annual Fund Committee to identify and train a core group
of volunteers to assist in the Annual Giving, special events and other
fundraising programs as needed.
Public Relations, Marketing, and Advertising
closely with the Special Projects Coordinator, Director of Admissions and
the Head of School to develop public relations plan and an advertising
and oversees production of all major publications, including the Noam
newsletter, the Annual Report, the School’s website, and working with
designers and printers to promote the school’s fund and friend raising
goals and activities.
and implements a communication and promotional plan for the Capital
and implements strategies to promote South Peninsula Hebrew Day School’s
mission to both the internal constituencies of the School and the
community at large.
- A minimum of 3 years
professional fundraising experience, preferably in Jewish environment.
- Proven experience in
designing and managing development and alumni relations programs.
- Experience with developing
and maintaining productive working relationships with board members,
donors, parents, administrators and faculty.
- Excellent verbal and written
- Ability to work as a leader
and as part of a team.
- Familiarity with traditional
submit resume and cover letters to Head of School at firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information about South Peninsula Hebrew Day School,
please visit www.sphds.org .