Director of Advancment
Application Deadline : 2019-04-30
Institution : Selwyn House School
The Selwyn House Association, an independent school of 540 boys (K-11) located in Westmount, Quebec, is currently seeking candidates to fill the following position to begin on August 5th, 2019.
Director of Advancement
Job description: The Director of Advancement is responsible for the oversight, planning and implementation of a comprehensive fundraising program that secures significant financial resources to support the school’s mission and vision. The Director of Advancement is also accountable for providing strategic leadership, and the activities associated with the design, organization, implementation, and evaluation of all aspects of individual and corporate giving, corporate partnerships and sponsorships, planned giving, grants, and special events.
Coordinate all fundraising activities with a primary focus on major gifts.
• Director of Old Boy Relations
Supervise the organizing of 11 annual Old Boys’ Reunions across Canada and the United States, where attendance is required.
Supervise special events in Montreal – over 60 athletic, arts, and professional development events and attend about 50% of them.
• Database & Software responsibilities
Responsible for the school’s fundraising database which is Raiser’s Edge NXT, Net Directories, Graduway, iWave, as well as several other online subscription databases for individual and corporate donor databases.
• Other responsibilities
Advancement budget management
Attend Selwyn House Association board meetings each month.
Assistant Secretary for The Veritas Fund – the fund that manages and invests the school’s donations.
• Supervisory duties
Two full-time staff - Director of Annual Giving and Advancement Assistant
Two part-time staff - Publications editor and Archivist.
A minimum of 7 years professional fundraising experience
Proven experience in designing and managing advancement and alumni relations.
Experience with developing and maintaining productive working relationships with board members, alumni, parents, administrators and faculty.
Excellent written English, as well as verbal and communication skills. French is an asset.
Ability to travel and attend events.
Ability to work as a leader and as part of a team.
Please send your curriculum vitae by April 30th, 2019 to:
Andrew Marziliano - Human Resources Administrator
Selwyn House School, 95 Côte St-Antoine Road, Westmount, QC H3Y 2H8
Selwyn House School is a member of the Equal Opportunity Employment Program.
We thank all those who apply, only successful candidates will be contacted.