Cape Henry Collegiate in Virginia Beach, Virginia, seeks an Associate Director of Development to lead the over $1 million Cape Henry Annual Fund. With an anticipated start date of July 1, 2018, the Associate Director’s primary responsibility will be to ambitiously increase the annual giving fund each year through community education, broadening participation, and facilitating upward movement through the giving levels.
The Associate Director will administer and lead a stewardship program that educates constituents about the power of giving. He or she will design strategies for recapturing past donors and acquiring new donors towards the goal of growing dollars and participation within each constituency. As a member of the Development team, the Associate Director will manage a prospect pool of new and emerging donors, collaborate with the Director of Development and the Director of Alumni Programs, and assist with volunteer management.
An applicant must have excellent interpersonal skills and a willingness to build genuine relationships with the donor community. He or she must be willing to embrace the School’s mission and educational philosophy and work with high energy, enthusiasm, and flexibility in a team environment that is positive, inspirational, and donor and family centric. The Associate Director must be able to discern work priorities and meet deadlines with little supervision, to think strategically and analytically, and to deal with challenges creatively and effectively. Excellent communication skills and the ability to prepare reports and analyze progress with an eye for detail and accuracy are essential.
A bachelor’s degree is required and preferably no fewer than five years of successful fundraising experience in a nonprofit setting.
Cape Henry Collegiate is an independent, PK-12 college preparatory, coeducational school with over 900 students in Virginia Beach, Va. The School's mission is to know, value, and challenge each student. We commit to building a diverse and inclusive community. We seek to graduate independent thinkers and globally aware citizens.
Please send your letter of interest and resume via email to firstname.lastname@example.org. We look forward to starting the conversation with you.
Cape Henry Collegiate is committed to building a diverse faculty/staff and strongly encourages applications from minority candidates.
Cape Henry Collegiate is a coeducational independent day school with an enrollment of nearly 900 located on a 30-acre campus in Virginia Beach, Virginia. The School is noted for its meaningful honor code, strong academics, competitive athletic programs, commitment to the visual and performing arts, global education, and caring environment.