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Advancement Director in Baltimore, MD at The Archdiocese of Baltimore

Date Posted: 8/28/2018

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Job Description

St. Michael-St. Clement Catholic School located in the Overlea area seeks dynamic candidates for the positon of Advancement Director. This full time position, reporting to the school Principal; will concentrate on planning, management, coordination, and evaluation of the enrollment management, marketing, development, communications and constituent/public relations programs of the school.


  • Responsible for the planning, management and implementation of the marketing, recruitment and retention of students. This includes but is not limited to open houses, campus visits and tours, re-registration, brochure creation, etc.
  • Working closely with key volunteers, coordinate the external and internal marketing efforts and initiatives that attract and retain students in sufficient numbers to support the programs of the school.
  • Plan, collect data, make projections and report enrollment management data.
  • Responsible for the planning, management, and implementation of all fundraising initiatives.
  • Plan, manage, and implement annual giving, major gifts, and events. This includes, but is not limited to: prospect identification and research, cultivation, solicitation, gift processing, acknowledgments and stewardship.
  • Works to create and support a culture of philanthropy within the school.
  • Promote understanding, acceptance and support of the vision and mission statements, and objectives of the school
  • Set priorities to meet annual goals
  • Database management: oversee the management of databases as it relates to enrollment management and development, especially the updating and maintaining of the alumni database

Job Requirements


  • Successful experience in enrollment management, development, sales, marketing, communication, and/or volunteer management.
  • Ability to appreciate and communicate a passion for Catholic elementary education
  • Bachelor’s degree in related field
  • Demonstrated leadership and effectiveness in developing and accomplishing organizational goals
  • Ability to build a team, effectively recruiting and managing volunteers
  • Superior communication skills, ability to conceptualize and execute strategic plans, the ability to interact confidently and effectively with school staff, students, donors, trustees, school administration, the media and alumni
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel) and the Internet
  • Experience in a parochial or not-for-profit environment preferred.