Advancement Director in Gambrills, MD at The Archdiocese of Baltimore

Date Posted: 2/15/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

School of the Incarnation is seeking qualified candidates for the Advancement Director position for the 2021-2022 school year. The Advancement Director works closely with the principal and others to ensure the long-term stability of the school by building relationships with a variety of stakeholders and actively seeking alternative sources of funding. The Director will lead and create structures to cultivate donors, advance fundraising, and actively promote the school to the community at large.


Job Responsibilities:
Responsibilities of this position include but are not limited to the following:

  • Cultivate positive relations among alumni, current and past parents, and community
  • Research and identify a prospect base of potential donors for major and planned gifts
  • Maintain and grow donor database
  • Supervise fundraising activities by increasing annual philanthropic support, major and planned gifts, and private grants to meet measurable goals
  • Explore and develop grant funding sources
  • Develop, manage and implement all aspects of Annual Fund/CFC Campaign (calendar, top donor cultivation, segmentation, theme development, print production, marketing, research, acknowledgements, budget and analysis)
  • Execute gift acknowledgement process and procedures
  • Assist in the development and execution of capital campaigns aimed at maintaining and/or expanding existing facilities.
  • Develop and oversee execution of alumni reunions and gatherings
  • Represent School of the Incarnation in the greater community as needed (parishes, business/leadership groups)

Job Requirements

  • Demonstrated passion and commitment to the mission of Catholic education
  • Bachelor’s degree in business, communications, liberal arts, non-profit management or other related field is required.
  • Five+ years of professional development experience in positions with progressive responsibilities
  • A proven track record in major gift fundraising
  • Ability and confidence to speak to a wide range of individuals
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and GSuite.
  • Experience with a donor management system (preferred).