St. Francis School is a co-ed, non-denominational, Independent School founded in the Progressive tradition that is committed to equity and justice and located on two campuses in Louisville, Kentucky. St. Francis School seeks a Director of Advancement, which is a key School leadership position that splits time between the two campuses. This position oversees all the fundraising and constituent relations aspects of the school and acts as the leader of our Capital Campaign. In addition, the position oversees the overall image and brand of the School and manages the creation and placement of all advertising, marketing, PR, and communications, with three direct reports including the Marketing and Communications Coordinator, the Director of Annual Giving and Events, and the Director of Alumni and Stewardship. We seek candidates who are passionate, energetic, and outgoing; possess outstanding oral and written communication skills; enjoy working collaboratively; and have an interest in developing and practicing cultural competence. At minimum, a B.A./B.S., 5 years’ experience in Marketing and Communications, and 10 years' experience in Development, including Major Gifts experience, are required. Please send resume and cover letter to Alexandra Thurstone, Head of School, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Minimum 10 years' experience in Development and 5 years' experience in Marketing/Communications; major gifts experience required; Independent Schools experience preferred
Additional Salary Information: Depends on experience
About St. Francis School
St. Francis School is a co-ed, non-denominational, Independent School founded in the Progressive tradition that is committed to equity and justice and located in Louisville, Ky. Our campuses are in two locations -- Goshen (Preschool-8th) and Downtown (High School). We are "The School of Thought", where intellectually challenging academics foster critical, independent thinking. St. Francis is characterized by personal attention, small class sizes, diversity, commitment to community service, student-centric extracurricular activities, and outstanding teachers who are dedicated to their subject areas and their students. In its Mission and in its classrooms, St. Francis School cultivates a joyful, compassionate, intellectual community that celebrates individuality and inspires independent thinking for life.