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Job Title:   Director of Development
ONET Job Title:   Marketing Managers
Industry:   Elementary and Secondary Schools
Job Type:   Full Time
Job Location:   St. Thomas
Minimum Education:   Bachelors Degree
Career Level:   Experienced (Non-Manager)
Minimum Experience:   5 Years
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Job Description:

Start Date: July 1, 2020

Salary: Based on experience

Reports directly to: Director of Advancement

Department:  Advancement Office

Position Description: 

Antilles School seeks an experienced and accomplished advancement professional with demonstrated expertise in fundraising, community relations, alumni development, marketing, communications, and events. The Director of Development provides a vision and strategic direction for the development efforts of the school, identifying, cultivating, soliciting, and stewarding support to provide for long-term financial sustainability.  The Director of Development’s personal and professional skills match the School’s culture and will inspire and enable Antilles to achieve its vision for the future through leadership of the Advancement Office.

Primary Responsibilities:

      Works closely with the Director of Advancement and the rest of the Advancement Team including: Director of Communications and Alumni Relations, Events Coordinator, Advancement Associate, and Alumni and Activities Associate.

       Assists with all fundraising, volunteering, alumni activities, and constituent relations.

       Assists with fostering a vibrant culture of philanthropy so that giving time and financial resources is a joyful and meaningful experience for donors and volunteers.

       Assists working with prospective donors to determine their philanthropic interests as related to the School’s fundraising goals and giving opportunities.

       Assists cultivating and stewarding lifelong support and donors for the School.

       Assists soliciting and securing leadership gifts.


       Developing grant proposals for foundations and corporations.

Skills Required

Skills, Qualifications, and Experience:

The Director of Development has an impeccable work ethic, a high-level of analytical ability, and excellent interpersonal, communication, and computer skills.  A successful candidate has the ability to work independently and the ability to forge effective working relationships with a broad range of internal and external constituents. This leadership position requires both big- picture thinking and attention to detail, managing multiple tasks and priorities effectively.  An understanding of, and a commitment to, a culturally and ethnically diverse population is essential.

Qualifications Include:

       At least 3-5 years of experience in development and/or advancement, preferably in an

       independent school.

       A bachelor’s degree required; a master’s degree is desirable.

       Exceptional interpersonal skills and the ability to foster positive relationships

       Excellent oral and written communication skills

       The ability to work collaboratively with coworkers and other school community members

       A strong understanding of donor recognition and stewardship.

       Ability to maintain clear, accurate records, and prepare accurate timely records and reports.

       Understanding of development software and strong computer literacy.

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Company Name: Antilles School
Company Description:
Antilles School is an independent coeducational day school located on St. Thomas, in the US Virgin Islands. Antilles enrolls approximately 425 students in a toddler program through grade 12. Excellence, Diversity and Community are the guiding principles for each day at Antilles. We pride ourselves on inspiring each student to reach his/her potential in a multicultural setting that is one of the hallmarks of our School. Antilles combines educational excellence and character development to transform our students into young adults prepared for college, career, and life. Antilles strives to develop the whole child through challenging academic courses, technology, music, art, and athletics. Antilles School is committed to maintaining an atmosphere of collaborative learning, to building a diversecommunity based on mutual respect, and to fostering social and emotional learning as well as social equity, diversity, and inclusivity into our school life. Antilles School is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Antilles does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law. Employment decisions are decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and demonstrated need.
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