12 September 2022
Vice President of Advancement

VICE PRESIDENT OF ADVANCEMENT
Miami, Florida
 
Our client is a prestigious private school with about 1700 students and is representative of all areas of Miami-Dade County.  They were established over 6 decades ago.  They have engaged ttg Talent Solutions to find their next VP of Advancement
 
The new Vice President of Advancement will focus on growing philanthropic support and establishing a strategic array of fund-raising activities while encouraging alumni, parents, and friends’ involvement and participation. Through funds raised, the Vice President will help to advance the strategic plan of the school while connecting with all our alumni by building long-standing relationships that begin on graduation day and extend throughout their lives.
Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited University
  • 7 years experience in fundraising activities 
  • Experience thorough knowledge of advancement with proven fund-raising abilities with a complete understanding of advancement activities
  • Experience with sophisticated computer-based advancement platforms
  • Strong relationship-building and communication skills
  • Experience with, and responsibility for large campaigns and major gifts
  • Managerial skills with the ability to lead, supervise and guide the advancement team and envision the makeup of the department in the future
  • Willingness to travel domestically
Specific responsibilities of the Vice President of Advancement will include:
 
Advancement
  • Developing and executing a strategic plan for advancement. Work with the President and other school leaders to determine fundraising priorities through campaigns, annual giving, gifts from corporations, and gifts and grants from foundations.
  • Managing, staffing, organizing, and executing the school’s fundraising efforts, including capital campaigns, annual fund drives, scholarship fundraising, Caring Hearts fundraising, and project campaigns as needed.
  • Manage a team of direct reports that currently include the Associate Director of Advancement and the Alumni Director, along with some indirect report support personnel
  • Cultivation and solicitation of leadership gifts.
  • Launch a robust planned giving program
  • Overseeing the departments expenditure and budgeting
  • Creation of a plan to grow our endowment
  • Continue to develop and improve our prospect contact plan and procedures including trend analysis, contact planning, database management, and solicitation planning
Alumni Relations
  • Alumni Relations goals are to
    • foster lifelong relationships with alumni to help support our school through a mutually beneficial relationship
    • Garner alumni support in numerous ways, not just fundraising.
    • Enabling alumni to act throughout the community as our school ambassadors
  • The Vice President of Advancement will oversee and manage the Alumni Director and assist in achieving their goals:
    • Develop alumni feedback strategy
    • Develop a clear, measurable plan for alumni relations including the development of new activities, spiritual support, and alumni networking
  • Develop and execute a continuum of events and activities that engage alumni throughout their lives
  • Building the institution's Event Marketing Plan
  • Enhancing communication with our alumni and our friends
 
Compensation
Salary, Benefits, PTO and more (all under review)
 
Apply
Please send your updated resume in a word document. 
 
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