Phillips Academy seeks candidates for the role of Major Gifts
Officer (MGO.) The MGO will manage a portfolio of alumni and parent
leadership gift prospects ($100,000+). Reporting to the Director of
Major Gifts, and working collaboratively and strategically with
colleagues in the Office of Academy Resources, faculty, senior
leadership of the Academy and volunteers, the MGO will secure
resources essential to maintaining Andover’s place at the forefront
of private secondary education.
Minimum Job Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree required. Minimum
5-7 years of successful fundraising experience, in development or
academic advancement fields. Minimum of 3-5 years’ experience
identifying, cultivating, and soliciting major gifts is highly
desired. Ideal candidate will have excellent written and oral
communication skills. Knowledge of fundraising databases and
Microsoft Office. Strong organizational skills; attention to
detail; ability to work independently with minimum supervision.
Demonstrated ability to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines.
Excellent interpersonal skills and commitment to being a member of
the OAR team. This position is based in Andover, MA with regular
travel required. Full background check required.
If interested, please complete an application as well as submit
a resume and cover letter outlining the reasons for your interest
in this position via http://www.andover.edu/employmentopportunities
As the COVID-19 pandemic persists, our top priority is safety.
Accordingly, the Academy will require, subject to disability and
religious accommodation exceptions under federal and state law,
that all new employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.
Phillips Academy is an equal opportunity employer. Phillips
Academy is an intentionally diverse and inclusive residential
community “committed to creating an equitable and inclusive school
in which students from diverse backgrounds, cultures, and
experiences—including race, ethnicity, nationality, gender,
socioeconomic class, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion,
and ability—learn and grow together.” The ideal candidate supports
the inclusive and diverse nature of the community. Any offers of
employment will be contingent upon successful CORI/SORI and
fingerprinting background checks as well as unrestricted
authorization to work in the United States.