Director of Development
Alexandria Country Day School, serving approximately 215
students in grades K-8 in Alexandria, VA, seeks an experienced
professional to lead its development efforts. The Director of
Development will serve as part of the Advancement team and will
have responsibility for ongoing fundraising and special event
activities. Key tasks will include managing and soliciting
gifts for the Annual Fund, planning and executing larger-scale
campaigns, organizing special fundraising events, cultivating
donors throughout the ACDS community, and nurturing our alumni
base. The Director of Development reports to the Director of
Advancement, but in this small K-8 school is a crucial member of
the administrative team and will work closely with the Head of
School and Board of Trustees as well.
Candidates should possess a B.A. degree, three or more years of
nonprofit fundraising experience, superior written and oral
communication skills, be highly organized and detail-oriented, have
exceptional interpersonal skills, and be a team player.
Previous experience in independent school fundraising is
preferred. We are eager to consider applications from
traditionally underrepresented groups.
Candidates should send a cover letter and resume to Scott
Baytosh, Head of School, at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please
include “Development Director” in the subject line. No phone