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Development Director

Waldorf School of Palm Beach

Boca Raton, FL, USA

Full time



Jul 20

The Waldorf School of Palm Beach is seeking a Development Director to provide leadership and support for the mission and next phase of growth for the school. This position serves the Development goals of WSPB including annual giving, fundraising events, donor management and grants. The position reports to the Administrative Director, and works in collaboration with Administration, the Resource Committee and the Board in support of WSPB’s development and fundraising goals.

Summary of Primary Tasks & Responsibilities:

  • Identify, develop and sustain donor relations
  • Manage donor information
  • Manage donor communications
  • Manage calendar of fundraising activities
  • Manage the Annual Fund Campaign

Collaborate with Resource Committee on:

  • Creating the Annual Report
  • Reports to the Board
  • Provide staff support to the Resource Committee
  • Events management
  • Grant management
  • Create an annual Development Plan
  • Coordinate Parent Volunteers

Skills & Qualifications:

  • Prior Development experience
  • Familiarity with Waldorf Education
  • Enthusiasm for the mission of WSPB
  • Experience with database applications
  • Proficiency with online donation platforms and social media.
  • Strong written and oral communications skills
  • Warm, professional demeanor
  • Ability to prioritize effectively
  • Ability to work in a team environment in addition to working independently, using own initiative
  • “Big picture” thinking
  • College Degree or significant experience in similar role

Our School and Community:

The Waldorf School of Palm Beach currently offers Pre-K to Grade 8 education for approximately 140 students. The school is an associate AWSNA member working towards full accreditation. Our wonderful faculty works closely with a very dedicated Board of Trustees and committed parent community. Our school is located in the beautiful city of Boca Raton. Boca Raton is beach living with a rapidly growing economy, abundant public parks and spaces, a vibrant art and music culture, local farmer’s markets and great neighborhoods.

Please contact Wendy Gittleman, Administrative Director at administrator@waldorfschoolpalmbeach.org. Please send a letter of interest and resume.

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