Assistant Director of Development and Alumnae

Montrose School seeks a mission-driven and enterprising professional with a proven track record of success as its next Assistant Director of Development and Alumnae. This position will play a key role in building the next chapter of the school’s future.  Reporting to the Director of Development, the Assistant Director will serve as both a leadership gift officer and a pivotal leader for the Montrose Annual Fund, Alumnae Relations, the annual Montrose Auction, and the Annual Montrose Golf Tournament. 
Department: Development and Alumnae
Reports To: Director of Development and Alumnae
Status: Full-time, 40 hours
Schedule: Mon-Fri, with occasional evening and weekend hours

As Montrose builds toward an exciting future, this is a thrilling time to join a dynamic new Development team with ambitious fundraising goals. With top-tier faculty, a high-performing student body, winning athletics, commitment to the pursuit of faith and reason, and a reputation for a joyful community, a palpable momentum exists at this moment of the School’s history. The Montrose Board of Trustees is embarking on a strategic planning process, and the Assistant Director will play a key role in capitalizing on the positive momentum and in growing the resources needed to take the school into its next compelling chapter.

This position is a 12-month, full-time benefited position. Our benefits package includes generous paid time off, health and life insurance, a School-sponsored retirement program and tuition remission. 

The Assistant Director of Development and Alumnae’s primary responsibilities are to:
  • Progressively strengthen results for the Montrose Annual Fund in both dollars raised and participation in giving.
  • Work independently and as part of the team to secure annual and leadership gifts and build the pipeline of future philanthropy.   
  • Cultivate, solicit, and close gifts between $500 - $10,000 and share gratitude and steward lead annual donors well.
  • Devise, develop and execute an inspiring alumnae engagement program, and engage young alumnae base by creating meaningful opportunities to reengage with the school and greater alumnae network and promoting participation in giving day initiatives.
The successful candidate will have a bachelor’s degree, a minimum of 3+ years of progressively responsible experience in development, business administration, marketing, nonprofit management, or equivalent experience, and proven success in effectively achieving goals. Capability to practice discretion and confidentiality, when required, is a must. In addition, the Assistant Director must possess an appreciation for all-girls education and the determination to make a Montrose experience available to all, understanding that this unique education has a positive impact on our world; independent school experience is a plus.

The position is based in Medfield, MA, and offers flexibility that includes the opportunity to work remotely part of the week.

Interested candidates should email a resume and cover letter to the Director of Human Resources at All Montrose School employees must undergo a background check and CORI before the start date.