The ideal candidate will demonstrate: • An understanding of and commitment to North Cross' mission • A proven track record of successful fundraising and outreach activity • Outstanding written and oral communication skills • Intimate knowledge of the philanthropic process • Highly organized and strategic thinking • Ability to quickly assess and solve problems • Ability to manage multiple priorities simultaneously • Leadership presence • A willingness to travel
Education and Experience • 5+ years of development experience in an educational setting • 1 to 2 years of direct management experience • Bachelor’s degree required • Independent school fundraising experience • Familiarity with donor and prospect management software, particularly Raisers Edge • Proficient in Microsoft Office software, including PowerPoint, Excel and Word
Additional Salary Information: Salary is negotiable but commensurate with pay scales in Roanoke, Va.
Start Date: On or after August 1, 2017
North Cross School is an independent, nonsectarian, college-preparatory school that serves children from early childhood through twelfth grade. North Cross provides a rigorous academic curriculum, competitive with the best college-preparatory schools in the Commonwealth of Virginia. While we explicitly recognize the importance of intellectual development and academic achievement, we also strive to... promote personal integrity, empathy, and responsibility to self and community. Through this, our graduates will act as leaders in the local and global communities, persons of intellectual and moral courage, and scholars in the service of others.