Associate Director, Advancement

Watch your career soar as we grow our school!
We invite applications for a full-time position at St. Anne’s School as Associate Director, Advancement with an appointment effective winter 2023.

During the 2023-2024 school year, St. Anne’s School will welcome girls from Grades 5-10 for the inaugural year in our stunning state-of-the-art facility across the road from St. Andrew’s College.

St. Anne’s School seeks a flexible self-starter who will articulate, promote, and create a culture of philanthropy within our newly established community. This unique position requires the expertise, passion, and vision to support the continued evolution of St. Anne’s School in a role that includes developing and nurturing parent relations, annual, major gift, and capital campaign fundraising, and planning donor stewardship events. This individual will work in partnership with the St. Andrew’s College Advancement team and closely with the SAS Leadership team.

Candidates must hold a bachelor’s degree and bring three years of fundraising experience, preferably in an independent school or similar non-profit setting, with a keen focus on donor engagement, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship. We seek a dynamic, flexible, driven, and innovative individual.  As a natural connector, you build relationships, work collaboratively, and have strong communication skills. Adherence to deadlines through solid organization and time management is paramount.  Successful candidates have proficiency in using database management tools, including Raiser’s Edge NXT.

If you can envision yourself being successful in a ground-up fundraising opportunity where you will initially do it all, from folding napkins to raising millions, please consider applying.

Applicants are requested to include a cover letter and resume with their submission to with the subject line “Associate Director, Advancement.” 
Closing date for applications: January 16, 2023
We believe that diversity in our school fosters a rich, inclusive, and creative environment.  We are actively engaged in building a more diverse school and encourage all qualified applicants to apply. By extension, we are committed to providing accommodations for persons with disabilities. If you require accommodation through the recruitment process, please contact Human Resources at 905-727-2580.

At St. Anne’s, we are committed to providing and maintaining a safe school environment for all. Consistent with this commitment, the School has established a COVID-19 Vaccination Policy which requires all employees and students to be vaccinated against COVID-19. Exemption to this policy is based on medical condition or religious/creed. In addition, employees must provide a satisfactory vulnerable sector screening as a condition of employment. 

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