Fort Bend Christian Academy is seeking a Director of Advancement.
Fort Bend Christian Academy seeks a dynamic leader who combines strategic thinking with professional expertise and excellent relational skills. Preferably, he or she will have a successful record of fundraising in a non-profit organization. The school seeks candidates who are committed to sustaining a community of giving and implementing fundraising initiatives that support the overall mission and vision of the institution. The ideal candidate will exhibit excellent speaking and writing skills.
Mature Christian who supports FBCA’s Statement of Faith and whose lifestyle is consistent with the school’s Declaration of Values
Master's degree (preferred) or bachelor's degree from an accredited university
Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) or certification through ISM
Excellent managerial skills including at least two years of previous experience successfully supervising advancement staff and managing advancement programs
Minimum of five years proven experience in a broad range of fundraising and advancement responsibilities, preferably with an independent school
Meaningful experience in or knowledge of all key advancement areas - major gifts, annual fund, capital campaigns, special events, alumni and volunteer relations
Previous experience developing a comprehensive advancement strategy that addresses both short and long-term goals
Demonstrated success in exceeding fundraising goals, including major gift solicitations
Excellent written, presentation, verbal and interpersonal skills
Ability to identify and implement best practices for advancement management
Collaborative skills to work effectively with the Head of School, Board of Trustees, faculty, staff and volunteers
Ability to maintain confidentiality and exhibit good judgment in making decisions
Ability to work nights and weekends as needed for events
Knowledge and experience working with Blackbaud Raiser's Edge or other donor management software
Internal Number: Dir of Adv
About Fort Bend Christian Academy
Fort Bend Christian Academy is fully committed to a superior academic experience integrated with a consistent, Christian approach to learning.