Full Time

Director of Development and Community Engagement

Epstein Hillel School Six, Community Road, Marblehead MA

Director of Development and Community Engagement

Epstein Hillel School is a vibrant and progressive K-8 community Jewish day school located in Marblehead, Massachusetts. The Director of Development and Community Engagement reports to the Head of School and is a strategic member of the school’s leadership team. This position is responsible for envisioning and implementing the school’s fundraising efforts.

Strategize, track, and participate in donor cultivation and face to face solicitation
Design, implement and manage all fundraising activities, including the annual giving campaign, and annual Gala
Oversee database management for record-keeping of gifts, including gift processing, pledge reminders, and acknowledgment programs
Grow alumni outreach by organizing events, collecting news and information about alumni members and the entire school community, and releasing the monthly alumni newsletter (currently called Mifgashim)
Participate in and report at EHS Board of Directors meetings
Staff a variety of working committees, such as Development, Gala, and Alumni Engagement
Manage grants process, including researching and drafting grant proposals
Establish and foster collaborative relationships and partnerships with other agencies and synagogues as a representative of EHS and its mission
Attend all required faculty/staff meetings and other school sponsored events and programming
Support and represent the mission, philosophy, and core values of EHS internally and in the wider community

Bachelor’s degree or an advanced degree and at least five years similar experience
Outstanding interpersonal skills and the ability to build relationships and work collaboratively as part of a team
Strong organization skills and attention to detail
High degree of integrity and confidentiality and dedication to the mission of Epstein Hillel School
Demonstrated success in project management
Strong self-motivation skills
Excellent verbal and written skills and a demonstrated ability to communicate effectively and relate to parents, students, alumni, staff, faculty, board members and community members
Proficiency with development software. EHS is moving to the Veracross system beginning in July 2022
Fluency with Office software
Flexibility and ability to manage evening and weekend work as needed
Experience in a school setting

Epstein Hillel School is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion or creed, national or ethnic origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, disability, or military service in its hiring, employment or other programs and activities.

Anticipated salary range: $90K-110K to be determined based on experience and education. Epstein Hillel School offers medical and dental insurance, 403b plan, retirement savings plan, long term disability, and life insurance. Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and list of three references via email with the subject line “Director of Development and Community Engagement” to Head of School, Amy Gold - agold@epsteinhillel.org

Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree + Advanced Degree Preferred and 3-5 years of experience.