Westtown School, a Quaker, co-ed, private, college preparatory day and boarding school with 700 students from Pre-K through 12th grade, located in Chester County PA, offers a challenging and diverse curriculum that emphasizes action-based education, critical thinking, collaboration, service, and social action. Committed to character innovation since 1799, Westtown inspires and prepares graduates to become stewards and leaders of a better world.
Reporting to the Dean of Advancement, the Director of Capital Giving will be responsible for cultivating relationships that engage prospective donors in our mission and lead to philanthropic support of Westtown School’s operating and capital opportunities. This is an opportunity for a frontline fundraiser to join a collaborative team of 10 highly-motivated advancement professionals. The Director of Capital Giving will identify, cultivate, and solicit leadership annual and major gifts supporting Westtown’s mission.
Qualified candidates will have a minimum of five (5) years of major gift experience required (equivalent experience may be considered). The successful candidate will have an appreciation and passion for the mission of Westtown School, a commitment to the traditions and philosophy of a Quaker educational community and a working style consistent with Quaker values. Must have experience in organizing and working with capital campaigns. A track record of success with securing gifts at $100,000 and above is preferred. She/he must know how to effectively market and communicate the values and mission of the School both internally and externally. Experience managing volunteers, including members of governing boards is essential. A Bachelor’s degree is required. Must be willing and able to travel: 50% of the time (local and national).
For a complete position description, listing of qualifications and additional information on Westtown School, visit our website at www.lambertassoc.com.
Westtown welcomes diverse candidates and encourages them to apply. Qualified candidates may send resume and salary history to: