Director of Development

Job Type: Administrative
Job Category: Advancement
Job Location: Greater Seattle Area

This opening calls for specific administration qualifications set by the school.

CalWest’s partner school in the Greater Seattle Area seeks an experienced Director of Development to start in July 2021.

Required Qualifications

  • A Bachelor’s Degree and/or other educational requirements listed on the job description
  • Requisite skills commensurate with the position
  • A reasonable commuting distance to the CalWest client school, or a willingness to relocate
  • Relevant, recent experience
  • Authorization to live and work in the United States

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 5+ years of nonprofit development experience, preferably in independent schools
  • Database management experience

More about this role…


  • Develop solicitation materials and campaign ads, coordinate communication and dissemination of materials, and personally contact potential contributors
  • Plan and coordinate a variety of fundraising activities and programs
  • Develop marketing materials
  • Oversee alumni relations
  • Ensure that all charitable gifts are received, processed, and acknowledged in a timely manner
  • Liaise between the development and business office