Director of Development

  • Savannah Christian Preparatory School
  • Savannah, GA, USA
  • Jul 22, 2022
Full time Advancement

Job Description

Goal:  To create and manage all SCPS and LRLA fundraising programs.  

Essential Functions

  • Oversee the daily operations of the department creating a supportive climate for the school and its mission
  • Develop and implement plans and programs for cultivating new and existing relationships over a broad constituent base (grandparents, parents of alumni, special friends) for involvement in annual giving, capital campaigns, projects/initiatives, and planned giving programs
  • Execute follow-up on all gift pledges
  • Keep faculty and staff informed of and active in development efforts
  • Oversee the management of databases as it relates to families, friends, alumni, donors, and volunteers
  • Create and implement a strategic fundraising plan for SCPS including GA GOAL, Annual Fund, and Capital Campaign
  • Plan, develop, and implement strategies for obtaining donations
  • Identify, solicit, steward, maintain, and upgrade annual giving donors
  • Identify, cultivate, and solicit major gift prospects (current parents alumni parents, corporations, and foundations)