Located in the heart of Washington, DC, Washington International School (WIS) is a coeducational, independent school offering a challenging international curriculum and rich language program from Preschool through Grade 12.
The Director of Alumni Relations is responsible for developing and implementing a comprehensive alumni program. Working in a collaborative environment, the Director will work closely with the Director of Advancement, Head of School, colleagues, and the Board of Trustees to implement all alumni fundraising, events, activities, and communications in order to expand and strengthen relationships with WIS alumni locally, nationally, and globally. The Director will foster consistent alumni engagement and philanthropy.
Specific responsibilities include:
WIS is seeking an energetic, experienced, and visionary professional who can make meaningful and lasting connections with a diverse, and relatively young, alumni population. The ideal candidate will be highly motivated and driven to create an alumni program that supports WIS's strategic objectives.
Candidates must have at least 5 years of fundraising or related experience and have demonstrated success in leading projects and programs. Excellent communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills are mandatory. Proficiency with a Windows computer environment including MS Word and Excel is required. Working knowledge of Blackbaud's Raiser's Edge is desirable. Some evenings, weekends, and travel is required.
Please send a cover letter addressed to Pascale Pritsios Dunaway, Director of Advancement, with salary expectations, resume and list of three professional references.
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