Development Director – St. Martin de Porres School (Philadelphia , PA, PA)

Fundraising, FT Employee
St. Martin de Porres School (Philadelphia , PA, PA)

The Development Director will report to the Director of Development for the Independence Mission Schools, and work closely and in conjunction with the principal of St. Martin de Porres School as a member of the leadership team as well as the St. Martin de Porres School Board. This position will plan, coordinate, and direct activities that attract the philanthropic support needed to provide sufficient resources for the School to achieve its vision. Specifically, the Director will be responsible for raising funds through the annual giving campaign, the annual gala and the Sponsor-a-Student program. Working with the Board, the Development Director will plan and implement fundraising campaigns that demonstrate vision and initiative by identifying, cultivating, and soliciting individual donors, major benefactors, corporate sponsors, and foundation representatives to support the operational needs of the school.

Qualified candidates will possess a minimum of five years experience in managing institutional development programs, budgets and personnel in an independent school or faith-based, not-for-profit environment; experience building a development program is a plus. The incumbent must have broad exposure to all facets of institutional advancement including annual fund, major gifts, planned giving and public relations. The ability to manage a portfolio of major gift prospects is essential. The successful candidate will have strong interpersonal skills with the demonstrated ability to work effectively with trustees, faculty, administration, staff and volunteers. The ideal candidate will exhibit vision and drive with an entrepreneurial spirit and be committed to embracing the mission of St. Martin de Porres School. Bachelor’s degree is required, appropriate advanced degree preferred.

For a complete Position Description and additional information on St. Martin de Porres School, visit our website at
Qualified candidates may send resume and salary history to:

Tara Sweeney
Lambert & Associates
222 South Manoa Road
Suite 201
Havertown, PA 19083
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