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Description: Forest Lake Education Center (FLEC) is seeking a full-time Director of Development. The Director of Development works closely with the Principal and the School Board Development Committee to oversee and manage all aspects of FLEC’s development and fundraising program. The Director of Development will think strategically and practically to design and implement a comprehensive and results-oriented development plan that includes both traditional and innovative strategies. Key components of this plan should include: strategic planning, goal setting, timetables/deliverables for the FLEC annual campaign, and managing major and capital gifts. The plan should also include a complementary focus on prospecting and tactics to build key relationships with current families and alumni, as well as community, corporate, and foundation leaders. This position is a locally funded, 12 month position with benefits, reports to the Principal and sits on the School Board appointed Development Committee.
About FLEC: FLEC is a PK-8 Seventh-day Adventist Christian school located in Longwood, Florida, with an enrollment of 660 students and staffed by 44 full and part-time classroom teachers. Our mission is to provide an Adventist education that promotes academic excellence and nurtures a love of God and service to others. Located just 8 miles north of Orlando, FLEC is centrally located near all of the area’s famous attractions, beaches on both coasts, and minutes away from Forest Lake Academy, Adventist Health System headquarters, and 8 Florida Hospital campuses
Experience: · Proven track record of fundraising success, particularly by securing major gifts, successfully managing campaigns and engaging a community of motivated supporters.
· Minimum of 5-7+ years of increasing responsibility in non-profit fundraising, preferably within an elementary school.
· Excellent managerial skills including at least 5 years of previous experience successfully managing development staff and volunteers.
· An active member of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in good standing who believes and supports the Adventist Church.
Contact:Chris Juhl1275 Learning Loop
Longwood, FL firstname.lastname@example.org