On behalf of our client, Breck School, CohenTaylor Executive Search Services is conducting a retained executive search for its Director, Alumni Affairs & Giving.
Breck School is a nationally ranked preK-12 college preparatory school located on a beautiful campus less than ten miles west of Minneapolis. Deeply committed to inclusion and diversity, the school allocates more than $6.4 million annually to financial aid supporting one quarter of the student body. At Breck, students from more than 65 surrounding communities join together, representing a broad diversity of backgrounds, ethnicities, and religions. The authentic, inclusive, and vibrant community fosters incredible achievement – Breck alumni include 89 Scholastic Art and Writing awardees, five Minnesota Scholars of Distinction or Meritorious Performers, and six International Science and Engineering Fair participants.
Breck School seeks an ambitious and creative leader to serve as its new Director, Alumni Affairs & Giving. Reporting to the Director of Advancement, the Director, Alumni Affairs & Giving develops and implements programs to keep Breck’s 4,000+ alumni informed about vision and progress, promotes their involvement, and generates increased alumni support for Breck School and its mission.
With a broad and deep focus on alumni outreach and engagement, the Director, Alumni Affairs & Giving will be adept at establishing immediate rapport to build meaningful, long-term relationships within the Breck community. A self-starter and executor, they will bring experience in program development, outreach, and engagement, and proficiency with social networking and communications. The ideal candidate will bring an understanding of fundraising and how this role plays into the donor cultivation cycle.