Senior Major Gift Officer and Campaign Director

Summer 2020 | Boston, MA
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The Winsor School seeks nominations and expressions of interest for the newly created position of Senior Major Gift Officer and Campaign Director.

About The Winsor School

Winsor-School-students-in-treeThe Winsor School, one of the nation’s leading independent schools, serves 470 academically promising and motivated girls in grades five through twelve. Located in the heart of Boston’s Longwood medical and academic area, Winsor School was founded in 1886 by Miss Mary Pickard Winsor with eight girls in a private home on Beacon Hill. The School grew quickly and today students benefit from its commitment to providing a superior education for girls, inspirational and dedicated faculty, and a talented community. Winsor strives to consciously create an environment of respect and inclusion and to support ethnic, racial, religious and socio-economic diversity among all the constituencies of the School. Winsor supports this commitment through its more inclusive curriculum, success addressing a range of learning styles, the availability of a wide array of diversity efforts and programs, and by participating in the greater Boston community.

In keeping with the mission of the school to develop “responsible, generous-minded women,” Winsor affirms, teaches and values:

Ongoing philanthropic support from alumnae, parents, and friends of The Winsor School makes a significant impact on the daily life of students and faculty and the fulfillment of this vision. Winsor will launch its next major campaign in 2020, and the position of Campaign Director and Senior Major Gift Officer has been created to play a significant role in the strategic planning and coordination of the campaign and ongoing major gift success.

About the Position

Reporting directly to the Chief Advancement Officer (CAO), the Senior Major Gift Officer and Campaign Director (Senior MGO) will work closely with senior-level development volunteers, trustees and other key stakeholders. The Senior MGO will plan and implement strategies for identification, cultivation, solicitation, closure and stewardship of major prospects and donors; will help establish fundraising goals and objectives; and will play a strategic role in strengthening the relationship between Winsor and its constituencies. The Senior MGO will also carry a personal portfolio of prospects and donors and will be expected to meet ambitious fundraising goals.

Key Responsibilities

Campaign Management

Major Gift Portfolio Management

Key Qualifications


All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Please email your cover letter and resume in confidence to:

Tracy Marshall
Senior Vice President, Principal
Development Guild DDI

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