Chief Advancement Officer

Buckingham Browne & Nichols School

Cambridge, Massachusetts

Promoting a culture of curiosity, creativity and inquiry, Buckingham Browne & Nichols School (BB&N) is a private, coeducational day school for students from pre-k through grade 12. This highly competitive school offers a rich and invigorating educational experience that encourages students to find their unique talents and passions and develop them fully.

There are over 1,000 students from 80 communities attending school on BB&N’s lower, middle, and upper school campuses. Located in the thriving intellectual center of Cambridge, Massachusetts, BB&N students can take advantage of the extensive co-curricular options in athletics, the arts, and community service both on campus and in the Cambridge-Boston area.

Advancement revenue supports the $51 million organization budget with a robust annual fund and major gift program. 15% of alumni are active donors to the school, which indicates significant growth potential.

The Opportunity

BB&N is seeking an experienced strategic fundraiser and manager to guide and grow the Advancement program at the school. This Chief Advancement Officer will bring a proven track record of leadership, a passion for mentorship, and more than 10 years of comprehensive development experience, with at least 5 years on a leadership level, to the position. S/He will engineer a program that uses best practices, focuses on major giving, and implements clear benchmarks for success. Understanding of private school culture, education and alumni relations is important.