Director of Advancement Communications

Phillips Academy

Andover, Massachusetts

Phillips Academy (Andover) is a world-renowned American boarding school, and is most highly regarded for its rigorous academic program, innovative and versatile faculty, and talented and diverse student body. Founded in 1778, the Academy’s singularity among private independent schools resides in its rich history and core values, which include youth from every quarter, non sibi (not for self), and knowledge and goodness. Putting these values into practice, the Academy provides students with a broad and deep liberal arts curriculum and supportive educational experience, graduating them into the nation’s most highly regarded colleges and universities. Students are called to many tasks and challenges at Andover; ultimately, they will join 22,000 alumni and be called to make a difference in the world.

The Opportunity

The Director of Advancement Communications (Director) is responsible for developing and leading the execution of an integrated, multi-media communication and marketing strategy for the Office of Academy Resources (OAR). The Director will oversee the production of donor engagement and solicitation materials, including those to support a comprehensive campaign and the ongoing needs of the Andover Fund and Parent Fund. The Director will collaborate across OAR departments to develop key messages and create compelling materials that generate enthusiasm and support for the Academy’s highest philanthropic priorities. Seven to ten years or more of direct or related professional experience is required, including demonstrated superior results in environments that point to potential for success.