Director of International Advancement

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

Reporting directly to the Secretary of the Academy, the Director of International Advancement (Director) is responsible for developing and overseeing the implementation of strategies and tactics designed to strengthen relationships with international alumni, parents and friends who will become significant donors to the school. The Director will conceive, lead, and execute initiatives that will yield significant gifts from these benefactors, and successfully coordinate the international activities of senior Academy leaders, faculty, and volunteers. Seven to ten years or more of direct or related professional experience, along with an expertise in business and an understanding of analytics, is required. Experience in international fundraising is preferred.