Major Gifts Officer

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 to the Director of Major Gifts, the Major Gifts Officer (MGO) will manage a portfolio of alumni and parent leadership gift prospects of over $100,000. Working collaboratively and strategically with colleagues in the Office of Academy Resources, faculty, senior leadership of the Academy and volunteers, the MGO will secure the resources necessary to maintain the Academy’s place at the forefront of private secondary education. No less than five to seven years of successful fundraising experience working in the development or academic advancement fields is required; a minimum of three to five years’ experience identifying, cultivating, and soliciting major gifts is preferred.