Director of Development and Community Engagement

Epstein Hillel School | Marblehead, MA, United States

Posted Date 6/20/2022


Director of Development and Community Engagement


Epstein Hillel School is a vibrant and progressive K-8 community Jewish day school located in Marblehead, Massachusetts. The Director of Development and Community Engagement reports to the Head of School and is a strategic member of the school’s leadership team. This position is responsible for envisioning and implementing the school’s fundraising efforts.



  • Strategize, track, and participate in donor cultivation and face to face solicitation 
  • Design, implement and manage all fundraising activities, including the annual giving campaign, and annual Gala
  • Oversee database management for record-keeping of gifts, including gift processing, pledge reminders, and acknowledgment programs 
  • Grow alumni outreach by organizing events, collecting news and information about alumni members and the entire school community, and releasing the monthly alumni newsletter (currently called Mifgashim) 
  • Participate in and report at EHS Board of Directors meetings
  • Staff a variety of working committees, such as Development, Gala, and Alumni Engagement
  • Manage grants process, including researching and drafting grant proposals
  • Establish and foster collaborative relationships and partnerships with other agencies and synagogues as a representative of EHS and its mission
  • Attend all required faculty/staff meetings and other school sponsored events and programming
  • Support and represent the mission, philosophy, and core values of EHS internally and in the wider community  



  • Bachelor’s degree or an advanced degree and at least five years similar experience
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills and the ability to build relationships and work collaboratively as part of a team
  • Strong organization skills and attention to detail
  • High degree of integrity and confidentiality and dedication to the mission of Epstein Hillel School
  • Demonstrated success in project management
  • Strong self-motivation skills
  • Excellent verbal and written skills and a demonstrated ability to communicate effectively and relate to parents, students, alumni, staff, faculty, board members and community members
  • Proficiency with development software. EHS is moving to the Veracross system beginning in July 2022
  • Fluency with Office software
  • Flexibility and ability to manage evening and weekend work as needed
  • Experience in a school setting



Epstein Hillel School is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion or creed, national or ethnic origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, disability, or military service in its hiring, employment or other programs and activities.



Anticipated salary range: $90K-110K to be determined based on experience and education.  Epstein Hillel School offers medical and dental insurance, 403b plan, retirement savings plan, long term disability, and life insurance. Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and list of three references via email with the subject line “Director of Development and Community Engagement”  to Head of School, Amy Gold - [email protected]

Salary90000.00 - 100000.00 Annual
Full Time
Director of Community Engagement | Director of Development | Education - Other
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