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Education: K-12 / Independent Schools

Director of Major and Principal Gifts

The Bishop’s School, La Jolla, California

Distinguished as one of the most sought-after private high schools in the country, the Bishop’s School is rooted in an Episcopal identity that nurtures students of intellect and character to think independently, learn collaboratively, grow their sense of self, and act with greater purpose. The School is a nurturing academic community that has benefited from the generous financial support of parents, trustees, alumni, and other community members over the course of its rich history. With an endowment standing at just over $63 million and an Annual Giving Program boasting an impressive parent participation rate of 98%, the Bishop’s School is proud of the culture of philanthropy and deep-rooted history it has developed in the last 113 years.

The Opportunity

The Director of Major and Principal Gifts will join a thriving, stable institution that is poised for its largest campaign in history. The Director will work alongside the Chief Advancement Officer and a team of committed colleagues, volunteers, and community stakeholders to maximize the organization’s ambitious philanthropic efforts. An exciting opportunity for a savvy and enterprising development professional to join a collaborative culture with opportunities for growth, this role will have a significant impact on the School’s ability to fulfill its mission both now and in the years to come.

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