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Education: Higher Education

Chief Development Officer

Perkins School for the Blind
Watertown, Massachusetts

to improving the lives of people with blindness or blindness and additional
disabilities all around the world, Perkins School for the Blind and its four
other operating divisions are driven by a proven team of experts and supported
by a community that’s committed to upholding its core values. Perkins
Solutions, Perkins Library, Perkins International, Perkins eLearning, and
flagship Perkins School for the Blind impact more than 1.1 million individuals
each year in the United States and 67 countries across the globe with the
ultimate goal of maximizing the potential of each person to lead a proud,
productive, and meaningful life in mainstream society. This dynamic, global,
multi-faceted organization operates on the fundamental belief that excellence
in education, tradition, empowerment, integrity, and accessibility combine to
achieve that mission. The Perkins Trust works with donors around the world to
fund local, national, and international programs.

The Opportunity

School for the Blind is seeking a highly organized senior leader to advance its
development goals during an ambitious period of transformation that includes expansion
of the Perkins International mission in support of UN sustainable development
goals; investment in new technologies to improve digital accessibility and
navigation; and the design of social change campaigns to raise awareness of
people who are visually impaired. The Chief
Development Officer
(CDO) will
lead Perkins Trust fundraising activities with individuals, foundations, nonprofits,
corporations, NGOs, and government agencies to support its initiatives, both in
the US and in developing countries, and serve as a key member of the executive
leadership team. The CDO will leverage the unique and historical assets of
Perkins to elevate its visibility on a global scale.

Still Looking

Be considered for future opportunities.

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