Director of Advancement

St. Matthew's Parish School
Pacific Palisades, CA United States

St. Matthew’s Parish School seeks a dynamic, creative and entrepreneurial professional with a successful record of fundraising, including planning and executing a development program and a capital campaign as its next Director of Advancement.  Throughout the school’s seven decades of existence, parishioners, students, and faculty have been struck by the beauty of the surroundings, students are actively engaged in learning, dedicated and caring teachers create innovative lessons each day, as well as the pervasive warmth of the St. Matthew’s community. Today there are 350 boys and girls enrolled in preschool through eighth grade. For more information about St. Matthew’s Parish School, please visit

Reporting to the Head of School and as a member of the senior leadership team, the Director of Advancement is responsible for overseeing and executing St. Matthew’s development activities including major giving, annual fund, corporate and foundation relations, alumni relations, and special events as well as a future capital campaign. The Director of Advancement will supervise a staff of two including the Associate Director of Advancement and the Alumni and Special Events Coordinator. The successful candidate should have strategic planning skills and be capable of working with the Head of School, Board members and other administrators to develop and implement clear annual fund and development goals, systems and priorities. A passion for working in early childhood education and with families is highly valued. A Bachelor’s degree is required; an advanced degree is preferred.  The salary range is $150,000 to $175,000 based on experience.

Contact Information

St. Matthew’s Parish School has retained Morris & Berger to conduct the Director of Advancement search.  To view the full position description, please visit: To apply, please submit an application, including a resume and a letter of interest, in confidence to Morris & Berger through their website: