Assistant Director of Advancement

Administrator / Full-Time

Our Sisters’ School, New Bedford, MA

This position reports to and works directly with the Director of Advancement on all fundraising projects to broaden donor base, engage our constituency, and secure funding for the School. This person will work on grants, annual appeal, publications such as newsletter and annual report, event production, volunteer engagement, and public relations. Primary responsibilities include coordinating and expanding grant writing efforts; development and engagement of communication tools and marketing platforms (website, social media, digital and print newsletters, publications) to share our messages effectively internally and externally; as well as fundraising, cultivation and stewardship efforts.

We seek a team player who is meticulous, self-motivated, flexible, creative and forward-thinking with very strong writing, editing, development, marketing, people and project management skills to join our team. We are looking for an exceptional storyteller with a serious commitment to life-long learning who possesses a self-improvement mindset, and who is passionate about the School’s mission, and is interested in building a career in Advancement. This person will be an active participant in our school community (e.g. attend events, community meetings, staff orientation, etc.). The ability to work both independently and with others is essential at OSS, as is a strong work ethic.

Our Sisters’ School

New Bedford, MA
Elementary, Middle School