Director of Advancement and Communications

The Oxbow School seeks an organzied creative problem solver who can become Oxbow’s next advancement and communications professional. We are above all looking for the right fit for our tight knit creative community of dedicated artists, educators, and students.

This position will help craft and oversee our outreach and fundraising initiatives and strategically position the school in the public eye as an innovative leader in the field of education. The successful candidate will design and implement a cohesive and comprehensive fundraising program while also overseeing strategic institutional communications. This includes: event planning, budgeting, and production as well as board relations, donor relations, alumni relations, media relations, foundation relations, and community relations. Working closely with the Head of School and Oxbow School Board of Trustees, this position will lead the school’s fundraising efforts and events, writing donor appeals and overseeing all special events in order to raise awareness of the school, cultivate relationships, increase alumni support, and raise funds. The Director of Advancement & Communications will work closely with the Oxbow Admissions team, who is primarily responsible for the production of all social media, website, and other online communications, to favorably position the organization as an educational leader deserving of recognition and philanthropic support. The Director of Advancement and Communications reports to the Head of School, and also provides support to the Board of Trustees.