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Thank you for your interest in a CalWest opening.
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Applying for Position:

This opening calls for specific administration qualifications set by the school.

CalWest's partner school in the Greater Seattle Area seeks an experienced Director of Development to start in July 2021.


  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 5+ years of nonprofit development experience, preferably in independent schools
  • Database management experience


  • Develop solicitation materials and campaign ads, coordinate communication and dissemination of materials, and personally contact potential contributors
  • Plan and coordinate a variety of fundraising activities and programs
  • Develop marketing materials
  • Oversee alumni relations
  • Ensure that all charitable gifts are received, processed, and acknowledged in a timely manner
  • Liaise between the development and business office

CalWest and our partner schools are unable to respond to all applicants.

Candidates may be submitted to multiple positions during their time with CalWest. Also, candidates may not be chosen to move forward in the search they initially expressed interest in pursuing.

Our client schools make the final decisions.

Deciding to Apply

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If you have questions about the qualifications to apply, please contact us at mysearch@calwesteducators.com.