Gresham’s School is an historic, thriving and vibrant co-educational school for pupils aged two to eighteen. The School enjoys an enviable setting in the beautiful Georgian market town of Holt in North Norfolk and is surrounded by rolling countryside and a spectacular coastline.
Gresham’s benefits from some outstanding acts of past and current philanthropy and justifiably aspires to be one of the UK’s most dynamic fundraising schools. The Development Office will be key to developing bursary fundraising and generating significant income to continue investing in buildings and facilities.
We are looking to appoint an outstanding Director of Development to lead and manage all of the School’s fundraising and alumni relations activities. The successful candidate will have a thorough understanding of fundraising and a track record of working with high net worth individuals. Importantly, the successful candidate will be a strong leader, team player and strategic thinker.
This is a very exciting opportunity for an individual who will embrace the challenge of growing philanthropic income and continuing to develop a vibrant alumni engagement programme for this ambitious and forward-looking school.
This is a senior appointment and the post-holder will report to the Headmaster and be a member of the School’s Senior Leadership Team.
Further information about the role and details of how to apply can be found at
Interested candidates are invited to contact Peter Lockhart to arrange a confidential discussion about the role:
PeterLockhart@rsacademics.co.uk or call on 07876 354185
Closing date for applications: 23rd May 2019 at 10:00am
Gresham’s School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. The post is subject to an enhanced DBS check and satisfactory references.