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Benton Hall Academy

Director of Fundraising and Marketing

Benton Hall Academy


Job Summary

Benton Hall Academy (BHA) is a small, nonprofit school for students who learn differently.  We are looking for a driven individual to create a clear BHA brand and to raise funds for the organization. The position reports to the Head of School.

Job Responsibilities

Responsibilities include:

  • Creating a clear brand and marketing strategy to increase enrollment and awareness of BHA in the community
  • Identifying and researching potential funding sources to understand the types of activities they typically support and writing appropriate proposals for funding from those sources
  • Implementing  promotional efforts to drive enrollment and build brand awareness
  • Directing fundraising programs including the annual Food for Thought fundraiser
  • Identifying, recruiting, and organizing event sponsors, volunteers and other appropriate individuals to support and staff fundraising activities
  • Maintaining the database that includes alumni and friends of BHA to ensure accurate contact information and to track donations and participation in BHA events
  • Organizing campaigns and events, including events for alumni, that will lead to donations and/or greater awareness of BHA
  • Facilitating a culture of appreciation towards donors and volunteers among the staff at BHA


  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing, fundraising, development or related field
  • Experience in a fundraising, marketing, or development position
  • Creativity and persuasion skills
  • Detail-oriented
  • Good organizational and follow-through skills

Additional Information


Medical and Dental

How to Apply

Send resume and any other relevant information to James Purcell, Head of School, at j.purcell@bentonhallacademy.org




  • Date Posted: January 18, 2023
  • Type: Full-Time
  • Job Function: Communications / Marketing / PR
  • Service Area: Education
  • Start Date: 02/06/2023
  • Salary Range: 60,000 plus
  • Working Hours: 40 hrs/wk