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DEERFIELD ASSOCIATES has been retained by Milton Academy, located in Milton,
Massachusetts, to conduct a national search for a Director of Development. Established in 1798,
Milton Academy is an independent, co-educational boarding and day school, serving 1,000
students K–12, on a 125-acre campus eight miles south of Boston. K–8 at Milton Academy
includes approximately 300 students; the Upper School (grades 9–12) includes approximately
700 students. Approximately 50 percent of Upper School students are boarding students and
thirteen percent are international students. Students from 31 states and 25 countries attend the
Upper School. Milton Academy faculty, 140 in the Upper School and 43 in the Lower and Middle
schools, work closely with students and support extraordinary personal growth. Milton provides a
powerful academic experience in a warm, supportive environment. Milton graduates credit
Milton Academy with developing their abilities as critical and creative thinkers, as well as their
confidence to lead lives guided by Milton‘s motto, ―Dare to be true. The value of Milton's
endowment was $325 million as of June 30, 2020. In fiscal year 2020 the Annual Fund raised
$5.5 million. The financial aid budget for the current year is $12.1 million. The 2020-2021
operating budget is $69 million. On June 30, 2020 Milton successfully completed a $175 million
campaign, raising $182.7 million. For more information about Milton Academy please visit .

The Office of Development and Alumni Relations at Milton Academy seeks an experienced,
strategic, pro-active, flexible, results-oriented development professional to serve as Director of
Development. The new hire will work closely with the Chief Advancement Officer, Leadership
and Annual Giving Officers, Director of Planned Giving, the Head of School, high level
volunteers including trustees, and other members of the development team. We seek an engaging
and dynamic leader who will embrace the mission of the School, represent Milton‘s values to all
constituencies and work closely and effectively with the Chief Advancement Officer in raising
the resources required to achieve the School‘s goals, building on the strengths of the recent
campaign and reinvigorating an aspirational program by playing a key role in our next set of
strategic ambitions. The primary responsibilities of this high visibility hire include strategic
planning support, disciplined organization and implementation of all initiatives that are part of a
comprehensive leadership/annual and planned gifts program, front-line major gift fundraising
with high-level solicitations, and effective leadership and management of staff. The new hire will
be a true ‘player/coach‘ who will be responsible for a select portfolio of 75 prospects with the
potential to give gifts of $100,000 to $1,000,000 (or more) along with managing, leading and
coaching a team of ten (10) professionals. This opportunity is available immediately and will be
filled upon completion of a comprehensive national search. For a full search announcement of
this high-profile position, please visit:

Milton Academy offers a dynamic and supportive work environment, competitive salaries and a
generous benefits package including medical and dental plans, retirement plan and paid vacation.
Milton Academy welcomes candidates who would add to the intellectual, racial, cultural, and
gender diversity of the school community. Milton Academy is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

To explore this superb career opportunity on a highly confidential basis, please send your resume
and letter of interest along with a list of references (which will only be contacted if mutual
interest is determined) to: Doug Cooney, Executive Search Consultant, DEERFIELD ASSOCIATES
Executive Search, Inc., 572 Washington Street, Suite 15, Wellesley, MA 02482 Telephone: 781-

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