Interim Director of Advancement & Alumni Relations

Gray Academy of Jewish Education Abe and Simkin Circle A100-123 Doncaster Street , Winnipeg MB

Employment Opportunity

Interim Director of Advancement & Alumni Relations

Term Position October 2024 – October 2025


Gray Academy is more than a school. It is a foundational pillar of community building. A place where lifelong relationships are formed. Building, nurturing and enhancing those relationships is key to the long-range success and sustainability of Western Canada’s only Junior Kindergarten – Grade 12 Jewish day school.


The Interim Director of Advancement & Alumni Relations will be guided by a comprehensive strategy and help lead exciting initiatives to build stakeholder engagement and support charitable giving to Gray Academy.


Duties and responsibilities include stewardship, leading and advancing philanthropic opportunities, data management, grant writing, event planning and fostering and cultivating relationships with alumni towards volunteer engagement so that Gray Academy continues to be integral to their lives beyond graduation.



  • University Degree and/or commensurate experience in fundraising or related field.
  • Proven track record of strategic planning, program development, grant writing, event planning and fundraising, preferably in a school or not-for-profit environment.
  • Exceptional communication and relationship building skills.
  • Energized by Gray Academy’s mission, vision and values (alumni background is an asset).


What we offer

  • Guided transition to role during summer/fall
  • A supportive, collaborative team environment
  • Flexible work schedule
  • Opportunities to innovate, developing vital programs from the ground up


How to apply

Interested applicants should submit a letter of interest with a current resume to Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.


We thank all candidates for their interest. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.