Campaign Director, College for Every Student

Job Type

Full Time






United States


The Aspen Leadership Group is proud to partner with College for Every Student Brilliant Pathways in the search for a Campaign Director.

The Campaign Director will support CFES Brilliant Pathways’ strategic vision for the future. Working directly with the CEO & President and Executive Vice President for Development, the Campaign Director will develop and implement a fundraising strategy that will grow fundraising from $10 million to $20 million over the next three years.

CFES Brilliant Pathways helps students from underserved communities throughout the United States and Ireland become college and career ready. It supports 25,000 students in 150 rural and urban K-12 schools in 30 states. Each of its schools is led by a CFES Program Director and an in-school team of educators and community members that work with CFES Scholars on mentorship, essential skills, and a pathway to college and career. Since 1991, CFES has helped more than 100,000 low-income youth in 1,500 urban and rural schools become college and career ready.

CFES Brilliant Pathways has ambitious goals for expanding its impact and broadening its reach. The need for the CFES Brilliant Pathways model has never been greater. The challenges for young people today are daunting and require an even greater CFES commitment to address the educational and economic issues facing the United States in 2018.

In order to address these issues, CFES Brilliant Pathways is launching the Brilliant Pathways Campaign. This comprehensive campaign will include all CFES fundraising for the next three years and will raise up to $20M to fund new strategic initiatives and elevate the programmatic activities of CFES.

The CFES Brilliant Pathways central office is located in Essex, New York. Ideally the candidate will live within a commutable distance to Essex, however, the leadership is open to a remote arrangement.

A bachelor’s degree is required for this position as is demonstrated fundraising experience with a track record of success. All applications must be accompanied by a cover letter and résumé.

Professional Level


Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

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