The Education Law Center-PA, a statewide nonprofit legal advocacy organization that has played a leading role on key issues of educational equity and civil rights since 1975, seeks an experienced professional for a full-time development position in our Philadelphia office. The candidate should have 8- 10 years of experience in development for a non-profit, particularly working with individual donors, events and sponsorships, and foundations. The ideal candidate will also have a demonstrated commitment to civil rights, racial justice, and advancing the rights of underserved populations. The mission of the Education Law Center-PA is to ensure that all children in Pennsylvania have access to a quality public education. We focus on underserved students including students in poverty, students of color, students with disabilities, English learners, LGBTQ youth, students experiencing homelessness, and students in the foster care and juvenile justice systems.
Reporting to and in partnership with the Executive Director, the Director of Development is responsible for planning, organizing, and directing all of the Education Law Center’s fundraising, including the major gifts program, annual fund, planned giving, special events, sponsorship, and related donor outreach and communications. The Director works closely with the Executive Director, the grant writing consultant, the communications specialist, and the Board of Directors in development and fundraising efforts. The Director of Development’s primary responsibility will be to expand and diversify ELC’s current donor base and work closely with other team members to secure funding to meet the organization’s financial goals.
The Education Law Center-PA, a statewide nonprofit legal advocacy organization that has played a leading role on key issues of educational equity and civil rights since 1975, seeks an experienced professional for a full-time…
To apply, please submit a letter of interest and a curriculum vitae by email to email@example.com with “Development Director Applicant” in the subject line. Applicants will be reviewed on a rolling basis. The salary is commensurate with experience and generous benefits are provided. Education Law Center-PA provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.
To apply, please submit a letter of interest and a curriculum vitae by email to firstname.lastname@example.org with “Development Director Applicant” in the subject line. Applicants will be…