Brighter Children (“BC”) was founded in 2013 to identify and support educational entrepreneurs who provide quality education to vulnerable children in some of the most impoverished communities in the world. To date, BC has provided funding to five partner schools in Colombia, Honduras, Kenya and India thus impacting the lives of over 2,000 children.
BC’s development model combines the principles of venture capital with charitable giving to drive holistic, sustainable and scalable impact in the communities they support. As a venture philanthropy firm, BC uses the charitable donations they receive to support education entrepreneurs who are building strong educational programs in impoverished communities around the world.
In the past 7 years, BC has scaled its impact and revenue at a 101% cumulative aggregate growth rate with an all volunteer team.
You can learn more by reviewing BC’s 2019-20 Annual Report.
Calling all pioneers and change agents. Brighter Children is looking for its next champion that will help elevate our mission of Universal Primary Education and bring aligned investors and partners on board. This leader will evangelize the power of education as a ‘great equalizer’, pioneer innovative ‘Venture Philanthropy’, and harness their passion, skills, intellect and network to inspire change. They will have the highest integrity and inspire others to join the call.
Though this Development Director will be BC’s first full-time staff member, the position is already fully funded for the 24 months and will be supported by an organization with over 40 part time volunteer staff, with a 7 year track record, that has already attained Brighter Children’s status as a top 30 percentile non-profit, with 7 figures raised and a GuideStar Platinum Seal of Transparency.
This role will be supported by the Executive Director, Board of Directors, Founder’s Society Investors, Management and Operations team, Advisory Board, Associate Board and more. The role will report into the Executive Director, who in turn reports to the Board of Directors. Together with the Executive Director, this leader will own the development quota and have leadership and oversight of related resources / functions.
This is a rare opportunity to not just join something, but help build and champion a rapidly accelerating and innovative philanthropic startup that shares your values and sees a world where every child has access to quality primary education. We are looking for a performer - salary will be competitive.
The Development Director is responsible for the successful leadership and management of Brighter Children’s development function. They will design, implement, and lead a sustainable development strategy to increase philanthropic revenue from a diverse portfolio of high net worth supporters. They will own all aspects of fundraising: planning, strategy, administration, and early execution. They will need to hit the ground running by managing and developing a pipeline of inbound corporate and private funders so BC can sustain its tremendous growth and impact - specifically - providing millions of vulnerable children with access to quality early education. Key responsibilities include:
3) Relationship Management
The Ideal Candidate
Education and Professional Qualifications
We are committed to your professional growth and fulfillment. We offer a competitive salary and an attractive benefits package:
Please submit a 1-2 page resume and cover letter to email@example.com.
Brighter Children is committed to maximizing the diversity of the organization. BC is an equal opportunity employer and encourages women, minorities, and individuals of all ethnic and racial backgrounds to apply to this position.
Brighter Children (“BC”) was founded in 2013 to identify and support educational entrepreneurs who provide quality education to vulnerable children in some of the most impoverished communities in the world. To date, BC has…