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Development Manager

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La Vida Scholars
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Lynn, MA
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Published 22 days ago

Primary Responsibilities

  • Develop and execute La Vida Scholars’ annual fundraising plan
  • Secure financial support from individuals, foundations, and corporations
  • Develop and maintain ongoing relationships with major donors
  • Create and execute a strategy for a sustainable base of annual individual donors
  • Manage and execute development special events including LVS’s $45K for 45 Campaign, Giving Tuesday, and more 
  • Oversee a grant writer, assist in the development and tracking of proposals and reports for all foundation and corporate gifts 


Experience, Skills and Characteristics

  • Belief in the La Vida Scholars’ mission, program model, and core values
  • Commitment to a mission and culture rooted in social justice and inclusion
  • Experience in supporting college readiness, post-secondary success, and the acquisition of professional, social-emotional, and self-efficacy skills for young adults
  • Demonstrated understanding of the cultures and communities we serve in Lynn, MA
  • Knowledge of strategies that allow students from underrepresented backgrounds to achieve successful college admittance, enrollment, and retention
  • Excellent communicator, ability to inspire staff as well engage students, community stakeholders, and supporters from a range of backgrounds and experiences
  • Ability to exercise sound judgment, provide strategic thought leadership, and interact well with a variety of constituent groups
  • Self-starter with strong organizational skills and ability to multitask, problem-solve, meet deadlines, and pay close attention to detail


Educational Background and Work Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • 5-7+ years of experience in general development, grant writing/management, special events, marketing and communications, higher education 
  • Knowledge of college access and preparation, higher education, post-secondary education, youth development, and mentoring are strongly preferred
  • Familiarity with target youth population and geography preferred, including Latinx youth and the North Shore of Massachusetts


Primary Responsibilities

  • Develop and execute La Vida Scholars’ annual fundraising plan
  • Secure financial support from individuals, foundations, and corporations
  • Develop and maintain ongoing relationships with major donors
  • Create…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Job Type
    Contract
  • Start Date
    November 1, 2021
  • Application Deadline
    October 31, 2021
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional Level
    Professional

Salary

USD 70,000 - USD 80,000

Benefits

La Vida Scholars offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes fully-funded medical and dental insurance, a flexible work-from-home schedule, generous paid time off (PTO) policy, paid mobile plan, and a student loan repayment program.


La Vida Scholars offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes fully-funded medical and dental insurance, a flexible work-from-home schedule, generous paid time off…

Location

On-site
Lynn, MA, USA

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To apply for this opportunity, please send a thoughtful cover letter and resume to Karen Chacón at karenchaconjr@gmail.com with subject: LVS Development Manager Search.


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