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Director of Development and Communications

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Overview  

The Partnership for After School Education (PASE) is a child-focused organization that promotes and supports quality afterschool programs, particularly those serving young people from underserved communities. We do so by working with the adults in children’s lives, ensuring they are prepared, trained, and capable of providing high-quality services.  

For 27 years, PASE has helped the dedicated individuals who work in afterschool programs gain and develop the skills they need to provide high-quality, content-rich programmatic experiences to youth in out-of-school time, building a stronger and more resilient afterschool field. As a network leader, PASE collaborates with hundreds of community-based organizations, corporate partners, and higher education, governmental, and philanthropic institutions. Through these partnerships, PASE is able to provide the more than 1,600 community-based organizations in our network with the support they need to provide the 500,000 young people in New York City’s afterschool programs with the opportunities they deserve.  

Afterschool transforms young people’s lives. PASE transforms afterschool. Consider joining a team committed to building brighter future for the young people of New York City.   

Position Overview  

PASE seeks to hire a Director of Development and Communications to create and execute fundraising and communication strategies in partnership with the CEO, aiming to achieve annual development targets (e.g., amount raised, number of new donors, number of events) and to elevate PASE’s reputation, brand and impact. The successful candidate will be an excellent writer, a seasoned fundraiser, and a strong relationship-builder. 

PASE provides a competitive salary commensurate with experience. Benefits include health insurance, generous vacation and sick time, 10 paid holidays, opportunities for professional development, and a 403(b) savings plan. 

Primary Responsibilities 

  • Work closely with CEO in all aspects of individual and institutional fundraising. 
  • Identify, develop, write, and maintain all governmental, corporate, and foundational grants that support programs and operations.  
  • Oversee the execution of the PASEsetter Awards Benefit. 
  • Lead and direct the execution of an annual communication plan, including strategic efforts to increase PASE’s visibility and enhance PASE’s brand. 
  • Write and/or oversee development of articles, reports, and other documents that position PASE as a thought leader. 
  • Create and maintain all marketing materials pertaining to individual giving. 
  • Oversee PASE’s Junior Board, including regular meetings and special events.  
  • Liaise with and provide ongoing support to PASE Board of Directors. 
  • Manage donor management database in Salesforce. 
  • Identify and manage consultants, interns, and volunteers to support development and communications projects as needed. 
  • Other duties as assigned. 

Qualifications and Requirements 

  • Bachelor’s degree required 
  • At least five years of work experience  
  • Evidence of collaborative teamwork, initiative, critical thinking, good judgement, consistency of output, timeliness of follow-through, and strength of written and oral communication skills 
  • Excellent attention to detail  
  • Ability to set clear priorities and excellent organizational and time-management skills 
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a collaborative team 
  • Flexibility and willingness to adapt to changing circumstances, expectations, and priorities 
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills to effectively and positively interact with diverse constituents 
  • Knowledge of and commitment to the work and mission of PASE

Overview  

The Partnership for After School Education (PASE) is a child-focused organization that promotes and supports quality afterschool programs, particularly those serving young people from underserved communities. We do so by…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required

Salary

$65,000 - $80,000

Location

Temporarily Remote
Work must be performed in or near New York, NY
Associated Location
120 Broadway, New York, NY 10271, USA

How to Apply

PASE is an equal opportunity employer. Send a cover letter with your salary expectations and resume to resumes@pasesetter.org. Please include “Director of Development and Communications” in the subject line. 

If you are excited about this position but feel you may not meet all the requirements, please apply anyway. We welcome candidates with a variety of backgrounds and experience. 

PASE is committed to maintaining a diverse staff and lifting up the leadership of people from communities historically underrepresented.  

PASE is an equal opportunity employer. Send a cover letter with your salary expectations and resume to resumes@pasesetter.org. Please include “Director of Development and…

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