The Associate Director of Institutional Giving will play an integral leadership role on KIPP Public Schools Northern California’s development team, helping to raise significant annual funds from a portfolio of institutional funders.
The ideal candidate must have a passion for building relationships and be an excellent communicator with an eye for details. You will lead strategy and execution of all grant applications, proposals and reporting, as well as rigorously assess the funding landscape for new institutional prospects who align with KIPP’s mission and financial needs.
You analyze the information at hand to create detailed and creative plans, tactics, and solutions. You like research, organization and writing. You enjoy digging into prospective funders’ giving priorities and strategizing fit. You are great at looking for opportunities and uncovering new prospects.
You are extremely organized and exceptional at managing many details at once and multiple deadlines. You help facilitate and track moves management for each funder and use it to triage and make strategic decisions alongside the team. You have a strong commitment to public education, equity and social justice.
This position reports to the Director of Development and will be located at our office in downtown Oakland (BART accessible) with some travel to our 17 (and counting) schools required. The position starts immediately.
Essential Functions and Responsibilities:
Institutional Funder Portfolio
Support External Communications
Physical, Mental and Environmental Demands
Physical: Ability to navigate office and school campuses, and hold meetings in different spaces. Traditionally, much of the day involves sitting. Ability to access and utilize technology. Occasional lifting/carrying of equipment 1-20 lbs.
Mental: Stress of deadlines and normal work standards, ability to analyze problems and generate alternatives, work with interruptions, concentrate for long periods of time, read, calculate, perform routine math problems, memorize and recall objects and people.
Environmental: Office environment subject to interruptions and distractions. Occasional local travel to schools. In an emergency context (e.g., pandemic) work may be conducted virtually fully or partially for extended periods of time or longer, and the expectation is that the individual will establish a productive, remote work environment (e.g., ability to stay connected through different technology means). It may require remote work as current public health guidelines warrant.
Full-time, exempt position based on the Regional Support Office calendar and time-off policy
About KIPP Public Schools Northern California
We are a thriving nonprofit network of 17 free, public charter schools open to all students. At KIPP, we believe all children should grow up free to create the future they want for themselves and that schools can and should be a critical factor in making that vision a reality. Together with families and communities, we create joyful, academically excellent schools that prepare students with the skills and confidence to pursue the paths they choose—college, career, and beyond—so they can lead fulfilling lives and build a more just world.
Our student community consists of over 6,000 elementary, middle, and high school students in East Palo Alto, Oakland, San Francisco, San Lorenzo, San Jose, and Redwood City. 79% qualify for free or reduced price lunch, 23% are multilingual learners, and 10% have special needs. We strive to cultivate a representative team of teachers and leaders that reflect our students’ diversity.
We are dedicated to you and your family's well-being! KIPP offers a competitive salary as well as a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, and transportation benefits.
The Associate Director of Institutional Giving will play an integral leadership role on KIPP Public Schools Northern California’s development team, helping to raise significant annual funds from a portfolio of…