$1 Million. 5 Winners. Two Years to Shape LA.
Submit your idea by March 30, 2018.
Qualified applicants should complete the online application and attach a resume and thoughtful cover letter in the "Resume/CV" field on the "My Experience" page in the application. Internal applicants should apply through cyresource.
The Development Director is responsible for cultivating and soliciting new corporate sponsorships to drive new revenue growth for City Year Los Angeles.
The Development Director will be a highly effective storyteller and relationship builder who can bring to life City Year’s impact in schools using strong presentation and communication skills that capture the hearts and minds of potential corporate partners and inspire them to join City Year through investment of financial resources, in-kind donations, and expertise.
Reporting to the Managing Director of Development, the Director is responsible for leveraging existing site relationships and leading independent outreach via targeted prospecting, conference and event attendance and other activities as needed to build a robust pipeline of potential corporate partners. The Director will develop criteria to prioritize prospects and allocate time and resources appropriately to ensure maximum return for City Year. They will grow and maintain a portfolio of potential partnership opportunities, including benefits and activation concepts that align with City Year program activities and the site’s long-term growth goals.
This position is ideal for someone who is entrepreneurial with proven fundraising/business development experience who is looking to take the next step to grow their skills and impact at one of the largest sites of a fast-paced national non-profit. The ideal candidate is a proactive leader, creative problem solver and strategic thinker with an aptitude for relationship development. The ideal candidate will also demonstrate a passion and commitment to helping students reach their potential.
Support the advancement of City Year’s mission by identifying potential corporate supporters and creating mutually beneficial relationships with them. This will entail working collaboratively across our organization to not only prepare tailored proposals that fit their needs, but also to leverage the necessary support of our board and external champions to ultimately secure successful partnerships for the site.
Corporate Revenue Strategy
New Corporate Sponsorship Cultivation
Existing Partnership Management
Site Support and Leadership
Additional Qualities Needed
Compensation And Benefits
Full time employees are entitled to compensation commensurate with experience. Benefits for full time employees include health insurance with Flexible Spending Account, paid vacation, holidays, parental leave, 401K, and more.
City Year is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to a diverse workforce. Individuals from all backgrounds are encouraged to apply, including persons with disabilities and veterans.
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City Year helps students and schools succeed. Fueled by national service, City Year partners with public schools in high-need communities to help meet the holistic needs of all students. Diverse teams of City Year AmeriCorps members serve as tutors, mentors, and role models, providing research-based student, classroom, and whole school supports to help students stay in school and on track to graduate from high school, ready for college and career success. A 2015 study shows that schools that partner with City Year were up to 2-3 times more likely to improve on mathematics and English language arts assessments.
With our partners, City Year is contributing to a bold vision of what public schools can and should be for all children: places of learning, exploration, growth and risk-taking.
City Year is among the nation’s fastest-growing nonprofit social enterprises. The organization’s 900 staff and 3,100 AmeriCorps members work and serve in 28 communities across the country, including Boston – where City Year was founded in 1988 and is headquartered – and Baton Rouge, Chicago, Cleveland, Columbia, Columbus, Dallas, Denver, Detroit, Jacksonville, Kansas City, Little Rock, Los Angeles, Memphis, Miami, Milwaukee, New Hampshire, New Orleans, New York, Orlando, Philadelphia, Providence, Sacramento, San Antonio, San José/Silicon Valley, Seattle/King County, Tulsa, and Washington, D.C. City Year also has international affiliates in South Africa and the United Kingdom.
A proud member of the AmeriCorps national service network, City Year is supported by the Corporation for National and Community Service, local school districts and private philanthropy from corporations, foundations and individuals. City Year has earned Charity Navigator’s highest rating since 2003, certifying our commitment to accountability, transparency, and responsible fiscal management. Only 1% of rated organizations have received this distinction for more than 12 consecutive years, placing City Year among the most trustworthy nonprofits in America. Learn more at www.cityyear.org , City Year’s Facebook page , on Twitter , and LinkedIn .
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