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Position Title: Development and Communications Manager
Reports to: Deputy Director, Development and Administration
Location: Venice, CA
Status: Exempt (salary) employee
Hours: 40 hours per week
Summary: Safe Place for Youth (SPY) provides critical resources and a caring connection to homeless and at-risk youth ages 12-25. Trauma-informed care, positive youth development and low-barrier programs offered at SPY’s Drop-In Center are seen as a first step to engage youth experiencing or at-risk of homelessness into a continuum of supportive services. Since it was founded in 2011, SPY has been growing steadily and is now the leading service provider for homeless youth in West Los Angeles.
The Development and Communications Manager will be responsible for securing financial support from individuals, major gifts, corporations, event-based donations, program-related fundraising efforts, and in-kind contributions. In addition, this person will drive organizational advancement through communications, digital marketing and public relations. The Development and Communications Manager will work closely with leadership across the organization to increase visibility of SPY’s community and youth efforts by delivering SPY’s external key messages to a variety of stakeholders and assist in building the brand/cultural identity through traditional and new media channels. This position will also manage special events, including planning, coordination and implementation.
Job Qualifications and Experience:
Health, dental, vision, paid holiday and vacations, 403B plan
Applicants should send a resume and cover letter outlining how they meet the specific requirements of the position and why they are passionate about Safe Place for Youth’s mission to [email protected] with the subject line “Development and Communications Manager”
Safe Place for Youth, a project of Community Partners® is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. In addition, the organization will consider for employment-qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring.