826LA is a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting students ages 6 to 18 with their creative and expository writing skills, and to helping teachers inspire their students to write. Our services are structured around the understanding that great leaps in learning can happen with one-on-one attention, and that strong writing skills are fundamental to future success. With this in mind we provide after-school tutoring, evening and weekend workshops, in-school tutoring, help for English language learners, and assistance with student publications. All of our free programs are challenging and enjoyable, and ultimately strengthen each student's power to express ideas effectively, creatively, confidently, and in his or her individual voice.
826LA seeks a Development Manager committed to the growth and advancement of 826LA through fundraising of major and annual gifts from individuals, foundations, corporations, and government sources. In collaboration with the Executive Director and Board of Directors, the Development Manager oversees all aspects of fundraising, marketing, and public relations to support a goal of $1.7M in FY2018.
The ideal candidate must be able to demonstrate they have:
A love of books, writing, and/or publishing. This position is full time, and the flexibility to work some evenings and weekends is necessary.
Benefits include three weeks vacation, participation in 826LA’s health and dental care plan, 401K, and life insurance plan. Salary is commensurate with experience.
In order to be considered for the Development Manager position, you must thoroughly complete this online application, and send the following to [email protected]:
Please note that only complete applications--with cover letter, resume, and references sent to [email protected]--will be considered. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.