DIY Girls’ mission is to increase girls’ interest in technology, engineering and making through innovative educational experiences. DIY Girls provides STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math)-based educational programs and workshops designed to promote girls’ engagement and exploration with technology, encourage self-confidence and support aspiration to technical careers.
The Development and Communications Manager will directly support the Executive Director and Board with meeting or exceeding the yearly revenue targets while identifying strategies for year to year growth. This position will also be responsible for overseeing the successful implementation of DIY Girls’ marketing and communications activities. In this newly established role, the Development and Communications Manager will supervise a Development and Communications Coordinator and contracted consultants as needed.
This is a full‐time (40 hours per week), Exempt level position. Salary: $55,000-$70,000, dependent on experience. Benefits include: Vacation Time; Sick Time; Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance; Life Insurance. This position will report to the Executive Director and will be temporarily remote until DIY Girls resumes our work in person, at which point, the position will likely be hybrid (remote and in-person). The office is located in Pacoima (Northeast San Fernando Valley region of Los Angeles).
The key tasks and areas of responsibility include, but are not limited to:
Fund Development (80%)
Marketing and Communications (20%)
This is an extraordinary opportunity for an individual with a passion for DIY Girls’ mission, excellent organization skills, consistency, and reliability. The successful candidate will effectively lead and manage development and communications activities, partner with the Executive Director and Board, and work collaboratively with the team.
Specific requirements include:
Please email a resume, cover letter briefly describing your experience and interest in the position, and two writing samples (including at least one grant proposal sample) to [email protected] with the subject line “Development and Communications Manager.” Any application missing requested documents will not be considered. Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, so applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.
DIY Girls is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of DIY Girls to provide all persons with equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability, age, veteran or marital status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.