Pathways LA is a non-profit organization working to ensure that all children have access to quality, developmentally appropriate, and educationally stimulating childcare. Founded in 1978 by educator and activist Bea Gold, Pathways LA was an early leader in promoting childcare programs that are inclusive of all children, including those with special needs. Pathways LA promotes strengths-based education and best practices for child development by assisting vulnerable working families, supporting childcare providers and educational services, and advocating for economically resilient communities.
Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, the Director of External Affairs is responsible for planning, organizing, and directing all of Pathways LA’s fundraising activities including, annual fund, foundation grants, special events, major gifts, planned giving, and communications. Highly collaborative, the Director works closely with the CEO and the Board of Directors in all fund development endeavors. The Director also oversees the communications and marketing functions and builds strong relationships with the community and external stakeholders.
ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES
Development Strategy & Fundraising
Communications & Organizational Leadership
Pathways LA is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Pathways LA does not discriminate against any person because of race, creed, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age, political affiliation or citizenship. All qualified applicants, including minorities and women, are encouraged to apply.
Compensation & Benefits
Salary is commensurate with experience. Pathways LA offers a generous benefits package including vacation and sick time, paid holidays, medical, dental, vision, 403B retirement contributions, life insurance, accident insurance, long term disability insurance, flexible spending accounts, Employee Assistance Program (EAP), and Adoption Assistance Program.
Envision Consulting was retained by Pathways LA to conduct the search for their incoming Director of External Affairs.
Apply for this position here: https://www.envisionnonprofit.com/we-re-recruiting/pathways-la---director-of-development-and-communications/?id=3299538