TELECOMMUTE – CA, IN, NV, RI, CO, MA, NM, TX, IL, MS, PA
Development Associate (Geo-Flexible)
I. Overview of Teach Plus
The mission of Teach Plus is to empower excellent, experienced teachers to take leadership over key policy and practice issues that affect their students’ success. The organization empowers expert teachers to advance policy changes and improve instructional leadership and teacher supports; trains and coaches teacher leaders to successfully mobilize and lead teacher teams; and empowers teacher leaders to be change agents among their peers and policy makers. Since 2009, Teach Plus has trained thousands of teacher leaders across the country who are driving policy changes and improving the instructional practices of teachers to create an education system driven by equity, access, and excellence for all students.
II. Position Summary
Reporting to the Director of Development (DOD), the Development Associate will join a growing, collaborative team tasked with scaling up the organization’s Development processes and pipeline to meet an ambitious annual fundraising goal in support of a $9 million annual operating budget. The Development Associate will develop partnerships across the organization to ensure the timely completion of grant proposals and reports, develop and organize resources to strengthen the organization’s ability to pursue new relationships, and help to build and maintain the operational systems required to manage an efficient development department. The position requires a highly organized and self-motivated professional who exercises the highest level of discretion and can work independently while coordinating with team members located in multiple locations. Primary responsibilities include project managing the completion of grant proposals and reports, including providing writing and copyediting support, and operational support to the DOD in meeting the organization’s fundraising goals.
III. Position Responsibilities
Fundraising and Development Support
Project manage the proposal and grants-renewal process, collaborating across the organization to ensure timely submission of grant proposals and reports to funders.
Oversee the curation of Teach Plus’ Development language library and develop tools such as work plans and templates to streamline the proposal and reporting processes.
Maintain accurate and up-to-date grant information in the organization’s database (Salesforce) on prospective and awarded grants, and support the generation of reports for site and national leaders that track progress to goals.
Operations and Administration
In collaboration with the DOD, develop the infrastructure and supports necessary to build the capacity of the organization to meet local fundraising obligations.
Co-develop reports, dashboards to track all grant inquiries, deadlines, and pipeline through the Salesforce database.
Work with the organization’s accounting department to keep track of donations, send acknowledgements of donations to donors, and granting agencies.
Provide ongoing ad hoc support to the DOD, including but not limited to data entry, reporting, and the preparation of meeting materials, presentations, and grant acknowledgement letters.
IV. Skills and Talents
The ideal candidate will have:
A minimum of 2 years of development, fundraising and/or relevant work experience, experience in education, nonprofit or philanthropic organizations, a plus;
Exceptional organizational skills; demonstrated ability to handle multip…
Nonprofit & Philanthropy , Fundraising
CA, IN, NV, RI, CO, MA, NM, TX, IL, MS, PA