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  • Courtney Schroeder
    Sorry to consolidate several announcements - seemed better than to inundate the whole list with a series of emails. Also, for future reference, if multiple
    Message 1 of 1 , Feb 27, 2003
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      Sorry to consolidate several announcements – seemed better than to inundate the whole list with a series of emails. Also, for future reference, if multiple edupreneurs emails become a hassle, there is a “digest” function on Yahoo that allows users to bundle announcements from any given day.

       

      1. Teach For America – 2 positions
      2. Junior Statesmen opportunity
      3. RISE news & opportunities
      4. CORAL opportunity
      5.  

       

      Position Opening

      Director of Development

      Teach For America-New York City

       

      The Director of Development will work with the Executive Director and manage a development team to significantly grow and maintain a diverse and sustainable local funding base in order to support Teach For America’s largest regional site in New York City .

       

      Teach For America seeks individuals of all ethnic and racial backgrounds to apply for the position. 

       
      About Us

      Teach For America aims to build a movement among our nation’s most promising future leaders to address the gap in academic achievement between students in low-income and high-income areas.  We provide excellent teachers who go above and beyond to ensure that today’s economically disadvantaged students have more of the opportunities they deserve, while at the same time giving our corps members the insight and added commitment that will make them effective lifelong leaders for fundamental change.

       

      As of this coming fall, 3,500 corps members will be teaching in 20 geographic areas everywhere from New York City and Washington , DC , to Los Angeles and the San Francisco Bay Area, to remote areas in the rural South.   In addition, more than 7,000 Teach For America alumni are already assuming significant leadership roles, from inside of education and from other sectors, in the broader effort to improve schools and the conditions facing children in urban and rural areas.  

       

      Founded thirteen years ago, Teach For America is a $30 million organization with over 200 staff members and 20 offices nationwide. 

       

      About This Position

      Specific responsibilities of the Director of Development will include:

       

      • Ensuring that Teach For America grows its funding base to raise $6 million annually in New York City through a combination of foundation, corporate, government and individual support

       

      • Collaborating with the Executive Director, regional board, national president, vice president of development and local development team to create development strategic plans, measures of success, and campaign goals.

       

      • Managing a team to increase individual and corporate giving by:

      o       developing and executing a major donor strategy,

      o       managing the Teach For America corporate partnership program,

      o       building access to senior executives at leading New York City companies; and

      o       working with the national board and staff to run an annual million dollar gala dinner.

       

      • Continually building Teach For America’s knowledge base of current and potential supporters in the regional funding community by:

      o       identifying and contacting new funders,

      o       determining best strategic plans for meeting funding sources, including accessing support from regional and national boards and staffs,

      o       managing the development committee of the regional board.

       

      • Managing the production of high-quality and effective written communication for funders at all stages of the development process.

       

       

      The Director of Development will report directly to the Executive Director.

       

      Qualifications

      We are seeking candidates who demonstrate excellent strategic thinking, have the ability to cultivate high-level relationships, effectively manage others, and who believe deeply in our organization's mission.  In addition, The Director of Development position calls for strong communication skills, and in particular an exceptional writer.  Teach For America makes a particular effort to recruit people of color to apply for staff positions.

       

      Compensation

      Salary for this position is competitive and depends on prior experience.  In addition, a comprehensive benefits package is included.

       

      To apply

      Please visit our web site at http://www.teachforamerica.org/tfa/about/staff.html.

       

       

      Teach For America

       

      Teach For America

      Position Opening

      Director of Major Gifts

       

      Teach For America is seeking an individual with strong strategic thinking and external skills to lead the effort to build and grow a base of major individual gifts.  The Director of Major Gifts is responsible for overseeing a nationwide effort to enlist individual donors in supporting the organization’s growth as it doubles its budget to nearly $40 million annually.

       

      Teach For America seeks individuals of all ethnic and racial backgrounds to apply for the position. 

       

      About Us

      Teach For America aims to build a movement among our nation’s most promising future leaders to address the gap in academic achievement between students in low-income and high-income areas.  We provide excellent teachers who go above and beyond to ensure that today’s economically disadvantaged students have more of the opportunities they deserve, while at the same time giving our corps members the insight and added commitment that will make them effective lifelong leaders for fundamental change.

       

      As of this coming fall, 2,600 corps members will be teaching in eighteen geographic areas everywhere from New York City and Washington, DC, to Los Angeles and the San Francisco Bay Area, to remote areas in the rural South.   In addition, more than 7,000 Teach For America alumni are already assuming significant leadership roles, from inside of education and from other sectors, in the broader effort to improve schools and the conditions facing children in urban and rural areas.  

       

      Founded thirteen years ago, Teach For America is a $22 million organization with over 180 staff members and 20 offices nationwide. 

       

      About This Position

      The Director of Major Gifts is responsible for:

       

      • Working with the President, the V.P. of Development, and a high-level Board of Directors to secure major gifts toward our national operations.

       

      ·        Driving Teach For America’s efforts to grow our donor base in the local communities where corps members teach.  The Director of Major Gifts will work with the 18 regional Executive Directors and the regional advisory boards to develop and grow the base of individual donors who “sponsor a teacher.” 

       

      ·        Overseeing the annual Gala Event.  The Director of Major Gifts will work with the President, V.P. of Development and Board of Directors to coordinate strategy with the event honoree, Board members, and donors.  Past Galas have honored Gerald Levin, CEO of AOL Time Warner, Sir Howard Stringer, Chairman and CEO of Sony Corporation of America, and First Lady Laura Bush.

       

      ·        Developing the systems and materials to cultivate top prospects, including current funders, Board members, and new high level contacts.

       

      ·        Building the base of potential high net worth donors by designing and managing a small gift and alumni gift drive.

       

       The Director of Major Gifts will report directly to the V.P. of Development.  

       

      Qualifications

      Candidates should have exceptional strategic thinking and networking skills as well as excellent written communication skills. 

       

      Compensation

      Salary is competitive and based on experience, and includes a comprehensive benefits package.

       

      To apply

       

      Teach For America

       

      Teach For America

      Position Opening

      Director of Major Gifts

       

      Teach For America is seeking an individual with strong strategic thinking and external skills to lead the effort to build and grow a base of major individual gifts.  The Director of Major Gifts is responsible for overseeing a nationwide effort to enlist individual donors in supporting the organization’s growth as it doubles its budget to nearly $40 million annually.

       

      Teach For America seeks individuals of all ethnic and racial backgrounds to apply for the position. 

       

      About Us

      Teach For America aims to build a movement among our nation’s most promising future leaders to address the gap in academic achievement between students in low-income and high-income areas.  We provide excellent teachers who go above and beyond to ensure that today’s economically disadvantaged students have more of the opportunities they deserve, while at the same time giving our corps members the insight and added commitment that will make them effective lifelong leaders for fundamental change.

       

      As of this coming fall, 2,600 corps members will be teaching in eighteen geographic areas everywhere from New York City and Washington, DC, to Los Angeles and the San Francisco Bay Area, to remote areas in the rural South.   In addition, more than 7,000 Teach For America alumni are already assuming significant leadership roles, from inside of education and from other sectors, in the broader effort to improve schools and the conditions facing children in urban and rural areas.  

       

      Founded thirteen years ago, Teach For America is a $22 million organization with over 180 staff members and 20 offices nationwide. 

       

      About This Position

      The Director of Major Gifts is responsible for:

       

      • Working with the President, the V.P. of Development, and a high-level Board of Directors to secure major gifts toward our national operations.

       

      ·        Driving Teach For America’s efforts to grow our donor base in the local communities where corps members teach.  The Director of Major Gifts will work with the 18 regional Executive Directors and the regional advisory boards to develop and grow the base of individual donors who “sponsor a teacher.” 

       

      ·        Overseeing the annual Gala Event.  The Director of Major Gifts will work with the President, V.P. of Development and Board of Directors to coordinate strategy with the event honoree, Board members, and donors.  Past Galas have honored Gerald Levin, CEO of AOL Time Warner, Sir Howard Stringer, Chairman and CEO of Sony Corporation of America, and First Lady Laura Bush.

       

      ·        Developing the systems and materials to cultivate top prospects, including current funders

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