|Chief Development Officer|
|America Needs You|
|Development and Fundraising|
America Needs You (ANY) fights for economic mobility for ambitious, first-generation college students. We do this by providing transformative mentorship and intensive career development that ensures first-generation students stay in school and build the skills necessary to prepare for long-term careers.
Founded in 2009, ANY has grown nationally and currently operates in New York, New Jersey, Illinois and California, and we will be scaling our program in these locations to serve 1000 students nationally by 2021. Our team is made up of mission-driven, hard-working individuals and we are driven and inspired by our shared values of excellence, community, integrity, curiosity, accountability, and data and results. Visit www.americaneedsyou.org to learn more.
The Chief Development Officer (CDO) will design, lead, and implement a sustainable development strategy to increase ANY’s philanthropic revenue from a diverse portfolio of sources. The CDO will achieve this goal by enhancing existing fundraising strategies and developing new, innovative approaches to create a strong support base for ANY. The CDO is also responsible for the ongoing development, refinement and scaling of ANY’s national communications plan and will guide the strategy for all communications, website, public relations messages and collateral.
Reporting directly to the CEO, the CDO will serve as a member of Senior Staff, contributing to overall organizational strategy, and will foster a culture of philanthropy across the ANY team. The CDO will manage our national Development and Communications team and partner with local Executive Directors on development and communications strategies, ensuring that the local teams are equipped with the tools, resources, and insights to meet their goals.
A successful Chief Development Officer will achieve the following outcomes of employment:
In order to achieve the preceding outcomes, this hire will hold the following responsibilities:
Using the link below, please upload a resume and thoughtful cover letter, outlining how your skills and experience meet the qualifications of the position and stating how you heard about this opportunity, both in Word format, addressed to Kimberly Harris. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.
ANY offers a competitive salary and benefits, commensurate with experience and skills.
At ANY, we are committed to cultivating an environment where diverse perspectives and backgrounds are embraced, acknowledging that a team reflecting diversity of race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, age, gender, marital/domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, and veteran status allows us to serve our communities better. To that end, we welcome and encourage applicants to bring their authentic selves when considering employment opportunities at ANY without fear or concern of discrimination/harassment.
About Commongood Careers
America Needs You has partnered with Commongood Careers to conduct the search for a Chief Development Officer. Commongood Careers is a mission-driven search firm that supports the hiring needs of high-impact nonprofits. With an approach that leverages robust talent networks, recruitment and search management expertise, and a deep understanding of our clients’ missions and cultures, we help organizations secure the talent they need to create greater social impact. Since our founding in 2005, Commongood Careers has led more than 800 searches at 300 organizations in 33 states, making us one of the most experienced and dedicated nonprofit search firms in the country. Learn more about nonprofit job opportunities at Commongood Careers.
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