Director of Development, Corporate Giving

Reports To: Chief Development Officer

Position Concept: The Director will help lead the fundraising efforts to support JA programs and events, with a primary focus on corporate giving. Program and event sponsorships bring in approximately $1.5-$2M annually.

Reporting to the Chief Development Officer, and working in collaboration with JA’s current Director of Corporate Giving and Director of Development Operations, the Director will be responsible for assessing event and program sponsorship opportunities, developing and managing sponsorship revenue projections, and managing the donor centric lifecycle and moves management process. With a specific focus on event fundraising, the Director is expected to drive fundraising results through process and project management, committee management, and own a portfolio of ~25-50 organization wide donors and prospects beyond event donors, while overseeing a Manager who will support the Director specifically with event fundraising. The Director is expected to be a seasoned external relationship builder and an experienced closer.

A strong candidate for this position should be a leader with a proven ability to produce outstanding results in relationship management and fundraising from both companies and foundations, and individuals when the opportunity arises. He/she must be able to work across campaigns and departments to foster a culture of collaborative fundraising by managing up, down and out, and will be expected to strategically cultivate new and existing relationships with the end goal of creating long-standing partnerships and sponsorships on behalf of JA.

This position needs a leader that can develop, initiate, and maintain fundraising plans while working with leading experts on our dynamic, best-in-business Board of Directors. This is a unique opportunity that allows one to be a leader in business while supporting a meaningful cause of empowering our region’s young people to own their future.


Manager, Program Engagement

JA Finance Park® Montgomery County

Reports To: Senior Education Director, Capstone

Position Concept: JA Finance Park is a dedicated facility for immersive personal financial education. In partnership with Montgomery County Public Schools, the facility operates a daily, digital ‘real-life’ simulation, that is a culminating experience to multiple hours of classroom curriculum serving nearly 12,000 students each year. 

In concert with the Education Department, the Manager of Program Engagement  implements and facilitates the execution and expansion of JA® programs in the territory of Junior Achievement of Greater Washington in accordance with the organization’s yearly operating plan.

This particular position is responsible for representing JA Finance Park in the community; working with teachers to prepare for JA Finance Park and recruiting corporate, parent, and community volunteers to sustain the program on a daily basis. The ideal candidate will have superior communication skills and the ability to build rapport between and with the JA Finance Park Montgomery team, the Education Department, as well as external JA constituents. The post requires a person with great attention to detail, the ability to plan multiple, overlapping programs during the course of a year, and the skill to forecast volunteer demand and build a pipeline to meet that demand.

This position is located in Silver Spring, MD.


Manager, Administrative Operations

Reports To: Sr. Director, Administration

Position Concept: Are you an organized, flexible professional, good at keeping multiple balls in the air, with a desire to work with diverse personalities in a fast-paced environment? A busy executive team is seeking the right individual to handle the organization’s administrative functions while supporting its senior leaders. Though serving primarily as the President’s executive assistant and the backbone of the office, this person will also assist with and steward the organization’s day to day relationship with its Board of Directors. The role requires working closely with the Sr. Director of Administration, as well as other team members, to support all interactions with the Board of Directors, ensuring they have the right tools to effectively engage in the mission of the organization.

The ideal person will be detail oriented and experienced in handling a wide range of administrative and executive level support-related tasks; and will be able to work independently with little or no supervision. You must be flexible and enjoy the challenges of supporting a driven, fast-paced CEO. The position requires the ability to work in a challenging environment, handling interactions with a diverse set of stakeholders while remaining proactive and resourceful, exhibiting a high level of professionalism and confidentiality. The position works closely with leaders of the Greater Washington business community. 


Education Associate

Part-time, afternoon Team - JA Finance Park Montgomery County

Reports To: Program Operations Manager, JA Finance Park

Position Concept: Junior Achievement Finance Park is a state-of-the art, youth financial literacy center in Silver Spring, Maryland. Over 12,000 Montgomery County 7th grade students will visit the center in 2018-2019. Volunteers from the community and school teachers mentor students through this experience. This position is part of a team that facilitates the JA Finance Park simulation. Responsibilities include collaborating with the afternoon staff during afternoon changeover, securing essential data and feedback, providing structure and support throughout the simulation for volunteers, teachers and students, and preparing the facility for the next day, including use by sponsors and other groups.


Education Associate

Part-time, afternoon Team - JA Finance Park prince george’s county

Reports To: Program Operations Manager, JA Finance Park

Position Concept: Junior Achievement Finance Park is a state-of-the art, youth financial literacy center in Landover, Maryland. Over 9,000 Prince George’s County 8th grade students will visit the center in 2018-2019. Volunteers from the community and school teachers mentor students through this experience. This position is part of a team that facilitates the JA Finance Park simulation. Responsibilities include collaborating with the morning staff during afternoon changeover, securing essential data and feedback, providing structure and support throughout the simulation for volunteers, teachers and students, and preparing the facility for the next day, including use by sponsors and other groups. Additional responsibilities can include daily set-up and training volunteers and students. The incumbent is responsible for engaging and shepherding middle school students through the JA Finance Park experience.