Development Director, Program Sponsorships

Reports To: Vice President of Development

Position Concept: The Director of Development, Program Sponsorships will lead the fundraising efforts to support JA programs, with a primary focus on corporate and foundation giving. Program sponsorships bring in approximately $2.5M annually.

Reporting to the Vice President of Development, and serving as an integral member of the Development Team, the Director will be responsible for assessing program sponsorship opportunities, developing and managing the program sponsorship revenue projections, and managing the donor centric lifecycle and moves management process. With a focus on corporate and foundation prospects, and a primary focus on JA’s signature Finance Park program, the Director is expected to own a portfolio of ~100 donors and prospects, while overseeing a Development Manager who will support the Director with research, proposals, contracts, scheduling, stewardship and meetings/tours. The Director is expected to be an external seasoned relationship builder, and an experienced closer, as the Director will serve as a lead gift officer with the VP of Development and the President and CEO for these efforts.


Director, Operations

Reports to: EVP & COO

Position Concept: Are you an organized, adaptable professional, good at overseeing and managing competing tasks across multiple teams? Do you like to ensure a well-coordinated and productive environment that facilitates long-term success?

An expanding, mission-based nonprofit is seeking the right individual to be a leader-doer on a busy Operations team. The Operations Director assists with the daily and long-term operational functions of the organization, effectively working with and coordinating between the Operations, Development, and Education departments on a daily basis. The position requires the ability to interact with a  diverse staff and external partners in a challenging environment while remaining proactive and resourceful, exhibiting a high level of professionalism.

The area of responsibility for this role is wide and requires thorough knowledge of company processes. The ideal candidate is an excellent leader with the ability to synchronize varying operational activities to determine efficient procedures. Your organizational, communication, and leadership skills are second to none and you enjoy developing solutions that push innovative boundaries. You’ll work closely with the COO to strategize and develop long-term plans that usher in new levels of productivity and success at JA.

The right person is detail oriented, experienced in handling a wide range of operational duties, takes pride in being a critical member of the team, and works independently with little or no supervision.


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, Program Operations

JA Finance Park® Montgomery County

Direct Reports: 4 Part-time employees

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 Operations 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 position is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the JA Finance Park program including managing and supporting the part-time Education Associates who implement the JA Finance Park program each day. The ideal candidate is a positive, customer service oriented person who has the skills to adapt quickly, problem solve on a daily basis, and maintain a cohesive working environment.

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.