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.


Manager, Program Innovation

Report To: Director, Program Innovation

Position Concept: This position 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 and long-term strategic vision. Supports the organization’s program development goals as it relates to the strategic vision for entrepreneurship programming. Carries out all administrative procedures.

In collaboration with the Director of Program Innovation and Vice President of Education, this position supports the design and implementation of Junior Achievement’s entrepreneurship programming, which is moving from its pilot to growth-stage. Duties include, but are not limited to, supporting the implementation of entrepreneurship programs with emphasis on recruiting, training, retaining, placing, supporting, and recognizing volunteers and teachers. Strategic instances of direct student and volunteer support at program sites is an essential function. This will involve occasional evening and weekend site visits.


Manager, Development and partnerships

Reports To: Senior Director, Regional Development and Partnerships

Position Concept: The Manager, Development and Partnerships, will be responsible for coordinating efforts surrounding the identification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of (non-event) companies and foundations, with a primary focus on supporting Junior Achievement’s Finance Park fundraising and partnerships efforts.

A strong candidate for this position must be excellent in verbal and written communications. Proposal writing is preferred. The candidate must also possess the ability to organize and track all activities surrounding the maintenance of donor relationships, including correspondence, proposal submissions, follow up and reporting, and possess organization skills to manage stewardship plans and benefit fulfillments for corporate sponsorships, including naming rights and facility branding.


Education Manager

Position Type: Full-time, Exempt

Report To: Vice President, Program Operations

Location: Fairfax, Virginia

Direct Reports: None

Position Concept: This position is part of a team of on-the-ground Program Managers responsible for the execution and expansion of JA in-classroom programs in the territory of Junior Achievement of Greater Washington in accordance with the organization’s yearly operating plan. The incumbent carries out all outreach, administrative and management procedures to ensure the annual student reach goal. This position must meet a student reach goal within an assigned territory and collaborate towards successful achievement of team-wide goal.

Duties include, but are not limited to, managing programs with emphasis on recruiting, training, retaining, placing, supporting, and recognizing volunteers and teachers. The post assists in developing and maintaining positive school system, educator, and corporate relationships.


operations manager

Reports To: Sr. Director, Administration
Position Concept: Are you an organized, adaptable professional, good at managing multiple tasks, with a desire to work across teams in a fast-paced environment?

An expanding, mission-based nonprofit is seeking the right individual to be an integral component of a busy operations team. The Operations Manager assists with the daily and long-term operational functions of the organization, effectively working with and coordinating between the Operations, Development, and Education departments as needed.

The ideal person is detail oriented and experienced in handling a wide range of operational duties, takes pride in being part of the critical ‘backbone’ of the office, and is capable of working independently with little or no supervision. As the operations manager, this position requires the ability to reach a goal, while being independent enough to find the means. The position requires the ability to interact with a diverse staff in a challenging environment while remaining proactive and resourceful, exhibiting a high level of professionalism.


Education Associate

(PART-TIME, MORNING TEAM)- JA FINANCE PARK® MONTGOMERY COUNTY

Reports To: Program Operations Manager, Finance Park

Hours: 20 hours per week, variable on a pre-determined schedule. The afternoon team works 4 hours per day scheduled between primary hours: 7:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m, 7:45 a.m. – 11:45 a.m., 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m., 8:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m., dependent on the school we have visiting.  Schedule will be provided well in advance. 


Education Associate

(Part-time, afternoon team)- ja Finance Park® Prince George’s County

Reports To: Program Operations Manager, JA Finance Park Prince George's County

Hours: 20 hours per week, variable on a pre-determined schedule. The afternoon team works 4 hours per day scheduled between primary hours: 10:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m, 10:45 a.m. – 2:45 p.m., 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., 11:30 a.m – 3:30 p.m., dependent on the school we have visiting.  Schedule will be provided well in advance.