Associate Vice President Fund Development

NYC Leadership Academy
Long Island City
Oct 17, 2016
Oct 19, 2016
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Full Time
Job Board
Associate Vice President of Fund Development

The NYC Leadership Academy (NYCLA) is a nationally-recognized 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization with a clear vision: to support greater academic success for students across the nation especially the most vulnerable through high-quality school leadership. We are firmly committed to preparing and supporting educational leaders so they can catalyze and sustain effective change across their organizations and educate students effectively. We do this by building the capacity of education systems across the country to develop and support their own leaders and bringing a standards-based and social justice-rooted approach to leadership development. Since 2003, more than 40 school districts, state departments of education, universities, and nonprofits in 28 states have collaborated with NYCLA to prepare and support leaders who can transform schools and ensure all students have access to effective instruction and are nurtured socially, emotionally and academically.

Position Summary:
NYC Leadership Academy (NYCLA) is seeking an experienced and a talented development executive to serve as the Associate Vice President of Fund Development, who is the day-to-day strategy lead and relationship manager for the organization's national fundraising efforts. The Associate Vice President of Fund Development is responsible for conceptualizing, crafting, and conveying to a variety of public and private sector funders NYCLA's strategic and operational funding priorities and will develop and implement successful fundraising strategies that are part of a long-term fundraising plan to aggressively grow and diversify NYCLA's funding streams

Develop and implement the organization's development, marketing and communication strategy
Grow our portfolio of donor relationships by identifying, cultivating strong, positive relationships with diverse base of prospective funders, especially among high net worth individuals, foundations and corporate donors establishing a robust donor base
Maximize systems for communicating with all prospective and current donors
Guide the organization's approach to researching, framing, writing, and building budgets , grant proposals, grant reports, briefings, and associated documents
Work closely with the cabinet, CEO and Board to identify new funders, formulate grant concepts, and develop and execute grant proposals and reports
Develop and maintain systems to ensure accountability and help evaluate the effectiveness of the organization's development programs
Collaborate with program staff in the development and execution of proposals
Build and manage relationships with key stakeholders and diverse audiences
Represent the organization adeptly, strategically, and professionally