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Position: Mission Fed JA Finance Park Implementation Manager

Type: Full Time Monday – Friday with occasional evenings and weekends required for special events and other activities

Position Concept: The Mission Fed JA Finance Park Implementation Manager is responsible for building relationships with educators, teachers, non-profit partners, volunteers and funders. Major emphasis is placed on how to effectively recruit, train and retain high schools, nonprofit entities, and companies to participate in Mission Fed JA Finance Park. Utilizes sales skills such as effective campaigns and presentations, planning, problem-solving, decision-making, excellent communication skills. The Manager will increase public awareness for the program, the need for, and relevance of JA Finance Park in San Diego. In addition, will personally drive and develop fundraising alliances to maximize revenue from current sources of income and develop new income sources. Will develop appeals to individuals, corporate donors, schools and nonprofit partners to reach capital campaign and student enrollment goals.

Program Functions:

 Demonstrates a deep understanding of JA Finance Park value proposition to students, teachers, companies, non-profit partners, and families.

 Ensures that program targets for the number of students served are reached.

 Visits high schools to recruit, train, and ensure effective teacher training sessions.

 Researches, visits and enrolls non-profit partners and companies to bring students and families to JA Finance Park.

 Leads Teen Ambassador Program with the ability to quantify results of pre and post learning as well as monitor results of success.

 Assists in creation of and participates in JA Finance Park education committees to help develop and refine pilot implementation plans.

 Recruits and trains volunteers for JA Finance Park simulation.

 Works with JA USA and other JA Finance Park Managers to implement best practices for implementation including volunteer training, follow up and stewardship.

 Partners with JA Education Managers to add JA Finance Park and JA Personal Finance with a Park simulation visit to existing high school teacher relationships and volunteers.

 Tracks student numbers and percentage of students who receive Free and Reduced Lunch (FRL) or adults and families that are considered low to moderate income (LMI).

 Use of all BCRM elements to track activities and results including identifying, qualifying, cultivating, stewarding and soliciting.Development Functions:

 Responsible for the design and execution of a written personal annual fundraising plan that achieves a minimum of $100,000 in revenue each year for Mission Fed JA Finance Park including capital campaign, endowment, program support or scholarships from individual donors, foundations, corporate partnerships, nonprofit entities, grants and JA events.

 Partners with JA Development Staff to create effective presentations, campaigns, and recognition and stewardship.

 Conducts research to support grant development and expansion and completes grant proposals as needed.

 Use of all BCRM elements to track goals, activities and results including identifying, qualifying, cultivating, stewarding and soliciting.

 Helps to create successful events to attract and thank donors.Required Skill Sets and Knowledge Base:Ability to articulate the JA mission with passion, inspiring others to invest in our cause. Requires excellent public speaking skills and superior ability to present JA impact in an informed and persuasive way.

 Highly professional and ability to engage with various community leaders.

 Ability to demonstrate vision as well as plan and execute strategy to achieve desired results.

 Must be an excellent listener and possess a high level of emotional intelligence and perception at reading people with the natural talent to adapt discussions based on varying audiences.

 Ability to translate various program information and concepts into language that is easily understood and into an investment opportunity, meeting both the needs of JA and the potential investor.

 Ability to work in a high-pressure, fast-paced environment managing multiple tasks in a timely and efficient manner while maintaining flexibility in accommodating the varying schedules of constituents.

 Exceptional written and oral communications skills and strong interpersonal interaction skills.

 Resourceful, results oriented, team-player with a positive can do attitude.

Other JA Duties: The JA Finance Park Implementation Manager is an integral part of the JA San Diego team, is dedicated to the overall mission of the entire operation and assists with miscellaneous items as needed.

To Apply:Experience: 3-5 years of experience working with San Diego schools and/or nonprofit entities.Requirements:Friendly, outgoing, people and customer service oriented team player.Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook for email and calendar. Proficiency working with social media, creating videos, databases or CRM systems preferred.

Please forward cover letter with salary requirements and resume to employment@jasandiego.org


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POST AUTHOR:
Kristi Zimsky

Kristi Zimsky

PR and Social Media Manager

POSTED MARCH 5,2015