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Job Posting: The Challenge Program, Inc. Seeking Manager Of Program Development in West Virginia

         The Challenge Program, Inc. Seeking Manager Of Program Development in West Virginia

 The Challenge Program, Inc. is a non-profit organization that partners with business to motivate high school students to excel both in and out of the classroom.  This partnership creates good habits in high school students and provides tangible results to business for their investment.

The program, currently in its eighth year, operates in WV, PA and OH and has been presented to over 325,000 students. For additional information, contact The Challenge Program at (814) 533-7401, or via email at grandinettib@tcpinc.org.

 JOB DESCRIPTION

 POSITION SUMMARY:

This position assists in the development and implementation of The Challenge Program, Inc. operation and fundraising activities.  

 POSITION STATUS:

Work is performed under the general direction of the Executive Director. The manager of program development is expected to identify new donors and organize initiatives to solicit funding and assist in coordinating school visits and events. The manager of program development is expected to demonstrate initiative, creativity, dress in a professional manner and present a positive image as a representative of The Challenge Program, Inc.

 POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:

The program manager will assist in a wide range of duties including, but are not limited to the following:

  • Developing a fundraising plan;
  • Secure business ambassadors for school outreach;
  • Create and sustain  relationships with business, school and community stakeholders donors;
  • Prepare and provide approved  news releases to media;
  • Assist in compiling and  maintaining accurate contact database information;
  • Schedule and coordinate events;
  • Conduct orientation and awards  assemblies;
  • Prepare fundraising packets and  information for mail-solicitation programs.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • BA/BS in business or marketing  and at least one year of directly related experience;
  • Outstanding organizational and communication skills;
  • Self motivated, flexible, and  willing to travel and work evenings, if required;
  • Ability to communicate clearly  and concisely both verbally and in writing;
  • Ability to deal tactfully and  courteously with education and business leaders and to establish and  maintain a positive working relationship with other employees of The      Challenge Program, Inc.;
  • Ability to maintain  confidentiality with information related to The Challenge Program, Inc.

For further information or to submit your resume, e-mail Barbara Grandinetti, Executive Director of The Challenge Program, Inc. at grandinettib@tcpinc.org

 

 

 

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