New Beginnings Family Academy Job Opportunity

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Chief Development & Communications Officer

The Chief Development and Communications Officer must be committed to and advocate for NBFA’s mission to provide students a meaningful, high quality education through experience-based learning that helps develop essential social, emotional and critical-thinking skills.

Reporting directly to the Chief Executive Officer, the CDCO will have the following Direct Reports: Grant Writer, Development Associate and Communications Coordinator.

The Chief Development Officer will be primarily responsible fo fund development and external communications. 

DESCRIPTION

About New Beginnings Family Academy

Opened in September 2002 offering grades K-3, New Beginnings Family Academy (“NBFA”) now offers ten years of active and engaging learning experiences from Pre-K through 8th grade. NBFA is a tuition-free, public charter school, proudly distinguished by:

  • A progressive educational model that weaves trauma-sensitive, emotionally responsive practice into every classroom
  • Social emotional learning steeped in child development best practices
  • Consistent, competitive high-school placement at such schools as Kolbe Cathedral, Hopkins and Fairfield Prep

NBFA is located on an “urban campus” at 184 Garden Street, Bridgeport, CT (within a mile of the University of Bridgeport and the beach at Seaside Park). NBFA is an equal opportunity employer that values a diverse workplace. NBFA respects, values and celebrates the unique attributes of all its stakeholders: employees, students, families and members of its Board of Directors.

Mission-Driven Culture

NBFA employees thrive in a collaborative environment of thoughtful, self-reflective professionals on a mission to change the life outcomes of Bridgeport youth by helping to close the nefarious achievement gap. Our mission is to provide students a meaningful, high-quality education through experience-based learning that helps develop essential social, emotional and critical-thinking skills. This gives all children a foundation to achieve their full potential at every stage of life.

Employee Benefits

NBFA offers a full array of benefits, including:

  • Friendly work environment
  • Medical and dental plan (generous portion of employee premium paid by NBFA)
  • Life & AD&D, Long-Term & Short-Term Disability Insurance
  • Professional Development Opportunities
  • Eight paid national holidays plus the school closes during the last week of the year
  • 3 personal days each year
  • Vacation and sick leave

Job Description

Title: Chief Development and Communications Officer

Reports to: NBFA’s Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

Classification: Staff/Full-time/Exempt/12-month

Summary:

The Chief Development and Communications Officer must be committed to and advocate for NBFA’s mission to provide students a meaningful, high quality education through experience-based learning that helps develop essential social, emotional and critical-thinking skills.

Reporting directly to the Chief Executive Officer, the CDCO will have the following Direct Reports: Grant Writer, Development Associate and Communications Coordinator.

The Chief Development Officer will be primarily responsible for the following: 

Principal Accountabilities:

  1. Fund Development
    • Work with school leaders to develop annual fundraising goals
    • Implement and execute effective long-term, strategic development plan for goal attainment
    • Work with the Board and the Board Development Committee to develop major gift opportunities
    • Secure corporate and foundation grant support for specific programs and services
    • Plan and execute special events
    • Oversee grants management including progress monitoring, grant requests and deadlines, gift reporting, donor acknowledgements and the upkeep of accurate donor records
    • Increase NBFA’s volunteer base and create meaningful opportunities in collaboration with academic leaders
  2. External Communications
    • Implement and execute effective marketing and public relations plan
    • Ensure timely preparation and distribution of all direct mail marketing pieces

Salary Range: $90,000 range commensurate with experience

PROFESSIONAL LEVEL

Professional

MINIMUM EDUCATION REQUIRED

No requirement

HOW TO APPLY

employment@nbfacademy.org
https://www.nbfacademy.org/

Please provide a cover letter and resume.

For more information: https://www.idealist.org/en/nonprofit-job/eed0996cb20843268432bac410d74722-chief-development-and-communications-officer-new-beginnings-family-academy-bridgeport


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