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External Relations & Development Manager

  • Full Time
  • Memphis, TN
  • Salary between low 50s to upper 60s depending on experience and qualifications. USD / Year
  • Salary: Salary between low 50s to upper 60s depending on experience and qualifications.

Website Libertas School of Memphis

Libertas is a public charter school serving the Frayser

Role summary and information

Key function: Support the executive director of a high-performing, mid-sized, community-based educational nonprofit organization to engage funders, government agencies, and community partners in support of our mission.

Schedule: Full-time preferable but part-time possible (min. 25 hrs / 4 days  / week). Some flexibility on specific hours/days off-site. Occasional events outside normal school day. Year-round role, but hours may be adjusted during some school breaks.

Reports to Executive Director. Other key relationships include Financial Controller, Director of Operations, Family Engagement Coordinator, etc.

Key responsibilities:

External relations: Engage with external stakeholders to gather or share information (e.g. TN Dept. of Education, Charter School Commission, First 8 PreK partnership, philanthropists, etc). Sift, coordinate reporting requirements among team; utilize internal data to write narratives and complete reports. Support advocacy campaigns by scheduling events with public officials.

Fundraising / Development: Research and draft grant proposals to public and private funders. Conduct donor acknowledgement thank-you / tax letters.

Coordinate fundraising campaigns. Manage online donor platform.

Stakeholder communications: Develop communications for external audiences (beyond parents) such as newsletters and maintaining website. Coordinate with graphic design consultant to produce marketing materials such as promotional videos. Coordinate and publish Board of Trustees related documents.

Special projects management: Support strategic planning process, charter application, etc. Other duties as assigned.

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