Employment Opportunities

 

Employment Opportunities

Raising A Reader’s National Office seeks talented professionals committed to realizing the organization’s vision.

DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR

Full-time/Exempt Redwood City, CA

JOB SUMMARY
Reporting to the President and CEO, the Development Director is responsible for developing and leading Raising A Reader’s (“RAR”) annual contributed revenue plan. The Director will contribute to strategy development, build relationships with institutional (corporations, private foundations, and government) funders and major donors, and solicit five figure+ gifts in partnership with the President and CEO and Board of Directors. The Director will have a significant leadership role in RAR’s ability to raise revenue to support the organization’s $4MM operating budget:
Raise contributed revenue to support  annual operations, historically ~$1.5M+; Lead a three year growth fund campaign to support RAR’s new strategic plan, estimated at $3MM; and Indirectly support $2.5MM in earned revenue annually.
The Development Director will provide direction to a grant writer, and indirect supervision to associate team members. This position will be based in the San Francisco Bay Area, CA…..Read full description 

AFFILIATE GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT MANAGER

Full-time/Exempt Redwood City, CA

PURPOSE AND SCOPE
The Affiliate Growth and Development Manager will play an important role in supporting RAR’s earned revenue generating strategies, including sales of RAR’s books and materials to current and new customer affiliates, soliciting restricted private philanthropy, and identifying government sources. This position will also support key activities related to brand advancement and external relations. Reporting directly to the Director of Business Development and Brand, the Manager will assist in maintaining a strong relationship with RAR’s parent organization, Silicon Valley Community Foundation…..Read full description 

ADMIN/ PROJECTS ASSOCIATE (Summer Temp)

Summer Temp, Redwood City, CA

PURPOSE AND SCOPE
JOB SUMMARY Raising A Reader (RAR) is a national nonprofit organization which helps the families of children (ages 0-8) build home literacy routines essential for reading skill development. Through a national network of trusted local agencies (RAR Affiliates), parents learn researched-based book sharing practices. Each week children are excited to …Read full description

DEPUTY CHIEF OF STAFF

Full-time/Exempt Redwood City, CA

PURPOSE AND SCOPE
Raising A Reader (RAR) is a national nonprofit organization which helps the families of children (ages 0-8) build home literacy routines essential for reading skill development. Through a national network of trusted local agencies (RAR Affiliates), parents learn researched-based book sharing practices. Each week children are excited to bring home a…Read full description

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