Development and Partnerships Manager

Job Type
Deadline for Applications
How to Apply
See instructions on our website.
Where to Apply
Full-time, Remote

LEAD Edu (LEAD) is a US-based nonprofit organization that is building a generation of ethical, empathetic, and entrepreneurial global leaders. We have two core programs: LEAD Hubs and LEAD Learning. LEAD Hubs provide low-income, high-potential youth with a transformative education, pairing elite sport and academic training with leadership
coursework and pathways to post-secondary education and career opportunities. At present, we support two LEAD Hubs in Liberia and Morocco that educate, train, and feed 240 boys and girls. Through LEAD Learning, we deliver leadership content to primary and secondary students across the world. To date, LEAD Learning has impacted more than 135,000 children in Liberia, Morocco, and Bangladesh. LEAD Edu is currently supporting the growth of its Liberian and Moroccan Hubs, revamping LEAD Learning’s curriculum
and program strategy, and exploring opportunities for expansion into new markets for both programs. By 2035, we will have thousands of leaders changing policies and systems in their positions of political, economic, and social power.LEAD Edu seeks a Development and Partnerships Manager who will thrive at a dynamic, international nonprofit. We are at an exciting take-off moment as an organization: we have recently secured substantial funding to develop our campuses in Liberia and Morocco, add multiple full-time staff, and maintain a significant financial runway in the coming year–allowing us to invest in program innovation and growth. We are searching for an ambitious, impact-oriented Development and Partnerships Manager who can take our fundraising to the next level as we enter this new phase of our work.As the sole full-time development staff member, the Development and Partnerships Manager will work closely with the Executive Director and the LEAD team to shape our development strategy and drive development activities. Specifically, the Development and Partnerships Manager will deliver in the following areas:
1. Secure and increase funding to support LEAD’s operations and growth ambitions (in partnership with the Executive Director);
2. Review and update LEAD’s development strategy in line with growth, diversification, and impact goals;
3. Review, update, and manage systems required to implement fundraising activities.Please see our website for the full job description and application instructions: