Career Opportunities

Do you love working on behalf of children, fostering their growth and development? Do you want a job that is challenging, gratifying, and allows you the opportunity to impact tens of thousands of youth each year? Focusing on our three Pillars of Student Success: Entrepreneurship, Work Readiness and Financial Literacy, JA staff enjoy a culture of mutual respect and co-worker camaraderie.

Development Administrator

Junior Achievement of the Eastern Shore seeks a motivated individual to support the mission-critical, behind-the-scenes work of the organization, contributing to fundraising and day-to-day development operations. Candidates should be familiar with databases, comfortable with other office technology, organized, detail-oriented, and passionate about providing students with the information they need to be successful members of our community.

Title: Development Administrator
Area: Salisbury, MD
Status: Full-Time, Salaried


Qualifications (required)

- Minimum 2 years experience in an administrative, development, or operations position preferred
- Nonprofit experience as an employee, board member, or volunteer preferred
- Basic understanding of nonprofit fundraising principles
- Database experience
- Proficient in Google Docs, Sheets, Slides, and Forms

Qualifications (desired)

- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Ability to work independently while developing and maintaining effective working relationships with co-workers, supervisors, donors, volunteers, and the general public
- Ability to multi-task and shift focus quickly in a fast-paced environment
- Strong detail orientation and organizational skills
- High standards for quality work
- Personable demeanor and excellent customer service orientation
- Sound decision-making ability

Application Process

1. Qualified candidates should submit their cover letter and resume to Kate Bleile at kate.bleile@ja.org no later than 5:00 PM on June 11,
2021.
2. Please use "Development Administrator - " as the subject line. No phone calls, please.

Administrative Assistant

Reporting to the President & Vice President, the Administrative Assistant will support the senior leadership team performing a range of administrative and office support functions. This dynamic position requires the ability to anticipate needs, think critically, and offer solutions to problems with a high level of professionalism and confidentiality. The Administrative Assistant will directly contribute to increasing JA’s capacity to inspire and prepare youth to achieve their greatest potential and realize economic mobility.

Title: Administrative Assistant
Area: Salisbury, MD
Status: Full-Time, Salaried


Primary Responsibilities:

- Manage the organization’s front desk providing exceptional customer experience by welcoming guests, answering phones, accepting deliveries, etc.
- Provide administrative support to the senior leadership team. Areas of support include scheduling meetings, creating win-win situations for direct access to the senior leadership’s time and office, maintaining organization primary calendar, managing incoming and outgoing phone calls, drafting correspondence, creating spreadsheets and presentations, preparation of expense reports, mailing letters & packages, establishing and maintaining electronic and paper files, copying, etc.
- Assist in the management and administration of special projects, as assigned.
- Prepare, manage, and disseminate materials and communications for all Board of Director and committee meetings including agendas, minutes, supporting documentation, presentations, etc.
- Document correspondence, activity, future actions, and contact information in CRM database.
- Manage meeting rooms including scheduling, refreshments, technology needs, etc.
- Coordinate travel arrangements and detailed travel itineraries.
- Assist with basic bookkeeping tasks.
- Ensures materials and reports for signature are accurate and complete; proofreads and checks materials for accuracy, completeness and compliance with organization standards, policies, and procedures.
- Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications (required)

- Associates Degree and/or at least 2 years of related experience
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills*
- Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail*
- Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines*
- Highly proficient with the Microsoft Office Suite*
- Experience working with a CRM system or relational database. Knowledge of Raiser’s Edge or BCRM, a plus
- Prior nonprofit experience a plus
- Passion for and familiarity with the nonprofit sector and Junior Achievement mission*

Application Process

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and resume to Kate Bleile, kate.bleile@ja.org. Complete applications received by Friday, May 21, 2021, will be considered.

Program Manager

The Program Manager leads the Junior Achievement (JA) Program team in the implementation and expansion of JA educational experiences. This position maintains strategic relationships with volunteers, educators, and community partners to ensure that programs are relevant and impactful. The Program Manager works with the Vice President and school district contacts to create the annual program plan providing meaningful experiences for students.

Title: Program Manager
Area: Salisbury, MD
Status: Full-Time, Salaried


Primary Responsibilities:

- Implement programs according to the Annual Strategic Plan.
- Supervise program quantity and quality.
- Manage the members of the Education team working in partnership with the Development and Marketing Departments.
- Establish and maintain strong relationships with educators in all school districts served by JAES.
- Cultivate relationships with volunteers to meet program goals.
- Develop and implement training programs that provide resources and materials to volunteers and educators.
- Maintain communication timelines with volunteers and educators.
- Update and adapt programs to best fit the needs of our schools, educators, and students.
- Assure adherence to program implementation models and file all needed class registration forms to JA USA.
- Solicit feedback from participants through an impact evaluation tool.
- In support of the strategic plan and budget, coordinate with JAES leadership to deliver sales presentations to new school districts, schools, and prospective teachers.
- Develop, coordinate, and implement recognition programs that are of interest and value to participants.
- Work with JAES staff and Board in supporting the financial requirements of the programs.
- Assist all program-related Board committees in carrying out their specific functions.
- Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications (required)

- Bachelors or Associates Degree and/or at least 3 years of related experience*
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills*
- Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail*
- Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines*
- Highly proficient with Google Drive and Microsoft Office Suite
- Familiarity with local schools and businesses*
- Passion for and familiarity with the nonprofit sector and Junior Achievement mission*

Application Process

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and resume to Kate Bleile, kate.bleile@ja.org. Complete applications received by Friday, May 28, 2021, will be considered.

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