Executive Director
Princeton, New Jersey, United States

Job Summary

Occupation Executive
Specialty Executive Director
Salary 45,000 – 50,000 yearly
Location 08648, Lawrence Township, New Jersey, United States
Visa Sponsorship No

Job Description

Last Update: 1/11/24
The Lawrence Township Education Foundation (LTEF), a nonprofit 501c3 organization, is seeking an Executive Director (ED) who can advance the LTEF further along our successful path to supporting the public schools of Lawrence Township, NJ.
The ED provides leadership and management of the LTEF, ensuring successful execution of its mission to foster educational excellence, creativity, and achievement in Lawrence Township Public Schools. Reporting to the Board of Trustees, which sets the organizationÆs strategic direction, the ED will have extensive operational responsibility for LTEFÆs activities, including financial reporting, donor cultivation and engagement, and event management. The ED will initially develop deep knowledge of LTEF core programs and operations and will work closely with teachers and administrators in the Lawrence Township Public Schools. The ED will actively engage and energize LTEF volunteers, board members, event committees, partnering organizations, and funders. As the sole staff member of LTEF, the ED serves as the hub for communication with multiple audiences and stakeholders.

Fundraising: develop and manage fundraising campaigns, write grant proposals, and facilitate donor relations; update donation portal; maintain DonorPerfect database; acknowledge all donations
Event planning: Organize Transportation and Logistics of annual fundraisers including venue, permits, games, raffles, insurance, secure sponsors and donors, publicize, attend, and execute event
Grant-making: Engage regularly with district administrators; provide grant consultations to and guidance for school staff; administer and set up grant applications on Foundant (Grant Management Hub); attend grant-funded activities and events; attend Board of Education meetings to present grant awards.
Finance: Oversee the efficient and effective operation of the foundation; prepare checks for payable invoices, work with the Treasurer to prepare annual budget; maintain accounts in QuickBooks; generate monthly financial reports; oversee creation and filing of 990 and other required reports.
Communications: Maintain website, social media platforms, mailing lists; publicize grant awards; prepare LTEF annual report
Administration: Work with board to identify and recruit new board members and volunteers; develop annual meeting calendar and committees; prepare for monthly board meetings; maintain LTEF office and equipment.

Essential qualifications:

4-year college degree
Commitment to and enthusiasm for public education
Ability to work effectively in collaboration with diverse groups of people
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Strong marketing, public relations, fundraising, and event planning experience
Bookkeeping or accounting experience
Demonstrated proficiency with a range of online tools (including databases)

Preferred qualifications:

Past success working with a Board of Directors/Trustees
Documented experience in non-profit organizations
Demonstrated experience with a range of social media platforms

Submit cover letter, salary requirements, and resume to info@ltefnj.org
Please direct all questions regarding this position to info@ltefnj.org
Job Type: Part-time
Pay: $45,000.00 - $50,000.00 per year
Expected hours: 25 per week
Work Location: Hybrid remote in Township of Lawrence, NJ 08648