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Development Manager

Position Summary

Led by Founder and CEO Carlos Lejnieks, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Essex, Hudson and Union Counties (BBBS) is based in Newark, NJ. A mission-driven and results-focused professional, the Development Manager will partner with the CEO and COO Michele Williers to strategically enrich and guide its development efforts. In partnership with the CEO, COO, and the Board of Directors, the Manager will drive a systematic and thoughtful approach to meet revenue goals of over $2 million annually.

A member of the organization’s leadership team, this primarily internally-focused position will focus the development of strategy, ensure commitment to high quality execution of tasks, and support the leadership team’s ability to thoughtfully deliver on the development plan. The selected applicant will be self-motivated to function at their highest potential and strive for excellence in all that they do and understand the need to “hit the ground running” to deliver swiftly and effectively.

Candidates must have a minimum of five year's bona fide development experience in graduating roles and be able to demonstrate their ability to manage multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment. Attention to detail and accuracy, an internal drive to meet goals, flexibility to pivot in busy situations, and a sense of humor are required, as is a commitment to diversity, inclusion, and equity at all levels.


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