Careers

America Needs You is looking for dynamic professionals to join our vibrant, growing and entrepreneurial organization. We are currently hiring for the following positions:

 

 


Chief Development Officer


Company Information

America Needs You (ANY) fights for economic mobility for ambitious, first-generation college students. We do this by providing transformative mentorship and intensive career development. ANY operates in New York, New Jersey, Illinois and California. Visit www.americaneedsyou.org to learn more.

Position Overview

The Chief Development Officer (CDO) will design, lead and implement a sustainable fundraising strategy to increase ANY’s philanthropic revenue from a diverse portfolio of sources ($3M+ budget).  The CDO will achieve this goal by enhancing existing strategies and developing new, innovative approaches to create a strong support base for ANY.  As a member of Senior Staff, the CDO will provide leadership on overall organizational strategy, including setting annual organizational priorities.  The CDO is also responsible for the ongoing development, refinement and scaling of ANY’s national communications plan and will guide the strategy for all communications, website, public relations messages and collateral to consistently and effectively represent the ANY brand and articulate ANY’s mission. The CDO works directly with local Executive Directors on development and communications strategies and ensures that the local teams are equipped with the tools, resources and insights to meet its goals. The CDO reports directly to the CEO.

Responsibilities

Fundraising

Leadership

Board Management and Reporting

Systems

Communications

Other

Skills and Qualifications

To Apply

Please submit a cover letter and a resume to jobs@americaneedsyou.org (subject line: CDO – Last_Name, First_Name). Please note that your application will not be considered without a cover letter. No phone calls please.

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Development Coordinator


Company Information

America Needs You fights for economic mobility for ambitious, first-generation college students. We do this by providing transformative mentorship and intensive career development. ANY operates in New York, New Jersey, Illinois and California. Visit www.americaneedsyou.org to learn more information.

Position Overview

ANY is seeking a Development Coordinator to join our Development Department. The Coordinator will gain knowledge of fundraising, event management and valuable experience working within a progressive and entrepreneurial nonprofit environment. The Development Coordinator owns Development reporting and data health, and is excited to use data and analysis to grow ANY’s impact. The Coordinator will have the opportunity to work with internal and external ANY stakeholders, take ownership of key responsibilities that influence the success of ANY’s fundraising strategy and support the execution of a multi-faceted development plan. The ideal candidate is highly motivated and will demonstrate excellent communication and analytical skills, attention to detail, enthusiasm for learning and willingness to take on large and small tasks. The Development Coordinator reports directly to the Director of Development and Communications.

Responsibilities

Gift Processing, Revenue Reporting, and Database Maintenance:

Individual and Institutional Giving:

Special Events:

Social Media and Communications:

Other Responsibilities:

Skills and Qualifications

Required

Preferred

To Apply

Please submit a cover letter and resume to jobs@americaneedsyou.org (subject line: Development and Communications Coordinator – Last_Name, First_Name). Please note that your application will not be considered without a cover letter. No phone calls please.

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New York Internship and Alumni Coordinator


Company Information

America Needs You fights for economic mobility for ambitious, first-generation college students. We do this by providing transformative mentorship and intensive career development. ANY operates in New York, New Jersey, Illinois and California. Visit www.americaneedsyou.org to learn more information.

Position Overview

The New York team is responsible for designing, developing, and delivering curricula for 28 workshops per year, along with providing case management support for 200 Fellows and recruiting a new class of 100 each year. Fellows are required to complete two internships during the course of the program, and the Coordinator will work closely with the New York Team to provide vital internship support services to help Fellows meet this requirement. The Internship and Alumni Coordinator will also support recent alumni (within two years of college graduation) with their job hunts, help plan and run alumni activities, both social and professional, and track alumni information. The ideal candidate will display meticulous attention to detail, be highly organized, and have strong professional communication skills. He or she should enjoy multi-tasking in a fast-paced and collaborative team environment, working with technology, and interacting closely with Fellows. This position is ideal for candidates who want to develop human resources and recruiting experience in the social sector.

Responsibilities 

Skills and Qualifications

To Apply

Please submit a cover letter and resume to jobs@americaneedsyou.org (subject line: Internship and Alumni Coordinator – Last_Name, First_Name). Please note that your application will not be considered without a cover letter. No phone calls please.

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Illinois Program Coordinator


Company Information

America Needs You (ANY) fights for economic mobility for ambitious, first-generation college students. We do this by providing transformative mentorship and intensive career development. ANY operates in New York, New Jersey, and Illinois. America Needs You – Illinois (ANY-IL) was launched in 2015 and currently serves over 100 first-generation college students a year. Visit www.americaneedsyou.org to learn more.

Position Overview

ANY-IL has ambitious growth plans to triple the number of Fellows (ambitious, first-generation college students) served over the next three years. The Illinois Program Coordinator will be an important part of this growth and will serve as the main point of contact with one class of Fellows and Mentor Coaches (accomplished young professionals). You will provide holistic support to Fellows, including counseling Fellows through personal, academic, and professional challenges and helping them source and secure internships. The ideal candidate will have experience providing case management or academic/career advisement to college-aged students, will be highly-organized, and enjoy public speaking, multi-tasking and team collaboration.

The Illinois team delivers 28 professional development workshops per year in the Chicago area to two classes of 50 Fellows and their Mentor Coaches. The local site works with national staff on curriculum design and development, provides holistic support to Fellows and recruits a new class of Fellows and Mentor Coaches each year.

The Illinois Program Coordinator will report to the Illinois Program Manager and work closely with another Illinois Program Coordinator and the Illinois Executive Director.

Responsibilities

Qualifications

To Apply

Please submit a cover letter and resume to jobs@americaneedsyou.org (subject line: Program Coordinator – Last_Name, First_Name). Please note that your application will not be considered without a cover letter. No phone calls please.

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California Program Manager


Company Information

America Needs You fights for economic mobility for ambitious, first-generation college students. We do this by providing transformative mentorship and intensive career development. ANY operates in New York, New Jersey, Illinois and California. Visit www.americaneedsyou.org to learn more information.

Position Overview

America Needs You – California launched in 2016 as ANY’s first Partner Fellows Program site. The California program works with two partners, the Ric and Suzanne Kayne Foundation and ScholarMatch, to provide college students with holistic support through graduation and to careers. America Needs You focuses of the career development and mentorship aspects of the Kayne Scholar experience.

The California team delivers approximately 10 Saturday career development workshops and several additional program events annually to two cohorts of Kayne Scholars (ambitious, first-generation college students) and their Mentor Coaches (accomplished young professionals). The team also builds corporate partner/internship host relationships, works with national staff on curriculum design and development, provides support to Kayne Scholars and recruits a new class of Kayne Scholars and Mentor Coaches each year.

As Program Manager, you will serve as the main point of contact for one cohort of Kayne Scholars and Mentor Coaches. You will help Kayne Scholars explore careers, navigate professional and personal challenges, and source and secure internships by counseling Kayne Scholars both directly and in collaboration with their Mentor Coaches and ScholarMatch College Advisors. You will also provide an inspiring learning experience and environment at Saturday workshops and other events. The ideal candidate will have experience providing career advisement (in person and virtual) to college-aged students, will be highly-organized and will have skills in public speaking, project management and team/multi partner collaboration. The ideal candidate will also have had experience in a startup environment/virtual/remote office, be a self-starter and energized by the ambiguity and opportunity of joining a new (as of 2016), 2-person team. This role reports directly to the California Program Director and is based in Beverly Hills.

Responsibilities

Qualifications

To Apply

Please submit a cover letter and resume to jobs@americaneedsyou.org (subject line: CA Program Manager – Last_Name, First_Name). Please note that your application will not be considered without a cover letter. No phone calls please.

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