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

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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Director of Finance and Administration

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 for more information.

This position serves as the primary finance, administration and technology resource for the organization, ensuring a strong and collaborative process across departments with regard to budget creation and management, cash-flow management, grants compliance, Board presentations, general administration and technology-related projects. The Director of Finance and Administration reports directly to the CEO and manages the Business Manager. The ideal candidate will have fiscal management and database experience with a proven track record of working in a high-impact, growing organization.

Responsibilities

Qualifications

To Apply

Please submit a cover letter and a resume to jobs@americaneedsyou.org (subject line: Director of Finance and Administration – 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 and Communications Manager

(New York, NY)

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.

This is an exciting, full-time opportunity to help shape the fundraising and communications strategy of a rapidly growing, national nonprofit organization. The Development and Communications Manager will be responsible for developing key messages and brand strategy and will play a leadership role in ensuring their consistent use throughout the organization. This position will also support and contribute to the overall strategy and creation of communications materials geared towards individual donors, media and the general public, including website content, social media, email newsletters, donor solicitations and annual fundraising event materials.

The Development and Communications Manager will work with the Chief Development Officer and Director of Development to ensure that we achieve our fundraising goals by enhancing existing strategies, contributing to a long-term fund development and communications plan and supporting relationships with the funding community to create a strong support base for our organization. The Development and Communications Manager ensures that we have successful special events, a robust individual giving program and an accurate fundraising database. The Development and Communications Manager reports directly to the Director of Development and will work closely with the Chief Development Officer and other senior staff to increase the impact of our work. The ideal candidate will have fundraising experience, including knowledge of special events, relationship management and a clean database.

Responsibilities

Database Management:

Special Events:

Individual and Institutional Giving:

Communications:

Staff Management:

Other responsibilities:

Qualifications

To Apply

Please submit a cover letter and resume to jobs@americaneedsyou.org (subject line: Development and Communications 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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Development Intern – Spring 2017

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 information.

ANY seeks an enthusiastic and committed intern to join our team in New York City. The Development Intern will report directly to the Director of Development while also providing support to the Development Coordinator and Chief Development Officer.  This is a great opportunity for candidates who are self-starters and thrive in a fast paced work environment. Candidates interested in fundraising, communications, and database management are encouraged to apply.

Responsibilities:

Qualifications:

Commitment

This position is eligible for academic credit, up to 20 hours per week.

To Apply:

Please submit a brief cover letter and resume to internships@americaneedsyou.org (subject line: Development Intern – Last_Name, First_Name). Applications without cover letters will not be considered. No phone calls, please.

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Communications Intern – Spring 2017

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 information.

ANY seeks an enthusiastic and committed intern to join our team in New York City. The Communications Intern will report directly to the Director of Development. This is a great opportunity for candidates who are self-starters and thrive in a fast paced work environment. Candidates interested in fundraising and communications encouraged to apply.

Responsibilities:

Qualifications:

Commitment

This position is eligible for academic credit, up to 20 hours per week.

To Apply:

Please submit a brief cover letter and resume to internships@americaneedsyou.org (subject line: Communications Intern – Last_Name, First_Name). Applications without cover letters will not be considered. No phone calls, please.

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Illinois Program Intern – Spring 2017

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

Our Illinois Program team is looking for an entrepreneurial, dynamic Intern who is excited about working in a progressive nonprofit environment. The Illinois Program Intern will have the opportunity to work directly with the Illinois Executive Director and learn about various aspects of nonprofit and program management. The Illinois Program team works with America Needs You to design, develop, and deliver curricula for 28 workshops per year, which is delivered to two classes of Fellows. Program Interns provide support to team members, specifically focusing on Fellow recruitment, data management and analysis, and documenting programmatic policies and procedures. There may also be opportunities to manage logistics and event management for Saturday workshop and evening industry seminars. The ideal candidate will be detail-oriented, have strong written and verbal communication skills, will be highly-organized, and enjoy multi-tasking and team collaboration.

Responsibilities

Skills and Qualifications:

Commitment

This position is eligible for academic credit, up to 20 hours per week.

To Apply:

Please submit a cover letter and resume to illinoisjobs@americaneedsyou.org (subject line: Program Intern – 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 Jersey Program and Events Intern – Spring 2017

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.

The Program team runs 28 professional development workshops per year on Saturdays, provides case management and holistic support for Fellows, and recruits for a new Fellow class. We are looking for an energetic and detail-oriented college student to be our Program and Events Intern.  This person will learn what it takes to organize, manage, and evaluate a successful nonprofit program.  The intern will provide support to team members,  focusing on Fellow recruitment, workshop logistics and management, and program evaluation.  The ideal candidate is detail-oriented, has strong verbal communication skills, is highly-organized, and enjoys multi-tasking and team collaboration.

Benefits

Responsibilities

Skills and Qualifications

Commitment

This position is eligible for academic credit, up to 20 hours per week.

To Apply

Please submit a brief cover letter and resume to newjerseyjobs@americaneedsyou.org (subject line: Program and Events Intern – Last_Name, First_Name). Applications without cover letters will not be considered. No phone calls, please.

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New Jersey Social Media and Communications Intern – Spring 2017

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.

We are looking for an energetic, detail-oriented, and organized individual to be our Social Media and Communications Intern. The Intern will learn about nonprofit media, marketing, and brand management. This individual will help promote the NJ Fellow and Mentor Coach experience through a variety of social media and stakeholder outlets. In order to showcase the accomplishments of program participants, the Social Media and Communications Intern will help generate content that can be used on social media, as well as on additional platforms (e.g., ANY monthly newsletter, traditional media, etc.). This intern will tell our story through photographs and interviews, on Facebook and Twitter, and help us coordinate messaging to partners. The ideal candidate is collaborative, has strong written and verbal communication skills, is curious about marketing and media, and will enjoy interacting with our vast network of young professionals and college students. Most importantly – the ideal candidate will enjoy finding creative and innovative ways to tell a story.

This individual must be able to travel to universities and colleges in northern New Jersey, and be willing to work 1-2 Saturdays a month (schedule is already set). Prior internship or volunteer experience with a nonprofit is preferred, but not required.

Benefits

Responsibilities

Qualifications

Commitment

This position is eligible for academic credit, up to 20 hours per week.

To Apply

Please submit a brief cover letter and resume to newjerseyjobs@americaneedsyou.org (subject line: Social Media and Communications Intern – Last_Name, First_Name). Applications without cover letters will not be considered. No phone calls, please.

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New York Program Intern – Spring 2017

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.

The Program team runs 28 Saturday workshops per year, along with providing case management support for Fellows and recruiting a new class of 100 each year. We also run 20+ weeknight industry seminars with our community college partners. Program Interns provide support to team members, specifically focusing on Fellow recruitment, data management and analysis, and documenting programmatic policies and procedures. There may also be opportunities to manage logistics and event management for Saturday workshop and evening industry seminars. The ideal candidate will be detail-oriented, have strong written and verbal communication skills, will be highly-organized, and enjoy multi-tasking and team collaboration.

Responsibilities

Skills and Qualifications

Commitment

This position is eligible for academic credit, up to 20 hours per week.

To Apply
Please submit a brief cover letter and resume to internships@americaneedsyou.org (subject line: Program Intern – Last_Name, First_Name). Applications without cover letters will not be considered. No phone calls, please.

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New York Executive Office Intern – Spring 2017

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.

The Executive Office Intern works directly with the CEO of America Needs You. The position requires excellent communication skills, professionalism, resourcefulness, ability to manage multiple projects and competing deadlines concurrently and a strong interest in nonprofit management. The intern will be exposed to a fast-paced, dynamic work environment in a progressive nonprofit. The intern will learn about all aspects of nonprofit management, including but not limited to: expansion, board management, donor outreach, internal and external meetings and communication, special events and brand building. The intern will be assigned a variety of tasks necessary for the internal and external operation of the Executive Office and will have the opportunity to take part in calls and meetings with the CEO of America Needs You.

Specific Responsibilities

Qualifications

Commitment

This position is eligible for academic credit, up to 20 hours per week.

To Apply

Please submit a cover letter and resume to internships@americaneedsyou.org (subject line: Executive Office Intern – 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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