Executive Director

The Letter Project is seeking a dynamic, highly skilled Executive Director to guide the organization.

The ideal candidate will be comfortable fundraising, managing the Campus Courier program and handling administrative duties that keep The Letter Project running, such as posting,  screening and bundling letters. He or she must be excited to work with the board and volunteers to maintain and develop current programming and be passionate about female empowerment and equality.

This position is a preferred two-year commitment and is part-time, with the expectation of 15 to 20 hours per week. The role reports to the Board of Directors and Founder. The position will be paid a stipend of $10,000 annualized.

Responsibilities:

  • Find and apply for grants and funding sources

  • Maintain relationships with existing funders; identify, write and submit grant proposals

  • Track progress on grant activities; fulfill all reporting requirements in timely manner

  • Work with Campus & City Couriers to prepare and fundraise for The Day of the Girl  

  • Supervise support staff and intern(s)

  • Maintain and grow Campus Courier program  

  • Support the Board and participate in all meetings

  • Manage day-to-day flow of letter writing, including, but not limited to: posting, reviewing, bundling and sending letters

  • Act as point of contact for all questions from writers and volunteers

  • Build and manage existing team

Qualifications:

  • 1 to 5 years professional experience in fundraising, grant writing and/or non-profit management

  • Passion for empowering and supporting women and girls

  • Strong familiarity with and connections to current college or graduate women

  • Proven ability to articulate an organization's mission and adapt messaging for corporations, private foundations, and other philanthropic audiences

  • Ability to work independently and manage multiple tasks simultaneously with thoroughness, accuracy, timeliness, professionalism, and a positive spirit

This role may be used for credit in a capstone or similar program. Applicants should email a resume to hello@toloveourselves.com with the subject “Executive Director.” Please apply by June 15, 2019 for consideration.

The Letter Project is dedicated to equal employment opportunities in any term, condition, or privilege of employment. The Letter Project prohibits unlawful discrimination against applicants or employees based on race, color, national origin, ancestry, creed, religion, sex, age 40 and over, disability, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status, gender expression or any other characteristic protected by state or local law.