Director of Development & Events, SquashSmarts

Posted on July 23, 2019

SquashSmarts seeks a dynamic Director of Development & Events to focus on cultivating the relationships, funding and resources needed to take advantage of two extraordinary organizational growth opportunities: the expansion of current student programs at the Lenfest Center and the expansion/creation of new programs at the Arlen Specter US Squash Center, scheduled for opening in Fall 2020.

Specifically, the Director of Development & Events will lead a targeted fund raising effort in collaboration with the Board of Directors, Development Committee, Executive Director and Community Impact Director. Specific goals will be to increase Operating and Sustainability funds to support the planned expansion of staff and community programs at the high school, middle school and elementary school levels across the city.

Ideal candidates will have strong ties to the Philadelphia community and can utilize existing, and cultivate new, relationships in the local market through in-person meetings to create philanthropic support. The Director of Development & Events will serve as a member of the organization’s Senior Leadership team representing the organization’s interests in the planning, design and implementation of programs at the LC and ASUSC in coordination with a variety of community partners and stakeholders (e.g. US Squash, Lenfest Center, Drexel).

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