Development Manager, Playworks

Posted by Playworks on June 9, 2014

About the Organization:
At Playworks we believe in the power of play to bring out the best in every kid.

Playworks is a national nonprofit organization that improves school climate, reduces bullying and increases student engagement in school through play and physical activity. Through both our training programs and our on-site direct service, Playworks teaches children to resolve their own conflicts that arise at recess and carry over to the classroom, restoring valuable teaching and learning time. We help transform recess into a safe, fun and inclusive time that gets students active and engaged so they can return to the classroom focused and ready to learn. For more information, please visit

About the Position:
The Development Manager is directly responsible for identifying and attracting various funding sources including Foundation and Corporate Partnerships, Public Funding and individual donors. The Development Manager will plan, coordinate and implement annual fund development plans in order to meet city fund development and budgetary goals. The position requires a current conceptual knowledge of the city’s philosophy with an ability to leverage relationships and partnership opportunities for the overall benefit of the city. This is a full-time exempt position which reports to an Executive Director.

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