Project Director, Fiesta Schoolyards

Posted by Fiesta Schoolyards on February 4, 2020

Project Director for Fiesta Schoolyards –Scope of Work

To oversee participating schools in the Fiesta Schoolyards program to their Dedication launches. Management includes assisting in identifying school candidates with the School District of Philadelphia (SDP), coordinating the program team, technical oversight,and the communication and coordination necessary to complete a cohort of Fiesta Schoolyards scheduled within a given build season.

Important skills:

  • To conduct oneself with confidence and humility with school principals, municipal representatives, and corporate leaders.
  • To continually think ahead–how to better improve the process? How to scale the model?
  • To convey with pleasing design Fiesta Schoolyard’s purpose, news, and events in various outreach efforts. Includes website, videos, how-to online manual, grant-writing, newsletter, and digital marketing campaigns.
  • To communicate clearly in all written and verbal interactions.
  • To understand and implement the potentials of digital marketing.
  • To work hard. To be a team player.


  • Management experience preferred of 2-5 years at a nonprofit organization and preferably with an entity involved in education or school sites.
  • Management experience preferred of 2-5 years specifically in the area of playgrounds, public or private, community or school-based.
  • At least 2year’s experience in direct contact or participation with elementary schools.
  • Knowledge preferred of play theory and SOPLAY evaluation techniques.

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