Open Positions

The Director of Development coordinates all fundraising efforts to drive Literacy Action goals and objectives, including donor cultivation and stewardship, grants administration, an annual giving campaign, and events management. In addition to leading the Development team, the Director of Development will also coordinate and manage marketing and corporate communications. Responsible for the development of Literacy Action’s communication strategy and will contribute to Literacy Action’s strategic planning process. The Director will develop and oversee newsletters and other print publications; Web, E-news and other online communications; media and public relations; and marketing initiatives.

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The Grants & Outcomes Manager manages the organization’s foundation and government grant efforts – identifying prospects, crafting applications, reporting progress, and tracking overall organization (and project) outcomes. Its primary role stewards the organization’s quantitative and qualitative case for funding working across departments. The Grants & Outcomes Manager will oversee the collection and maintenance of all donor and development information; prepare grant materials for submission, as well as process donations. This role is also responsible for staying abreast of grant requirements and working with the organization’s controller to prepare budgets in support of private and government grant requests. A successful Grants & Outcomes Manager will have the skills, understanding, and personal confidence to work across all departments to provide the highest quality of work.

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As an IT Technician you will diagnose repair and maintain hardware and software components. You will install and configure computer hardware and provide IT support for the organization. You will routinely interact with various departments and levels and listen to their technical needs and implement IT solutions to resolve. An ideal candidate will have an associate’s degree in computer science or engineering with A+ and Linux+ certification. Candidate must have experience troubleshooting systems and be skilled in database programming and software installation. Candidates must be proficient with MAC and OS and be familiar with a range of software and hardware. Must have a willingness to travel to client sites to complete daily work. Must have a solid work ethic, self-driven, with the ability to work with minimal supervision.

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The Administrative Officer will be a strategic thought-partner, and report to the executive director (ED). The successful candidate will be a hands-on and participative manager and will lead the human resources, office management, administration, and IT functions, as well as partner with our contract accountant in finance and budgeting. The Administrative Officer will play a critical role in partnering with the senior leadership team in strategic decision making and operations as Literacy Action implements its FY20-22 strategic plan and continues to enhance its quality of programming and build capacity. This is a tremendous opportunity for an operations leader to maximize and strengthen the internal capacity of Atlanta’s oldest and largest nonprofit devoted to adult literacy. A successful candidate will have a passion for Literacy Action’s mission and significant experience in each of the following operational areas: human resource administration, IT, facilities and office management, and finance. S/he will be a creative and strategic thinker, strong at improving and institutionalizing processes, a quick learner, and a team player committed to strengthening organizational culture.

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