Managing Director, External Affairs
The Managing Director, External Affairs (MDEA) leads the effort to partner with the Nashville and Chattanooga donor community to fundraise $4-5 million in operating revenue annually. The MDEA will report to the Executive Director and will work closely with the Regional Board of Directors, the Deputy Executive Director, and the Managing Director in Chattanooga. The MDEA will lead and manage a team of 3-4 individuals who are responsible for executing our development and external communications, as well as maintaining and improving strong operations to support this work. The MDEA will also be a critical senior leader who holds responsibility for setting vision and direction within our region.
We are looking for an individual who is passionate about our mission and believes deeply in the importance of investing others in our work and partnering with the community to achieve educational equity and excellence. A strong candidate will be a long-range strategic thinker, an expert in building and managing internal and external relationships, an effective communicator both verbally and in written form, and a highly skilled and detail-oriented manager of people and operations.
Learn more and apply at teachforamerica.org/careers