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Junior Achievement of North Florida Career Opportunities

Position Announcement:
President
Jacksonville, FL
 
Junior Achievement uses hands-on experiences to help young people understand the economics of life.  In partnership with business and educators, Junior Achievement brings the real world to students, opening their minds to their potential.
 
Through key content areas of entrepreneurship, work readiness and financial literacy JA inspires students to succeed in a global economy.  We reach 9 million students each year around the world.  Our success stems from great people who are team players and share a common enthusiasm for the great mission of this organization.
 
Join a winning team of people who inspire and educate children and benefit from a competitive salary and benefits package.
 
PURPOSE OF POSITION:
Directs a major Junior Achievement franchised area as president within policies established by the local Board of Directors.  Responsible for all planning, finance, fund raising, program, public relations and administrative operations.
 
POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Develops and implements effective fund-raising campaigns to reach established funding goals and implements innovative approaches and methods for raising funds. 
  • Assures the financial stability of the Junior Achievement operation to support operational and strategic plans and sustainability of the organization including the development and implementation of effective fund raising campaigns and other innovative approaches to raising funds, accurate and timely financial reporting, analysis of financial information; development of a budget and management of financial resources to meet all organizational objectives. 
  • Engages in strategic planning by taking a long-term, broad view of situations and identifying potential impact from external forces and regulations.   
  • Gathers, analyzes, interprets and uses financial data in developing a budget to support the organizational goals. 
  • Develops positive relations with stakeholders of varying racial, ethnic and cultural backgrounds. 
  • Works with the Board of Directors to develop policy and assure proper governance of the organization.
  • Accurately projects staffing requirements and make hiring decisions that result in high-quality performers. 
  • Manages implementation of all programs and ensures programs are executed within acceptable standards.
  • Prepares, gains Board approval and implements a public awareness plan and acts as a representative with governmental, political, community, civic and industry groups.

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent business experience
  • Four years experience in related field with successful track record
  • Excellent management, communication, organization and interpersonal skills
  • Willingness to undergo criminal and credit background check

Application deadline: September 25, 2020

Send resume, cover letter and salary requirements to:

Junior Achievement
One Education Way
Colorado Springs, CO  80906
presidenthiring@ja.org (note "Jacksonville" as Subject)

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