Position | Junior Achievement of OKI Partners

          Regional Development Manager                                                    



Junior Achievement:  Empowering young people to own their economic success®

The Junior Achievement of OKI Partners mission is to inspire and prepare young people to succeed in a global economy.  Junior Achievement of OKI Partners reaches almost 45,000 students throughout Greater Cincinnati, Northern Kentucky, Eastern Indiana and Greater Dayton annually in relevant, hands-on learning experiences that teach young people to manage their money, plan for their economic futures, own their own businesses and develop readiness for careers or college.

Junior Achievement associates are known for their passion for the JA mission that brings together business and education to work with students in kindergarten through high school so they are empowered to own their economic success.  Members of the JA team interact with community leaders who support JA with their time, treasure and talent.  Junior Achievement of OKI Partners offers a collaborative, inclusive work environment and the opportunity to impact the lives of young people in our community.

POSITION CONCEPT:  The Regional Development Manager is a critical member of the Development team with responsibility for our Northern Cincinnati and Greater Dayton territory. He/she has responsibility for meeting annual funding goals with an emphasis on special events management, foundation and corporate relations, and individual giving.


  • Collaborates with JA colleagues, board members and volunteers to identify prospective donors with an emphasis on foundations, corporations and individuals.
  • Manages all aspects of fundraising events with support from local advisory boards.
  • Develops and/or manages the information system which tracks prospects, solicitors, and funding history.
  • Works with Grants Manager to organize and maintain an annual calendar of grant process steps including, but not limited to, regular grant submission timelines for potential donors, key dates and deadlines of grants in the funding pipeline, and steps to follow up on proposals.
  • Manages the ongoing components of a donor stewardship program.
  • Extracts, analyzes, and creates a plan for the appropriate use of information from the development donor database and other records to improve results of solicitation efforts.
  • Other projects as required.


  • Bachelor's degree in related field or equivalent combination of education and experience, plus minimum 5 years of progressive work experience in stewardship, fund development, business administration, customer service, or other closely related area.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Superior project management skills.
  • Attention to detail and proven ability to work independently and within functional and cross-functional groups under strict deadlines on multiple projects.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a high pressure, fast paced environment managing multiple tasks and accommodating varying schedules of investors and supporters.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office, social media applications, and Constant Contact, as well as constituent database experience.

Qualified candidates should forward resume to:  oki@ja.org