Candidate Profile & Core Values
Spark seeks a Development Director for our Bay Area Region.
Successful candidates will demonstrate exceptional relationship building, communication, and project management skills, fluency in innovative thinking, and a make-it-work mentality. Candidates will also embody Spark’s Core Values: being a student and a mentor, working with passion and compassion, committing to collaboration and diversity, aiming high and true, and trusting/respecting each relationship.
Reporting to the Bay Area Executive Director (ED), the Development Director (DD) will play a key “right hand” role to the ED. The DD will build bridges into the Bay Area business community, supporting key components of Spark’s mission by securing corporate partnerships that provide committed mentors for our students and financial support to Spark. The DD will also support the successful execution of events. Working collaboratively with program staff, the DD will also leverage the expertise of members of the national team while supervising a regional Development and Operations Coordinator (DOC).