Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE)
2401 Walnut Street, Suite 102
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Job Overview / Summary
To be considered for this position all applicants must apply through the NFTE website www[dot]nfte[dot]com under “Get Involved” (http://www[dot]nfte[dot]com/get-involved/job-opportunities) where the role is listed “Director – Philadelphia Metro.” Detailed application instructions are below.
The person selected for this role will be responsible for driving regional market strategies and earned revenue of NFTE’s products and programs while overseeing support services of programming within the K-12 education market. Additionally, the ideal candidate will be responsible for providing direct support to NFTE schools and teachers (our customer), this position will play a critical role in helping NFTE achieve its mission to provide high quality program and product support. For this position the candidate will be an entrepreneurial, highly-experienced, engagement and implementation leader who has a track record in building and growing sales in the K-12 market and supporting in-school and out of school programming that targets communities in which at least 50% of students are eligible for free or reduced price lunch. As such, the candidate will need to have an understanding and affinity for the non-profit sector and lead NFTE’s interest in partnering with districts and schools to create needs-aligned solutions designed to improve student outcomes.
This Director – Philadelphia Metro will work closely with the SVP, Operations & Engagement and other Executive Management Team (EMT) members to strategize big-picture goals & outcomes, develop tactical plans, but also roll up sleeves and execute at the regional level.
Job Functions & Responsibilities
Primary responsibilities of the Director include yet are not limited to:
Successful candidates will most closely meet the following qualifications; those candidates with experience in the K-12 education market space preferred:
Please attach your resume along with a brief *cover letter – combining both into a single MS Word document or single PDF doc and uploading the 1 file will be the best way to submit. In your cover letter please respond to the following 3 points:
1. Your experience as it directly relates to the requirements listed in the job description
2. Why you are interested in working for NFTE and why you will be successful - please be specific
3. Your current or most-recent salary & your salary requirements / salary expectations
*Please submit a cover letter expressing your interest – those candidates who provide the requested cover letter will be given priority.
NFTE’s Background & Mission
Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE) is an international nonprofit that activates the entrepreneurial mindset in young people and builds their knowledge about business startup. Students acquire the entrepreneurial mindset (e.g., innovation, self-reliance, comfort with smart risk), alongside business, STEM, and presentation skills—equipping them to drive their best futures in the 21st Century. NFTE focuses its work on under-resourced communities, with programs in 23 locations in 10 countries.
Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship is an Equal Opportunity Employer. NFTE considers all applicants on the basis of merit without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status or disability.
This is a full-time position with a competitive base salary and targeted bonus eligibility to participate in our NFTE Incentive Compensation Program (ICP). Additionally, NFTE offers best in class benefits, including: full Medical, Dental, Vision, Term Life Insurance, Short and Long Term Disability, AD&D, Flexible Spending Accounts, a 403b Retirement Savings Plan and a very generous PTO policy with flexible work schedules to ensure high quality work/life balance.
As noted in the job description, please include your salary requirements in your cover letter.