Development Associate, Schott Foundation for Public Education

The Organization

The Schott Foundation is a national public fund serving as a bridge between philanthropic partners and advocates to build movements to provide all students an opportunity to learn.

Our mission is to develop and strengthen a broad-based and representative movement to achieve fully-resourced, quality PreK-12 public education.

Position Overview

The Development Associate is a core member of the Schott Foundation’s development team. The development team is responsible for achieving the organization’s ambitious fundraising goals as well as powerfully stewarding and strengthening Schott’s relationships with the philanthropists, organizations, and foundations that provide financial support for the organization’s programs, operations, and grantmaking.

The Development Associate will support the implementation of a comprehensive development strategy. The position’s scope encompasses researching and identifying potential funding sources, maintaining information about prospects and donors, supporting the development of grant proposals and reports, and managing event logistics.

The Associate will have knowledge of fundraising best practices and fundraising operations. S/he/they will support the fundraising efforts to grow Schott and shift resources to the education justice movement. This position will report to the Senior Vice President of Advancement and work closely with the communications, programs, operations, and finance teams.

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How To Apply

Please email your resume and a substantive cover letter to Be sure to include “Development Associate” in the subject line.

The recruitment is open until filled. The priority deadline for applications is Wednesday, August 25, 2021.

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