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Cristo Rey Richmond

Associate Director, CWSP Business Development

Cristo Rey Richmond High School is a Catholic learning community that educates young people of limited economic means to become men and women of faith, purpose, and service. Through a rigorous college preparatory curriculum, integrated with a relevant work study experience, students graduate ready to succeed in college and in life. Cristo Rey Richmond High School is a part of the largest network of high schools in the country that exclusively serve families of limited economic means.

Job Opportunity:

We are recruiting an experienced, business development leader who is passionate about the Cristo Rey mission. The Associate Director of Business Development works in conjunction with the Vice President of Corporate Work Study to set goals and develop plans for business and revenue growth as it pertains to the procurement of new student jobs and job funding. This includes stewarding client relationships to cultivate new clients to achieve full and meaningful employment for all students, as well as ensuring the retention and growth of existing partners. The Associate Director for Business Development will work within their own network to increase CRR visibility and lead potential, with the School’s Board for Director and Jobs Committee to prospect and follow through on new job leads, and with the School’s Advancement Team to procure and elevate funding for all CWSP partnerships.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills including proven ability to engage and inspire a wide range of partners, build creative and mutually beneficial relationships within the corporate and nonprofit sectors.
  • Unquestionable integrity and ethical behavior that creates trust among the school’s stakeholders.
  • Results driven approach and strong problem solver with a demonstrable history of successful innovative solutions.
  • 3 or more years of proven success with lead generation and securing corporate sales, fundraising or sponsorship.
  • The maturity and skill required to optimize volunteer leadership engagement in achieving sales goals.
  • Critical thinking and problem-solving skills, including evidence of enhancing program growth and innovation.
  • A Bachelor’s degree.

Salary: Commensurate with experience.

Benefits: Comprehensive benefits package available.

Working Conditions: Full-time, hourly, non-exempt position. Occasionally, time will be required for night or weekend meetings and events.

How to Apply: If you have the requested background and a passion for the mission of this school, we invite you to apply. Please send your resume and cover letter to our Vice President of Corporate Work Study, Kris Caplinger, at – with “Associate Director, CWSP Business Development” in the subject line.

Cristo Rey Richmond High School is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, disability, or any other category protected by federal, state, or local law in the administration of any of its educational programs and activities or with respect to employment. Cristo Rey Richmond values diversity, equity, and inclusion.

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