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de Toledo High School is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in employment on any basis including race, color, age, sex, religion, national origin, the presence of mental, physical, or sensory disability, sexual orientation, or any other basis prohibited by federal or state law.

We admit students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at de Toledo High School. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs.

Available Opportunities

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  • Campaign Manager

    de Toledo High School, a vibrant and innovative independent high school, is seeking an experienced Campaign Manager.  The Campaign Manager is responsible for developing, coordinating, and facilitating all aspects of the Annual Giving program, comprised of dTHS Annual Campaign and Annual Gala, and for supporting special campaigns and events, as assigned by the Director of Development. 

    Responsibilities:
    Annual Giving
    • Generate annual gift revenue through direct mail, special events, and web engagement.
    • Identify and train a core group of volunteers each year to assist in the Annual Campaign, special events, and other fundraising programs as needed. 
    • Manage Annual Giving donors and active pool of prospective donors. 
    • Develop and steward relationships with Annual Giving donors. 
    • Map out solicitation strategies for each of the constituencies.
    • Prepare fundraising materials, including, but not limited to, solicitation and acknowledgment letters.
    • Work with Marketing and Communications to create annual video solicitation, promotional brochure, and social media campaign.

    Annual Gala Fundraising Event
    • Plan and execute all aspects of the Annual Gala.
    • Work closely with the Director of Development, Head of School, and Board Development VP in identifying prospective honorees.
    • Coordinate with the Hirsch Family to select the Nita Hirsch Community Service Award recipient.
    • Work with the Director of Development to identify a group of volunteers for the Gala Committee and oversee the Committee. 
    • Create and execute a solicitation plan for the event including mailings, invites, phoneathons, etc.
    • Work with the Marketing and Communications team on all promotional materials – invitations, emails, tribute journal, Gala video design components, Gala program, and all social media promotions. 
    • Work with the event producer to design an engaging and innovative event program to showcase the school.
    • Coordinate with the Arts Department on student performances including musicians, dancers, and musical theater performers.

    Capital, Endowment, and Other Campaign Support
    • Provide campaign and event support for the Director of Development.
    • Assist the Director of Development in creating and implementing strategies for increasing donor cultivation and stewardship.
    • Work directly with Director of Development to coordinate donor visits for key programs and special on-campus events.
    • Work with the Director of Development to prepare and present proposals for prospective donors and foundations.
    • Work with the Director of Development to identify prospective individual and institutional donors
      • Cultivate relationships, solicit, and steward new donors. 

    Donor Relations - Cultivation, Stewardship, and Events
    • Assist with developing and implementing strategies for increasing donor cultivation and stewardship. 
    • Assist with donor cultivation and recognition events. 
    • Build ongoing relationships between dTHS and its constituents.
    • Work closely with the Director of Event Management on planning and implementing annual Generations Day event:
      • coordinate with Database Coordinator and Marketing on the design and mailing of invitation
      • work with the Dean of Students, Arts Department, and various Academic Departments on the program for the event
      • plan and implement a cultivation strategy including giveaways, materials to present, and which aspects of the school to showcase for the special guests.
    • In conjunction with the Director of Development, help plan donor events including bi-yearly donor recognition events on campus, Head of School coffee prior to Open House, etc.

    General Responsibilities
    • Evaluate effectiveness of development efforts and make improvements accordingly, with direction from the Director of Development
    • Work effectively with co-workers in Development to maintain harmonious teamwork, effective departmental and organizational communication, and maximum production.
    • Provide analytical information to the Director of Development that will assist in the creation of informative reports that illustrate the performance of the Annual Giving Program and its components.
    • Be an active and visible member of the school community through participation in school-wide events, meetings, student sporting events, art performances, theatre performances, open houses, graduation, etc.

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: 
    • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience.
    • Three years experience working in development/fundraising.
    • Enthusiasm for mission and vision of de Toledo High School and strong commitment to embrace and promote its culture.
    • Strong familiarity with independent school sector and/or the Jewish community.  
    • Strong interpersonal and communication skills with people at all levels and in all settings.
    • Strong organizational skills sufficient to handle multiple projects, details, and deadlines simultaneously; strong ability to prioritize. 
    • Commitment to achieving fiscal goals.  
    • Proficiency with Raiser’s Edge, GSuite (Gmail, Google Docs, Google Drive) and Microsoft Office Suite (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Publisher)
    • Ability to learn new systems quickly and effectively.
    • Ability to conduct prospect research for corporations and individuals.
    • Self-motivated, entrepreneurial, self-confident. 
    • Team player who works well with peers.
    • Comfortable working within a fast-paced dynamic school environment.  
    • Unquestionable personal integrity, excellent judgment, sound instincts, diplomacy and patience.

    All employees are required to be fully vaccinated and boosted for COVID-19 before beginning employment and to submit to COVID-19 testing as required.

    About de Toledo High School 
    Founded in 2002, de Toledo High School (formerly New Community Jewish High School) is an independent Jewish community high school located in West Hills, CA. It is a vibrant and academically rigorous school community where intellectual imagination and ethical action are inseparable. We seek to shape students into persons of character who will be respectful, knowledgeable, and collaborative leaders who conduct themselves in accordance with ethical standards. At dTHS, every student may strive to be both an A+ student and an A+ human being. Our mission is to raise a new generation of Jewish leaders for whom Jewish values and tradition shape and guide their vision and for whom knowledge creates possibilities for moral action, good character and shalom. For more information, please visit www.dths.org.

    Qualified candidates regardless of faith are encouraged to email a cover letter and resume to careers@dths.org.
  • Database Coordinator

    de Toledo High School, a vibrant and innovative independent high school, is seeking an experienced Database Coordinator. The Database Coordinator is responsible for managing the donor database, gift processing, as well as providing administrative support to the Development Department. The scope of work will include, but not be limited to preparing, coordinating, and supporting all campaigns including the Annual Giving Program, Capital Campaign, and Endowment Campaign. This position requires proficient knowledge of Raiser’s Edge.

    Responsibilities:
    Database Management
    • Input and maintain donor records in Raiser’s Edge.
    • Process all donations; prepare and send all donor acknowledgement letters; and prepare Quarterly and Year End donor statements.
    • Generate queries, donor reports, exports for mailings, events, Annual Report, analysis, and tracking of fundraising results.   
    • Create and update dashboards and serve as a database liaison for members of the Development Department.
    • Prepare mailing lists for all Development solicitations and events. 
    • Conduct research on prospective donors.
    • Work with the Finance Department on reconciliation/audits.
    Administrative Support
    • Manage all Development Department mailings, including coordination with the mail house.
    • Oversee registration for all Development Department events. 
    • Attend all Gala related events (pre-event, day of, committee meetings); prepare agendas, materials, and minutes.
    • Work with Marketing and Communications on all Tribute Journal ads and Tribute Journal completion.

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: 
    • Proficiency with technology, including Raiser’s Edge, GSuite (Gmail, Google Docs, Google Drive) and Microsoft Office Suite (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Publisher), and ability to learn new systems quickly and effectively.
    • Strong organizational skills sufficient to handle multiple projects, details, and deadlines simultaneously; strong ability to prioritize.
    • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
    • Ability to conduct prospect research for corporations and individuals through various means including ResearchPoint.
    • Self-motivated, entrepreneurial, self-confident.
    • Team player who works well with others.
    • Comfortable working within a fast-paced dynamic school environment.
    • Unquestionable personal integrity, excellent judgment, sound instincts, diplomacy, and patience.
    • Enthusiasm for mission and vision of de Toledo High School and strong commitment to embrace and promote its culture.  
    • Strong familiarity with independent school sector and/or the Jewish community.
    All employees are required to be fully vaccinated and boosted for COVID-19 before beginning employment and to submit to COVID-19 testing as required.

    About de Toledo High School 
    Founded in 2002, de Toledo High School (formerly New Community Jewish High School) is an independent Jewish community high school located in West Hills, CA. It is a vibrant and academically rigorous school community where intellectual imagination and ethical action are inseparable. We seek to shape students into persons of character who will be respectful, knowledgeable, and collaborative leaders who conduct themselves in accordance with ethical standards. At dTHS, every student may strive to be both an A+ student and an A+ human being. Our mission is to raise a new generation of Jewish leaders for whom Jewish values and tradition shape and guide their vision and for whom knowledge creates possibilities for moral action, good character and shalom. For more information, please visit www.dths.org.

    Qualified candidates regardless of faith are encouraged to email a cover letter and resume to careers@dths.org.
  • Director of Strategic Communications and Marketing

    In collaboration with the Head of School, the Development Director, and Director of Admissions, this position will lead, plan, direct and implement overall strategies for all communications and marketing on behalf of dTHS in order to advance its brand and articulate clear messaging to internal and external constituencies. The primary objective of the Director of Strategic Communications and Marketing is to communicate a compelling story about dTHS. The Director will oversee and actively participate in the creation, design, budget and production of all publications, marketing and advertising from print to digital and social media outlets, as well as promotional activities of dTHS.

    Responsibilities:
    • Implement communications strategies and plans that advance and drive increased engagement with prospective and current constituencies including but not limited to prospective families and donors.
    • Ensure brand and messaging quality and consistency and establish guidelines to apply across all departments, activities, and events at the school and among professional and volunteer leadership.
    • Ensure brand consistency across all stakeholders in all communications.
    • Creation and maintenance of website, online campaigns, email marketing, and social media.
    • Design, create and manage all advertising campaigns
    • Manage and oversee the Marketing Manager as well as the Photography Coordinator to ensure an efficient work environment.
    • Oversee Communications and Marketing department budget including bidding out production of materials when appropriate to outside vendors.
    • Ensure continuity of the school’s brand and logo across all communication platforms and all campus signage.  
    • Create and execute graphic design for all publications and serve as in-house graphic designer for all communications, printed and digital.
    • Engage actively in professional development in order to remain current in best practices related to independent school communications, emerging social media, and effective marketing and advertising strategies.
    • Staff the Board Communications and Marketing Committee.
    • Participate actively in the work and success of the senior leadership team and provide support for school events and administrative jobs as requested.
    • Oversee and implement Media Relations.
    • Handle requests for information, pictures, content and other items from internal & external sources.
    Qualifications & Requirements 
    • B.A. in business, marketing, communications, or an equivalent combination of education, training and expertise.  Master’s Degree preferred.
    • Individual must possess a minimum of 8-10 ten years combined senior management and communications experience, preferably in a Jewish day, independent school, or nonprofit organization.
    • Experience must include strategic planning, communications planning and management, marketing, and media relations.
    Desired Skills
    • Strong communicator in all communication forms.
    • Excellent written, presentation, oral communications, and interpersonal skills.
    • Strong leadership skills; able to motivate and influence others.
    • Experience working with G-Suite and Google Analytics.
    • Graphic design skills.
    • Experience working with various graphic design programs.
      • Adobe Creative Suite, specifically Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, and Acrobat
      • Canva
    • Experience working on social media platforms, specifically Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.
    • Knowledge of Blackbaud.
    • Able to think creatively and strategically.
    • Have excellent judgment.
    • Able to work in a dynamic, fast-paced changing environment.
    • Knowledge of Jewish education, values, culture, and community partner organizations.
    • Able to work in pursuit of school mission.
    • Able to work with diverse populations including colleagues, board members, students, parents, grandparents, community members, alumni students and parents.
    • Extreme flexibility and able to work collaboratively with diverse people.
    • Self-motivated multi-tasker able to manage numerous simultaneous projects.
    • Supreme problem-solver.
    All employees are required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 before beginning employment and to submit to COVID-19 testing as required.
     
    About de Toledo High School 
    Founded in 2002, de Toledo High School (formerly New Community Jewish High School) is an independent Jewish community high school located in West Hills, CA. It is a vibrant and academically rigorous school community where intellectual imagination and ethical action are inseparable. We seek to shape students into persons of character who will be respectful, knowledgeable, and collaborative leaders who conduct themselves in accordance with ethical standards. At dTHS, every student may strive to be both an A+ student and an A+ human being. Our mission is to raise a new generation of Jewish leaders for whom Jewish values and tradition shape and guide their vision and for whom knowledge creates possibilities for moral action, good character and shalom. For more information, please visit www.dths.org.

    Qualified candidates regardless of faith are encouraged to apply.  Email a cover letter, resume, 2 writing samples, and 2 marketing pieces to careers@dths.org.


Located in the San Fernando Valley portion of the City of Los Angeles in Northern Los Angeles County. de Toledo High School is accredited by the California Association of Independent Schools (CAIS), the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) and Builders of Jewish Education (BJE,) and financially supported by the Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles and the Jim Joseph Foundation.