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LEADS is a force for change, a hub for local leaders to drive community transformation together. Our top-notch educational program, innovative entrepreneurial framework, and dynamic collaborations empower business visionaries, civic leaders, and nonprofit champions to take on local challenges headfirst. With over 200 graduates from our year-long fellowship, we've created a powerhouse network of influential changemakers committed to making a collective impact.

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Network Communications and Development Manager

Position Type: Full-time + Benifits

Salary: $60,000 - $70,000

Location: Remote, with periodic in-person events and meetings in the Merrimack Valley/North Shore

Multilingual Functionality

Advanced Tech


Are you an energetic go-getter who's passionate about making a difference? Are you fueled by storytelling, social change, and philanthropy? Look no further – LEADS is where you belong. We're on the hunt for a Communications and Development Manager to help drive our impact.  You'll sculpt our message, captivate our donors, and amplify our community transformation mission. If you're ready to lead, create, and make waves, join us in redefining what's possible.


As the Communications and Development Manager, you'll steer our narrative, be the voice of our alumni network, and the orchestrator of fundraising magic. Collaborating with leadership, you'll craft and unleash a communications strategy that resonates. Through compelling stories, you'll spotlight our alumni's achievements and their community impact. Your role in planning and executing fundraising initiatives will help us build lasting partnerships and secure resources for change.

  • Your ability to connect spans diverse stakeholders, from local to regional to state-wide influencers.

  • Your interpersonal skills and relationship-building abilities are well-tuned.

  • You've honed your craft in communications, development and/or fundraising within non-profit circles.

  • You command the written word, able to craft compelling content across platforms.

  • Social media holds no secrets for you; you know how to engage and captivate.

  • Planning and executing successful fundraising events are second nature.

  • Your organizational skills and attention to detail are top-notch.

  • Navigating donor databases and Microsoft Office Suite is a breeze for you.

  • You thrive on independent work and in a dynamic start-up environment.

  • Bilingual/bicultural experience is an added bonus.

  • If you are familiar with MA Gateway Cities, consider that an asset.


LEADS is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status, or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and need.


You're a go-getter who's ready to blaze trails, we want to hear from you. Send your resume and cover letter to with "Communications and Development Manager" in the subject line. We're excited to meet you and make an impact together. While we appreciate all applications, we'll reach out to shortlisted candidates for interviews. Thank you for your interest in LEADS!

Reports to: President

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