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Like many nonprofits, the culture of Junior Achievement (JA) is a decidedly mission-driven one. From the board of directors to staff members, the JA community is filled with dedicated professionals committed to delivering its programs of hope and opportunity to students.

Through the key content areas of entrepreneurship, financial responsibility and career readiness, JA inspires students to succeed in a global economy. Our success stems from great people who are team players and share a common enthusiasm for the great mission of this organization.

We encourage you to apply for a position and join a winning team of people who educate and inspire students, helping prepare them for the real world.

Junior Achievement–Rocky Mountain, Inc. JA Bowl-A-Thon Manager

Help Junior Achievement inspire generations of young people to be financially literate, entrepreneurial and believe in the power of their own potential!

Seeking: An enthusiastic, organized, goal driven, go-getter to manage our largest fundraiser, the JA Bowl-A-Thon!

Nearly 50 JA Bowl-A-Thon events take place annually, engaging 5,000 participants from more than 60 companies. The fundraiser’s success is critical to ensuring that JA programs are offered at no cost to students or schools.  The ideal candidate will be passionate about JA’s mission and have the ability to develop and implement strategies to increase participation from new and existing companies and individuals.


  • Sales-focused to ensure recruitment and fundraising goals are met
  • Highly motivated and results-driven with the ability to encourage and inspire companies and participants to fundraise and surpass their goals
  • Strong project management and organizational skills
  • Proven track record of planning and executing large-scale events
  • Excellent relationship management skills with the ability to work with a variety of constituents including team coordinators, team captains, participants, event sponsors, vendors, and volunteers
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Creative and strategic mindset to keep experiences fresh and engaging for participants year after year
  • Strong networking skills and familiarity of Colorado’s business community
  • Professional or personal experience with peer to peer fundraising (not required but highly encouraged)
  • Experience using Microsoft Office programs and managing a database (such asQgiv/Hobnob, Kintera and BCRM)
  • Ability to prepare income and expense budgets, track cash flow and invoices
  • Support of other JA fundraising campaigns and events as needed
  • Attendance at some meetings and events that may take place outside of normal business hours
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent

To apply, send a cover letter (including salary requirements) and resume to Liz Johnson, Director of Special Events at Careers@jacolorado.org. This position is located in Denver, Colorado.

This position description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job related duties required by their supervisor. This document does not create an employment contract implied or otherwise, other than an “at-will” relationship.

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