If you are looking for a nonprofit truly moving the needle on the gender and racial wage and wealth gaps across the US, UK and Canada, keep reading.  RTSWS is GROWING and this is your chance to jump on board.  Join a fast growing nonprofit, Rock The Street, Wall Street, (RTSWS). RTSWS is a financial and investment literacy program designed to bring both gender and racial equity to the financial markets and spark the interest of high school girls into careers of finance. 

We offer great benefits, a hybrid-work environment and an amazing team of passionate people who are working to inspire, educate, and equip girls with the skills to succeed financially throughout their lives and potentially pursue career opportunities in finance. 

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Alumnae Relations/Donor Development Specialist
Donor Development Coordinator
Chief Development Officer

Job Title: Alumnae Relations/Donor Development Specialist

Location: Greater Nashville area preferred; Hybrid

Company: Rock The Street, Wall Street

About Us:

Rock The Street, Wall Street (RTSWS) is a dynamic and rapidly growing nonprofit organization operating across three countries. Our mission is to inspire and equip high school and college young women with the skills to succeed in finance and careers related to STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics). We achieve this by providing investment literacy programs, mentorship, and access to real-world career opportunities.

Position Overview:

We are seeking a highly motivated and detail-oriented Alumnae Relations/Donor Development Specialist to join our team. This role is pivotal in building and nurturing relationships with our alumnae and donors, organizing impactful events, and supporting our fundraising efforts. The ideal candidate will have a passion for event planning, excellent communication skills, and a strong commitment to our mission. We are looking for a seasoned professional.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Alumnae Relations:
    • Develop and implement a comprehensive alumnae engagement strategy to maintain and strengthen relationships with RTSWS graduates.
    • Plan and execute alumnae events, including networking opportunities, career workshops, and mentorship programs.
    • Manage an alumnae database to track engagement and support ongoing communication efforts.
    • Collaborate with the marketing team to produce newsletters, social media content, and other communications tailored to alumnae.
  • Donor Development:
    • Assist in developing and executing a strategic plan to identify, cultivate, and solicit corporate sponsors.
    • Plan and coordinate donor appreciation events, fundraisers, and other special events to engage and recognize supporters.
    • Prepare reports and presentations for donor meetings, board meetings, and internal reviews.
  • Event Planning:
    • Lead the planning and execution of events for alumnae and donors, ensuring each event aligns with RTSWS’s mission and goals.
    • Coordinate logistics, including venue selection, catering, invitations, registration, and on-site management.
    • Develop event budgets, manage expenses, and ensure events are delivered within budget.
    • Collaborate with internal teams and external vendors to ensure successful event delivery.
  • Additional Responsibilities:
    • Provide excellent customer service to alumnae, donors, and other stakeholders, addressing inquiries and concerns promptly and professionally.
    • Work closely with the executive team to identify opportunities for program improvement and growth.
    • Represent RTSWS at external events and conferences to promote our mission and programs.
    • Perform other duties as assigned to support the overall goals of the organization.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Marketing, Nonprofit Management, or a related field.
  • 7 -10 years of experience in event planning, alumni relations, donor development, or a related field.
  • Excellent organizational and project management skills with a keen eye for detail.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Proficiency in CRM software and Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced environment.
  • Passion for the mission of RTSWS and a commitment to empowering young women.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in a nonprofit or educational setting.
  • Familiarity with Salesforce and event management tools.
  • Proven track record of successful event planning and donor engagement.

How to Apply:

Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter to jobs@rockthestreetwallstreet.com. Please include “Alumnae Relations/Donor Development Specialist Application” in the subject line.

Join us in our mission to inspire the next generation of female leaders in finance and STEM. Apply today!

Salary: Commensurate with experience.

Rock The Street, Wall Street 

Donor Development Coordinator

Only local candidates (Greater Nashville, TN residents) will be considered for this position.

If you are looking for a nonprofit truly moving the needle on the gender and racial wage and wealth gaps across the US, UK and Canada, keep reading. Rock the Street, Wall Street (RTSWS) is GROWING and this is your chance to jump on board. 

We are hiring a Donor Development Coordinator who will be responsible for organizing and executing our fundraising efforts. The qualified candidate will work with various organizations to secure funding and sponsorships. They will assist department leaders in developing and maintaining donor relationships and securing new ones.

Who We Are

Rock The Street, Wall Street (RTSWS) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit making a big impact. Our financial and investment literacy program is designed to bring both gender and racial equity to the financial markets and spark the interest of a diverse population of high school girls into careers in the M of STEM – finance. Our programming is offered in over 60 high schools in 30 cities across the U.S., U.K. and Canada.  


Create Long-Term Plans 

  • Design comprehensive fundraising plans focused on generating revenue, encouraging participation, and used as a general blueprint by all involved organization department

Maintain Donor Relationships

  • Meet with major donors, via in-person, video calls, phone calls, and emails 
  • Update regularly on recent events, happenings, and changes

Secure New Donors

  • Implement strategies to encourage sponsorship and giving from new donors 
    • Host outreach events 
    • Networking
    • Participate in grant writing process

Monitor Data  

  • Track and monitor all activity, relationships, and donations using Salesforce

Additional Skills 

  • Self-motivated team player that thrives on accomplishing goals, achieving results and improving organization’s bottom line
  • Draft effective written and verbal communication for internal and external purposes
  • Assure the quality and effectiveness of the RTSWS donor development program
  • Actively develop and manage donor relationships and communication
  • Communicate and report accurate metrics and progress with informative analysis to internal stakeholders weekly
  • Ensure all projects are properly executed and complete for fluid transition through internal processes
  • Manage program goals, scope, schedules and resources to confirm timelines are aligned across multiple departments 
  • Proficient and effective use of technology and software to streamline and deliver responsibilities



  • Bachelor’s degree in Nonprofit Management, Marketing, Public Administration, Business or a related field.
  • At least 3 years of donor development, fundraising, or sales experience
  • Embrace our mission, comfortably working with people from financial services, Diversity and Inclusion (D&I, ERG), family foundations and private donors.
  • Strong problem solving skills; strong presentation and public speaking skills
  • History of local community engagement and/or leadership positions.
  • Prior experience in a goal driven environment

Location: Brentwood, TN (in the Greater Nashville Area) 

Travel: 20 – 30%, seasonally 

Time Commitment: 40 hours/week


  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • 401(k)
  • PTO
  • Paid Holidays

Benefits Start after first 90 days of employment 

This role requires flexibility and innovative thinking, with the opportunity to find new ways to inspire our stakeholders. The Donor Development Coordinator will cultivate relationships in a wide range of settings — leading financial firms, corporations, public and private high schools. It is a business-critical role that rewards you with the chance to make a lasting impact on the girls we serve, the professionals who volunteer for us and the communities in which they live.

Collaboration as a TEAM player is a must to achieve the dream of our organization. We know we are making an impact in our communities and that’s what drives us to do whatever it takes and have a sense of urgency when doing it.

Chief Development Officer

Aspen Leadership Group is proud to partner with Rock The Street, Wall Street (RTSWS) in the search for a Chief Development Officer.

About Us

Rock The Street, Wall Street (RTSWS) is a high-impact nonprofit dedicated to empowering diverse high school girls with financial math and investment literacy, fostering financially informed young women, and opening doors to career opportunities. We deliver comprehensive programs in over 60 high schools across 30 cities in the U.S., U.K., and Canada. Founded by Maura Cunningham, a former Wall Street executive, RTSWS is on a mission to bridge gender and racial gaps in the financial markets and workforce.

Who You Are

You are a visionary leader with a robust background in building corporate, foundation, and individual relationships, with a proven track record in fundraising. You are excited about developing and executing multi-year fundraising strategies to support RTSWS’s mission. You thrive in a dynamic environment, possess superior relationship-building skills, and are passionate about fostering a culture of philanthropy.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Develop Comprehensive Fundraising Strategies: Design and implement multi-year fundraising plans aligned with RTSWS’s mission and goals.
  • Cultivate Relationships: Identify and cultivate relationships with individuals, corporations, and foundations, securing multi-year, million-dollar partnerships.
  • Lead Fundraising Efforts: Serve as the lead fundraiser, carrying a portfolio of high-value donors and prospects.
  • Innovate Fundraising Techniques: Leverage digital platforms and design campaigns, events, and immersive experiences to generate financial support.
  • Stewardship and Gift Recognition: Develop a stewardship program ensuring exceptional donor cultivation, recognition, engagement, and retention.
  • Reporting: Produce reports on fundraising progress for internal and external stakeholders.
  • Collaborate with Marketing: Partner with marketing and communications staff to create compelling narratives for support.

Reporting Relationships

The Chief Development Officer will report to the Chief Executive Officer, Ashley Leftwich, and will oversee a team of approximately three staff members.

From the Chief Executive Officer

Rock The Street, Wall Street is bringing the “M” in STEM to diverse high school girls, harnessing the power of mathematics and the upward mobility STEM careers provide in one generation. With more than 1,000 alumnae poised to enter the workforce, our impact is far-reaching—democratizing access to the financial industry for underserved students and enabling them to build a brighter economic future.

Preferred Competencies and Qualifications

  • Commitment to RTSWS’s mission.
  • Experience in developing and implementing comprehensive, multi-year fundraising strategies.
  • Ability to respond to trends in philanthropy with innovative and nimble fundraising programs.
  • Experience partnering with leadership and stakeholders to foster a culture of philanthropy.
  • Proven experience as a frontline fundraiser.
  • Superior relationship-building and communication skills.
  • Ability to recruit, lead, mentor, and retain a team of high-performing fundraisers.
  • Understanding of the financial industry sector.
  • Ability to develop fundraising metrics, budgets, and reports.
  • A bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience; at least seven years of nonprofit fundraising experience, including management responsibilities.


Rock The Street, Wall Street prefers candidates residing in the Greater Metropolitan Nashville Area. Staff are in the office three days a week. RTSWS will consider candidates with experience managing remote employees in cities with strong financial services industries (New York, Chicago, San Francisco, Boston).

Application Instructions

For application section: All applications must be accompanied by a cover letter and résumé. Cover letters should be responsive to the mission of Rock The Street, Wall Street as well as the responsibilities and qualifications presented in the prospectus.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the successful candidate has been selected. To apply for this position, apply here.

To nominate a candidate, please contact Clare McCully, Chief Development Officer, Rock The Street, Wall Street. claremccully@aspenleadershipgroup.com. All inquiries will be held in confidence.


  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • 401(k)
  • PTO
  • Paid Holidays

Benefits start after the first 90 days of employment.

Join us in reshaping the future of the financial industry by empowering young women to achieve financial independence and success in their careers.