Reports to: Katherine Young, Deputy Director of Development
Location: Dream Corps’ headquarters are located in Oakland, CA, but candidates from across the country are encouraged to apply and may work fully remote
Salary Range: $80k - $95k, depending on experience and location
Dream Corps closes prison doors and opens doors of opportunity. We bring people together across racial, social, and partisan lines to create a future with freedom and dignity for all. We are working to build a future wherein "we the people" means all of us.
Dream Corps JUSTICE is a bipartisan effort to cut crime and incarceration across all 50 states. We bring together leaders impacted by the criminal justice system with unlikely allies spanning the political divide to push for criminal justice solutions.
Green For All fights for a world that is green for all, not green for some. We work at the intersection of environmental, economic, and racial justice movements to advance solutions to poverty and pollution.
Dream Corps TECH cultivates future leaders and entrepreneurs from underrepresented backgrounds across the country. We are creating a pipeline of diverse talent that will shift the culture of the tech sector.
Dream Corps seeks a mid-level Development Manager to support our goal of maintaining and growing foundation and corporate philanthropic relationships. The primary responsibility of the Development Manager will be to write high quality grant proposals, reports, and other funding requests; and to work closely with the Deputy Director of Development to ensure a streamlined and efficient grant writing and deliverables management process. This role will also provide a high level of administrative support to all Development Team members, including through: conducting research to help identify corporate and foundation funding, sponsorship and partnership prospects; scheduling support; note-taking on internal/external meetings; and donor/relationship record-keeping.
The ideal candidate will be detail-oriented, deadline driven, familiar with grant writing and foundation fundraising practices, and possess a strong orientation to using project management and data tracking systems to increase efficiency.
Grant and Report Writing (50%)
Research, Deliverables Management and Data Hygiene (40%)
Additional Department Tasks (10%)
Skills and Attributes
Please send a resume; cover letter detailing why you are interested in working in fundraising, how your skills and experience make you a good fit for the role, and your interest in working at an organization advancing social and racial justice; and a 2-3 page writing sample that best demonstrates your ability to write convincing narratives.
All full-time employees receive Medical, Dental & Vision coverage. Dream Corps pays 100% of premiums for employee, spouse and dependents. Part-time employees receive 50% coverage. After a 6 month waiting period, employees can contribute to our retirement plan. Currently, Dream Corps offers up to a 5% match. We also offer a flexible spending, pre-tax program for medical expenses, dependent care expenses, transit expenses and parking expenses. All full-time Dream Corps employees accrue 4 weeks of vacation time off and 12 days of sick time off over the first year of employment. Part-time employees accrue time off on a prorated basis. In addition to 10 paid holidays, Dream Corps also provides paid time off from December 24th through January 1st each year.
Dream Corps is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and encourages applications from all qualified applicants regardless of race, sex, gender identity, age, disability, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, veteran status or record of arrest or conviction. We are committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion, and strive for a workforce that reflects the populations that we serve.
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