The Meyer Foundation is working toward a vision of a just, connected, and inclusive Greater Washington community in which systemic racism and its consequences no longer exist. We support organizations that are building power to achieve a racially and economically just Greater Washington region.
We focus the Foundation’s resources toward three core bodies of work: A Just and Equitable COVID-19 Recovery, focused on supporting efforts to rebuild and recover from the pandemic in Greater Washington; Reimagining the Social Contract, aimed at redefining the relationship between systems and people; and the Fund for Black-led Change, a five-year, $20 million initiative to strengthen the infrastructure of Black-led movements building power to change communities and the region.
Cultivating a team that embodies the diverse experiences of the Greater Washington region is essential to our mission and values. We strongly and sincerely encourage applications from people of color/of the global majority, immigrant, bilingual, and bicultural individuals; people with disabilities; members of LGBTQIA+ and gender non-conforming communities; and people with other diverse backgrounds and lived experiences.
ABOUT THE POSITION
We seek to hire a Director of Maryland Partnerships and Strategy to lead the Foundation’s work in Maryland. The person in this position will be a partner in driving social change and racial justice by proactively developing knowledge of community needs and of those working toward solutions and cultivating and stewarding relationships with stakeholders. The Maryland Partnerships and Strategy Director provides input on programmatic strategy within assigned issue and geographic areas through a racial justice lens to achieve the goals in the Foundation’s strategic plan, convenes grantees and other partners with shared goals, strengthens existing networks and builds partnerships with external colleagues; communicates the Foundation’s goals and strategy to potential applicants, current grantees, and other partners; and reviews and recommends action on grant applications. This position reports directly to the Vice President for Community Partnerships and Learning.
While the Maryland Partnerships and Strategy Director will lead the Foundation’s work in both Montgomery and Prince George’s counties, we are especially interested in candidates who bring deep knowledge of and relationships and experience in Prince George’s County.
HOW TO APPLY
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To apply for the Maryland Partnerships and Strategy Director position, submit your application via Survey Monkey at this link: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/SDKMKQ6 after reading the information below. To complete the application, you will need to upload your resume and provide brief responses to the following questions. Please do not include a cover letter.
What drew your interest to this position?
How would you describe your knowledge of Montgomery and Prince George’s counties?
How would you describe the landscape of racial and economic justice work in Montgomery and Prince George’s County?
How do you think philanthropy can better support organizations doing racial and economic justice work in Montgomery and Prince George’s County?
For the full job post, including job responsibilities, preferred qualifications and more about the position: https://t.co/WuLpSBdW2O
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