Vice President of Development and Communications

The Unity Council is a non-profit Social Equity Development Corporation with a history in the Fruitvale neighborhood of Oakland. Their mission is to promote social equity and improve quality of life by building vibrant communities where everyone can work, learn, and thrive. 

Their programs aim to provide the community with the tools, knowledge, and resources to transform their lives and ultimately achieve their long-term educational, career, and financial goals. These holistic programs and services reach more than 8,000 individuals and families annually in five languages. Programs include early childhood education, youth mentorship and leadership development, employment services, career readiness training, housing and financial stability, senior citizen services, affordable housing and neighborhood development, and arts and cultural events. Their work expands beyond the Fruitvale district and now reaches across Oakland and into Concord. The Unity Council employs a diverse workforce of more than 300 people who reflect the linguistic, cultural, and ethnic identity of the communities we serve.


The Unity Council seeks a Vice President of Development and Communications who will develop and execute the strategy and management of the fund development, communications, and marketing functions. This position will manage revenue from government contracts, grants form corporations and foundations, grow individual philanthropy, and execute event management. As a member of the Senior Executive staff, the person in this position will help shape organizational culture, strategic planning initiatives, the budgeting process, and internal/external communications.




Click here for more information or to apply. To apply for this position, or for additional information on the opportunity, please send a copy of your resume with a cover letter to Victoria Silverman at [email protected].

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  • Kevin Perez
    published this page in Job Board 2023-02-10 17:54:18 -0500