The Funders’ Collaborative on Youth Organizing is a philanthropic intermediary that brings funders and youth organizers together to ensure that young people have the resources, capacities, and infrastructure they need to fight for a more just and democratic society. FCYO believes that to move toward justice, BlPOC youth, working class young people, young women, and queer and trans youth have a critical role to play in transforming economic and social conditions. To build this kind of power, youth organizing must build bases at significant scale, develop broad strategic alliances, and elevate public narratives that promote our vision of social justice and true democracy. Our work is grounded in our close relationships with the youth organizing field and a commitment to meaningful partnerships between funders and youth organizers.
ABOUT THE POSITION
The Funders’ Collaborative on Youth Organizing (FCYO) seeks a passionate and multi-talented candidate with a commitment to building resources for youth led social change to fill a new Donor Engagement Manager (DEM) position. Reporting to the Co-Executive Director, the DEM will help manage FCYO’s efforts to deepen philanthropic commitment to youth organizing and build alignment between funding and organizing strategies. This includes supporting a learning community for FCYO funder members, organizing briefings for non-member funders, building FCYO’s individual donor program, and supporting our funder advisory services. The ideal candidate brings a strong commitment to social justice, knowledge of youth organizing, experience with philanthropy, individual donor fundraising experience, strong facilitation and communication skills, and the ability to thrive and succeed in a dynamic, fluid workplace environment. FCYO is a fully remote organization and the DEM can be located anywhere in the U..S. Some travel required when FCYO resumes travel (anticipated to be in fall 2021).
HOW TO APPLY
Click here for more information about the position. Interested applicants should submit a resume and cover letter (in word or PDF file) that describes your experience, commitment, and any relevant personal background. You can apply and upload your documents via the GREEN APPLY BUTTON at the top. Questions should be addressed to Eric Braxton, Co-Executive Director at [email protected] . Please put “Donor Engagement Manager” in the subject line of your message. No phone calls please.
Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis through July 12, 2021 and interviews will happen throughout.
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