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Bread & Roses Community Fund Seeks Director of Programs

Bread & Roses Community Fund supports grassroots community groups leading movements for real change in the Philadelphia region. A partnership of donors and activists, Bread & Roses has distributed more than $10 million dollars in grants and provided thousands of hours of leadership development and other technical assistance to hundreds of community groups since its founding in 1977. With a focus on racial and economic justice, Bread & Roses supports groups fighting for better schools, good jobs, fewer prisons, quality healthcare, a safe environment, and much more. 
 
The director of programs is responsible for working with Bread & Roses’ grantmaking and other committees to plan, manage, evaluate, and promote the grantmaking, technical assistance, and convening functions of Bread & Roses’ programs. The director of programs reports to the executive director. 
 
Key responsibilities:
  • Oversee all aspects of grantmaking and scholarship programs in collaboration with grantmaking committees. 
  • Develop and implement technical assistance programming for grantees and allied organizations. 
  • Partner with key staff, board members, and stakeholders to develop and implement educational and engagement opportunities for grantees, donors and other stakeholders. 
  • Draft communications related to programs. 
  • Oversee community outreach efforts and maintain close working relationships with grantees, donors, the philanthropic community, and community partners. 
  • Provide management and supervision for staff, volunteers, and interns. 
  • Occasional evening and weekends hours. 
  • Skills and experience
  • Demonstrated commitment to social justice issues, progressive social change, and belief in the core values of Bread & Roses. 
  • Minimum of two years’ experience in managing programs and people in the fields of community organizing, philanthropy, or social justice, including demonstrated experience in managing volunteers. 
  • Strong written and oral communication skills with experience writing for publication and presenting with enthusiasm and conviction at meetings and conferences. 
  • Strong project management, facilitation, and technology skills. 
Bread & Roses is committed to affirmative action and strongly encourages people of color, women, LGBTQ, elderly, and disabled candidates to apply. 
 
Compensation:
Salary range is $50,000-$60,000 based on experience and includes a generous benefits package. 
 
How to Apply:
Send resume and cover letter to Bread & Roses Community Fund, 1315 Walnut St., Suite 1300, Philadelphia, PA 19107 or email jobs@breadrosesfund.org. No phone calls please. Application deadline is October 29, 2014. We appreciate all applicants, but please be advised that we can only respond to those best qualified for the position. 
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