Project Manager, Bread & Roses Community Fund

Posted by Bread & Roses Community Fund on April 24, 2017

Do you want to help grassroots community groups get the funding they need to create real change in the Philadelphia region? Can you discuss the nuances of racism, classism, and community organizing in ways that are easily understood? Are you a strong project manager with impeccable attention to detail? Are you known for inspiring and motivating volunteers? Are you a strong facilitator who loves working with groups?

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, our grants go to local groups working for good schools, fewer prisons, better jobs, a safe environment, quality healthcare and more.

The project manager is responsible for recruiting for, administering, and facilitating the Giving Project, our cross-race, cross-class fundraising and grantmaking program. The project manager reports to the director of programs.

Key responsibilities
 Recruit Giving Project participants with attention to building groups that are cross-race, cross-class, and intergenerational.
 Manage all data related to Giving Project participants and their fundraising efforts.
 Create systems to support grantmaking processes.
 Coordinate planning and implementation of each Giving Project meeting.
 Co-facilitate all Giving Project meetings with the director of programs.
 Provide one-on-one coaching and ongoing support of Giving Project members in their fundraising.
 Document and evaluate Giving Project work.
 Participate in meetings and collaborate with our network of social justice funds that are doing Giving Projects in other parts of the country.
 Willingness to work frequent evenings and weekends, if possible working 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. with additional weekends.

Skills and experience
 Demonstrated commitment to social justice issues, progressive social change and belief in the core values of Bread & Roses.
 Minimum of four years’ experience in project management in the fields of community organizing, philanthropy, or social justice, and demonstrated experience in managing volunteers.
 Strong written and oral communication skills
 Strong facilitation skills.
 Comfort with digital platforms.
 Familiarity with the Giving Project model a plus but not required.

Bread & Roses is committed to affirmative action and strongly encourages people of color, women, LGBTQ, elderly and disabled candidates to apply.

Salary range is $40,000 to $45,0000 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 No phone calls please. The application deadline is Friday, May 19, 2017 with hopes to fill the position by August 1, 2017. We appreciate all applicants, but please be advised that we can only respond to those best qualified for the position.

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