Social Justice Fund is a member-funded foundation that supports the creation of a just society through fundraising, grantmaking, and member involvement. The foundation provides essential resources to organizations in Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington, and Wyoming to strengthen grassroots efforts in the broad-based movement for progressive, systemic social change.
Employment Type: Full time,Temporary Exempt, (also accepting co-applicants with two folks applying up to 2 FTE)
Salary: $80K-$100K salaried plus benefits, including health and dental insurance (partial coverage for dependents), long term disability & life insurance.
Reports to: Board of Directors
Location: currently remote (but will will require in-person time primarily in Seattle with travel to Portland once a vaccine is made accessible to everyone and an equitable return-to-work policy is established)
Application Deadline: rolling applicants interviewed, initial deadline to apply 9am June 14th, open until filled
Start Date: TBD (target offer date July 1st)
Tenure: 12 to 18 months from start date
Social Justice Fund works on the frontlines of social change. Our mission is moving money to movement work in the Northwest U.S, primarily through grantmaking to grassroots social justice organizations. Last year, we granted $3.6 million and our Giving Project model is now being used by 9 other organizations around the country.
We’re seeking an Interim Executive Director (or team of Directors) who can work with us at a moment of significant organizational transition. Not only are we searching for new leadership (and new leadership structures), but we are seeking to eradicate anti-Black racism in our organization. Above all, your work to help us transition will set us up to support our grantees, staff, and extended community for the long term.
If you are looking to take on a unique leadership role, leverage your skills in service of organizational transformation, and have a lasting impact on Social Justice Fund NW and on grassroots organizing in the Northwest — don’t hesitate to apply!
Working with the staff and Board of Directors, the Interim Executive Director will perform executive administrative functions and supervisory support for SJF as the organization transitions to a more long-term leadership structure. This includes leading personnel policy development, hiring processes and direct supervision of staff to ensure the organization carries out its mission. This is a short term position intended to provide capacity and support for staff in this time of organizational transition.
Duties and Responsibilities:
General Organizational Management (40%)
Operations staff Leadership and Supervision: (30%)
Grantmaking Program Support (10%)
Financial Management (10%)
Please email your cover letter and resume(s) to email@example.com. We are interviewing applicants on a rolling basis and understand the impact of COVID-19 on applicants’ lives and will continue to review proposals until we have a full candidate pool. In your cover letter, be sure to explain why you would like to work with the Social Justice Fund and what qualifies you for this particular position.
Social Justice Fund NW is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Black people, indigenous people, people of color, LGBTQ individuals, and women are strongly encouraged to apply. We actively recruit, and support the retention and advancement of, persons of diverse backgrounds within the organization. We believe that having a board, staff, and membership with diverse identities and backgrounds enhances our ability to meet our mission and creates a vibrant environment where individuals can learn, grow and thrive. To that end, we are committed to fostering a workplace culture where all employees are equally included, valued, and supported.