Scratch is a creative programming language and the world’s largest online coding community for children and teens. Children around the world use Scratch and ScratchJr to create their own interactive games, stories, and animations -- and share their creations with one another. In the process, they learn to think creatively, reason systematically, and work collaboratively. Last year, more than 30+ million children and teens around the world created projects with Scratch.
As an organization, we’re focused on centering our work on supporting creative learning for youth from communities impacted by systemic inequities, investing in our online community, developing our team, scaling our infrastructure, and improving data privacy, interoperability, and in-school experience. We’re looking for a diverse pool of applicants to join our team of 70 educators, designers, and engineers, and help us steward our community through this work.
The Philanthropy Associate, Annual Fund will join a high-performing Philanthropy team to help raise funds and support the work, mission and vision for the Scratch Foundation. Reporting to the Chief Philanthropy Officer, and working with the Senior Philanthropy Officer and Philanthropy team, the primary role of this position is to manage the Scratch Foundation’s annual fund, renewing and upgrading donor support, and strengthening relationships with current donors below the major donor level. They are accountable for meeting annual donation goals for donors who contribute less than $5,000 annually. The Associate develops and implements strategy for direct mail and electronic fundraising, donor communications and cultivation efforts, including events and donor stewardship. In addition, the Philanthropy Associate provides prospect research, gift processing, communications and project/event management support for other members of the philanthropy team. The candidate should possess the ability to manage projects independently, set and manage multiple priorities, and take initiative as well as work as part of a highly collaborative team.
The compensation range for this position begins at $71,000.
Candidates located near Boston or New York are preferred. Candidates outside this area will be considered, but must be able to travel to Boston 4-6 times per year for meetings and other team / org events.
The Scratch Foundation is an equal opportunity employer. Scratch welcomes people of all ages, races, ethnicities, religions, abilities, sexual orientations, and gender identities. We especially encourage historically marginalized identities to apply.
Scratch is a creative programming language and the world’s largest online coding community for children and teens. Children around the world use Scratch and ScratchJr to create their own interactive games, stories, and…