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Black Girls CODE | Oakland, CA
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ABOUT BLACK GIRLS CODE

Launched in 2011, Black Girls CODE (BGC) is devoted to showing the world that black girls can code, and do so much more. By reaching out to the community through workshops and after school programs, Black Girls CODE introduces computer programming and technology to girls from underrepresented communities in technology areas such as web design, robotics, gaming, mobile app development and more.  By cultivating the next generation of coders we hope to grow the number of women of color in technology and give underrepresented girls a chance to become the future leaders in technology and the masters of their technological worlds.  We thrive on working in a collaborative, fast-paced environment. We represent a diversity of backgrounds, a wealth of experience and a lot of fun.  


POSITION

The Development Associate will support Black Girls CODE’s Development team with fundraising, sponsorships and strategic partnerships initiatives and efforts. This role will provide operational and administrative support to the team, while also helping to drive success in equipping partners to engage in successful donor interactions and strategies.


The Development Associate will report to the Development Director.


RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Research and identify new funding sources: corporate, foundation, government, and individual; and stay current on current funders’ grant-making priorities
  • Assemble letters of interest, grant proposals, reports, acknowledgement letters, budgets and other materials that are responsive to donor guidelines
  • Prepare donor packets – background information and marketing materials – for donor calls and visits
  • Assist with development team with community and fundraising events
  • Support the fundraising activities by scheduling key meetings, coordinating agendas, and preparing materials
  • Maintain development calendar including upcoming deadlines for proposal, reports, follow-up
  • Utilize Salesforce and other development systems to record, track, and report on relevant grant and engagement activities


QUALIFICATIONS


This is an extraordinary opportunity to be part of a small and growing team in a dynamic startup environment. The position offers great potential for learning and affords real opportunity to have a tangible impact on communities across the country.


REQUIREMENTS 


  • 1-3 years experience in fundraising, sales and/or partnership cultivation in a start-up or nonprofit setting
  • Experience with Salesforce or other CRM systems
  • Experience working in a fast paced environment, with a focus on developing mission-driven initiatives
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to balance multiple priorities in a changing environment
  • Ability to pay close attention to detail and be highly organized, staying productive and accurate under pressure with tight deadlines (a sense of humor helps, too).
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work well in a team environment
  • Integrity, maturity, credibility, and a demonstrated commitment to BGC’s mission


ABOUT BLACK GIRLS CODE

Launched in 2011, Black Girls CODE (BGC) is devoted to showing the world that black girls can code, and do so much more. By reaching out to the community through workshops and after school programs, Black Girls CODE…

Details at a glance

  • Remote Possible
  • Full Time Schedule

How to Apply

Apply with cover letter and resume via this link: https://bit.ly/3i9Caz2


Apply with cover letter and resume via this link: https://bit.ly/3i9Caz2


Location

1736 Franklin Street, 10th Floor, Oakland, CA 94612

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