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 Development Manager for Grants will join a high-performing Philanthropy team to help raise funds and manage projects that support the work, mission and vision for the Scratch Foundation. Reporting to the Chief Philanthropy Officer, and working with the Philanthropy team and Director of Evaluation and Impact, the primary role of this position is to manage, engage and support the expansion of funding and grants, especially from corporate and foundation donors. This position requires exceptional writing and project management skills, high attention to detail, ability to learn quickly on the job, and strong interpersonal skills for working with funders and other departments across the organization. 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 development team.
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The compensation range for this position begins at $80,100.
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…