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Current Job Openings

Deputy Director of Development

Reporting to the Executive Director, the Director of Development will be instrumental in the organization’s continued growth and opportunity for impact. As a member of CJSF’s executive team, the Director of Development will be responsible for leading the Funder Organizing team (programs curator, operations manager, and programs curator) and work closely with leadership and key external-facing staff to raise and grow an annual budget of approximately $10M across CJSF’s 501 (c) -3 and potential (c )-4 partners. The Director of Development will be responsible for guiding CJSF’s overall fundraising strategy, co-creating a plan for reaching annual revenue goals, and managing a team of 1-2 full-time staff. They will also partner on the senior leadership team with CJSF’s Executive Director, Deputy Director of Programs, Director of Communications, donor members and executive committee, member partners and strategy council, and CJSF staff. The Director of Development may also manage consultants relationships and other vendor partners supporting the organization’s fundraising efforts. This full-time position is location flexible. The CJSF staff team meets quarterly for in-person week-long retreats and has an express commitment to advancing healing and wellness by embracing a 4-day work week.

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Communities for Just Schools Fund is seeking a highly skilled Chief of Staff to work closely with the Executive Director and the senior leadership team to design and manage key organizational systems, processes and operations. The Executive Operations Manager ensures the effective internal coordination of organization-wide initiatives to support a balanced, sustainable, effective, and high impact team. They are responsible for ensuring that organization-wide processes and systems are clear and effective, and that staff have the support they need to effectively participate in them.

The Chief of Staff will build and steward core internal systems such as operations, financial management and budgeting, event planning, communications and technology, and ensure building out of core internal financial, administrative, and operational processes and systems. This role reports to and supports the initiatives and responsibilities of the Executive Director, including strategic projects and administrative functions, while also addressing the general needs of the staff. The ideal candidate will have proven success in a nonprofit operations or business management role, with a special focus on executive-level advising, strategic planning, culture building and interdepartmental collaboration. They must be skilled at managing multiple priorities and deadlines in a dynamic environment, be able to design and implement operational systems, manage up and across in real time, exercise discretion and exhibit high emotional maturity. A masterful project manager with a keen ability to see a gap, proactively address it, and ensure seamless implementation, the Operations Manager will be the primary support to the Executive Director in her engagement with donors, field leaders, movement partners, and staff.

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Operations Associate

The Operations Associate will support the operations side of the Communities for Just Schools Fund (CJSF). They will provide support to the Executive Director, Chief of Staff, Deputy Director of Development and Director of Narrative and Communications and report to the Chief of Staff. The Operations Associate will partner with these leaders stewarding finance, human resources, culture, internal systems and administration, development, and communications. The Operations Associate will work in coordination with other staff to ensure that the internal operations, culture, management and systems, and coordination across these bodies of work run efficiently.

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Director of Narrative and Communications

This position is dedicated to leading and advancing the communications, narrative building and storytelling work of Communities for Just Schools Fund (CJSF) in support of its national network of partners and the movement for racial justice in education. The Director of Narrative and Communications will build strong narratives, strategic communications, and overall messaging about CJSF’s mission, organizational work and priorities (55%). The Director will also collaborate with CJSF’s movement partners by providing strategic communications and narrative building training in support of portfolio and movement wide communications and storytelling efforts (30%). The Director will also co-manage an Operations Associate and collaborate across the organization in learning, training and overall relationship management with key stakeholders (15%). The goal of this position is to expand CJSF’s reach and increase donor, partner, and philanthropic engagement and collaboration, and to support CJSF and our movement partners in building impactful narratives and achieving our communications goals in service of the education justice movement.

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