Purpose.com - Special Assistant to the CEO
Purpose.com, a ground-breaking social enterprise that builds social movements to address major global challenges, is seeking a Special Assistant to CEO Jeremy Heimans. The Special Assistant will be a key aide and work directly with the CEO to support his core activities, which include setting Purpose�s strategic direction, overseeing major projects and initiatives, developing new partnerships and projects, external relations and public engagements
posted by Nathan T. Pinsley 07 | updated April 25, 2011

New York Political Analyst and Campaigner

You won�t have heard of us but Crisis Action is at the forefront of global advocacy. We work behind the scenes to create and support strategic coalitions to avert unnecessary conflicts and ensure the protection of civilians where conflict exists. Sudan or Palestine, Burma or Congo, you�ll be on the front line of global advocacy.
posted by Miranda Johnson '97 | updated January 26, 2010

Various organizing positions - Avaaz (various locations)
Avaaz.org is a new global web movement with a simple democratic mission: to close the gap between the world we have, and the world most people everywhere want. Avaaz is hiring 2 Campaign Directors, a Chief Operating Officer/Operations Director, and Campaigners.
posted by Miranda Johnson '97 | updated January 26, 2010

Public Allies Teacher Fellowship -- Eagle Rock School, Estes Park, CO
The Public Allies Fellowship Program at the nationally recognized Eagle Rock School and Professional Development Center is currently seeking emerging educators from diverse backgrounds, beliefs, and experiences. The Public Allies Fellowship is an opportunity made available to twelve individuals who are passionate about education, youth development, and working with 15 - 21 year old students from diverse backgrounds across America who have not found success in conventional school settings.
posted by Miranda Johnson '97 | updated January 23, 2010

Director of Development and Director of Investor Programs at Ceres Inc.
Ceres is looking for candidates for two senior level positions. Please check http://www.ceres.org/Page.aspx?pid=417 for job descriptions for the positions of Director of Development and Director of Investor Programs. Job descriptions are also listed below.
posted by Brinda Sen Tu09 | updated October 15, 2009

School Programs Coordinator - El Museo del Bario (NYC)
El Museo del Barrio seeks a highly motivated individual with excellent organizational and interpersonal skills to administer and coordinate K-12 school programs, including school partnerships, after-school programs, and three part programs on-site and off-site.
posted by Miranda Johnson '97 | updated August 23, 2009

Outreach Specialist/Trainer & Adminsitrative Assistant positions - Advocates for Children of New York (New York, NY)
Advocates for Children of New York (AFC), a not-for-profit organization with a mission of ensuring that New York City�s most disadvantaged children have access to quality public education, seeks an experienced Outreach Specialist/Trainer to improve schools� and social service providers� awareness about the rights of students who are homeless as a part of the New York State Technical and Education Assistance Center for Homeless Students (NYS-TEACHS). The organization also seeks a motivated individual to serve as an Administrative Assistant with the New York State Technical and Education Assistance Center for Homeless Students (NYS-TEACHS).
posted by Miranda Johnson '97 | updated July 23, 2009

Ceres - Development Associate

Ceres is looking for a Development Associate for their Foundations work. The individual should have strong writing skills, an interest in the environment, and an interest in Development (fundraising) activities.

Ceres is a national network of investors, environmental organizations and other public interest groups working with companies and investors to address sustainability challenges such as global climate change. Ceres also launched and directs the Investor Network on Climate Risk (INCR), a group of 75 leading institutional investors with collective assets of over $7 trillion.

Ceres plays a unique role in the national environmental and sustainability movement by bringing the perspective and power of investors to environmental and sustainability issues and specifically to the performance, practices and policies of corporations. Today Ceres is a growing organization with expanding influence in the investment, environmental, corporate and policy arenas. Our program activities seek to foster greater public disclosure of environmental and social impacts by corporations, encourage engagement between companies and their stakeholders, and create opportunities for collaborative dialogue leading to positive change on key sustainability issues. To this end, we are harnessing the influence of the nation�s largest investors to move high-impact companies, the financial and insurance industries, and policymakers toward bold action on climate and sustainability. For more information about Ceres, please visit our web site (www.ceres.org).

Description & Responsibilities

The Development Associate�s efforts will be focused on writing proposals to raise funds from national and regional foundations, and to a smaller extent, from corporate foundations and federal agencies. In addition, he/she will draft grant reports in response to these awards. The Development Associate will work closely with program staff across the organization to articulate strategic plans and document success and progress toward goals to funders. The Development Associate will report directly to the Director of Development, and will work as a member of the development team.

Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

� Write foundation letters of inquiry and proposals across multiple program areas;
� Write foundation reports and capture success stories;
� Help craft foundation proposal budgets;
� Track, manage and meet foundation deadline, particularly managing the involvement of program and executive staff as needed;
� Participate in the creation of the foundation development agenda and the foundation development plan, critical to Ceres� growth;
� Provide Ceres staff with appropriate documentation as they collaborate with foundation funders;
� Maintain careful records, including entering data into Raisers Edge development database;
� Support ongoing stewardship of relationships with foundations, including creating and distributing reports and updates to foundation partners and prospects;


� Bachelor�s degree required;
� 2 or more years of previous work experience, required
� Demonstrated skill and interest in persuasive writing (writing samples required - see below);
� Highly developed writing skills;
� Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines;
� Ability to work well independently and collaboratively;
� Passion for climate change, environmental and/or sustainability issues, a plus;
� Ability to handle and prioritize multiple tasks, and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment;
� Proficiency with database applications and MS Office Suite;
� Previous development experience a plus but not required.

How to Apply

We encourage all applicants to review our website to familiarize themselves with Ceres before applying (www.ceres.org).

In addition to a resume and a list of three references, interested applicants should submit a letter describing their qualifications, interests, and potential contribution. Two writing samples are required, including persuasive writing samples that are relevant to a work environment and are not exclusively from an academic setting.

Address all correspondence to:

Careers at Ceres
ATTN: Development Associate Search
99 Chauncy Street, 6th Floor
Boston, MA 02111
Fax: 617-267-5400
Email: careers@ceres.org

Ceres is an equal opportunity employer and seeks qualified applicants without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, marital status, or sexual orientation.

posted by Karsten A. Barde 04 | posted May 6, 2009 | updated May 5, 2009 | contact poster

Policy Analyst for MassBudget (graduate-level)
Great job at a leading policy analysis firm in MA. MassBudget provides independent research and analysis of state budget and tax policies, as well as economic issues. MassBudget pays particular attention to how the state budget and economy affect low- and moderate-income people in Massachusetts. Seeking a Budget and Policy Analyst with strong quantitative and analytic skills and the ability to communicate information effectively to diverse audiences.
posted by Karsten A. Barde 04 | updated April 20, 2009

JustMeans seeking bloggers / editorial board members
JustMeans (www.justmeans.com) is expanding its Editorial Advisory Board. This is a fantastic opportunity to be part of growing the leading platform in the social responsibility marketspace.
posted by Karsten A. Barde 04 | updated April 10, 2009

StartingBloc - Executive Director
StartingBloc is currently seeking a talented and dynamic new Executive Director to lead a small and highly mission-driven organization into its next phase of growth and to ensure StartingBloc's continued and sustainable recognition as a leader in the fields of social innovation, social entrepreneurship, cross-sector partnerships, and sustainability.
posted by Karsten A. Barde 04 | updated April 7, 2009

Eagle Rock School (Estes Park, CO) - Public Allies Fellow
The Public Allies fellowship program at Eagle Rock School and Professional Development Center supports new ways of leading that are right for the times and right for a unique student population. The Fellowship Program provides twelve individuals with an advanced yearlong service and leadership development program focused on education and youth development at the nationally recognized Eagle Rock School and Professional Development Center located in Estes Park, Colorado.
posted by Miranda Johnson '97 | updated February 17, 2009

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