Justice Funders is hiring a Development & Communications Director

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FTE: 100%

Location: Bay Area preferred; may consider other locations

Position reports to: Senior Engagement Director

Application deadline: May 22, 2020

Ideal start date: July 1, 2020

Salary: $80,000



Justice Funders is a partner and guide for philanthropy in reimagining practices that advance a thriving and just world.  We believe that such a world cannot be achieved if institutional philanthropy is constrained by its ingrained practices that uphold the accumulation of wealth and power, while perpetuating systemic social and economic inequality. Responding to the needs of both movements and the philanthropic sector, Justice Funders supports individual, organizational, and field-wide transformation toward a Just Transition for Philanthropy to redistribute wealth, democratize power and shift economic control to communities. We are guided by the Just Transition principles that build political and economic power to shift from an extractive economy to a regenerative economy.  Justice Funders’ work encompasses the Bay Area Justice Funders Network,  leadership development programs, consulting, and an action lab for designing, piloting and scaling innovative collaborations that advance social justice movements. More information is available at: https://justicefunders.org.



The Development & Communications Director position is new for the organization and reflects the intention for the organization to grow over the next five years.  The primary roles of this position are to 1) develop and implement a strategy for securing contributed income needed to advance the mission of the organization, and 2) develop and implement a strategy for communicating the organization’s work, impact and vision of a Just Transition for Philanthropy. In both of these roles, the Development & Communications Director will interface with a range of external stakeholders including institutional supporters, members of the Bay Area Justice Funders Network, program participants and consulting clients, as well as our larger national network of movement and philanthropic allies. The nature of this position will demand a high level of initiative, organization and attention to detail.  This position will report to the Sr. Engagement Director.



Resource Development

Strategic Communications & Narrative Strategy





Organizational development


Movement Accountability


Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.





The Development & Communications Director is a 100% FTE, exempt salaried position.  Annual gross salary is $80,000.

Movement Strategy Center (fiscal sponsor)’s 100% FTE benefits package includes:



To apply, send a cover letter, resume, brief (1-page) writing sample and 3 references to justicefunders@gmail.com with the subject line: Development & Communications Director. Applications will be reviewed and interviews conducted on a rolling basis. Deadline to apply is May 22, 2020.


Justice Funders is a fiscally-sponsored project of the Movement Strategy Center (MSC). Justice Funders is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion or belief, disability, gender, nationality, ethnicity, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, or any other status protected by law.  People of Color, working-class people, differently-abled people, and LGBTQ persons are strongly encouraged to apply.