Funding Collaborative Coordinator
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100Kin10 is thinking big about social change and is creating a national movement by unleashing a new approach to tackle one of our country’s most pressing challenges.
100Kin10 aims to prepare all students with the highest-quality STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) knowledge and skills by responding with a networked approach to our country’s need for 100,000 excellent STEM teachers by 2021. Our passionate team is driving an experiment of building, curating, and engaging a creative collaborative of over 200 partners—including the Clinton Global Initiative, Teach for America, and DonorsChoose.org—to jump into action. With over $80 million (and growing) currently pledged from funders such as Google, The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, and The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, 100Kin10 is creating opportunities for investors and organizations to create catalytic change and ensure every student has the STEM teacher and STEM education they deserve.
About the Role: Funding Collaborative Coordinator
We’re looking for a self-motivated individual to join our team as the Funding Collaborative Coordintator. You will work alongside the Director of the Funding Collaborative to support 100Kin10’s 30+ and growing funding partners (i.e. foundations and corporations) that have pledged $86M+ to date to support the work of vetted 100Kin10 program partners. Together you will create value for the funding partners, advising as needed to help individual funders make strategic investments aligned with their goals and visions and mobilizing funding partners to deepen their engagement in the 100Kin10 network.
Your mission will be to add capacity to the Funding Collaborative team by identifying and executing on opportunities and ideas. You will track progress against goals and metrics, and develop new (or revamp existing) processes to ensure efficiency and effectiveness are the forefront of your team’s many moving pieces. You will have external facing opportunities with funders, whether connecting through emails, engaging them via phone, or meeting in person.
This is an incredible opportunity to support an already-innovative funding model, recognized by Inside Philanthropy and the Chronicle of Philanthropy.
Your key responsibilities will include:
Project & Grant Management
Assessing current systems and timelines, and implementing and managing new ones to strengthen the tracking of progress against goals and metrics.
Helping prepare final reports for the 100Kin10 Funders’ Collaborative.
Developing and managing grantmaking operations, including drafting applications, performing initial screenings, settling up review processes, communicating with partners and reviewers, etc.
Managing all funders data in 100Kin10’s Salesforce account.
Managing communications with both 100Kin10 funding and programmatic partners.
Drafting, proofreading, editing and coordinating outgoing communications, presentations, and various other materials on behalf of the Director of Funding Collaborative.
Supporting the Director of Funding Collaborative in managing and prioritizing critical correspondence and meetings.
Preparing and coordinating meeting after-actions in order to ensure no follow-ups fall through the cracks and all action items are completed according to timelines.
Partner Facing Support
Recruiting and preparing funders for pitch sessions and office hours.
Developing and refreshing content about funders/funding including funder profiles, investment strategies, new grant opportunities, etc.
Identifying and publicizing competitive grant opportunities for partners.
Funder Community Support
Contributing to the organization of events and engagement with 100Kin10 funder communities.
Coordinating funder recruitment and support opportunities and gatherings.
Tracking 100Kin10 funder activity and general STEM funding activity to identify trends and prospective partners.
We’re looking for someone…
1-4 years of full-time, relevant work experience.
A track record of demonstrating sound judgment by making appropriate decisions in tough situations, identifying and executing opportunities, and having the ability to create innovative solutions to both anticipated problems and present challenges.
Exceptionally strong writing, editing, and proofreading skills.
Exemplary interpersonal skills with a high-energy, outgoing personality, a good sense of humor, and the ability to collaborate effectively with culturally diverse staff.
A highly professional demeanor and the ability to represent the voice of the Director of the Funding Collaborative, the initiative, and partner organizations effectively to diverse audiences.
Who is …
Incredibly self-motivated and self-directed.
Eager to learn and grow as a professional; who is driven to be a life-long learner.
Highly organized, thrives on check lists, and is a seasoned multi-tasker.
Able to juggle multiple responsibilities simultaneously and effectively, while also holding a high bar for performance.
Committed to excellence, and who takes pride in completing each task, no matter how big or how small.
Extremely smart, can quickly grasp big picture objectives, and will take initiative to execute on special projects.
Comfortable receiving and delivering feedback in a considerate, honest, and direct manner.
Passionate about STEM, education, or collective impact approaches.
How will we know you’re the right person for the role?
Please complete the following application. Priority will be given to those applications submitted by Monday, January 25, 2016; therefore we encourage you to submit yours soon!
These short-answer questions are designed to replace a cover letter, please take your time with them and copy in your answers from a separate document. If you are chosen as a finalist, you will first be interviewed by ReWork and then by 100Kin10 leadership. The final step in the hiring process will be to arrange personal reference calls to confirm details of your work history and performance.
What happens if you’re selected?
You’ll be invited to join our growing team in New York City. If you have any questions about the role, please feel free to email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. We look forward to reading your application!