Black Feminist Futures is excited to be hiring a Program Manager to join our team.
Entering our 5th year, this will be our first full time hire and this position will be critical in the growth and development of Black Feminist Futures’ continuing work as an incubator for innovative black feminist organizing, leadership development, and movement building.
About Black Feminist Futures
Black Feminist Futures(BFF) is an initiative informed by the legacy of Black feminist organizing, grounded in the current pulse of movements, and located at the emergent need to amplify the power of Black women and girls in organizing and building power for the 21st century. BFF is a movement incubator that focuses on the dynamic possibilities of galvanizing the social and political power of Black women and girls. This project intends to amplify and build the leadership of Black feminist leaders and increase the capacity of Black feminist movement building.
BFF seeks a dynamic Program Manager with a deep commitment to Black feminisms and social change to implement, coordinate, and design our programs. They will be responsible for the day to day . The Program Manager is an important internal and external leader who collaborates with BFF staff, leaders, and partners and to deepen the impact of our initiatives.
This full-time position requires work both in and out of the BFF office. The staffer must be based in Atlanta.
Program Implementation and Evaluation- This position will work closely with the director to coordinate, implement and evaluate existing and new programs including but not limited to:
Black Feminist Organizing School: coordination, implementation, curriculum development, participant recruitment, faculty development
Visioning Salons: design and coordination
Black Feminisms Forum: design, development and coordination
Movement and network building with aligned partners and campaigns
Represents BFF at identified movement and network building partners gatherings
Increase BFF visibility with aligned partners
Support on program development and innovation
As a movement incubator, BFF is responsive to the needs of black feminist movements and responds to these moments by providing helpful, timely interventions i.e. Defend Black Womanhood altars in 2015
Support with the creation of resources and tools to proliferate the understanding and brilliance of Black feminisms
This position will work directly with the Director and will have additional support from the administrative support staff.
Established strong commitment and understanding to the values and principles of black feminisms, grassroots organizing, and social justice
Have at least 5 years experience as an organizer and/or project manager in aligned organizations/movements
Has a proven track record of being able to move projects/campaigns to the next level
Previous experience advocating, organizing, and base-building with black communities
Previous program/campaign management experience
Has experience with movement building and network building
Has knowledge and connection to black feminist, reproductive justice, social change organizations and movements
Highly organized and detail-oriented, able to prioritize and manage multiple tasks and employs a strong work ethic
Strong interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal;
Likes to have fun, willing to grow, build, and learn
Self-motivated, resourceful, creative, and able to work well both independently and collaboratively
Willingness to work some evenings and weekends, required
Must be able to travel at least 20% of the time
Salary and Benefits
The salary for this position is $60,000-$68,000 commensurate with experience. Black Feminist Futures will also provide a generous benefits package that includes health care, ample vacation time, and professional development.
Black Feminist Futures is equal opportunity employer. Black people; immigrants; lesbian, gay, bisexual, intersex, trans and gender non-conforming people; women; and disabled people are encouraged to apply.
How to Apply
For immediate consideration, please email your resume and cover letter to email@example.com subject line Manager of Programs and Innovation
Deadline to apply is February 25th.
We thank you for your interest in this position. Due to high volume, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.