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Senior Associate, Atlanta Civic Site

Employer
The Annie E. Casey Foundation
Location
Georgia, United States
Salary
Salary Commensurate with experience
Closing date
Nov 22, 2021

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Position Type
Programs, Grant Making, Other Programs, Program Administration and Management
Fields
Community Development, Community Foundations, Other Fields
Salary Band
Commensurate with Experience
Employment Type
Full Time
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The Annie E. Casey Foundation is dedicated to building a brighter for millions of children at risk of poor educational, economic, social and health outcomes. The Foundation’s work focuses on strengthening families, building stronger communities and ensuring access to opportunity because children need all three to succeed. Casey advances research and solutions to overcome barriers to success, to help communities demonstrate what works and to influence decision makers to invest in strategies based on solid evidence.

  At Casey, you will find a dynamic environment with staff of diverse backgrounds and perspectives who share a deep commitment to advancing the Foundation’s mission.

The Foundation is seeking a visionary and detail-oriented professional to lead its community-based and economic opportunity strategies focused on children and families in Atlanta, including investments and collaborative partnerships. 

As a senior associate with Casey’s Atlanta Civic Site team, you will:

  • manage and advance efforts to expand access to economic opportunities for families;
  • support the Foundation’s racial equity and capacity-building work in Atlanta;
  • collaborate with other teams within the Foundation on current and developing investments focused on economic success, workforce development, entrepreneurship, racial and ethnic equity, and youth engagement in Atlanta;
  • work with local stakeholders, including funders, nonprofit leaders and government partners, to advance promising citywide interests that support the Foundation’s economic opportunity priorities; and
  • ensure philanthropic resources are allocated, managed and leveraged effectively.

 

The ideal candidate will have:

 

  • Bachelor’s degree (Master’s preferred) and at least seven years of related experience, including a minimum of five years of successfully managing large projects and/or a body of work in the workforce development and/or community economic development fields
  • Demonstrated knowledge of, and experience with, building collaborative relationships, engaging internal and external stakeholders, and developing strategies
  • Familiarity and experience working with Atlanta stakeholders, including state and local government, anchor institutions, nonprofits, other institutional partners and diverse populations
  • Knowledge of public systems in workforce development and the public policies that govern them
  • Experience and knowledge with evidence-based practices and concepts
  • Awareness of cutting-edge innovations and practices in the field of workforce development
  • Commitment to, and appreciation for, racial and ethnic equity and inclusion

 

Casey is committed to enabling staff to bring their best selves to work by offering a range of professional development opportunities, including tuition reimbursement, conferences and training to further grow skills and expertise. The Foundation also provides a generous benefits package.

Please submit your resume and cover letter describing how you fit the qualifications above, why you are the best person for this job, and why working for the Foundation as a senior associate interests you. The Foundation will not consider resumes submitted without a cover letter. Also, please submit an original writing sample (versus an edited and/or published report, paper or article). Read the full job description and apply online at www.aecf.org/about/jobs.

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