On the market: 16 jobs in leadership, development, communications and more - Generocity Philly


Sep. 20, 2019 7:22 am

On the market: 16 jobs in leadership, development, communications and more

Open positions at Taller Puertorriqueño, MANNA, Pennsylvania Humanities Council, Big Brothers Big Sisters Independence, Community Legal Services, and seven other organizations.

Taller Puertorriqueño’s El Corazón Cultural Center .

(Photo by J. Fusco for Visit Philadelphia)

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Taller Puertorriqueño is looking for a development assistant and marketing support. The largest, longest-operating and most prominent Latino arts and cultural organization in the region, is looking for someone to support the executive director in managing the development/fundraising efforts from diverse sources as his/her primary responsibility. The position also assists with marketing Taller’s programs and events as a shared task among several staff members. The person in this role completes and packages proposals on the schedule for submission; researches potential corporate, foundation, government and individual funding sources; supports the executive director in providing stewardship for all grants and donors, and continues to develop and maintain a database to track research, requests, gifts and stewardship, among other responsibilities.

A letter of interest, letter of recommendation and resume must be submitted by September 20.


MANNA, the nonprofit that provides home‐delivered medically appropriate
nutrition to people battling life threatening illnesses, is looking to fill two positions: grant writer and  development operations coordinator.

The grant writer plays a critical role in the organization’s ongoing efforts to nurture and deepen relationships with current funders, diversify funding streams by building new relationships, and optimize growth opportunities.

The development operations coordinator will join the team responsible for philanthropic and event revenue generation, as well as all internal and external communication. The position will focus on supporting events, communications, and individual giving. This is a data-driven position.

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The Pennsylvania Humanities Council has an opening for a program officer to develop, manage, and produce content for a portfolio of PHC programs that demonstrate the impact of humanities-driven civic engagement that puts people first. Among the major responsibilities of program officer are: develop and produce a regular line-up of on the ground programs and online content that demonstrates the humanities’ role in social change in communities; develop and manage grantmaking for civic engagement portfolio; provide coaching, guidance and support to partners and program personnel, and oversee and manage budgets for programs and projects, among other responsibilities.

The Pennsylvania Humanities Council is an independent nonprofit partner of the National Endowment for the Humanities. It puts the humanities in action to create positive change.


Big Brothers Big Sisters Independence is looking to fill two positions: manager, annual giving and alumni and director, marketing and communications.

The manager of annual and alumni giving is responsible for maintaining and growing a sustaining donors portfolio exceeding $400K, including annual giving and appeals, alumni and volunteer giving, monthly giving, and related events.

The marketing and communications manager will work closely with counterparts in Program, Advancement, and MENTOR Independence Region departments to accomplish agency marketing and communications goals and objectives.


The Kelly Anne Dolan Memorial Fund, the Fort Washington organization founded to provide financial assistance to those families who are caring for a seriously ill, disabled or injured child, is looking for an executive director.

The organization is looking for someone who has a minimum of 10 years experience in nonprofit leadership, with the most recent position being as an executive director or top leadership role (such as development or operations) in a social service organization with a reputation for service excellence; strategic leadership in planning, managing and executing, as demonstrated by increasing the impact of an organization through her/his efforts; skilled at leading and pacing continuous improvements, and with examples of developing organizational fundraising strategies and securing grants/donations from foundation, corporations and major individual donors that equal more than $1M.


The Reinvestment Fund is a catalyst for change in low-income communities, integrating data, policy and strategic investments to improve the quality of life in neighborhoods across the country.


Community Legal Services Inc., a non-profit public interest agency providing free civil legal services to low-income Philadelphia residents, is looking for a staff attorney for its homeownership and consumer rights unit, a paralegal for the same unit, and Summer 2020 law student internships.

Community Legal Services is seeking a staff attorney to work as a part of the Homeownership and Consumer Rights Unit with a focus on tangled title cases. This exciting and demanding position combines courtroom representation of individual homeowners to help preserve and grow homeownership low-income Philadelphians.

The paralegal will be responsible for interviewing clients to assess their legal circumstances, help clients draft and record deeds, assisting with probating estates, completing applications for mortgage loan modifications and property tax programs, negotiating agreements with mortgage companies and their attorneys, and assisting with case preparation, discovery, and documents to be filed in court.

There are approximately 20 summer internships available for those who have completed their first or second year of law school. The interns receive exceptional training and the opportunity to work with some of the most talented legal minds in civil legal services. Students are placed in a specific CLS unit, and also have the opportunity to learn through special programming throughout the summer about the other areas of CLS’s work. All CLS interns will have the opportunity to work directly with clients, engage with the communities we serve, and contribute to systemic advocacy efforts to advance economic and racial equity.


Whose Your Landlord is looking for brand ambassador, fall 2019. WYL is looking for local influencers in Philly to represent the WYL brand and spread the word about the company, as a lead brand ambassador. WYL uses edgy grassroots marketing and edutainment (entertainment + education) to connect with millennial tenants while also educating them on landlord-tenant relations and housing issues.

WYL is a SaaS web platform increasing transparency in the residential market and bridging the communication gap between renters and home providers through verified reviews, online sentiment analysis software, and by providing assistive content to improve residential relations.


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