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  • We are currently hiring for two positions:
    • Resource Mobilization Director
    • High Net Wealth Organizer

RESOURCE MOBILIZATION DIRECTOR 

About us:

Resource Generation is a national multi-racial, membership-based organization mobilizing young people (ages 18-35) with wealth and class privilege in the U.S. to become transformative leaders working towards the equitable distribution of wealth, land, and power. The broader Resource Generation community includes people of all ages and class backgrounds who support the role that young people with wealth play in social change. RG has 18 chapters in cities around the U.S., and our chapters engage in base-building, political education programming, running giving circles, engaging in local and national campaigns, and building local organizational relationships. Resource Generation is proud to have 1100+ dues-paying members who collectively made $100M in pledges to social justice movements in 2021. RG is 95% funded by our members.

Resource Generation is a primarily remote organization with headquarters in New York City. RG staff operate on a 32-hour work week schedule (generally Monday-Thursday). We currently have 21 full-time staff and are a multi-class and multi-racial team. We especially encourage those who are Black, Indigenous, and people of color; trans, non-binary, and gender non-conforming people; and people from poor and working-class backgrounds to apply.

 

Overview of role:

The ideal candidate will be an experienced organizer, resource mobilizer, and movement builder who is excited to bring their skills to an anchor organization in the social justice philanthropy and movement landscape.

The Resource Mobilization Director will develop RG’s overall resource mobilization strategy, manage the team to meet our annual resource mobilization goals, and hold key organizational partnerships in the field, including social justice funds, intermediaries, and other aligned donor networks. They will lead on the implementation, assessment, and updates to our Redistribution Pledge, which acts as both an organizing tool to secure commitments from RG members to social justice movements and a tracking tool to measure our collective impact from year to year.

The Resource Mobilization Director will manage our High Net Wealth Organizer, who leads on programming for high net wealth individuals in our base, and our Membership Director, who is responsible for leading our membership program and raising our annual budget. They will work closely with our Membership Director and Membership Coordinator throughout the year, including two annual drives, to make sure that Redistribution Pledge and membership asks are strongly integrated. The Resource Mobilization Director will report to the Organizing Director.

 

Job Responsibilities:

Resource Mobilization Strategist & Partnerships Holder

  • Build guiding frameworks, practices, and strategy around resource mobilization partnerships at the national level
  • Main point of contact for national social justice funds, intermediaries, and other aligned donor networks and donor organizing formations
  • Hold relationships in the broader philanthropy sector and organize interventions as needed – organize RG participation in webinars, conferences, actions, etc.
  • Steward Social Justice Philanthropy Principles, Redistribution Guidelines & Transformative Investment Principles, including holding process around any future changes
  • Support development of local/regional resource mobilization strategies and partnerships among RG’s 18+ chapters in collaboration with Regional Organizers
  • Help integrate Resource Mobilization strategies with our broader strategies and tactics, including political education, leadership development, campaigns, and strategic comms

Redistribution Pledge Lead

  • Run RG’s annual Redistribution Pledge efforts, in close collaboration with Membership Director and Membership Coordinator
  • Develop, implement, and evaluate systems (such as the Redistribution Pledge) for tracking RG’s resource mobilization impacts, including giving, investing, and fundraising
  • Steward any changes or updates to RG’s Redistribution Pledge
  • Support and coach staff around making effective Redistribution Pledge asks; collaborate with Membership Director and Membership Coordinator to make sure Redistribution Pledge asks are strongly integrated in all trainings and membership drives

Team Leadership, Management, and Supervision

  • Leads staff Resource Mobilization team to “organize our base to powerfully resource social justice movement infrastructure, including a strong RG membership program that meets our budget”
  • Manage Resource Mobilization team’s annual goal setting process, budget process, and any hiring or contracts
  • Supervise Membership Director and High Net Wealth Organizer
  • Manage & closely collaborate with staff Transformative Investment & Solidarity Economy Lead and help continue to develop that area of our resource mobilization strategy
  • Identify other gaps and areas of our growth in our overall Resource Mobilization strategy and with current team, and support the team to address them

Collaboration & Governance

  • Participates in staff governance through Resource Mobilization scope, Organizing scope, and other staff teams as elected
  • Contributes to annual conferences, retreats, webinars, and other team-wide initiatives
  • Cultivates list of major donor contacts, making integrated membership and Redistribution Pledge asks annually

 

Core qualifications and required skills:

  • Is a dedicated organizer and resource mobilizer. Has demonstrated at least 5 years of experience (paid or unpaid) organizing people and organizing resources toward collective goals.
  • Strong and collaborative team leader and manager. Has demonstrated at least 3 years of experience (paid or unpaid) leading a team. Has experience aligning a team around goals, giving feedback, building skills and leadership, and supporting overall team workplanning and prioritization.
  • Able to build trust across difference. Collective-oriented. Skills working and building trust with a wide range of people across class, race, gender, etc.
  • Self-directed and able to work remotely. Persistent, creative, and solutions-oriented. Can work-plan effectively to meet goals, communicate in a timely and responsive way, and can spend 32 hours a week on video calls and on a computer.
  • Desire to do transformative organizing of a multiracial base of young wealthy people. Has a demonstrated commitment to racial and economic justice. Believes in the stake young wealthy folks have in collective liberation, and the possibility and necessity of cross-class and multiracial movement building. Commitment to own transformation.

 

Our ideal candidate would have:

  • 4+ years experience with regional, national, or international grassroots organizing and social justice philanthropy organizations specifically
  • 2+ years of formal supervision experience
  • Fluency in digital tools such as Google Suite, Zoom, organizing databases/CRMs, Slack, Hustle, etc.
  • Nuanced, intersectional understanding of class, classism, their own class identity
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Compensation, Benefits, and the Application Process:

Salary: This is a full-time, 32-hour-per-week position with a salary range of $70,000-$80,000 based on regional cost of living and additional experience brought to the role.

Benefits: RG offers excellent benefits including 100% employer-paid health, vision, and dental insurance; 90% employer-paid health, vision and dental insurance for partners, spouses and and families. We offer 100% employer-paid short-term and long-term disability, and life insurance; medical and transit flexible spending account with a $500 employer contribution; 403(b) retirement plan with a 5% employer contribution after one year of employment, parental leave (up to 6 months within the first year after birth, adoption, or fostering), as well as an 8-week paid sabbatical after 4 years of employment. We also offer 15 vacation days, 15 sick days, 5 personal days, and a minimum of 1 week office closure in late December. RG provides professional development funds; initial home office tech set-up (shipment of computer, laptop), and a monthly home office /co-working allowance.

Location & Travel: This is a remote position. During non-pandemic times, 15-20 days a year of travel can be expected for retreats, conferences, and leadership convenings. The Resource Mobilization Director can work remotely from anywhere in the continental US and is expected to be available Monday-Thursday between the hours of 12-5pm EST to accommodate staff across time zones.

Staff Culture: RG is grounded in feminist and social justice principles. We engage in monthly identity-based caucuses and bi-monthly political education sessions. RG is a highly dynamic and fast-paced organization. Our working culture is highly collaborative and we spend a considerable amount of time goal setting and work planning to ensure staff are empowered and supported to be successful in their positions. Staff collaborate to support hiring processes, annual budgeting, and event programming. We engage in group wellness practices every quarter, and support one another to work against a culture of overwork. We recognize that paid work is only one aspect of our lives and encourage each other to take breaks and paid time off.

Timeline and Hiring Process: There will be up to two interviews for selected qualified applicants. Candidates may be asked to complete an assessment/exercise or provide a sample of their work (if any of these are requested, you will be compensated for your efforts). We will begin interviews in early May with the intention for the position to be filled by mid-June. All interviews will take place via Zoom. Dates below are approximate:

April 12 – May 1: Applications open

Week of May 9th: 1st round interviews

Week of May 23rd: 2nd round interviews

Week of May 30th: Offer made

June 22nd: Start date

 

How to Apply: Submit your resume and cover letter through Breezy by 9am ET Monday, May 2nd. As part of the application process you will be asked, “Why do you want to work at Resource Generation?” Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

Your cover letter should address how you meet the core qualifications and required skills for this position and any applicable experience that might not be captured in your resume.

Due to the volume of applications, we will not be able to offer specific feedback to applicants that are not invited to interview.

Resource Generation is an equal opportunity employer, and accordingly, promotes equal opportunity in the areas of recruitment, employment, training, development, transfer, and promotion. Our employment practices are without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability or medical condition, national origin or ancestry, marital and veteran status, and all other categories protected by anti-discrimination laws.

HIGH NET WEALTH ORGANIZER

 

About us:

Resource Generation is a national multi-racial, membership-based organization mobilizing young people (ages 18-35) with wealth and class privilege in the U.S. to become transformative leaders working towards the equitable distribution of wealth, land, and power. The broader Resource Generation community includes people of all ages and class backgrounds who support the role that young people with wealth play in social change. RG has 18 chapters in cities around the U.S., and our chapters engage in base-building, political education programming, running giving circles, engaging in local and national campaigns, and building local organizational relationships. Resource Generation is proud to have 1100+ dues-paying members who collectively made $100M in pledges to social justice movements in 2021. RG is 95% funded by our members.

Resource Generation is a primarily remote organization with headquarters in New York City. RG staff operate on a 32-hour work week schedule (generally Monday-Thursday). We currently have 21 full-time staff and are a multi-class and multi-racial team. We especially encourage those who are Black, Indigenous, and people of color; trans, non-binary, and gender non-conforming people; and people from poor and working-class backgrounds to apply.

Overview of the role

Resource Generation is seeking a High Net Wealth Organizer to organize high net wealth members of RG’s base, which we define as anyone who has direct access to $1 million in liquidable assets and/or is part of a family that has $10 million or more in assets. This program focuses on political education, leadership development, and mobilizing action among a portion of our base who have significant potential to move resources, organize their families, and take leadership in philanthropy. This position will report to the Resource Mobilization Director.

The ideal candidate is a passionate community organizer who excels at building relationships with member leaders, is deeply committed to economic and racial justice, is passionate about transformative fundraising, and can excellently manage multiple projects and timelines. This candidate will generate excitement and commitment from our base to move resources to social justice movements and participate in campaigns for change. They will bring excellent program management skills, and will design and run well-organized, powerful virtual programs on a year-round basis.

 

Job Responsibilities

National High Net Wealth (HNW) & Family Philanthropy Programming Lead
  • Assess the needs of high net wealth members of RG’s base and create relevant programming
  • Build curriculum, coordinate outreach for, and manage 4+ virtual high net wealth praxis groups a year (5-8 person groups supporting participants’ learning and moving into action)
  • Recruit and train up praxis facilitators and facilitate praxis as needed
  • Annually maintain relationships with 50-75 HNW members and engage in ongoing 1-1 support as needed
  • Ensure HNW leadership development ramp is connected to local chapter organizing, and that all of RG’s strategies (political education, leadership development, resource mobilization, campaigns) are integrated with HNW programming
  • Coordinate timing of high net wealth programming with other major dates and initiatives in the RG calendar
Liaison with External Partners & Professionals
  • Maintain relationships and manage contracts with presenters from social justice philanthropy field, as well as coaches and other consultants
  • Train coaches on how to powerfully guide members through a giving/redistribution plan process, including incorporating investing in alignment with RG’s Transformative Investment Principles
  • Collaborates with RM Director on philanthropic interventions specifically connected to HNW programming- identifies key leaders to present on panels, connect to RG member led philanthropy projects
  • Lead on updating financial professionals database 1-2x/yr
“Transforming Philanthropy” Retreat Co-lead
  • Co-lead with Program Director on format and key topics for Transforming Philanthropy (TP), RG’s biannual retreat for high net wealth individuals and people with family foundations
  • Act as point of contact for presenters
  • Provide strategic input on other programs targeting HNW audience, arc of conferences, etc.
Major Donor Fundraiser & Team Support
  • Cultivates list of ~50 major donor contacts, making integrated membership and Redistribution Pledge asks annually
  • Train staff team in making grounded Redistribution Pledge and membership asks of high-net wealth members
Collaboration & Governance
  • Participates in staff governance through Resource Mobilization scope and other staff teams as elected
  • Contributes to annual conferences, retreats, webinars, and other team-wide initiatives

 

Core qualifications and required skills

  • 2+ years of experience (paid or unpaid) in community organizing. Has demonstrated experience with engaging and mobilizing a base, and developing leaders.
  • 2+ years of experience (paid or unpaid) in grassroots or individual donor fundraising. Has demonstrated experience with raising money from individual donors and increasing their giving over time.
  • 2+ years facilitation experience (paid or unpaid). Has experience training and facilitating political education for young people. Shows ability to meet a group where they are, but guide and push them to take action.
  • Strong program manager who is able to build trust across difference. Someone who has experience successfully managing teams on complex projects with many moving parts. Collective-oriented. Skills working and building trust with a wide range of people across class, race, gender, etc.
  • Self-directed and able to work remotely. Persistent, creative, and solutions-oriented. Can work-plan effectively to meet goals, communicate in a timely and responsive way, and can spend 32 hours a week on video calls and on a computer.
  • Desire to do transformative organizing of a multiracial base of young wealthy people. Has a demonstrated commitment to racial and economic justice. Believes in the stake young wealthy folks have in collective liberation, and the possibility and necessity of cross-class and multiracial movement building. Cultivates a vision of how young 1%ers could create a wedge in the owning class and side with social movements.

 

Our ideal candidate would also have some of the qualifications below, though these are not required criteria for the position:

  • Experience and confidence working with high net wealth individuals.
  • Oriented towards building power, not just fundraising donors.
  • Nuanced, intersectional understanding of class, classism, their own class identity.
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A college degree is not a required qualification for this position.

Compensation, Benefits, and the Application Process:

Salary: This is a full-time, 32-hour-per-week position with a salary range of $65,000-$75,000 based on regional cost of living and additional experience brought to the role.

Benefits: RG offers excellent benefits including 100% employer-paid health, vision, and dental insurance; 90% employer-paid health, vision and dental insurance for partners, spouses and and families. We offer 100% employer-paid short-term and long-term disability, and life insurance; medical and transit flexible spending account with a $500 employer contribution; 403(b) retirement plan with a 5% employer contribution after one year of employment, parental leave (up to 6 months within the first year after birth, adoption, or fostering), as well as an 8-week paid sabbatical after 4 years of employment. We also offer 15 vacation days, 15 sick days, 5 personal days, and a minimum of 1 week office closure in late December. RG provides professional development funds; initial home office tech set-up (shipment of computer, laptop), and a monthly home office /co-working allowance.

Location & Travel: This is a remote position. During non-pandemic times, 15-20 days a year of travel can be expected for retreats, conferences, and leadership convenings. The High Net Wealth Organizer can work remotely from anywhere in the continental US and is expected to be available Monday-Thursday between the hours of 12-5pm EST to accommodate staff across time zones.

Staff Culture: RG is grounded in feminist and social justice principles. We engage in monthly identity-based caucuses and bi-monthly political education sessions. RG is a highly dynamic and fast-paced organization. Our working culture is highly collaborative and we spend a considerable amount of time goal setting and work planning to ensure staff are empowered and supported to be successful in their positions. Staff collaborate to support hiring processes, annual budgeting, and event programming. We engage in group wellness practices every quarter, and support one another to work against a culture of overwork. We recognize that paid work is only one aspect of our lives and encourage each other to take breaks and paid time off.

Timeline and Hiring Process: There will be up to two interviews for selected qualified applicants. Candidates may be asked to complete an assessment/exercise or provide a sample of their work (if any of these are requested, you will be compensated for your efforts). We will begin interviews in early May with the intention for the position to be filled by mid-June. All interviews will take place via Zoom. Dates below are approximate:

  • April 12 – May 1: Applications open
  • Week of May 9th: 1st round interviews
  • Week of May 23rd: 2nd round interviews
  • Week of May 30th: Offer made
  • June 22nd: Start date

How to Apply: Submit your resume and cover letter through Breezyby 9am ET Monday May 2nd. As part of the application process you will be asked, “Why do you want to work at Resource Generation?” Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

Your cover letter should address how you meet the core qualifications and required skills for this position and any applicable experience that might not be captured in your resume.

Due to the volume of applications, we will not be able to offer specific feedback to applicants that are not invited to interview.

Resource Generation is an equal opportunity employer, and accordingly, promotes equal opportunity in the areas of recruitment, employment, training, development, transfer, and promotion. Our employment practices are without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability or medical condition, national origin or ancestry, marital and veteran status, and all other categories protected by anti-discrimination laws.