Jobs

Independent Sector recognizes that talented staff are at the center of a successful organization. Join us as we lead, strengthen, and mobilize the charitable community. Apply your passion for making a difference by joining our efforts to advance the common good.

Current Openings

Manager, Technology and Web Development

Job Summary

The Manager will assist with digital and technological projects and strategy throughout the organization with a goal of improving communication and outreach. The Manager will assist with projects for the marketing, website, and information technology teams that span the needs of the organization. This position requires thorough knowledge of WordPress and coding fluency in PHP, HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript). Graphic design expertise is preferred but not required.

Responsibilities may include:

  • Manage the relationship between IS and our IT provider
  • Assist the IT governance team with managing IT needs across the organization
  • Assist the website governance team with troubleshooting website issues, coding website improvements, and implementing website strategy
  • Identify and manage new technology that assists or enhances IS’ internal and external communications

Desired Skillsets and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree or 4–6 years of full-time work experience
  • WordPress experience
  • HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, jQuery, PHP experience
  • Ability to convert comprehensive layout and wireframes into working web pages
  • Experience with Adobe Creative Suite (including InDesign, Photoshop, or Illustrator) preferred
  • Experience liaising with vendors
  • Superb written communication and organizational skills
  • Strong interpersonal and teamwork skills
  • Ability to take ownership of projects and solve problems, yet ask for help when needed
  • Be a self-starter and critical thinker, who is looking to acquire new skills and motivated to learn and contribute
  • Adaptable and flexible in an evolving organization
  • Interest in learning about and supporting the work of the nonprofit and philanthropic community

The salary range for this position is $65,000–70,000.

Associate

Job Summary
The Associate supports programmatic and research initiatives, as well as provides operational support to various cross-functional teams throughout the organization. This role provides the opportunity to interact with, contribute to, and learn from various teams and bodies of work across the organization. The Associate will also work closely with the Manager, Critical Issues and Sector Advancement to build capacities and skills in support of organizational goals.

Responsibilities may include:

  • Assist with in-person and digital event logistics and planning.
  • Enter and analyze data using our CRM database.
  • Research, data management, marketing, sales, and monitoring and evaluation for projects such as the Principles for Good Governance and Ethical Practice.
  • Provide customer service to our membership.
  • Assist in membership outreach (recruitment, renewal, and engagement).
  • Assist and/or participate in broader organizational public policy advocacy campaigns and priorities.
  • Assist with special projects and other duties as assigned.

Desired Skillsets and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree or 2–4 years of full-time work experience.
  • Superb written communication and organizational skills.
  • Strong interpersonal and teamwork skills.
  • Experience with event logistics.
  • Experience with and comfort adapting to new technology, which may include event management systems, data capture and analysis systems, media platforms, customer relationship management (CRM) systems, and website content management.
  • Analytical and interested in data.
  • Ability to take ownership of projects and solve problems, yet ask for help when needed.
  • Be a self-starter and critical thinker, who is looking to acquire new skills and motivated to learn and contribute.
  • Adaptable and flexible in an evolving organization.
  • Interest in learning about and supporting the work of the nonprofit and philanthropic community.

The salary range for this position is $40,000–45,000.

 

How to apply

Please email a cover letter explaining your interest in and qualification for the position, and a resume to:

  • To: resumes@independentsector.org
  • Subject: Human Resources – [Job Title]

Independent Sector is an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace.

Benefits

IS team members have access to the services and resources they need to maintain healthy, balanced lives. We offer a variety of rich benefits, ranging from health and welfare to a fun and active workplace.

Health and Welfare

  • Medical Plan
  • Dental Plan
  • Vision Plan
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (Health and Dependent Care)
  • 403(b) Retirement Plan with generous matching program
  • Basic and Supplemental Life Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Voluntary Short Term Disability Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • SmartBenefits Program

Paid Time Off

  • Vacation Leave
  • Sick Leave
  • Personal Leave
  • 10 Paid holidays

Workplace Learning and Events

  • In-house training
  • Annual Volunteer Day
  • Regular ongoing social activities – on and off-site