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Byte Back is now hiring for the following positions:

Development Director
Outreach and Admissions Coordinator

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Development Director

Byte Back (www.byteback.org) is seeking a full-time Development Director to lead Byte Back’s dynamic fund development efforts, strategically building Byte Back’s portfolio of corporate supporters and major donors. The Development Director will direct and implement development and fundraising efforts, including cultivating and stewarding relations with individual donors, foundation, and corporate stakeholders. The Development Director will strategically deepen and diversify revenue generation, heighten Byte Back’s visibility among key stakeholders, and ensure Byte Back’s long-term sustainability.

The ideal candidate will have a track record of running successful individual and corporate fund development campaigns, will be driven and self-motivated to meet and surpass revenue goals, will be both detail-oriented and a strategic thinker, and will excel at communicating the mission of Byte Back with funders, key stakeholders, staff, and the Byte Back Board of Directors.

About Byte Back

Byte Back is a Washington, DC area nonprofit that provides free technology education and career training to hundreds of adult students. The communities we serve—predominantly people of color, women, and the unemployed or underemployed—have an incredible and untapped potential to change the tech sector. We are one of the only organizations in the country to provide training at all levels, from introductory computer classes to industry-recognized certification courses. Byte Back’s innovative approach was recently recognized with a $360,000 Creator Award from WeWork to scale into Maryland and explore national expansion.

Job Responsibilities

The Director of Development, who is based in Washington, DC and reports to the Executive Director, is responsible for the following:

  • Develop and implement overall strategy and goals to raise Byte Back’s annual $2.5 million budget.
  • Design and implement a strategy for cultivating and stewarding major donors and corporate supporters for the organization.
  • Build and manage relationships with current and potential individual donors.
  • Represent Byte Back at funder/donor meetings and panels, conferences, and other events.
  • Serve as point of contact for significant foundation funders, corporate sponsors, and major individual donors.
  • Manage the Development Manager and grant writer(s) to successfully complete grants, reports, tracking, and communications.
  • Help organize fundraising and donor appreciation events.
  • Continually develop prospects in all revenue streams and plan out how to pursue these contacts
  • Lead Board of Directors Development Committee and engage with the Board on their contributions to fund development

Qualifications
We are seeking candidates who are growth-oriented, excel at building relationships, and are dynamic communicators across all platforms. Qualified candidates will have:

  • Experience running individual donor and/or corporate sponsorship campaigns.
  • Management experience and be comfortable delegating to, supporting and developing a high performing team.
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience with using donor management software
  • Prior experience working with a board of directors, foundation giving, and volunteers are pluses but not required

Employment Type: Full-time/ exempt employee 

Compensation and Benefits: Salary is commensurate with experience. Byte Back leads the nonprofit sector in offering a progressively-minded, competitive benefits package including: employer-paid medical, dental, and vision insurance; pre-tax flexible spending, dependent care, and transit accounts; paid vacation, holidays, personal days, and sick leave; 6-weeks of paid family leave; 403(b) with 1% employer match; employer-paid life insurance; and, additional workplace subsidies and options.

Career Development: Byte Back makes a significant investment in the professional development of all employees, including access to free tech training and discounted exam vouchers for CompTIA and Microsoft certifications.

Application Process: Please use the form below to submit your resume and cover letter (only submissions with both will be considered).


Outreach and Admissions Coordinator

Byte Back (www.byteback.org) is seeking a full-time Outreach and Admissions Coordinator who will be responsible for the recruitment and selection of eligible students into Byte Back’s innovative technology training program for low income adults. The ideal candidate is passionate about transforming lives, has experience doing grassroots outreach, and excels at building partner relationships.

Your mission will be to recruit job seekers to enter Byte Back’s pathway to living wage careers. You’ll make a measurable impact on Byte Back’s mission.

About Byte Back

Byte Back is a Washington, DC area nonprofit that provides free technology education and career training to hundreds of adult students. The communities we serve—predominantly people of color, women, and the unemployed or underemployed—have an incredible and untapped potential to change the tech sector. We are one of the only organizations in the country to provide training at all levels, from introductory computer classes to industry-recognized certification courses. Byte Back’s innovative approach was recently recognized with a $360,000 Creator Award from WeWork to scale into Maryland and explore national expansion.

Job Responsibilities

The Outreach and Admissions Coordinator, who reports to the Chief Program Officer, is responsible for the following:
Community Outreach

  • Set and implement marketing and outreach strategies in collaboration with the communications team
  • Recruit students into the program, specifically job seekers, young adults, Latinx, LGBT, and other
    communities and neighborhoods in the District and Maryland
  • Develop and maintain partnerships with community organizations that serve our student population

Admissions

  • Schedule, coordinate, and conduct registration sessions in anticipation of new classes
  • Train staff on how to register students in Byte Back’s Saleforce CRM
  • Monitor registration records to ensure progress towards annual goals

Intake Information and Document Collection

  • Manage student document collection process, ensuring completion and accuracy of documents
  • Ensure quality of data collection on student forms
  • Work with data coordinator to streamline the application process and ensure quality
    of data entry

Qualifications
We are seeking enthusiastic candidates who are strong networkers and have experience with community outreach. You should have:

  • A passion for transforming lives and the ability to build rapport with low income populations who are seeking employment
  • Ability to travel between community sites in MD and DC and comfort visiting local areas
  • One to two years of demonstrated success in recruitment or community organizing
  • Strong critical thinking with the ability troubleshoot and solve problems
  • Ability to learn quickly and adapt to change
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to present the Byte Back program with confidence
  • Experience developing and managing relationships with nonprofit and government partners
  • Excellent organizational skills with attention to detail and strong follow-through
  • Ability to work independently and as a supportive team player
  • Ability to research target populations in target areas to inform strategy
  • Availability to occasionally attend weekend or evening events

Preferred

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Conversational Spanish skills
  • At least one year of successful management experience

Employment Type: Full-time/ exempt employee 

Compensation and Benefits: Salary is commensurate with experience. Byte Back leads the nonprofit sector in offering a progressively-minded, competitive benefits package including: employer-paid medical, dental, and vision insurance; pre-tax flexible spending, dependent care, and transit accounts; paid vacation, holidays, personal days, and sick leave; 6-weeks of paid family leave; 403(b) with 1% employer match; employer-paid life insurance; and, additional workplace subsidies and options.

Career Development: Byte Back makes a significant investment in the professional development of all employees, including access to free tech training and discounted exam vouchers for CompTIA and Microsoft certifications.

Application Process: Please use the form below to submit your resume and cover letter (only submissions with both will be considered).