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Byte Back is now hiring for the following positions:

Development Director
Case Manager/Career Coach

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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).


Case Manager/Career Coach (Part-Time)

Byte Back (www.byteback.org) seeks a Case Manager/Career Coach to serve as our student and alumni champion in our Education Partnership for IT Careers program (EPIC), whose purpose is to train, certify, and employ 60 students over three years. The Case Manager/Career Coach will effectively shepherd several cohorts of IT certification students and graduates through their academic and workforce lifespan for up to three years. The ideal candidate will be highly organized, have excellent communications skills, be knowledgeable about community resources, and have proven experience in a similar role addressing barriers to employment.

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 Case Manager/Career Coach, who reports to the Career Services Manager, will:

  • Assist in developing measurable success strategies for EPIC students to become certified and employed.
  • Work with students to identify and address potential barriers to completing class, certifying, and becoming employed as IT computer user support specialists.
  • Review our outcomes progress and proactively address issues with the students or partnerships.
  • Partner with the Career Services Manager, to refer students to employment opportunities based on skills sets and employer needs.
  • Follow up with participants to ensure job retention and continued career success tracking progress in VOS (Virtual One Stop System) and Salesforce.
  • Conduct weekly one on one coaching with students to develop individual employment plans, further address any barriers, and answer any employment related questions that should arise during the program.
  • Assisting with student intake at registration events.

Qualifications
We are seeking candidates who are team players, meticulous, and highly-organized. You should have:

  • One-two years of case management experience, working with low-income adults with significant employment barriers
  • Has solid grasp of community resources within the Metro area, specifically DC and Prince George’s County
  • Documentation and data-tracking skills
  • Time management – highly organized and punctual, observes deadlines
  • Discreet – sensitivity to personal information
  • Ability to accomplish tech-based tasks quickly and easily learn new skills
  • Preferred: Bachelor’s degree in social work, counseling or human services-related degree, VOS (Virtual One Stop System), SOAP (Subjective, Objective, Assessment, Plan) note format.

Employment Type: Part-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 pre-tax flexible spending, dependent care, and transit accounts; paid vacation, holidays, and sick leave.

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).