Careers at Race Forward

To apply for current openings, please review the application instructions included with each job description below.

Race Forward’s work to advance racial justice is embedded in these core values. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, or veteran status.

Posted Date: August 5, 2022

The Finance Manager will report to and work closely with the Finance Director and the Vice President of Finance & Administration and is responsible for the day-to-day accounting and finance functions of the organization ensuring timely and accurate month end closings, reporting and analysis. The Finance Manager will analyze every day financial activities and subsequently provide advice and guidance to upper management on future financial plans.

Posted Date: July 18, 2022

The Associate Director will co-design and facilitate processes that support local networks in identifying possibilities toward achieving racial equity in their communities and respond to those possibilities with programmatic tools that foster new multiracial and just democratic structures, practices and culture.

Posted Date: June 10, 2022

Reporting to the Training Strategies Director, the Training Strategies Manager for Learning and Content will primarily serve as a lead facilitator, delivering racial equity content across program departments for their various audiences. The Manager will also manage and support the maintenance and expansion of Training Strategies curricula and public offerings. The Manager will also work closely with other Race Forward departments and programs to ensure alignment of content across different offerings and services.

Posted Date: June 7, 2022

The Digital Marketing Manager position advances Race Forward's mission, strategy, and work by developing and executing digital marketing strategies across all digital platforms (social media, web, email, etc.). This person plays a central role in audience development and engagement, advancement of organizational initiatives, and converting audiences to subscribers and donors. Through a mix of social media, email marketing, and website engagement, this role advances the organizational brand voice.

Posted Date: May 23, 2022

The Director of Strategic Partnerships develops external partnerships that align with strategic priorities across the GARE program. This position designs an overall partnership strategy, in collaboration with other program teams, that enhances GARE's impact. This position also implements that strategy by working deeply with programmatic staff to identify partnership opportunities, cultivate and sustain partnerships, and manage and deepen partner relationships.

Posted Date: May 23, 2022

The Director of Innovative Practice is responsible for field scans within the network and beyond to promising strategies and practices for network adaptation. This position will work with the data insights team, the Director of Learning Strategies and the network engagement team to develop an approach to the scans. This position also develops on-ramps for members for new approaches that are promising and advance racial equity effectively in government.

Posted Date: January 28, 2022

The Graphic Designer will support Race Forward's brand and communications. This role includes conceptual development, design for print and web, and close coordination with the Head of Graphic Design, the Communications team, and across the organization.

Posted Date: January 18, 2022

This position develops strategy for designing pathways, programming and processes that have broad reach into GARE, creating and sustaining a vibrant social change network that embodies aspects of a learning community and a community of practice. This position oversees a team of approximately 7 staff that are responsible for communications, virtual programming, online community building, our resource library, working groups, the GARE Annual Membership Meeting and all other activities that are designed to be network-wide.

Posted Date: December 7, 2021

The Housing Justice Narrative Campaign Manager for ISC is a two-year grant funded position that will work closely with Narrative Arts and Culture to support the Housing Justice Narrative Campaign, together with our campaign partners PolicyLink and Community Change. Specifically the HJN manager will serve as a bridge to institutional strategies for the campaign, in particular bridging campaign sites to GARE members, developing relationships with supportive community development organizations, engaging jurisdictions in models emerging from the campaign, researching models currently in use among the membership that meets the standard of treating housing as a public good, and promoting models of housing as a public good with local government and community development organizations.

Posted Date: December 7, 2021

The Federal Program Team Outreach and Marketing Director is accountable for overseeing all internal and external outreach and communications for the Federal Initiative to Govern for Racial Equity. This role is responsible for managing an outreach and communications plan activities and building external relationships with the organization's constituencies, and will work with Race Forward's Media Relations Manager on media relations. The Outreach and Marketing Director develops a proactive outreach and communications strategy and ensures messaging is consistent and engaging.