We’re Hiring: Program Officer

The Opportunity – Position Overview
The Barra Foundation is hiring a Program Officer.  This person will play a key role in a small dynamic team as the Foundation improves and refines its strategy.   They should have a broad understanding of the opportunities and challenges associated with both creating the conditions for innovation and supporting early stage ideas/experiments that aim to have outsized impact in the Greater Philadelphia region.  They should be flexible and open to change; have a familiarity with the Greater Philadelphia region/social sector; be able to equitably identify ambitious novel approaches to emerging or entrenched problems; lift up the latest conversations and trends in the field; and be able to co-create with communities, grantees, partner organizations, as well as funding peers.  While our team works collaboratively on sourcing and supporting innovation across its four interest areas, this Program Officer will have primary responsibility for the Arts & Culture and Education portfolios. The Program Officer (PO) will report to the President.

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We’re Hiring: Program Associate

The Opportunity – Position Overview
The Barra Foundation is hiring a Program Associate.  This person will play a key role in a small dynamic team as the Foundation improves and refines its strategy.  We seek a Program Associate with a passion for the social sector and an excitement to work across the foundation to advance its goals.  They should be a strong project manager with an ability to execute projects and tasks with a high level of accuracy.  They should be collaborative; flexible and open to change; and have a familiarity with the Greater Philadelphia region/social sector.  They should be excited about an opportunity to work with and learn from multiple team members to coordinate certain activities across the organization as well as manage initiatives that improve the efficiency of the organization.  An understanding of grants management or CRM tools is a plus.  They should have a positive approach to collaboration, a high degree of personal initiative, and enjoy paying attention to details.

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