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TJFP is Hiring!

The Trans Justice Funding Project (TJFP) is hiring!

We’re looking for someone who LOVES logistics, has database experience, is a problem solving Jedi and is passionate about trans justice!

If you are interested in applying please read the job description below and follow the application requirements.

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Trans Justice Funding Project Administrative Coordinator Position

Deadline to Apply: November 20th
Start Date: December 7th
Based in: New York City

About TJFP: We are a community-led funding initiative founded in 2012 to support grassroots, trans justice groups run by and for trans people. We make grants annually by bringing together a panel of six trans justice activists from around the country to carefully review every application we receive. We center the leadership of trans people organizing around their experiences with racism, economic injustice, transmisogyny, ableism, immigration, incarceration, and other intersecting oppressions. Every penny we raise goes to our grantees with no restrictions and no strings attached because we truly believe in trans leadership. Before you apply, please take the time to read more about us at www.transjusticefundingproject.org.

About the Position: TJFP is a national fund packed into a tiny, two-person grassroots organization. Our mission is to trust and support trans leadership. That means we work hard to make things easy for our grantees and for our community grantmaking panel members. And that means we take on a ton of logistics.

We are looking for someone who LOVES logistics. Building a database, planning events, making spreadsheets, organizing files—these are a few of your favorite things. This job is the organizational peanut butter that holds our PB&J together! And it’s a big job: you’ll be responsible for making sure that hundreds of groups can seamlessly apply to us, that all our grantees get their checks (this year we gave out 87 grants!), and that our community grantmaking panel members from across the country make it to New York City with everything they need taken care of.

The Administrative Coordinator’s duties include:

  • Managing our Salesforce database of applicants and donors
  • Managing the grant application process
    Providing technical support to all applicants and to the community grantmaking panel as they review applications. Gathering and organizing all financial data required to issue grant checks.
  • Planning the community grantmaking panel weekend meeting
    Organizing travel, lodging, and food for six panelists and our facilitators, and working expertly to address various accessibility and participation needs.
  • Communications support
    Answering emails and calls, helping to write our annual report, working on blog posts, articles, newsletters, and social media. Spanish-speaking a plus!
  • Fundraising support
    Thanking donors, helping to write appeals, working on our annual fundraising campaign, helping plan local fundraising parties.
  • Community engagement
    Occasional public speaking and representing TJFP at events, tabling at conferences.
  • Workplanning and managing workflow
    Keeping TJFP and everyone involved on track, managing projects with Asana.

The right person for the job will be:

  • An excellent communicator and collaborator
  • Passionate about trans justice
  • Experienced in working with diverse communities
  • A skilled writer
  • Tech savvy and a database pro
  • Talented at creating systems and structures
  • A fierce problem solver
  • Detail-oriented
  • Motivated and independent
  • Able to work both alone and in a team
  • Patient and kind—can answer questions in a way that makes people feel respected and cared for
  • An expert and loving caretaker who knows that taking care of people is what this work is all about!

Benefits: This is a full-time, 40 hour-a-week salaried position with full benefits. The salary is $45,000 a year.

If you are interested in applying, please email info@transjusticefundingproject.org by November 20th with:

  • Your resume
  • One page cover letter
  • Brief writing sample (1-2 pages)
  • Contact information for three references you have worked with closely

Trans and gender non-conforming people—especially women, immigrants, and people of color—are strongly encouraged to apply. We are also committed to accessibility and to working together with you to develop an accessibility plan.

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