City of Boston

Resource Development Manager

Posted Date 2 months ago(12/14/2022 8:29 AM)
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Black Male Ad
Regular Full-Time
Boston City Hall
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Brief Job Description:


Under the supervision of the Executive Director, the Resource Development Manager will oversee and coordinate resource development and planning for the Office of Black Male Advancement (BMA), along with assisting with research, marketing, and community partnerships.

This role lives in the Equity and Inclusion Cabinet. Please read below to understand our larger vision.

Equity & Inclusion Cabinet Mission
The mission of the Equity and Inclusion Cabinet is to ensure that every resident has fair access to City resources and opportunities. We achieve this by embedding equity and inclusion into our current City practices, building our collective capacity on issues of racial and social justice, and fostering a more welcoming and accessible city.

The departments in the Equity and Inclusion Cabinet take an anti-poverty approach to their work, focusing on the following areas:

- Improving outcomes for BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, people of color) communities, in particular immigrants, women, and LGBTQ+ residents.
- Increasing access for people with disabilities and those who speak a language other than English.
- Eliminating barriers to fair housing and human rights.

This is not your typical 9-5 pm role. We are looking for folks that share our core values of people-first leadership, intentional strategy, and justice.


  • Coordinates resource development for BMA programs and initiatives, in conjunction with program managers and administrators.
  • Develops, implements, and maintains system(s) for identifying and tracking public and private funding opportunities and funds received.
  • Designs, develops, and implements monthly program development newsletter.
  • Provides planning, program development, fundraising, data collection, and extensive grant writing and technical assistance.
  • Coordinates and expands BMA’s strategic external resource partnerships.
  • Research public and private sector funding opportunities.
  • Coordinates grant writing for BMA programs.
  • Provide funding updates to the Executive Director of BMA.
  • Coordinates community capacity-building initiatives.
  • Prepares executive-level presentations designed to tell a story and influence an outcome. 
  • Assists the Policy and Research Director with the development and coordination of research, trend/status reports, and surveys that provide data and key findings on Boston’s Black men and boys.
  • Assists the Community Outreach Manager in overall public relations, marketing, and community outreach through various means.
  • Assists with various projects and initiatives, as needed.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.


Minimum Entrance Qualifications:

  • Between three (3) and five (5) years of experience in planning, program development, strategic partnerships, grant writing or fundraising.
  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant field of study preferred and may be substituted for two (2) years of required experience.
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills.
  • Ability to work with timelines and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to set and manage priorities in a changing work environment.
  • Knowledge of Boston’s Black Male communities.
  • Knowledge of Boston’s non-profit and human service field.
  • Knowledge of budget preparations and procedures.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, and Access preferred.
  • Knowledge working with grant software or tools such as Razor Edge or related fundraising software preferred.
  • Ability to maintain relationships with various community partners, sponsors, etc.
  • Ability to prepare executive-level presentations designed to tell a story and influence an outcome
  • Bilingual preferred (Spanish, Haitian Creole, Cape Verdean Creole, Chinese or Vietnamese).
  • Ability to exercise good judgment and focus on detail as required by the job.


Boston Residency Required.



Union/SalaryPlan/Grade: Non-Union/MM2/Grade 6

Hours per week: 35


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