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The HEAL Food Alliance is currently hiring for a Finance and Fundraising Manager. Details below!

Finance & Fundraising Manager

*Applications Due March 3*

About the HEAL (Health, Environment, Agriculture, Labor) Food Alliance:

Co-founded by the Food Chain Workers Alliance, the National Black Food & Justice Alliance, Real Food Generation, and the Union of Concerned Scientists, HEAL is a multi-sector, multi-racial coalition building collective power to transform our food & farm systems, with racial justice and community self-determination at the core. We are led by our member organizations, who represent over 2 million rural and urban farmers, ranchers, fishers, farm and food chain workers, indigenous groups, scientists, public health advocates, policy experts, community organizers, and activists nationwide.

HEAL is committed to achieving food and farm systems that are nourishing for our families, accessible and affordable for all communities, and fair to the working people who grow, distribute, prepare, and serve our food — while protecting the air, water, and land we all depend on.

Our staff team is strong and growing - we are highly accountable to our members, and to each other. Each of us contributes to the overall functioning of the organization, maintaining relationships with members, and adapting workflows to support one another's' needs. For more about how our team operates, please see our protocols and principles

About this Position

HEAL currently operates a $1.8 million annual budget, with a portion of all revenue redistributed to members. The Finance & Fundraising Manager (FFM) contributes to the overall functioning of HEAL by managing and tracking all aspects of HEAL’s finances, with support from the Operations Team. The FFM reports to the Director of Operations and Culture.

The ideal candidate has meticulous attention to detail and knows that this work enables an organization to thrive. They recognize the value of impeccable tracking and follow through. This position works closely with the Operations Team and fundraising consultants, and interfaces with all staff, members, and the general public. 

Core Responsibilities

The core responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Financial Management  (40%)

  • Tracks and reports all HEAL expenditures, including credit card coding
  • Reviews and ensures integrity of monthly financial reports
  • Tracks all incoming grants, donations, and honoraria
  • Processes all payment requests on HEAL’s behalf, such as contractors, speakers, trainers and staff reimbursements
  • Manages annual membership dues collection
  • Liaises with HEAL’s fiscal sponsor for financial tracking 

Budget Management (30%)

  • Drafts and tracks annual budget in collaboration with program leaders
  • Supports program leadership in managing & tracking their program budgets
  • Provide budgets for grant proposals & reports 

Grants Management (20%)

  • Manages individual donor and grants databases, maintaining accurate and up-to-date donor records
  • Generates reports on fundraising activities and progress
  • Tracks grant reporting deadlines
  • Manages HEAL’s regranting, working with staff to ensure funds received for regranting purposes are distributed in a timely manner, reports are completed by grantees and for funders, and all regranting is tracked. 

Contribute to Overall Effective Functioning of HEAL (10%)

  • Attend staff meetings and operations team meetings
  • Represent HEAL at public events, conferences, coalition meetings, and to members. Make public presentations on HEAL’s vision, theory of change, and campaign work; recruit potential members and engage potential members in HEAL campaign work; represent HEAL in cross-sector coalitions.
  • Maintain competency in issue areas related to gender, economic, environmental, and racial justice.
  • Participate in planning and strategy sessions to achieve HEAL’s goals, using the experience and learning in this position to inform HEAL’s work plan, infrastructure development, and strategic planning
  • Contribute to foundation proposals and reports.
  • Maintain relationships with HEAL member organizations, including local member organizations 


  • Organized: Must have ability to organize and track materials, set priorities between multiple demands, and meticulously track financial details.
  • Experienced: Must have experience with tracking financials and developing and managing budgets at a similar scale.
  • Communicative: Must have excellent English language skills in all areas of verbal and written communications, and be skilled in interpersonal relations.
  • Adaptive: Must be able to work effectively with individuals with a wide range of professional experience, technical savviness, and literacy levels, and be adaptive to shifting priorities.
  • Self-directed: Must have shown initiative, and be independent, accountable, and comfortable managing projects remotely.
  • Collaborative: Must excel as a team player and demonstrate strong listening skills
  • Tech Savvy: Must be able to utilize common office software and be comfortable with the Google suite, bookkeeping software, CRMs like AirTable, and online project tracking tools such as Asana and Slack.
  • Values Alignment: Demonstrated understanding of the intersections of racial, economic, and environmental justice, and committed to transformative change.
  • Strategic: Self-motivated and strategic thinker who is able to steward our budget with care and adapt as the organization shifts and grows
  • Fundraising individual donor or foundation-based development
  • Management experience managing organizational operations or finances
For all positions, HEAL seeks individuals with a demonstrated understanding of the intersections of racial, economic, and environmental justice, who are committed to transformative change.

Even if you don't feel that you meet every single criteria, we still encourage you to apply. Studies have shown that women and people of color are less likely to apply for jobs unless they believe they can perform every job description task. We are most interested in finding the best candidates for the job, and that candidate may come from a less traditional background.

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time.

HEAL Food Alliance is a fiscally-sponsored project of Movement Strategy Center (MSC). MSC is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion or belief, disability, gender, nationality, ethnicity, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, or any other status protected by law. Women, people of color, and LGBTQ candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.  

Position Type & Compensation

This is a 100% FTE hourly position. Starting salary range is $75-85K.

Location: Remote

Hours: Expected working hours are Monday through Friday daytime, with an expectation to be online 9am-2pm PT. Evenings and weekends may be required for specific in-person events.  

Travel: Travel 2-3 x/year to attend in-person staff retreats and member meetings  

Movement Strategy Center’s 100% FTE benefits package includes: 
20 days vacation leave per year;
13 standard holidays and 2 personal days per year;
12 sick days per year;
1 week paid MSC family and medical leave after one year of service; an additional week of paid leave for each additional year of service, up to 4 weeks;
Medical, vision, dental for employees and dependents (Eligible the first day of the following month from date of hire and requires a per pay period employee contribution).
100% employer sponsored basic life, short-term and long-term disability insurance coverage;
Access to a 403b retirement plan.
Access to FSA and Commuter Benefits. 
HEAL also provides a home office stipend, including partial internet and cell phone reimbursement. HEAL also closes down our office for a winter hibernation period and a summer rejuvenation period.  

Application Process

To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume via this application form by March 3 at 11:59pm.