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At Define American, we’re building an America that belongs to any person who calls this country home. With thousands of supporters across the country, we are building a country that embraces and welcomes all people, giving them an opportunity to practice citizenship regardless of the circumstances of their birth. For us, citizenship is not the possession of papers, or lack thereof; it is belonging to a community that loves, and having the opportunity to realize families’ dreams. And this citizenship cannot be defined by one’s bloodline and or the soil within our borders because it is created every day through the work, ideals, and values and participation of all who seek the American experience.
If you share that vision, we want you to join our movement.
We are the nation’s leading nonprofit immigration advocacy and culture change organization that fights injustice and anti-immigrant hate through the power of storytelling and narrative change. Through media consulting and creation, grassroots organizing, and event curation, Define American jumpstarts widespread and culture change around citizenship, race, and identity in a changing America.
We are a remote-working organization, with offices in Brooklyn, Los Angeles, and Louisville. Our hiring process is an intentional one, which may involve a written assessment of skills when an in-person interview cannot be facilitated.
We are an equal opportunity employer and 501(c)(3) non-profit charitable organization. We encourage applications from all individuals regardless of age, gender, race, ethnicity, religion, or sexual orientation, and evaluate all candidates based on merit.
Define American is seeking a full-time Budget and Finance Manager to develop our organization’s budget and oversee its implementation. This individual will also prepare financial documents and reports. Her or she will be the in-house financial expert responsible for ensuring that staff and Board have a full and comprehensive understanding of our financial position and priorities.This position will report to the Director of Administration and People Services.
The ideal candidate will hold a degree in Accounting or Finance; be familiar with legal regulations of accounting and budgeting; combine excellent numeracy skills with the ability to analyze and present complex data; be able to use critical thinking to create financial forecasts and make budgeting decisions; and plan, evaluate, design, and implement our organization’s budget, ensuring growth and compliance with the law.
WHAT WE’RE LOOKING FOR
Due to the remote nature of the work, applicants throughout the United States will be considered. Candidates located in the Louisville, KY metro area a plus.
This position can expect to travel 5-10% of their time.
HOW TO APPLY
ABOUT DEFINE AMERICAN
Define American is a leading national media and culture organization that uses the power of stories to transcend politics and elevate the conversation about immigrants, identity and citizenship in a changing America. We were founded in 2011 by Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Jose Antonio Vargas and named one of the world’s most innovative companies by Fast Company in 2019.
Define American is an equal opportunity employer and 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that was founded by an undocumented American. We believe strongly in telling the full story of America and want our staff to reflect all of our stories. We encourage applications from all individuals regardless of age, gender, race, ethnicity, religion, immigration status or sexual orientation. If you have most of the skills listed here, and personal experience with international migration and/or a demonstrated commitment and passion for broadening the definition of what it means to be American in the 21st century, we encourage you to apply for this position.