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Program Manager, GreenLight Detroit

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Detroit, MI, USA

Position Overview

We seek an independent, highly organized, and community-focused Program Manager with a passion for equity and serving children and families in Detroit. This position will report to the Executive Director of GreenLight Fund Detroit, and work collaboratively with a local team as well as a national network of sites. The ideal candidate can research and organize multiple forms of data, work across diverse groups of stakeholders, communicate clearly, lead with integrity, and highly values opportunity for all.

Areas of Responsibility: 

Key Areas of Responsibility

  • Research current, relevant community-based social issues and priorities facing children, youth and families with barriers to social and economic mobility.
  • Perform local landscape analysis including qualitative and quantitative market research, data evaluation and convening of key stakeholders, residents, and sector leaders.
  • Conduct due diligence on prospective portfolio organizations from across the nation, including financial evaluation and impact assessments.
  • Record, synthesize and produce reports and briefs based on analysis and key findings.
  • Support the Executive Director with nurturing and managing an existing portfolio of organizations to best serve the local community.
  • Organize and manage multiple community and advisory meetings to support annual selection cycles.
  • Partner with the Executive Director in developing and implementing a community engagement strategy while establishing and maintaining relevant relationships.
  • Collaborate with the local team to build and execute an external communications plan.
  • Support donor stewardship and the execution of an annual investor relations plan.
  • Lead planning and execution of major stakeholder and portfolio events as necessary.
  • Other tasks as assigned.


Minimum of 4 to 7 years of related experience. 




The target salary for this position is $84,000.

GreenLight Fund offers a generous benefits package that includes medical, dental, and vision insurance, 401k match, and generous PTO and parental leave, as well as short- and long-term disability, life insurance, flexible spending account, employee assistance program, remote work assistance, health and wellbeing benefits, and professional development stipend. 


How to Apply: 

To apply, please submit a thoughtful resume and cover letter using the link below.

Additional Information: 


This position is based in GreenLight Fund Detroit. 

GreenLight Fund is committed to fostering diversity, equity and inclusion at every level of the organization. GreenLight Fund recognizes and appreciates the value of building a diverse workforce and creating an inclusive work environment. GreenLight Fund takes pride in being an equal opportunity employer regardless of age, ethnicity, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, national or ethnic origin, physical or mental ability, race, region, sexual orientation or veteran status.  

If you need assistance or accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at [email protected]


Organization Info

GreenLight Fund

Boston, MA, USA
Annual Budget : 
11-50 employees
About Us

Since its founding in 2004, GreenLight has worked at the intersection of social innovation and community need. GreenLight is focused on identifying the most urgent barriers to economic mobility for low-income residents in our communities and addressing them by selecting and bringing in the country’s best social innovations that have proven impact. We do this by running a process in our communities that bring together key local leaders to:

  • Identify critical needs
  • Find and bring into the community innovative, entrepreneurial social programs that can have a significant, measurable impact addressing those needs, and
  • Galvanize local support to help programs reach and sustain impact in the new city. 

We have run this selection and importation process 27 times in our eight sites: Boston, San Francisco Bay Area, Philadelphia, Cincinnati, Detroit, Charlotte, Kansas City and Atlanta. Collectively, portfolio organizations across our sites are reaching more than 72,000 individuals annually with proven, life-changing programs. This number is growing exponentially as we add new sites and new portfolio organizations across our sites.

To learn more about the GreenLight Fund, please visit

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Listing Stats

Post Date: 
Feb 7 2023
Active Until: 
Mar 7 2023
Hiring Organization: 
GreenLight Fund