Program Manager Position Description

Position: Program Manager

Status: Contractor 

Schedule: 20-25 hours/week 

Compensation: $40-$50/hr

Timeline: 6 months, with potential expansion of role by end of contract period

Location: Anywhere in the United States (this is a remote position)

Deadline: Priority will be given to applications received before June 30; applicants should be available to start by mid-to-late July.

Position Overview

Resonance Network is seeking a Program Manager who will support our Director of Programs in organizing and executing Resonance Network’s portfolio of programs, projects, and offerings. The ideal candidate will work closely with the Director of Programs to ensure planning, implementation, and management of work streams and project deliverables. The Program Manager will be competent in using GSuite, Zoom, and have exceptional analytical and problem-solving skills.

People of color, immigrants, queer, women, transgender, non-binary folks encouraged to apply.

Key Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with Director of Programs to develop project strategies
    • Create timelines, work plans, and other materials needed to ensure successful implementation
    • Track and manage project plans to ensure all goals and outcomes are met
    • Execute project-related tasks as needed
  • Assess project risks and anticipate challenges; provide solutions where appropriate
  • Co-hold and support the integration of Data Learning and Evaluation (DLE) and Accessibility & Language Justice (LJ) into programming
  • Organize, convene, and participate in stakeholder meetings
  • Support virtual event planning coordination (confirm staffing, manage Zoom logistics, coordinate LJ integration)
  • Provide administrative support as needed (scheduling, email correspondence, etc.)

Key Skills and Experience

There is no specific educational requirement for this role. The ideal candidate will have:

  • Experience with and excitement for building network engagement.
  • Demonstrated commitment to racial, social, and economic justice, and willingness to be in deep practice (living our values) toward creating an equitable world.
  • Willingness and ability to envision a world beyond violence–a world rooted in mutual care, where all people live in dignity.
  • A strong instinct for reaching/engaging folks living at the intersections of multiple systems of oppression (racism, misogyny, transphobia, ableism, etc.), as well as how these structural issues affect our work together.
  • A background in community building through art and culture, mobilization, and/or organizing.
  • A strong orientation toward collaboration and the  capacity to drive work independently. 
  • Ability to set clear and measurable goals while holding space for emergence, experimentation, and group processes.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, including ability to communicate openly with coworkers and community members.
  • Minimum of two years of substantive experience in project coordination or program management.
  • Great attention to detail and organizational skills, including the ability to manage projects with many moving parts.
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills; ability to think ahead, anticipate upcoming obstacles or challenges, and strategize solutions.
  • Background in research and data collection methods that center the experiences of marginalized communities is a plus.
  • Background in disability and/or language justice is a plus.
  • Competency in G-Suite applications (Gmail, Google Docs, Google Sheets), Zoom (breakout groups, screen sharing, etc.), and Slack. Familiarity with Asana or other project-management software is a plus.

About Resonance Network

Resonance Network is a network of over 3,000 Black, Indigenous, immigrant, women, femmes, trans, and two-spirit people and their co-conspirators who are building a world beyond violence–a world rooted in mutual care, where all people live in dignity, and all beings can thrive. We are healers, leaders, artists, survivors, and storytellers creating visionary spaces to access creativity and radical imagination, build deep relationship, and practice what it means to thrive. In a dominant culture world of extractiveness and harm toward our bodies and spirits, the expansiveness and care that shapes Resonance culture is an invitation to be present and whole. It is in this kind of beloved community that a world beyond violence can take root. 

To Apply

In addition to your resume, please include 1-2 samples of projects you led or managed and submit a brief statement about why this opportunity interests you–specifically, how it aligns with your purpose, strengths and gifts, and your worldview.  (You may respond to this question in the communication style of your choosing.)

Please send application materials to: