Voqal is Hiring: Join Our Team

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Looking for a career where you can work towards creating a more socially equitable world? Need something flexible that allows you to work remotely? You’re in luck. Voqal is currently hiring two remote positions!

Mobile Citizen Remote Operations Director

Mobile Citizen, a Voqal project, actively advances social equity through access by providing low-cost wireless 4G internet exclusively to nonprofit organizations, educational entities, and social welfare agencies. Championed by a national collaboration of EBS (Educational Broadband Service) licensees, Mobile Citizen’s internet service is available nationwide. We believe that making the internet available at an affordable price contributes to an engaged public and ultimately a more equitable democracy.

The Mobile Citizen Operations Director is the right hand to the Mobile Citizen Chief Business Development Executive and together these two positions will develop Mobile Citizen business strategy.

The Operations Director will focus on ensuring that strategy is implemented, managed, and measured by leading and owning overall responsibility for people management and customer relationships. In addition, this role is responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of the business which requires effective planning, delegating, coordinating, staffing, organizing, and decision-making to attain the desired goals of the organization.

We are looking for a candidate with proven operations and project management skills and knowledge of business development, sales, marketing, contracting, and vendor management.

Learn more about the Mobile Citizen Operations Director position in the official job posting.

Voqal Remote Program Officer

This Program Officer reports to the Director of Grantmaking and Fellowship Programs. Voqal grantmaking is a philanthropic program that promotes social equity in creative and disruptive ways. We have a deep commitment to racial and social justice. We invest in leaders, organizations, and movements who are closest to injustice and are fighting for collective liberation. We are committed to the promotion of social, economic, and racial justice through the support of community organizing and public policy advocacy. We carry out our work in a way that builds the capacity of communities to win political power and we prioritize funding communities who have traditionally had power used against them.

The Program Officer will advance social justice by developing, managing, and leading equity-centered grantmaking initiatives that strengthen and protect five pillars of democracy: representative government, fundamental rights, information and communication, fair processes, and civic engagement.

Duties may include researching and recommending impactful grantmaking opportunities; creating strong, deep, and trusting relationships with grantees, potential grantees, and peer funders; and deepening the alignment and practice of equitable grantmaking both internally and externally. Approximately half of the work will be in service to the people-led movements in Chicago.

We strongly encourage applicants from the Chicagoland area or applicants who are available to travel to Chicago often, when travel is a safe option.

Learn more about the Program Officer position in the official job posting.

What are you waiting for? Apply now!