Head of Programming


Anywhere Remote only

Full time

Nov 21

VCFamilia & FounderFamilia are two global communities supporting Latine VCs + founders. Our mission is to create an open and inclusive environment for current and future Latine investors and founders to thrive. VCF & FF normalizes the Latinx experience in the venture community and increases representation and power in investment and founder roles. 

We are seeking a self-driven, passionate, and highly competent Head of Programming to work closely with the VCF executive team. The Head of Programming will help develop programs and teams to fulfill the mission, vision, and goals of VCFamilia & FounderFamilia. The role will require an individual willing to oversee program operations and coordinate activities of program teams and partners. Additionally, the Head of Programming will help coordinate fundraising/grant efforts, develop budgets, and oversee financial stability of the organization. Finally, the Head of Programming will have the opportunity to build the Familia brand and represent the organization through numerous media and press outlets. 

This full-time role would be a great fit for anyone interested in joining a quickly-growing organization that’s meaningfully making venture capital and startup ecosystems more inclusive. Although this person will work closely with the VCF team, they will also have autonomy to manage functions within the organization, engage actively with the VCF & FF community and our partners.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Design policies, procedures, and strategies to meet program objectives
  • Utilize data-driven analysis and forecasting to measure and evaluate the performance of programs. 
  • Review, design, and execute annual programming, hire and on-board contract staff, and assist in long-term planning. 
  • Develop budgets and manage the fundraising and grant proposal process
  • Oversee community engagement, outreach, and events
  • Co-develop and lead special projects and initiatives to improve organizational efficiency and impact
  • Capable of resolving escalated issues arising from operations and requiring coordination between parties

Professional Qualifications:

  • BA/BS required
  • 4+ years of related work experience with direct operations or program management responsibilities; familiarity with venture capital, tech, and/or startup ecosystem broadly
  • Outstanding written and oral communication skills with an ability to articulate and synthesize information in a compelling and organized manner; ability to succeed and thrive in an environment with competing and changing priorities and tight deadlines
  • Self-starter with strong attention to detail and a commitment to delivering high-quality work
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to foster lasting relationships
  • Strong project management skills and familiarity with project and data management tools
  • Experience fundraising from a diverse range of organizations preferred 
  • Highly collaborative and willing to dive into different workflows in the organization
  • Highly adaptable and comfortable working with a degree of ambiguity
  • Highly proficient in the use of MS Office and a high degree of digital fluency using cloud-based office tools such as GSuite, Airtable, CRMs, team collaboration tools (such as Asana), and other web-based applications; ability to incorporate these tools into day-today work
  • Bilingual preferred; at a minimum, the ability to understand and to make one’s self understood to Spanish-speaking individuals

Salary Range:

The salary range for this full-time position is $60-85k with benefits. 

How To Apply:

To apply, please send your resume to hola@vcfamilia.com along with one paragraph (<250 words) about why you are interested in this position. Deadline to apply is November 30, 2022.

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VCFamilia is reshaping the venture capitalist and founder narrative. We are normalizing the Latinx experience, cultures, and community in the venture ...