Rural Youth Voter Fund Program Manager

Remote | Full-time | Fully remote


The Heartland Fund, part of the Rural Democracy Initiative, is seeking a Program Manager for the Rural Youth Voter Fund. The position requires a strategic leader who is committed to racial justice and a thriving democracy, and prepared to serve a growing group of rural youth-focused grantees. They will drive the development of the strategy for this new rural youth-focused fund, facilitate grants management and reporting, and coordinate with key funding partners, Movement Voter Project and Clean & Prosperous America

We are looking for a collaborative team player who shares our vision of connecting diverse young leaders and funders, to build powerful civic and political infrastructure and advance transformative solutions and justice in rural areas. Rural young people are among the most persuadable and least contacted voters of any demographic group, and their participation in voting and civic action would be decisive in many communities. The Rural Youth Voter Fund supports and expands year round civic engagement and power building in service of a representative, inclusive democracy and shared prosperity. 

This is an exciting and dynamic position with opportunities for advancement and leadership. The successful candidate will be service-oriented, an excellent writter able to manage competing priorities and deadlines, and balance many strategic grantmaking considerations. 

Full announcement to come. Applications will be reviewed and considered on a rolling basis with interviews anticipated to start in January 2023. Desired start date by March 1, 2023.

Salary range: $75,000 - $85,000