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Development Director, FT

Position: Development Director
Reports to: CEO
Supervises: Development Associate, Fundraising and Event Consultants
Location: San Francisco, California

Renaissance seeks an entrepreneurial Development Director to join our passionate team and work in all aspects of fund development. The ideal candidate possesses a commitment to our mission, an exceptional level of personal responsibility, and is adept at both conveying our message persuasively to capture financial resources while managing back-office processes to ensure a strong and responsive development department. The Development Director is responsible for directing and implementing all fundraising activities to secure and grow our organizational budget (currently $3.5M). S/he is a member of our leadership team and works closely with Renaissance’s CEO and board of directors. Renaissance receives major funding from government, corporate, foundation and individual sources; the Development Director will manage and grow these resources while building a more robust individual and major gifts program.


Accountant, PT (80%) or FT

Renaissance Entrepreneurship Center seeks an experienced accounting/finance colleague to complete our three-person finance team. Our new Accountant will implement grant invoicing and other financial activities for a dynamic organization. The ideal candidate brings experience in government grant accounting and compliance, and expertise in GAAP for nonprofits, with an enthusiasm for the importance of fastidious financial administration in organizational excellence.  Along with dedication to accounting and finance, our new colleague works as part of the HR, Operations and Finance team, enjoying the wider perspective and impact on the organization and the mission that this collaboration brings.

* Renaissance’s Finance Director and Finance Coordinator are strong, team-oriented colleagues who have been a critical part of Renaissance for several years – we are happy to be flexible in part-time (80%) or full-time status to find the right person to join them.  We can also rely on our team’s strengths to adjust the role to incorporate other tasks than those listed below as makes sense for the right new colleague.


Mid-Pen Program Assistant, FT

Position: Mid-Pen Program Assistant, FT
Reports to: Mid-Pen Program Director
Location: Renaissance Entrepreneurship Center, East Palo Alto, CA

Renaissance seeks an energetic, detail-oriented Spanish-language bilingual Program Assistant to join our Mid-Peninsula team, located in East Palo Alto. Our ideal new colleague engages enthusiastically with clients and the public, takes ownership in the work that we do, appreciates the story that client data tells, and is passionate about economic opportunity and the impact of our work. S/he will be active in recruiting clients, marketing our programs, supporting our classes and events, tracking client services and keeping our office and incubator humming smoothly.



Please see internship opportunities below. If there aren’t any listed or you don’t see something that’s a fit for you, email Genessa Kealoha with a resume and a short description of your interests:


Executive & Marketing Assistant Intern

Position: Executive & Marketing Assistant Intern
Reports to: Executive & Special Projects Associate
Location: San Francisco, CA

Renaissance is seeking an Executive & Marketing Assistant Intern to provide support to the Executive & Special Projects Associate at Renaissance’s headquarters office in San Francisco’s SoMa neighborhood. The ideal candidate will be interested in entrepreneurship, small business development, and microenterprise. This position requires a highly organized, self-motivated person, who is responsible for assisting the Executive & Special Projects Associate with administration and marketing.

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