About Reach Out and Read
Founded in 1989, Reach Out and Read gives young children a foundation for success by incorporating books into pediatric care and encouraging families to read aloud together. Reach Out and Read’s tens of thousands of trained pediatric providers use books as a diagnostic tool during regular check-ups, and teach parents how to engage their child with a book to promote positive parent-child interactions during the rapid brain growth between birth and age five, particularly in economically disadvantaged families who are at risk for adverse outcomes. The daily practice of reading aloud with a parent supports children’s literacy and math skill development, their social-emotional development, and prepares them for future success in school. Through its national network of providers, Reach Out and Read reaches 4.2 million children across the county – half of whom identify as BIPOC and a quarter of whom come from low-income families.
Reach Out and Read’s affiliate network of statewide and regional offices ensures our expansion as a public health intervention that drives early relational health, and our integration within communities. All of our affiliates receive support, technical assistance, and resources from the National Center. As a member of the National Center team, the Finance Manager- Grants offers high level, personalized support for the administration and management of funding.
Reporting to the Director of Finance, the Finance Manager-Grants will serve as the central point of contact for pre- and post-award requests across the National Center and Affiliates. Institutional funding makes up over 70% of Reach Out and Read’s budget, and accurate management of data, reporting, and compliance is vital to the organization’s ongoing success and growth. We’re looking for an experienced finance professional to join our team and provide responsive, expert service to our Affiliates. This is an exciting opportunity to apply your skills in grants oversight and reporting and to support a team making a lifelong impact on young people across the country.
In addition to the Finance team, the Finance Manager- Grants will work closely with Affiliate leaders nationwide and with our outsourced accounting partners.
Qualifications & Experience
There are innumerable ways to learn, grow and excel professionally. We respect this when we review applications and take a broad look at the experience of each applicant. We want to get to know you and the unique strengths you will bring to the work. We’ll honor your lived and professional experience as key aspects of your candidacy for the role and prioritize applicants with experience dismantling the structural inequities that disproportionately impact children and families with traditionally marginalized identities. We are most likely to be interested in your candidacy if you can demonstrate the majority of the qualifications and experiences listed below:
This is a full-time, exempt position. The Finance Manager- Grants position will be classified as a remote role and may work from a home-based office anywhere in the US. Some travel for one to two national meetings per year may be required. The National Center is located in Boston, MA and preference will be given to candidates who can easily travel to our offices there. Preference will be given to those who have worked with diverse communities and colleagues.
Compensation & Benefits
The salary range for this position is $75,000-$80,0000 commensurate with experience. ROR offers a robust benefits package including medical, dental, and vision insurance, a 401(k) retirement plan with match, paid time off, and more.
To learn more about Reach Out and Read, visit www.reachoutandread.org.
Equal Opportunity Employer
Reach Out and Read is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, cultural heritage, ancestry, political belief, age, marital status, pregnancy, physical or mental disability or veteran status. Reach Out and Read is compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act and we are committed to making special accommodations for your interview or work as a member of our team. If specific accommodations are needed, please email HR @ reachoutandread.org and our HR team will work to accommodate your needs.