Business Manager


  • Reports to: Board of Directors

  • Status: Part-time non-exempt (20 hrs/wk). Our main office is in San Jose, CA and you may be required to travel there. This position is 100% remote with occasional travel, and does not include permanent office space.

  • Compensation: $24.00/hour

  • Benefits: Remote work, flexible work schedule, sick leave, accrual of paid time off, and paid holidays.


Reporting to the Board of Directors, the Business Manager will have operational responsibility for TCA’s staff, programs, expansion, and execution of its mission. This position will possess a deep knowledge of the membership, core programs, operations, and business plans of the TCA, as well as a familiarity with the taiko community and the diversity of taiko practitioners that the organization serves. This position will be the primary point of contact for other core staff and contractors, and serve as a link between staff and the Board of Directors.

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Program Manager


  • Reports to: Business Manager

  • Status: 2020 Part-time non-exempt (20 hrs/wk); 2021 Full-time exempt (40 hrs/wk). Our main office is in San Jose, CA and you may be required to travel there. This position is 100% remote with occasional travel, and does not include permanent office space.

  • Compensation: $24.00/hour in 2020; $50,000.00 annual salary in 2021

  • Benefits: Remote work, flexible work schedule, sick leave, accrual of paid time off, and paid holidays.


The Program Manager’s primary responsibilities are to develop and improve TCA’s core programs, including its flagship program -- the biennial North American Taiko Conference (NATC) -- and to facilitate sustainable program growth and development to ensure a diverse, high-quality suite of programs that effectively serves the needs of TCA’s constituents and the larger taiko community.

This position will transition into a full-time role beginning in 2021, in order to assume the additional responsibilities of NATC conference coordination. It is expected that the Program Manager will be open to temporarily relocating to the NATC host city during conference preparation.

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Development Manager


  • Reports to: Business Manager

  • Status: Part-time (14 hrs/wk) non-exempt. Our main office is in San Jose, CA and you may be required to travel there. This position is 100% remote with occasional travel, and does not include permanent office space.

  • Compensation: $30.00/hour

  • Benefits: Remote work, flexible work schedule, sick leave, accrual of paid time off, and paid holidays.


Reporting to and in partnership with the Business Manager, the Development Manager will spearhead development efforts as Taiko Community Alliance maintains financial sustainability. This position will be responsible for the fund development of government and private foundations, individual donors, corporate sponsorships, and major gifts.

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Business Manager

  • Reports to: Board of Directors
  • Status: Part-time non-exempt (20 hrs/wk). Our main office is in San Jose, CA and you may be required to travel there.This position is 100% remote with occasional travel and does not include permanent office space.
  • Compensation: $24.00/hour
  • Benefits: Remote work, flexible work schedule, sick leave, accrual of paid time off, and paid holidays.


Position Summary
Reporting to the Board of Directors, the Business Manager will have operational responsibility for TCA’s staff, programs, expansion, and execution of its mission. This position will possess a deep knowledge of the membership, core programs, operations, and business plans of the TCA, as well as a familiarity with the taiko community and the diversity of taiko practitioners that the organization serves. This position will be the primary point of contact for other core staff and contractors, and serve as a link between staff and the Board of Directors.


Duties:

  1. Oversees administrative functions and processes – including financial, communications, information technology, and fundraising systems.
  2. Motivates and manages staff and volunteers to implement the TCA strategic plan.
  3. Establishes and maintains working relationships with partner organizations, sponsors and funders.
  4. Supervises the Program Manager to evaluate and ensure ongoing program excellence.
  5. Supervises the Development Manager to ensure financial sustainability.
  6. Coordinates with the Treasurer and Finance Committee to prepare annual budgets and contracts.
  7. Prepares agendas, bulletins, reports, daily correspondence and other necessary materials and communications.
  8. Demonstrates leadership ability while displaying adaptability and a collaborative, positive attitude.
  9. Other duties as assigned.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • One to two years of non-profit leadership experience with a focus on organizational development, strategic plan implementation and organizational growth.
  • One to two years of supervisory experience.
  • One to two years of fiscal administrative experience, including budget planning, grant administration, and financial reporting.


Knowledge of:

  • Federal and state guidelines pertaining to non-profit organizations.
  • Federal and applicable state employment law.
  • Principles and practices of supervision.
  • Financial statements and report preparation practices.


Ability to:

  • Engage, reach out to, and collaborate with a diverse range of stakeholders as an advocate of TCA.
  • Communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
  • Work effectively in a “virtual office” environment, utilizing various communication and collaboration platforms (ex: Zoom, G-Suite) as needed.
  • Simultaneously manage and implement multiple projects and timelines.
  • Develop and implement an action-oriented, entrepreneurial and innovative approach to business planning.
  • Maintain active involvement with the taiko community and appreciate the diverse experiences and backgrounds of taiko practitioners.
  • Ask for and receive feedback from staff and peers.

 

The Taiko Community Alliance believes that all persons are entitled to equal employment opportunities and does not discriminate against its employees or applicants because of race, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, or marital status.  

The above statements are of a general nature and are intended to describe the level of work being performed. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties of the position. 

 
To apply, please email cover letter, resume, and two to three references (name, affiliation, and contact information) to Derek Oye at derek@taikocommunityalliance.org by March 15, 2020.
 

Program Manager

  • Reports to: Business Manager

  • Status: 2020 Part-time non-exempt (20 hrs/wk); 2021 Full-time exempt (40 hrs/wk). Our main office is in San Jose, CA and you may be required to travel there. This position is 100% remote with occasional travel, and does not include permanent office space.

  • Compensation: $24.00/hour in 2020; $50,000.00 annual salary in 2021

  • Benefits: Remote work, flexible work schedule, sick leave, accrual of paid time off, and paid holidays.


Position Summary
The Program Manager’s primary responsibilities are to develop and improve TCA’s core programs, including its flagship program — the biennial North American Taiko Conference (NATC) — and to facilitate sustainable program growth and development to ensure a diverse, high-quality suite of programs that effectively serves the needs of TCA’s constituents and the larger taiko community.

 

This position will transition into a full-time role beginning in 2021, in order to assume the additional responsibilities of NATC conference coordination. It is expected that the Program Manager will be open to temporarily relocating to the NATC host city during conference preparation.


Duties:

  1. Designs, manages, and implements TCA’s core programs, including (but not limited to): North American Taiko Conference, Grant Program, Taikothon, Taiko Census, Taiko Voices, and Collegiate Taiko Advisory Group.

  2. Oversees, manages, and coordinates requisite program staff, volunteers, and resources.

  3. Designs and implements systems to regularly evaluate program effectiveness.

  4. Analyzes program data to track continuous efficacy and efficiency of TCA programs. Identifies areas in need and develops strategies for improvement and growth.

  5. Establishes and maintains working relationships with partner organizations, sponsors and funders.

  6. Ensures that program-related PTO, expense reimbursements, time sheets and mileage statements are completed in a timely manner.

  7. Participates in regularly scheduled meetings with core staff, and meets with working committees as needed.

  8. Demonstrates leadership ability while displaying adaptability and a collaborative, positive attitude.

  9. Other duties as assigned.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Two to three years experience in event planning and program evaluation.

  • One to two years work experience in a non-profit environment.


Knowledge of:

  • Federal and state guidelines pertaining to non-profit organizations.

  • Federal and state accessibility guidelines.

  • Principles and practices of event and conference planning.


Ability to:

  • Develop, implement and evaluate program activities and events.

  • Develop and implement an action-oriented, entrepreneurial and innovative approach to event planning.

  • Engage, reach out to, and collaborate with a diverse range of stakeholders as an advocate of TCA.

  • Communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.

  • Simultaneously manage and implement multiple projects and timelines.

  • Maintain active involvement with the taiko community and appreciate the diverse experiences and background of taiko practitioners.

  • Ask for and receive feedback from staff and peers.


The Taiko Community Alliance believes that all persons are entitled to equal employment opportunities and does not discriminate against its employees or applicants because of race, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, or marital status.

 

The above statements are of a general nature and are intended to describe the level of work being performed. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties of the position.

 
To apply, please email cover letter, resume, and two to three references (name, affiliation, and contact information) to Derek Oye at derek@taikocommunityalliance.org by March 15, 2020.
 

Development Manager

  • Reports to: Business Manager
  • Status: Part-time (14 hrs/wk) non-exempt. Our main office is in San Jose, CA and you may be required to travel there. This position is 100% remote with occasional travel, and does not include permanent office space.
  • Compensation: $30.00/hour
  • Benefits: Remote work, flexible work schedule, sick leave, accrual of paid time off, and paid holidays.


Position Summary
Reporting to and in partnership with the Business Manager, the Development Manager will spearhead development efforts as Taiko Community Alliance maintains financial sustainability. This position will be responsible for the fund development of government and private foundations, individual donors, corporate sponsorships, and major gifts.


Duties:

  1. Develops and executes TCA’s annual fundraising plan.
  2. Secures and maintains financial support from individuals, foundations and corporations.
  3. Establishes and maintains working relationships with partner organizations, sponsors and funders.
  4. Manages the implementation of Salesforce and oversees staff or volunteers responsible for data entry and gift processing.
  5. Designs and implements a strategy for a large sustained base of annual individual donors.
  6. Develops and tracks proposals and reports for all foundation and corporate fundraising with support from the Fundraising Committee.
  7. Manages TCA’s annual Membership Campaign in partnership with working committees and volunteers.
  8. Other duties as assigned.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Two to three years work experience in fundraising and development.
  • One to two years work experience in a non-profit environment.
  • Familiarity with Salesforce or similar Customer Management software.

 

Knowledge of:

  • Federal and state financial guidelines pertaining to non-profit organizations.
  • Principles and practices of fundraising and financial reporting.

 

Ability to:

  • Develop, implement and evaluate a comprehensive, multi-pronged fundraising plan.
  • Accurately prepare financial reports.
  • Engage, reach out to, and collaborate with a diverse range of stakeholders as an advocate of TCA.
  • Communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
  • Simultaneously manage and implement multiple projects and timelines.
  • Maintain active involvement with the taiko community and appreciate the diverse experiences and background of taiko practitioners.
  • Ask for and receive feedback from staff and peers.

 

The Taiko Community Alliance believes that all persons are entitled to equal employment opportunities and does not discriminate against its employees or applicants because of race, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, or marital status.

 

The above statements are of a general nature and are intended to describe the level of work being performed. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties of the position.

 

 

 

To apply, please email cover letter, resume, and two to three references (name, affiliation, and contact information) to Derek Oye at derek@taikocommunityalliance.org by March 15, 2020.