The Banking Manager for the Economic Equity team will lead our work to keep financial institutions accountable to serving and reinvesting in communities of color in California. The Manager will be responsible for conducting research on how the financial sector is currently serving people of color, and advocating for meaningful changes in banking and regulatory practices, and in policy at the local, state, and federal levels.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Lead efforts around state and federal Community Reinvestment Act modernization.
  • Develop and implement our San Joaquin Valley bank reinvestment work and support our state level financial policy advocacy initiatives.
  • Work with our statewide coalition and build up our coalition to enhance our advocacy efforts with banks and at the local, regional, and state levels.
  • Conduct data analysis and direct research projects related to community reinvestment, including but not limited to home and small business lending.
  • Identify and implement new research opportunities to advance our advocacy agenda.
  • Produce top-quality written materials for a variety of audiences about our research and advocacy positions. This may include research reports, op-eds, blogs, written testimony, and fact sheets.
  • Work with other team members and the Executive Director to develop our long-term federal financial policy advocacy strategy.
  • Assist with planning meetings with banks, policymakers, and coalition members and allies
  • Ensures that coalition members are engaged in strategic banking-related activities.
  • Ensures that regular meetings take place between high level executives and coalition members (and other relevant community leaders).
  • Develops a system to ensure that regular communication occurs with key bank executives and appropriate Greenlining staff.
  • Develops public/private wealth building models.
  • Identifies and builds expertise on other key issues within the Economic Equity team, including housing and small business development.
  • Monitors state and national activities on related issue through regular research, reading newspapers, and developing close networks with other organizations.
  • Prospects for fundraising opportunities that support the program.
  • Organizational duties include managing and mentoring Academy participants (interns, Summer Associates, Fellows) and assisting the Academy with the selection process for Fellowship and Summer Associate applicants.

QUALIFICATIONS, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Demonstrated commitment to racial equity
  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Understanding and comfort with analyzing and summarizing financial data
  • Background in financial sector advocacy, research, policy, or regulation preferred
  • Experience and comfort working with a diverse group of people across backgrounds and sectors
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Excel fluency required
  • Familiarity with Stata, R, and/or GIS preferred
  • Experience with LendingPatterns a plus

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS

Salary range is $60,000 to $85,000, and will reflect current experience. Excellent benefits including paid vacation, health, vision and dental insurance, 401(k) retirement plan, and paid sabbatical leave after 5 years of full-time employment.

APPLICATION

Please send a cover letter and resume. Please include in the subject line: Economic Equity Banking Manager to eejobs@greenlining.org.

Greenlining is committed to building and maintaining a diverse staff and a welcoming workplace. We encourage women, immigrants, people of color, people with disabilities, those formerly incarcerated, and LGBTQ applicants to apply.
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