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San Francisco, CA
Salary Range: $135,000-$155,000
The Development Director, Bay Area Region serves as the lead strategist, manager, and frontline fundraiser for Common Sense’s major gift individual and event fundraising effort (gifts of $5,000-$100,000+) in the Bay Area. The Development Director manages and builds the Bay Area/Silicon Valley Regional Advisory Councils and oversees both cultivation and fundraising events across the region. Working closely with the VP of Development, Individual Giving, the Regional Advisory Councils, and the CEO’s office, this position is responsible for cultivating, soliciting, and stewarding existing and new donor relationships, with a focus on raising five and six-figure gifts.
Fully remote or San Francisco/Bay Area based
Reports to: Chief Product & Technology Officer
Salary Range: $160,000-$200,000
The Engineering Manager will lead an Engineering team for Common Sense Media and oversee the development, back-end systems, and infrastructure of all client-facing digital products for our Families division, which provides parenting advice along with media ratings and reviews (of movies, TV shows, books, apps, games, and more) to help parents and caregivers make informed decisions about their kids’ consumption of digital content.
San Francisco Bay Area
Reports to: Engineering & DevOps Manager
Salary Range: $140,000-$166,000, FULL-TIME, EXEMPT
We are seeking a highly motivated and experienced Flutter Developer to focus on enhancing and maintaining our existing Common Sense Media mobile iOS and Android app. The ideal candidate should possess a strong background in mobile app development, with a specific focus on the Flutter framework. This role involves diving into our current app’s codebase, understanding its structure, and implementing improvements and updates to enhance the user experience and performance. Typical projects will include integration with third-party libraries and services, in-app payments, cloud messaging and push notifications, personalization features, and various other user experiences.