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Job Description Summary
The Executive Director of the Boston-Thurmond Community Network will build the external and internal organizational infrastructure to help implement and sustain the vision and mission of the Boston-Thurmond United neighborhood revitalization initiative. This includes building and nurturing critical relationships, establishing internal operating systems and policies, and assisting in managing multiple projects and responsibilities.
Strategy Development and Execution
Work with Boston-Thurmond Community Engagement Roundtable and other community partners to develop three-year strategic plan for Boston-Thurmond neighborhood revitalization, including annual work plans
Oversee execution of strategic plan and annual work plans
Identify and collect data to monitor project outcomes, in partnership with Boston-Thurmond Community Engagement Roundtable and other community partners
Serve as the primary liaison between the initiative and Purpose Built Communities.
Organizational and Community Leadership
Provide leadership for Board, partners, community leaders and constituents, and staff
Build consensus within the community and among diverse stakeholder groups, including neighborhood residents, civic and business leaders, to ensure successful project and program implementation
Develop racial equity policies and practices in decision-making with community partners
Manage, train, coach and mentor staff; select and hire staff; develop and implement team goals and performance management systems
Develop and maintain strong Board relations, including growth and attention to racial equity and neighborhood leadership
Communicate regularly with the Board regarding strategy, project timelines, project status and program updates
Plan, prepare and attend board meetings and strategy sessions, and advise Board on organizational activities
Communications and Public Relations
Provide conceptual oversight and oversee the development and implementation of marketing and public relations collateral, including websites and social media
Develop and implement strong advocacy agenda for resident-focused community revitalization
Represent BTIN at committee meetings, events, community meetings, professional functions and related meetings
Represent BTIN at regional and national meetings, including the Purpose Built Communities Network
Finance and Budget
Direct and oversee the organization's financial operation
Develop, monitor and manage the approved budget and spending plan
Provide input to the Board regarding the financial implications of strategic initiatives
Conduct long-range financial planning
Seek and guide opportunities to strengthen, build, and share the organization's program, vision and work
Identify grant opportunities to support the organization's mission and oversee the grant application process
Identify, cultivate and solicit potential funding partners
Monitor and report on grant and funding revenue streams
** Cover letter required for all positions and optional for facilities, campus services, and hospitality positions unless otherwise specified.
Additional Job Description
Bachelor's degree in related field, such as urban planning, non-profit management, business administration, public affairs/policy, education, health care, or equivalent knowledge/experience.
At least 5 years of successful organizational leadership with responsibility for strategy, program implementation, fund-raising, communications and staff management.
Master's degree in related field preferred
Experience in urban planning and community development preferred, including strong knowledge of local community issues
Experience in obtaining and managing grants and non-profit funding
Proven excellence in relationship-building, teamwork and organizational skills, with emphasis on building connections with diverse groups
Strong advocacy voice and demonstrated commitment to racial equity
Excellent written, oral and interpersonal communications skills
Demonstrated ability to work independently and as part of a team
Flexible and adaptable, with high level of motivation and initiative
Annual salary range commensurate with experience; competitive benefits package
Applications must be received by August 5, 2019 by midnight.
Time Type Requirement
Full time Note to Applicant:
This position profile identifies the key responsibilities and expectations for performance. It cannot encompass all specific job tasks that an employee may be required to perform. Employees are required to follow any other job-related instructions and perform job-related duties as may be reasonably assigned by his/her supervisor.
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Wake Forest seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce, and encourages qualified candidates across all group demographics to apply.
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