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Executive Search

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EMPLOYMENT

Executive DirectorThe Youth Sentencing & Reentry Project (YSRP) is inviting nominations and applications for the role of Executive Director. Reporting to the Board of Directors, the Executive Director will be a visionary leader who will inspire the team, client-partners, and stakeholders to build on their current success and chart a new and exciting path forward. More specifically, they will oversee operations and serve as the senior thought-leader across all programs, including mitigation and reentry support, policy reform, and development in accordance with YSRP’s two-year strategic plan. They will also engage the sector as they maintain and build relationships that will support YSRP’s growth and goals. The ideal candidate will be deeply committed to YSRP’s assertion that children should not be in adult jails and rely on YSRP’s values, including justice, integrity, wellness, and client-partnership to drive toward success. In fact, we are particularly interested in meeting candidates who were incarcerated as children, who spent time in adult jails, or have proximity to those who have spent time in adult jails. Additionally, the ideal candidate will also have at least 7 years’ experience managing people, leading programs, and overseeing operations in small to medium-sized organizations. Their expertise will be in reentry, juvenile justice, criminal justice policy reform, mitigation, legal defense and advocacy, or a related field. They will also have a deeply nuanced analysis of Pennsylvania’s legislative landscape with the understanding that the current criminal justice system is rooted in the legacy of chattel slavery and White supremacy.

About YSRP
The Youth Sentencing & Reentry Project (YSRP) is a Philadelphia-based nonprofit organization that uses direct service and policy advocacy to transform the experiences of children prosecuted in the adult criminal justice system and to ensure fair and thoughtful resentencing and reentry for individuals who were sentenced to life without parole as children (“Juvenile Lifers”).

RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Provide Visionary & Strategic Leadership

  • Lead YSRP with a unifying, synthesizing view of the organization’s current strengths and how those strengths can be leveraged to elevate YSRP into its next era.
  • Work collaboratively with the Board of Directors to ensure all YSRP programs and operations align with the strategic plan and support the long-term growth of the organization.
  • Oversee the development of annual program plans and budgets for approval by and in collaboration with the Board.
  • Provide the Board with the information needed to responsibly exercise their fiduciary duties, govern the organization and engage in strategic decision-making, be apprised of major events at the organization on a regular basis, and serve as partners, where applicable, in fundraising, communications, and policy efforts.

Oversee Operations

  • Oversee all operations, ensuring that all programs and practices align with the strategic plan and long-term goals for YSRP.
  • Direct all hiring and personnel processes, including the creation of relevant, human-centered recruiting, onboarding, performance evaluation and retention processes.
  • Inspire team, client-partners, and stakeholders to build on their current success across all programs by
    • Supporting the development team as they maintain current funding relationships while expanding the portfolio to introduce new funding opportunities.
    • Collaborating with the policy director to learn the nuances of the legislative landscape and work strategically to advance YSRP’s policy goals in collaboration with programs.
    • Empower the advocacy team to maintain strong relationships across the sector and continuously refine the mitigation, reentry and legal training programs.

Curate a working culture that embodies YSRP’s values

  • Incorporate anti-racist, human-centered management practices that challenge the norms of nonprofit culture.
  • Lead with transparency by modeling interpersonal communication styles and relying on multiple modes to listen to and learn from staff, stakeholders and client-partners.
  • Use change management strategies to support the team as they grow while navigating the founder transition.

Maintain & build sector partnerships

  • Partner with senior leadership team to connect with existing sector partners in community leadership, advocacy, policy reform and criminal defense and reentry.
  • Nurture ongoing relationship building with client-partners, relying on their lived experience to inform the work of YSRP.
  • Initiate new relationships across the sector to support the long-term growth of YSRP’s programs and development goals.

 

QUALIFICATIONS OF THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
While no one person will embody all of the qualifications below, the ideal candidate will bring most of the following:

    • At least 7 years’ experience leading diverse teams, projects and/or programs in a nonprofit setting.
    • Experience building alignment between mission and vision and driving buy in from different teams and stakeholders on the organization’s goals.
    • Experience maintaining team cohesion and stability during periods of transition and/or and rapid growth.
    • Lived experience with, or proximity to, Philadelphia’s justice system and its treatment of youth.
    • Excellent written and public communication skills with experience centering multiple ways of knowing and working.
    • Demonstrated alignment with and a commitment to lead according to anti-racist theories, values and practices.
    • Experience working alongside and within criminal justice systems with a lens of working toward large-scale social and racial justice.
    • Experience managing the fiscal priorities of an organization.
    • Experience partnering across teams (development, programming, outreach, communications, etc.) to align goals, timelines and priorities.
    • Experience leading or partnering on the recruitment, hiring, onboarding and evaluation of team members.COMPENSATION
      $125,000 annually. This is a full-time, exempt position. YSRP offers a comprehensive benefits package, including 100% employer-paid health and dental insurance, and retirement benefits.

HOW TO APPLY
YSRP has partnered with Monday Morning Consultants to lead this search. Please send questions or nominations to ericanicole@mondaymorningconsultants.com or jamie@mondaymorningconsultants.com. Given the nature of YSRP’s mission, Black, indigenous, and other people of color, disabled people and those who are directly impacted by incarceration – or who have a loved one who has been impacted – are strongly encouraged to apply.
To apply for the position, please submit your resume, and a brief statement responding to the following questions, to: apply@mondaymorningconsultants.com. Be sure to include the name of the role in the subject line of your email.

  1. How do your skills and background align with this job?
  2. what ways do you prioritize racial justice and/or ending mass incarceration in your personal and professional life?

The Youth Sentencing & Reentry Project provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws.

Executive Director-The Philadelphia Accelerator Fund (PAF) is a nonprofit loan fund created in 2019 to invest in affordable housing and equitable neighborhoods for Philadelphia. PAF provides flexible financing for affordable housing and works to increase access to capital for historically disadvantaged groups, with a focus on primarily BIPOC developers. PAF’s products and services are designed to be flexible and impactful. They can be used for a variety of project types, including mixed-use and mixed-income. PAF strives to do things differently: reviewing projects based on their social impact, focusing on reversing traditional capital access barriers, and providing support services to help developers and projects get the capital they need.

The Role:
PAF currently seeks an Executive Director (ED) to lead and manage the Fund, while working towards attracting new capital to further sustain PAF. The new ED is expected to work closely with the Board of Directors, along with our Loan Committee and independent partners such as underwriting, legal, and marketing to ensure we have a seamless process from loan inquiry to application to disbursement. It is anticipated that the ED’s time will be spent as follows: 10% Marketing & Outreach, 40-50% Operations, and 30-40% Fundraising.

Location:
Independently located with access to PHDC offices at 1234 Market Street as needed for conference rooms, etc.

Building a Team:
The Executive Director will work with consultants, already engaged by the Board, and to be selected as needed. Over time it is expected that the ED will hire a team of 1-3 staff members.

Qualifications:
This position requires a bachelor’s degree related to finance and graduate-level experience is preferred but not required, and at least 7-10 years of progressively responsible experience in financial management, which has included recruiting and supervision of staff as a significant responsibility. Experience working at and with non-profit organizations is preferred. A suitable candidate must be able to demonstrate intuitive problem-solving abilities, work independently to manage their own workload with little oversight, and possess strong attention to detail and keen analytical skills.
Must be able to engage in independent, self-directed planning and execution of complex initiatives, and have excellent communication and computer skills. Also, strong management ability, including experience supervising staff, and a high level of critical expertise to effectively deal with complex administrative and financial issues. Relationship building and donor cultivation will be critical as well, and the ability to work well and manage external stakeholders.

Compensation:
Salary range is $120,000 – $130,000 with attractive bonus structure

To Apply: Via Indeed.com

Corporate Relations Manager Philabundance As an integral part of the Corporate Relations team, the Corporate Relations Manager will cultivate, steward, and expand the relationships between Philabundance and its corporate donors, with direct responsibility for a portfolio of corporate donors. This role will be responsible for working with the Director to manage a comprehensive stewardship program that works with companies to create opportunities for engagement, illustrates the impact of giving and the value of continued support. This position will be responsible for stewardship, acquisition, and retention. This position will also identify those corporate donors that are ready to engage at a higher level and will work with the Director of Corporate Relations to manage strategy and responsibility.

Primary Job Functions:
• Serve as primary relationship manager for a portfolio of corporate donors and prospects
• Design and implement a donor relations program to encompass corporate donor cultivation and stewardship activities
• Proactively support the cultivation and stewardship activities of the Corporate Relations team, the Chief Development Officer and the CEO by assisting with and coordinating individualized needs for corporate donors according to their relationship to Philabundance
• Assist the Director of Corporate Relations with requests for information, including report preparation, power point presentations, and spreadsheets.
• Ensure the expectations of corporate donors are exceeded with regard to stewardship and fulfillment – web, social media, annual report listings, etc.
• Manage and steward new and existing donor accounts through multiple, varied touch points according to principles of moves management. Engagement can include: working with Volunteer teams, managing Virtual food drives, giving virtual and in-person presentations, creating proposals for sponsorship, providing guidance on social media postings, attending networking events, 1:1 meetings with supporters, participating in campaigns and events, seeking new and managing existing portion of proceeds Campaigns, managing third party events in conjunction with Coordinator of Corporate and Community Events.

Position Responsibilities:
• Draft personal acknowledgments, e-mail communications, and stewardship letters for signature by executives, board members.
• Support action-tracking for the corporate partnerships team and related donor meeting preparation, including strategy summary and materials
• Create overall plan for donor acknowledgement letters for all types of gifts; coordinate with development team colleagues to ensure coordination on gift receipts, acknowledgement letters, social media and other recognition, as needed
• Work with colleagues in the events team on planning and implementation of stewardship events, including follow up for appropriate donor events
• Work with colleagues in the communications department on donor press releases, publications, and the updating of development collateral
• Work with colleagues in food sourcing team where corporate donor accounts overlap or opportunity exists

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
• Bachelor’s degree and three-to-five years development experience, ideally with a focus on corporate partnerships
• Proven record of forging successful relationships with key constituencies, including but not limited to donors, board members and colleagues
• Commitment to discretion in handling donor and other sensitive information
• Exceptional written and communication skills; ability to present information effectively
• Experience managing multiple projects and deadlines along with a demonstrated ability to initiate and complete projects with limited supervision; superior organizational skills
• Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite and CRM/database software; familiarity with Raiser’s Edge strongly preferred

Please apply by visiting https://www.philabundance.org/careers/ or contact Director of Corporate Relations Kristine DelMonte at kdelmonte@philabundance.org

Family Service Association (FSA): At Family Service, we work collaboratively to provide compassionate services and utilize evidence-based practices to improve outcomes to every client, every time. We believe all individuals are deserving of respect and dignity. We are committed to working with the most vulnerable individuals and families in Bucks County. Be a part of our team of dedicated staff and join us in our mission: To listen, care, and help. Every day.

For full position descriptions and information about applying, visit:  Employment | Family Service (fsabc.org)

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