|Boston Executive Director|
Since its founding in 2003, GreenLight has been at the intersection of venture philanthropy and local poverty alleviation for youth and families in Boston. Our model is focused on identifying the most urgent needs faced by low-income residents and addressing them by investing in the country’s best social innovations. The GreenLight Fund raises the dollars it philanthropy invests in is portfolio organizations primarily from individuals and companies. To date, GreenLight Boston has invested $8.5 million in 11 portfolio organizations that are serving the Boston community, including Youth Villages, Family Independence Initiative, Single Stop, College Advising Corps and Friends of the Children. Thanks to our success in Boston, we’ve replicated our model in five additional cities throughout the country and we have more exciting opportunities for expansion on the horizon. Collectively, this network of portfolio organizations reaches more than 54,000 children and families annually with proven, life changing programs. Boston continues to be our flagship site, and the home to our national office and many of our signature funding partners and investors.
To learn more about the GreenLight Fund and these expansion plans, please visit www.greenlightfund.org.
We’re currently seeking our next Executive Director to lead our continued growth, impact and innovation in Boston. Reporting to the GreenLight Fund National Executive Director and Co-Founder, the Executive Director will oversee a cross-sector Selection Advisory Council made up of leaders from the worlds of venture capital, finance, philanthropy, government and social impact. The Executive Director will lead an extensive analysis of the unmet needs in Boston, followed by a diligence and selection process to identify and invest in a high-performance solution. With the support of the national team, the Executive Director will provide sustained support and technical assistance to expanding organizations as they launch and grow in Boston. Additionally, s/he will serve on the Boards of Boston portfolio organizations.
This is a fantastic opportunity for a results-oriented leader interested in venture philanthropy, nonprofit leadership and engaging high-level stakeholders from every sector to drive measurable results for low-income children and families in Boston.
Please upload a resume and thoughtful cover letter, outlining how your skills and experience meet the qualifications of the position and stating how you heard about this opportunity, both in Word or PDF format, to Margaret Hall, National Executive Director and Co-Founder, at http://commongoodcareers.force.com/careers/ts2__Register?jobId=a0K1L00000otLge&tSource=
Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.
GreenLight Fund offers a competitive salary and benefits, commensurate with experience and skills.
The GreenLight Fund is an equal opportunity employer.
About Commongood Careers:
The GreenLight Fund has partnered with Commongood Careers to conduct the search for a Boston Executive Director. Commongood Careers is a mission-driven search firm that supports the hiring needs of high-impact nonprofits. With an approach that leverages robust talent networks, recruitment and search management expertise, and a deep understanding of our clients’ missions and cultures, we help organizations secure the talent they need to create greater social impact. Since our founding in 2005, Commongood Careers has led more than 1,000 searches at 350 organizations in 33 states, making us one of the most experienced and dedicated nonprofit search firms in the country. Learn more about nonprofit job opportunities at Commongood Careers.
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