The Managing Director (MD) will have the opportunity to be on the ground floor in building a community revitalization initiative with identified partners and strong existing support. The MD will build external and internal organizational infrastructure needed to ensure the initiative mission is achieved.
Key responsibilities include building and nurturing critical relationships, establishing internal operating systems, and simultaneously managing multiple projects and responsibilities.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Represent the initiative, Renaissance Heights United, publicly. Possess an ability to interact authentically with multiple constituencies and across lines of difference.
Encourage and facilitate dialogue, discussion, and problem solving among key stakeholders, particularly the partner organizations.
Build consensus across various stakeholder groups.
Lead the exploration of local partnership opportunities.
Establish internal operating systems for Renaissance Heights United including (1) budgeting and financial accountability, (2) tracking and reporting progress toward goals and other success metrics, and (3) communications.
Coordinate strategic planning processes.
Participate in setting annual and quarterly goals aligned to the strategic plan.
Serve as the primary liaison between the initiative and Purpose Built Communities (Renaissance Heights United is a Purpose Built Communities network member).
In partnership with the Board of Directors, formalize a sustainable resource development strategy for Renaissance Heights United.
Support board development by assisting with board cultivation, recruitment, and orientation.
A strong candidate must be able to navigate comfortably and connect authentically with multiple constituency groups, including neighborhood residents, individuals from the corporate community, and city officials.
Additionally, it is important to be results-oriented, thoughtful, and able to perform in an uncertain environment. Above all, a strong candidate must possess a passion for the work, and a spirit of determination and perseverance.