About Neighbor to Neighbor Massachusetts (N2N-MA)
Neighbor to Neighbor Massachusetts Education Fund (501c3) is a progressive organization of over 11,000 working class, multi-racial, and multi-ethnic people across Massachusetts. We are organizing together to build political and economic power to improve the quality of life in our communities.
Neighbor to Neighbor Massachusetts Action Fund (501c4) builds progressive political power in low-income communities and communities of color. By bringing people back into the political process, developing local leadership, and organizing a broad coalition of allies, we elect politicians that are accountable to the needs of their constituents.
Duties of the Executive Director
- Work with the Board, staff, and membership to develop plans and strategies to strengthen grassroots political power in Massachusetts and win the campaigns that our members prioritize.
- Develop the capacity of our grassroots Board and local chapters to make key decisions and monitor the progress of the organization, including time in the field doing work on the ground with organizers and volunteers.
- Supervise the Deputy Director, Organizing Director, Political Director, Development Director, and Director of Finance and Administration. Meet regularly with the Directors for priority setting and accountability. Ensure that each staff person has a work plan. Ensure that supervision throughout the organization is regular and involves mutual support and feedback. Ensure that the staff participates in all major decisions. Prioritize staff development.
- Take a lead in major donor, foundation, and union fundraising. Network for new individual and foundation prospects and expand donor base. Monitor the fundraising & cash flow to ensure the financial health of N2N. Ensure compliance with IRS regulations concerning c-3s, c-4s, and PACs.
- Build and maintain relationships with donors, foundations and allies.
- Speak for N2N-MA with key allies, donors, media, and national organizations.
- Articulates vision of what unity and grassroots political power can mean.
- Demonstrated results in leadership development and grassroots organizing in low-income communities. Experience in building multi-racial, multi-cultural organizations, where women and immigrant leaders play a major role.
- Demonstrated results in planning and supervision. Strong administrative & computer skills.
- Excellent verbal and written communications skills. Bi-lingual Spanish/English preferred. Fluency in other languages spoken in the communities where we work a plus.
- Experience working with labor unions and in coalitions.
- Experience in grassroots electoral and issue campaigns.
- Diplomatic skills.
- Comfortable and enthusiastic about fundraising. Major donor experience required.
- Ability to give and receive feedback. Values, facilitates, and encourages the full participation of a diverse staff.
Salary and Benefits
Salary DOE. Benefits include fully paid health insurance coverage, paid sick time, pension plan, disability, flexible spending account, paid holidays, and 3 weeks paid vacation.
Send resume and cover letter to Director Search, Neighbor to Neighbor Massachusetts, 262 Washington St. 3rd Floor, Boston, MA 02108; or email firstname.lastname@example.org. No faxes please.
Women and people of color are strongly encouraged to apply.