SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA SITE DIRECTOR, NEW SECTOR ALLIANCE

POSITION OVERVIEW:

New Sector Alliance is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit focused on strengthening the social sector by enriching its talent pipeline. New Sector’s San Francisco Bay Area Site Director will be an entrepreneurial leader focused on managing relationships with the San Francisco Bay Area’s nonprofit and social impact sector, including host sites, experienced mentors, trainers, civic organizations, city governments and grantors, on behalf of the program’s fellows. Fellows are typically recent college graduates, passionate about public service and building a career in the nonprofit sector and/or “mission driven organizations”. New Sector’s San Francisco Bay Area Site Director will build and oversee the network of services, resources, and opportunities that connect fellows to host sites and give fellows an accelerated launch into their chosen career.

Responsibilities include

Managing all aspects of relationship building, program development, budget planning, fundraising, and program delivery for New Sector’s presence in the San Francisco Bay Area. This includes structuring collaborative relationships with host sites (nonprofits and other social purpose organizations); garnering financial support; recruiting fellows; and driving relationships with local colleges and universities, the business community, municipal government officials, community organizations, and other intermediaries. As a member of a national team, the Site Director will collaborate with colleagues to continuously improve the quality of experience provided to host sites and fellows and ensure the high caliber of host sites and fellows selected for the programs.

NEW SECTOR HISTORY & STRATEGY

New Sector was founded in 2001 by social entrepreneur Carly Janson, a Harvard Business School student at the time, to accelerate social change by strengthening organizations today, while developing leaders for tomorrow. To achieve its goals, New Sector pursues a three-pronged strategy:

1. Leadership Development: Recruit, train, and support emerging leaders to apply their skills to achieve social impact

  •  Provide unmatched professional learning experiences
  •  Inspire lifetime social sector leadership

2. Client Service: Deliver high quality services to build the capacity of social enterprises

  •  Deliver solutions through quality, affordable service
  •  Expand organizations’ ability to meet critical human needs

3. Institutional Change / Sector Development: Enable a cross-sector alliance of partner organizations to share knowledge and resources to create sustainable social impact

  •  Provide opportunities for partner organizations to contribute to society
  •  Share knowledge and promote winning ideas and practices across sectors

LOCATION: SAN FRANCISCO, SILICON VALLEY (NEAR STANFORD UNIVERSITY), OR ANYWHERE IN THE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA

CORE JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

Community Relationship Building

  • Build and maintain a strong pipeline of San Francisco Bay Area host sites (nonprofits, for-profit social purpose organizations, philanthropic funders and their grantees, government entities, etc)
  • Sell New Sector services; Solicit and contract with host sites for San Francisco Bay Area programs, including sales/business development, scope development, fee negotiation, and matching processes
  • Build new relationships with high potential partner organizations including philanthropic funders and their grantees; other nonprofits; grantors; universities; civic organizations; city governments; etc.

Supervision and Relationship Management

  • Stay in regular contact with host sites and fellows to maintain the quality and productivity of heir experience in the program
  • Maintain ongoing relationships with host sites and mentors by being responsive to challenges and proactively monitoring satisfaction and value/impact
  • Facilitate and monitor progress of cohort Learning Teams
  • Effectively support and schedule cohort activities through training, motivating, coaching, managing work effectively, identifying stretch/growth opportunities, providing meaningful positive and constructive feedback, and ensuring and being responsible for work products developed

Contributions to National Program Design and Delivery

  •  Identify innovative new program delivery opportunities and pilot/assess their longer-term viability – e.g. ways to integrate virtual cohorts of fellows serving nonprofits/social purpose organizations outside of New Sector’s core geographies
  •  Support national applicant recruitment strategy, materials development, and opportunity postings
  •  Collaborate with team members to develop/strengthen/expand partnerships with partner organizations
  •  Lead, support, and contribute feedback on national curriculum development, leading development/improvement for at least five topics each year
  •  Identify and build client, mentor, host site and partner support materials for use nationally
  •  Share insights, challenges, and ideas and seek learning from other team members
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
  •  College graduate, preferably with Masters degree in business or public administration
  • A minimum of 3-5+ years of relevant fund development, program management and community organizing responsibilities, with an interest in social change, at a local level
  •  Extensive experience in community relations, fundraising, team building and collaborative work
  • A clear passion for improving the well-being of communities through nonprofit and mission driven organizations
SALARY & BENEFITS:

This is a full-time position, but it could be structured as a part-time position for the right highly committed and experienced candidate

Position includes base salary, bonus, and benefits commensurate with other similar opportunities

TO APPLY:

Send (1) RESUME, (2) COVER LETTER, and (3) SALARY REQUIREMENTS to Paul TonThat

(nptonthat@newsector.org). Write “Bay Area Director” in the subject line.