FairVote is a nonpartisan 501(c)(3) organization and champion of electoral reforms that give voters greater choice, a stronger voice, and a representative democracy that works for all Americans. Seeking to be the catalyst for state and national change, it develops the analysis and educational tools needed by its partners to advance and support reform and shape conversation about our democracy. FairVote has grown to a current annual budget of three million dollars, with significant potential for further growth. It has more than 20 staffers, a vibrant network of reform allies, and a large media footprint that reflects growing appreciation of the power and viability of its proposals. The team today is the driving force behind ranked choice voting as it wins in cities and states and is debated in Congress in the form of the Fair Representation Act.
The Managing Director will run day-to-day operations at FairVote and partner with the President & CEO to ensure FairVote’s consistent achievement of its mission, organizational and financial stability, legal compliance, and function. The new Managing Director will manage a complex and growing organization efficiently. Including, oversee operational and project planning; hold senior leaders accountable for ensuring the successful implementation of programs, fundraising, partnerships and development initiatives, and to expand the awareness and impact of FairVote's mission. Lead, supervise, motivate, and coach staff members Communicate effectively, in both verbal and written forms, internally and externally. Engage effectively with diverse staff and reform allies. Take initiative and identify and solves problems proactively. Translate organizational goals into concrete actions. Bring insights to the organization’s goals for saving American democracy through progress at a national, state, and local level.Full Description
Chief Financial Officer
TechnoServe was founded in 1968 and today works with enterprising men and women across 29 countries in the developing world to build competitive farms, businesses, and industries. The organization helps grow strong markets that create income and jobs in poor communities. By linking people to information, capital, and markets, TechnoServe has helped millions to create lasting prosperity for their families and communities. With nearly 50 years of proven results, TechnoServe believes in the power of private enterprise to transform lives by connecting people to information and market opportunities. The organization has grown exponentially over the past decade, designing interventions for greatest impact and striving to ensure that the farmers and businesses they work with continue to reap financial benefits long after a TechnoServe project ends.
TechnoServe seeks an experienced, strong and effective Chief Financial Officer (CFO) who provide strategic and daily financial leadership to a complex global organization, ensuring proper financial systems, processes and controls, program quality and financial integrity through appropriate management, planning, contracting, accounting and financial reporting, audit, and control/compliance functions. With four direct reports, the CFO will oversee a team of 24 finance professionals in the US and work closely with 22 directors and controllers around the globe.Full Description
Strategic Projects Director
Choice Hotels International (NYSE: CHH) is one of the largest and most successful lodging companies in the world. Choice currently franchises more than 6,800 hotels, representing 500,000+ rooms, in over 35 countries and territories. Ranging from limited service to full service hotels in the economy, mid-scale, and upscale segments, Choice-branded properties provide business and leisure travelers with a range of high-quality, high-value lodging options throughout the United States and internationally.
The Strategic Projects Director will have a unique job rotation opportunity that will hold key responsibilities leading projects and/or teams in 2-3 different areas of the business. These areas may include Analytics, Strategy, Loyalty, Technology, Finance, and Franchisee Operations and occur over a two to four-year period.The Directors in these roles are strategically rotated between three or more assignments at regular intervals to provide exposure to a variety of verticals within the organization.Based in Choice’s corporate office, located in Rockville, MD, a suburb of Washington, DC, the Director will help drive strategy and develop and implement related programs. The assignments are each designed to directly drive key levers of Choice’s business objectives and simultaneously provide opportunity for exposure and experience in building critical skills and competencies in preparation for broader scope and next level assignments. Most critically, these roles will provide the Director with an opportunity to drive P&L and gain insights into the organization’s operations.Full Description
Chief Advancement Officer
THE HEADSTRONG PROJECT
Bridge Partners is currently partnering with The Headstrong Project to recruit their new The Chief Advancement Officer.The Headstrong Project (Headstrong) was founded in 2012 by Zach Iscol, a combat-decorated Marine Corps Officer, and other committed colleagues, to provide world-class mental healthcare to Iraq and Afghanistan veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress and other hidden wounds. In partnership with Weill Cornell Medical College, one of the nation’s leading health care centers, and with the help and direction of top clinicians across the country, Headstrong has developed a comprehensive treatment program for post 9/11 Veterans dealing with PTSD, addiction, anxiety and depression, trauma, grief and loss, and anger management. The program is impactful and unique in its approach, guided by three principles: Headstrong is free of charge, free of bureaucracy, and free of stigma. Headstrong continues to experience explosive growth and highly impactful programmatic outcomes. The current budget is $4.4 million, the program is in 20 cities across the country and has assisted 600 veterans to date - helping them regain their mental fitness. As a critical member of the executive team, the CAO will create a strategic development plan, raise funds from existing and future donors, and increase organizational and brand visibility. Headstrong is seeking an extraordinary leader, team player and advancement professional committed to providing mental health treatment for post-9/11 combat veterans and scaling the program nationally.
The Chief Advancement Officer (CAO) will help develop and execute strategic organizational goals during Headstrong’s next stage of ambitious growth, including: Provide leadership and guidance to the ED, Executive Leadership Team (ELT) and Board of Directors to develop and enhance Headstrong’s resource and development strategy, communications and strategic partnerships. Capitalize on short- and long-term opportunities for expanding revenue and organizational visibility, ultimately building the foundation for long-term financial sustainability and brand awareness on a national level. Provide strategic leadership and support to a highly dedicated team of professionals across the organization responsible for delivering on a diversified fundraising plan, partnership cultivation, programmatic leadership, and operations.Full Description