Heads of Fundraising/Business Development
Bridge Partners is currently partnering with Acumen to recruit two Heads of Business Development – one focused on global Foundation relationships, and one on the West Coast.
Acumen is changing the way the world tackles poverty by investing in companies, leaders and ideas. The organization invests patient capital in businesses whose products and services are enabling the poor to transform their lives. Founded by Jacqueline Novogratz in 2001, Acumen has invested more than $115 million in 110 companies across Africa, Latin America, South Asia and the United States. They are also developing a global community of emerging leaders with the knowledge, skills and determination to create a more inclusive world.
For the Head of Business Development: Foundations, based in NYC, they seek a seasoned institutional/foundations fundraiser with an established reputation and network, to build relationships with international institutions working to help the poor transform their lives.
For the Head of Business Development: West Coast, based in San Francisco, they seek an experienced and entrepreneurial fundraiser to lead their West Coast Business Development team; a leader with experience in philanthropic fundraising and relationship management; someone who has exceptional communication, team building and execution skills, who thrives in complexity and has a proven commitment to addressing social, environmental and educational issues.
Both roles will report directly to the Chief of Business Development.Full Description
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.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