Executive Director

Job Type

Full Time



Start Date


Application Deadline



64 North Main Street
2nd Floor
United States


NHFPI has developed a reputation for delivering timely, reliable, and accessible policy analysis, and has demonstrated vital leadership in advancing sound, fair, and sustainable fiscal, economic, and health policies that foster economic opportunity and prosperity for all New Hampshire residents, particularly low-income families and individuals. Additional information about NHFPI’s current research can be found at our web site: http://www.nhfpi.org

The next Executive Director’s chief responsibilities are to:

●     Provide strategic direction and ensures adherence to NHFPI’s mission;work closely with the organization’s Board of Directors to generate the funds needed to support it from a variety of sources, including charitable foundations, allied organizations, and individual donors; 

●     Maintain and strengthen relationships critical to the organization’s success, including elected officials, program administrators, foundation officers, non-profit executives, policy activists, journalists, and press;

●     Lead the organization’s research, communications, and outreach efforts; Write press releases and other promotional materials, including fundraising appeals; provide accessible and compelling content for the NHFPI website; 

●     Provide fiscal management by developing the organization’s annual budgetandoperating within its parameters, and submitting quarterly financial statements which accurately reflect the financial condition of the organization;

●     Manage and enhance NHFPI’s electronic communications, extending the reach of its email and social media updates, improving the organization’s website, and bolstering its social media presence; and

●     Supervise, evaluate, and encourage growth of the organization’s staff.


Education:A bachelor’s or graduate degree in business administration, communications, public policy, public relations, or a related field 

Experience: 5-10 years of professional experience; knowledge of state legislative and budget processes; demonstrated capacity to work collaboratively with policy makers, advocacy groups, and the media; managerial and supervisory responsibilities, organizational fund development experience


Knowledge: Exceptional writing, editing, and speaking skills, including the ability to analyze economic trends and explain detailed policy matters to a variety of audiences; a proficiency in using information technology and social media to promote both issues and organizations, as well as the ability to stay abreast of, and to capitalize upon, new developments in these fields

Personal: A strong commitment to social and economic justice; proven leadership skills and the ability to think strategically; creative and entrepreneurial spirit; the ability to work collaboratively with a small but skilled and highly motivated staff; ability to balance multiple responsibilities, and to complete projects and produce quality work under time constraints


NHFPI offers a competitive compensation package, including salary commensurate with experience, employer-provided health insurance, generous pension benefits, and paid vacation. 

Professional Level


Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply


Please apply at https://nhfpi.workable.com/j/585816F8E2 by Friday October 12. Include a resume, salary requirements, and a cover letter that answers the question, “What are the greatest potential leverage points in making New Hampshire a place where all residents are prospering economically?”

Review begins immediately. All applications will be accepted in confidence.  The New Hampshire Fiscal Policy Institute is an affirmative action employer. Applications from women and persons of color are encouraged.