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Senior Director, 92Y Belfer Center for Innovation and Social Impact

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Published 8 days ago

“We believe that when voices are heard, communities are connected and ideas are nurtured from the ground up, movements can grow and real change can begin. Through grassroots global initiatives, leadership programs and civic movements, the Belfer Center has created a vibrant worldwide community built around big ideas and doing good.”

 

The Senior Director, Belfer Center, will be responsible for a wide range of high level programmatic, funding, press management, and cultivation initiatives to solidify the Belfer Center for Innovation and Social Impact as a leader in distributed global programs, movements, and digital initiatives for the 21st Century. In close collaboration with the Senior Vice President & Managing Director, Belfer Center, the Senior Director will shape individual programs and overall Center strategy, secure funding, and expand the reach of the Center through major collaborations and media coverage. This position will focus on developing and launching new initiatives for the Belfer Center while also leading several of the Belfer Center’s current initiatives.


Essential Functions

  • Strategic planning and development of new Belfer Center projects, both in-person and globally via digital streams. Identify, build relationships with, and effectively collaborate with the relevant external and internal partners to ensure the success of new projects.
  • Structure, negotiate, and execute partnerships with media outlets, NFPs, NGOs, and for-profits which create content, drive increased visibility, and shape overall messaging for Belfer Center initiatives.
  • In partnership with 92Y's Development team, secure funding for Belfer Center programs, with an emphasis on developing new foundation and corporate contacts to support programming, movements, and initiatives.
  • Oversee the launch of programs for the Center and 92Y generally.
  • Develop, support, and manage the Program Manager, Belfer Center and effectively utilize the Center’s team to develop and execute Center programs and initiatives.
  • Leverage social media and other technologies, as well as other innovative forms of content delivery, to amplify initiatives, attract new audiences, and build new communities seeking high-quality content across demographics and locations.
  • Coordinate closely with other staff institution-wide to further embed innovation throughout 92Y. Collaborate with cross-departmental teams to structure and execute successful initiatives, develop work plans, and conduct analysis and evaluation.
  • Represent the Center at events and speaking engagements.
  • May be assigned other tasks and duties reasonably related to their job responsibilities.


Education, Skills and Experience

  • 8-10+ years of relevant experience leading major programmatic, community, and / or digital initiatives (preferably in the social impact space)
  • Strong management skills, with the ability not only to conceptualize innovative ideas, but to turn those concepts into concrete programs and then to execute on those programs, measuring programmatic success against pre-determined and articulable metrics
  • Proven capability and success in proactively pursuing high-level collaborations across corporate, non-profit, governmental, and media institutions
  • Exceptional people leadership skills, including the ability to build effective cross-functional relationships
  • Strong editorial judgment and ability to shape internal and external messaging
  • Demonstrable ability to secure funding for programs and to cultivate new donors and support
  • Ability to represent the Center publicly to a wide-range of stakeholders
  • Creativity, flexibility and a high-level of comfort leading internal and external teams

WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

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“We believe that when voices are heard, communities are connected and ideas are nurtured from the ground up, movements can grow and real change can begin. Through grassroots global initiatives, leadership programs and civic movements, the…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Professional Level
    Managerial

Location

Temporarily Remote
Work must be performed in or near New York, NY
Associated Location
1395 Lexington Avenue, New York, NY 10128, United States

How to Apply

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