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Director of Operations

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Citizens Budget Commission | New York, NY
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Citizens Budget Commission


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Published 12 days ago

Application Deadline

June 21, 2019

Salary

Commensurate with experience.


New York’s leading fiscal watchdog and source for unbiased, impactful research on New York City and New York State government finances, policy, and operations seeks a dynamic and energetic Director of Operations (“Director”). The Director will be an accomplished professional with administrative, development, and event planning experience and superior organizational, multitasking, and time management skills.

Reporting to the Citizens Budget Commission’s (CBC’s) President, the Director manages the administration of this $2.5 million nonprofit with 13 to 18 full- and part-time staff and consultants. The Director annually plans and supervises logistics for roughly 10 mid-sized events, 15 Board subcommittee meetings and an Annual Award Dinner. The Director manages communications with the 150 Board members and is a full partner with CBC’s Development Consultant in Board recruitment, retention, and fundraising activities.

Administrative Responsibilities include:

  • Providing day-to-day management and coordination, including facility and financial operations
  • Supervising the External Affairs and Development Associate
  • Preparing for and participating in Board Executive, Investment, and Audit Committee meetings.
  • Drafting and maintaining correspondence and files, including invitations, tax acknowledgements, etc.
  • Supervising and maintaining Raiser’s Edge database
  • Coordinating office relocation in late 2019

Development Responsibilities include:

  • Managing communications with the Board of Trustees and key stakeholders
  • Planning and executing board recruitment and retention initiatives
  •  Conducting research on individuals and firms to identify potential Trustees
  • Tracking prospect cultivation activities
  • Soliciting, collecting, and tracking all contributions, including membership dues from the Board of Trustees

Event Management Responsibilities include:

  • Leading event planning and vendor relations for all member events and meetings, with attendees ranging from small (20) to mid-sized (120)
  • Organize and manage Annual Dinner for approximately 650 people, including logistics, vendor relations and efforts to ensure development goals are achieved

Requirements:

  • At least 5 years of management and operations experience, preferably in nonprofit, civic, or policy organizations
  • Development, event planning, and constituent relations experience strongly preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • High level of organization and ability to simultaneously execute multiple projects
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications
  • Experience with Raiser’s Edge database or similar platforms
  • Collaborative team spirit with capability to work independently
  •  Interest in and knowledge of New York City/State government, public policy, and the policy and business community preferred

The Citizens Budget Commission:

CBC is a highly respected nonpartisan, nonprofit think tank and fiscal watchdog founded during the Great Depression to conduct research on New York City’s (and later, the State’s) finances and management and to provide reports and recommend improvements to municipal officials. Since 1932 CBC has been an important source of unbiased information for government leaders regarding budgeting and financial management and has had significant and continuing positive impact on public policy. CBC champions strong fiscal management, rational tax policies, and balanced budgets to improve New York’s economic competitiveness and is proud to be a catalyst for positive change in such areas as government finance, education, transportation, and economic development. CBC has a strong reputation for independent and objective research: What CBC says on key issues matters to New York’s leaders.

For more information on the Citizens Budget Commission, please visit www.cbcny.org

New York’s leading fiscal watchdog and source for unbiased, impactful research on New York City and New York State government finances, policy, and operations seeks a dynamic and energetic Director of Operations (“Director”). The Director will…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule
  • 4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional

Benefits

CBC offers competitive medical, retirement, and vacation benefits.

CBC offers competitive medical, retirement, and vacation benefits.

How To Apply

Inquiries, nominations, and applications may be directed in confidence to: careers@cbcny.org.  

Please put “Director of Operations” in the subject line of your email and include a resume and cover letter if applying.

Inquiries, nominations, and applications may be directed in confidence to: careers@cbcny.org.  

Please put “Director of Operations” in the subject line of your email and include a…

Location

New York, NY
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