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Associate Director
Broadway Bound Kids

Website: https://www.broadwayboundkids.net/

Broadway Bound Kids’ Mission:

Established in 2004, Broadway Bound Kids is a nonprofit providing a transformative and inclusive environment that inspires youth through performing arts education.  We provide comprehensive interactive programs for Pre-K through 12th Grade in the performing arts that focus on enhancing technical skills, social emotional learning, confidence, connection, mindfulness, and creativity.  Social justice is central to our programming and organizational culture as we work to break down societal and financial barriers for youth, their families, and their communities. We cultivate communities of open hearts and minds amongst a diverse cross section of youth in New York City and beyond by enabling every student to explore all they can be, on stage and off.

Position Purpose and Impact: 

Reporting to the Executive Director, the Associate Director has both internal and external facing responsibilities. The Associate Director partners closely with the Executive Director to chart BBK’s strategic response to organizational and sector challenges and plays a critical role as counselor, advisor and strategic thought-partner for the Executive Director. The Associate Director also works to create high engagement from staff, board and member organizations and to resolve day-to-day issues before they reach the Executive Director. This position plays a critical role in shaping and implementing the organization’s strategy, including oversight of member services and programs, operations, and financial management. 

Position Complexities:

This position requires a skilled leader who can fundraise and oversee all of the day to day operations of the organization while realizing the larger strategic plan for growth and expansion.  It requires an individual who is eager to collaborate and mentor others but also extremely self disciplined and can work independently and remotely.  This position is a starting as a part time independent contractor with the intention of becoming full time within 6 months. 

CORE RESPONSIBILITIES

Development

  • Lead and oversee development goals and activities; Oversee grants administration, including reporting
  • Lead and oversee various fundraising activities such as annual fundraiser, individual cultivation and solicitation, institutional fundraising, capital campaigns and special events to reach our annual fundraising goals
  • Write grant proposals and compile supporting documents in response to solicitations
  • Assist in recruiting Board Members and cultivate board
  • Work with Board of Directors and staff to identify and cultivate new funding sources

Leadership and Institutional Advancement

  • Provide a strong day-to-day leadership presence that incorporates mindfulness and our core values for all staff 
  • Oversee Programming team and approve programs and curriculum
  • Provide effective and inspiring operational leadership by developing a broad and deep knowledge of all programs and setting clear goals and benchmarks
  • Grow and maintain positive relationships with our community and supporters
  • Oversee implementation of the Strategic Plan
  • Oversee implementation of our ongoing racial and social justice work
  • Liaise with and report to Board of Directors and work to strengthen connections and communication 
  • Oversee hiring, compensation and performance management (including performance coaching process)

Operations

  • Establish, improve and maintain efficient operations and productivity platforms ensuring compliance with all organizational policies, procedures and bylaws 
  • Co-Manage key vendor relationships
  • Oversee risk management and legal activities: contracts etc.

Financial Management and Oversight

  • Direct and administer all financial plans and oversee business policies and monthly accounting practices
  • Develop and monitor project budgets to assure organizational efficiency and appropriate resource allocation; manage cash flow
  • Oversee annual audit and timely filing of federal, state, and county tax forms and applications
  • Compose budgets for specific programs and processes

Marketing and Communications

  • Work with the marketing director to co-create and oversee development and execution of annual communications plans, including marketing, Social Media and PR strategies for promoting productions, educational programs and the organization.
  • Ensure that all programs and fundraising efforts are being marketed well and reflect the tone and brand of the organization

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

  • A passion for arts education and giving kids a place to belong and be heard
  • 3+ years of demonstrated leadership experience
  • College degree or equivalent
  • Fundraising and grant writing experience

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Proven writing skills, detail-orientation, ability to coordinate multiple projects, and manage multiple software programs
  • Demonstrated proficiency in MS Word, Excel, Google platforms

DESIRED:

  • Demonstrated proficiency in CRM, Eventbrite registrations, Zoom and project management software
  • Masters degree
  • Bi-lingual is a plus but not required

PERSONAL STRENGTHS

  • Flexible but decisive, with a naturally consultative and participative management style
  • Practices mindfulness and strong emotional awareness and intelligence
  • A person of integrity who engenders trust and confidence among all constituencies
  • A creative, charismatic and visionary leader with the ability to bring out the best in others
  • A patient, diplomatic and skillful negotiator with an open mind
  • Emotionally mature, with a sense of humor and the sensitivity to work with diverse populations and personalities

Inclusivity, equity and access are core values at Broadway Bound Kids.  We strive to create a workplace that reflects the communities we serve and where everyone feels empowered to bring their full, authentic selves to work. We strongly encourage black, indigenous and people of color to apply. 

Broadway Bound Kids is proud to be a women-led equal opportunity employer. Applicants will not be discriminated against because of race, color, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, religion, national origin, citizenship status, disability, ancestry, marital status, veteran status, medical condition or any protected category prohibited by local, state or federal laws.

Rate: $27 / hr

Hours: (Part Time to Full): Starting with 15-25 per week (all currently remote but will return to some in person when safe. Some remote work will always be possible.)  We hope to move this position to full time at 60K annual within 6 months.

Location: This position is currently remote but we hope to return to some in person work in NYC when it is safe to do so. 

Job Type: This position is a part-time, independent contractor position to start but will be moved to employee status when moved to full time.  There is additional upward mobility within the organization.

Benefits:

  • Associate Director will receive PTO
  • Most national Holidays and school recognized holidays will be paid time off including two weeks around the winter Holiday season

Start Date: ASAP

Contact: Please send resume and cover letter to hiring@broadwayboundkids.org

Date posted:

March 11

Expire date

Open Until Filled

Contact email:

hiring@broadwayboundkids.org
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