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Pawtucket/Central Falls Program Director
Systems and Development Manager
Social Enterprise Greenhouse Intern

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Pawtucket/Central Falls Program Director 

About the Program
Social Enterprise Greenhouse connects mission-driven social entrepreneurs with the networks, resources, and knowledge they need to refine their business model, grow strategically, and make positive impact in Rhode Island, and beyond. This role will create a thriving and effective social venture ecosystem by adapting current SEG programming to meet the specific needs of entrepreneurs who have not traditionally had access to the mainstream entrepreneurial ecosystem in the Pawtucket/Central Falls area.

We seek a collaborative, customer-focused leader who will build deep community partnerships and design and execute high-quality programs in accordance with local needs and SEG’s mission. This position will be based in the Pawtucket/Central Falls community and will initially report to the CEO, although once the program is established it will report to the Director of Programs.This position will be accountable for the following goals:
– Develop partnerships with community leaders and existing organizations and initiatives that are serving entrepreneurs and the communities we aim to target;
– Research and map social entrepreneur landscape, resources, and gaps in Pawtucket/Central Falls , with a specific commitment to driving diversity, equity and inclusion;
– Adapt, expand, and execute programming to meet the unique needs of social enterprises in Pawtucket/Central Falls and build a thriving ecosystem;
– Grow and sustain the Pawtucket/Central Falls programming through service partnerships and fundraising;
– Increase the awareness, success rate, and positive impact of social enterprises in Pawtucket/Central Falls specifically, and Rhode Island as a whole.

Primary Responsibilities
– Build and nurture relationships: The Program Director will be a relationship builder, developing strong relationships with local community members, leaders, and organizations as well as recruiting, managing and engaging entrepreneurs, volunteer advisors, and partner/funder organizations in the Pawtucket/Central Falls area.
– Assess needs and develop new program strategy: The Program Director will be charged with creating an effective and thriving ecosystem for social entrepreneurs in the Pawtucket/Central Falls community. The Program Director will ensure their programs align with local needs and SEG organizational objectives, track activity and report progress to the executive team and board.
– Adapt, expand, and execute SEG programming: The Program Director will collaborate with SEG staff to lead program adaptation/design and execution to meet the needs of the Pawtucket/Central Falls community.
– Support Fundraising: The Program Director will support the executive team in grant writing, individual donor cultivation, and corporate sponsorships to sustain and grow the initiative.
– Grow Visibility and Support Communications: The Program Director will collaborate with the communications team to raise visibility of enterprise development programs and SEG as an organization.

Core Skills & Capacities
Passion: Exuberant passion for social entrepreneurship;
Experience: 8+ years demonstrated success in community building/development, program development, business/entrepreneurship; and/or project management;
Execution: Passionate about and excellent aptitude for getting things done. Able to step in proactively and make progress where others are not;
Commitment to Addressing Issues of Race & Equity: Demonstrates an active commitment to viewing our work through an equity lens and finding and supporting opportunities to address issues of structural racism and economic inequity;
Relationship Builder: Able to build relationships with a wide range of people. Easily connects and builds trust;
Organization and Planning: Plans and organizes in an efficient, productive manner;
Communicator: Errs on the side of over communicating progress, success, and challenges using strong communication skills;
Problem-solver: Easily assesses complex challenges and takes timely action to resolve;
Detail-Orientation: Sweats the small stuff. Does not let important details fall through the cracks;
Empathy: Listens deeply to others and seeks to understand their goals, interests, and experiences from their perspective and demonstrates diplomacy and empathy in all efforts;
Coaching Approach: Firmly believes in the potential of all people to learn and grow, able to identify and support strengths and provide accessible advice to address challenges;
Entrepreneurial Mindset: Easily identifies business opportunities and ways in which opportunities can be translated into successful ventures;
Team Player: Looks beyond their individual goals to support overall work of the organization, quick to leverage opportunities to effectively improve outcomes, works well with others.

Required: Fluency in Spanish.

Starting salary range: $50,000 – $65,000.
Benefits: Healthcare, SIMPLE IRA matching, long term disability, paid vacation.

How to apply:
Please email a resume and 1-page cover letter to jobs@segreenhouse.org as .pdf attachments. Include your name and the position title in the header of your email and titles of attached documents. Deadline to apply is March 7, 2019.



About the Position
Social Enterprise Greenhouse connects mission-driven social entrepreneurs with the networks, resources, and knowledge they need to refine their business model, grow strategically, and make positive impact in Rhode Island and beyond.

This role will strategically and operationally manage SEG’s internal systems, grants and donor process, and track impact metrics ensuring SEG and its staff have the accurate, accessible and timely data necessary for effective decision-making to achieve SEG’s mission.

Primary Responsibilities include:
– Manage Grant Process and Donor Relations: manage and assist in execution of overall grant application process; optimize the grant administration process; prepare progress reports; ensure compliance with grant regulations; manage grant databases; identify new sources of funding; engage with donors as needed; ensure timely follow-up on development efforts; and coordinate financial reports

– Manage and Track Impact Metrics: maintain a robust understanding of performance metrics; support development and maintenance of visual representations of performance metrics; create monthly, quarterly, and end-of-year reports; develop data driven insights that help the organization achieve its mission; ensure metrics being tracked by SEG evolve to measure appropriate success measures and establish systems to facilitate tracking; work with communications staff to ensure metrics are clearly communicated both internally to guide strategy and operations and also to external stakeholders

– Manage Systems and Technology: Engage in strategic thinking and planning about processes and their improvements; ensure data and administrative systems are easily accessible, organized, and accurate (core system is Salesforce); oversee organizational technology needs and train other staff in their use; provide set-up/take-down as needed; manage technology resources (physical devices and software licenses) and maintain appropriate permissions and access, research and make recommendations to address new technology needs; and execute various deep-dive technical projects

– Provide Logistics Planning and Support: support SEG programming, board meetings, and events as needed.

Core Skills & Capacities
– Passion: Exuberant passion for social entrepreneurship (creating ventures that strive to achieve their social mission while achieving financial sustainability);
– Experience: 5+ years demonstrated success in systems, development, and/or administration including at least one year of Salesforce architecture and/or administration experience
Problem-solver: Easily assesses complex challenges and takes timely action to resolve;
– Detail-Orientation: Sweats the small stuff. Does not let important details fall through the cracks;
– Execution: Passionate about and excellent aptitude for getting things done. Able to step in proactively and make progress where others are not;
– Team Player: Looks beyond their individual goals to support overall work of the organization, quick to leverage opportunities to effectively improve outcomes, works well with others;
– Prioritization: Relentlessly prioritizes and manages details of complex projects and time extremely well;
– Commitment to Addressing Issues of Race & Equity: Demonstrates an active commitment to viewing their work through a race and equity lens and finding and supporting opportunities to address issues of structural racism and economic inequity through their work;
– Organization and Planning: Plans and organizes in an efficient, productive manner;
– Communicator: Errs on the side of over communicating progress, success, and challenges using strong communication skills;
– Empathy: Listens deeply to others and seeks to understand their goals, interests, and experiences from their perspective and demonstrates diplomacy and empathy in all efforts;
– Manages Up: Exhibits grace and good judgment in anticipating manager’s needs and continuously turns goals into action plans, confirms and reconfirms with manager, then executes;

Preferred, but not required: Fluency in Spanish.
Starting salary range: $40,000 – $50,000.
Benefits: Healthcare, SIMPLE IRA matching, long term disability, paid vacation.

How to apply:
Please email a resume and 1-page cover letter to jobs@segreenhouse.org as .pdf attachments. Include your name and the position title in the header of your email and titles of attached documents. Deadline to apply is April 24, 2019.

 


Social Enterprise Greenhouse Intern 

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