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Director, Local Community Based Organization

  • Location Central Boston, MA
  • Category Executive Leadership
  • Date Posted 11/30/2021
  • Type Direct Hire
  • Commitment Full-time/Flex
  • Job ID #4227

Neighborhood based non-profit serving small businesses and community members is seeking a Director to strategically lead and expand reach of organization at a both the city and grassroots levels.  

Hours/Schedule: Full-time


Job Type: Direct hire


Location Requirements: Hybrid; Central Boston    

Rate: $60-65K/year

Job Description:  The Director coordinates the operations and administration of the non-profit and acts as the “face of the organization”. The Director works closely with the Board of Directors and the Mayor’s Office of Economic Development in addition to overseeing the planning and implementation of the organization’s calendar of events, assisting the Board and various committees in accomplishing their goals, while keeping the organization in compliance with its by-laws, vision statement, and underlying contract with the City of Boston. The Director and the Treasurer collaborate closely on projecting and maintaining an accurate budget and healthy financials for the organization. The Director also supervises two office staff: the Community Manager and the Events Manager. 

Role consists of the following components. 
(For more detailed job description, please email Jen O'Brien, our account executive working this search, at and she will send to you.) 

I. Outreach and Communications: (25%) 

II. Operations, Finance, and Staff Management (25%) 

III. Fundraising (20%) 

IV. Strategic Planning and Support (20%) 

V. Events and Projects (Time/Effort 10%)



  • Bachelor’s degree and 3-5 years non-profit management experience preferred.
  • Working knowledge (through education or experience) in any of the following areas: City of Boston, non-profit management, marketing, volunteer management, historic preservation, commercial development, public relations, community organizing, urban planning, business administration, event planning, placemaking, fundraising, or small business administration. Well-developed written and oral skills, comfortable with public speaking. 
  • Existing comfort with Google Drive, Apple OS, and social media. 
  • Existing skill or willingness and ability to learn other software used in the office environment Canva and Adobe Suite (graphic design); Quickbooks Online (accounting); Constant Contact (newsletter); WordPress (website design); Square and EMerchant (credit card processing); DonorSnap (donor database) 
  • You are resourceful. A demonstrated history of showing initiative and an ability to leverage the tools available. 
  • You are organized and able to think on your feet. Tested organizational skills and an ability to coordinate and implement dynamic tasks with an attention to detail. 
  • You are a people person who is diplomatic and approachable, with the ability to be flexible in the face of changing deadlines and priorities 
  • While living in our neighborhood is not a requirement, you must have the passion and interest to learn about hyperlocal community initiatives and issues in addition to what’s going on City-wide in regards to placemaking, small business development, public art, transit, etc. 


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