Managing Director

Voto Latino
Arlington, VA
Oct 17, 2019
Oct 19, 2019
Full Time
SUMMARY The Managing Directo r is an internal facing role who will work closely with the President to execute the largest voter registration campaign in the Latinx community. The Managing Director will ensure that all teams and members of the Voto Latino staff have the support, oversight, and resources they need to meet and exceed the organization's ambitious goals. This role is crucial to ensure the organization has set achievable goals, a strategic pathway to reaching them, is aligned and working together, and knows how to prioritize the work. This role will also help create and maintain a thriving, healthy and productive organizational culture, and work with team leads on best ways to manage staff. The Managing Director must have experience in 501(3) and 501c4. The Managing Director will help oversee and manage a $15 million budget cycle. This is not an administrative role; it is a highly strategic and facilitative one that requires a combination of focus and flexibility, as well as a willingness to play an active, behind-the-scenes role. Responsibilities: The Managing Director will report directly to the CEO and be responsible for the following: Staff Management and Support Oversee all staff, including ongoing progress toward goals and overall performance Create good habits and standards for staff communication Ensure all staff issues are addressed properly, efficiently and judiciously, and keep track of progress until resolved Work with all staff to understand their needs and challenges, and convey feedback to CEO Work closely and regularly with the VP of Finance & HR to handle staffing and personnel issues Provide mentorship and guidance to VPs and other team leads Executive Management and Support Act as an adviser to the CEO and senior team Assist CEO with decision-making Work in partnership with the CFO Work closely with CEO and Executive Coordinator in planning for critical meetings, and ensure the principal is well-prepared Support and facilitate the senior team's communications with the CEO Strategic Planning and Organizational Development Create and oversee an iterative and inclusive strategic planning process Actively monitor progress to goals in the strategic plan, and work with staff and teams to troubleshoot and get work back on track if milestones are not being met Work closely with the CEO and senior team to ensure that organizational initiatives and priorities are in line with strategy and brand Assess organizational strengths and weaknesses. Recommend and carry out plans to increase the organization's capacity and effectiveness Special Initiatives/Projects Lead development, planning, implementation, and analysis of special initiatives that may arise Develop a framework to ensure that initiatives are in line with strategy and brand Required Qualifications A minimum of 10 years' experience managing staff, leading an organization, and/or leading strategic planning processes Strong background in campaign/political management and execution Understanding c3 and c4 work electoral work Likes to win Worked closely with a principle Ability to read and understand financials for the purpose of oversight and planning Demonstrated strategic leadership of large groups engaged in driving multiple efforts/initiatives at the same time Experience conceptualizing and implementing internal systems and processes Ability to work creatively with teams to lead organizational transformation and change. Strong problem-solving and project management skills Strong interpersonal communication skills Fun to work with An understanding of and commitment to racial equity, gender equity, intersectionality, and inclusion A connection to or understanding of the Latinx community Located in Washington, DC, or willingness to relocate Preferred Qualifications Bachelor's degree Campaign or organizing experience Deep understanding of digital media Voto Latino is highly metrics driven: Understanding of Catalyst, VAN Strong networking skills and the ability to build and maintain relationships with individuals, organizations and government agencies and well as to work with diverse groups of people. SALARY & BENEFITS $140K-150K salary. Benefits include partial payment of medical, dental, and vision insurance premiums and 20 days of PTO. About Voto Latino: Founded in 2004, Voto Latino is a dynamic and growing non-partisan organization whose civic engagement campaigns have reached an estimated 55 million Latino households nationwide. United by the belief that Latino issues are American issues and American issues are Latino issues, Voto Latino is dedicated to bringing new and diverse voices into the political process by engaging youth, media, technology and celebrities to promote positive change. Voto Latino is an equal opportunity employer, committed to inclusive hiring and dedicated to diversity in our work and staff. We do not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of actual or perceived race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions), age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, uniform service member status, disability or any other characteristic protected by law. Women, people of color, including bilingual and bicultural individuals, LGBTQ persons, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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