Forward Cities, a national nonprofit championing equity in entrepreneurship, is seeking a Managing Director to help position our mission-driven organization for its next chapter of growth. As a successful candidate, you will be equally comfortable with detailed financial planning as you are with maximizing human resources. Your focus will be on results, yet understand it takes a village to deliver them. You know how to marshal support for your plans, and your follow through is key to who you are.
- Are you driven by creating systems and workflows to achieve strategic goals?
- Do you communicate directly and have a knack for building an equitable team culture?
- Is your style to manage by teaching and lead through hands-on action?
If this describes you, we invite you to keep reading...
As Forward Cities’ Managing Director, you’ll execute the strategic plan and achieve results by leading, managing, and holding the team accountable for agreed-upon commitments and financial goals. You’ll remove obstacles and barriers, standardize and systematize work, integrate all major functions of the business, and track financial progress. You’ll work with the CEO to filter and translate ideas into the functional plans and fiscal strategies of the organization.
The Managing Director will report to the CEO and have responsibility for guiding the leaders and integrating the work of the core areas of the business including Programs, Revenue Development, Marketing & Communications, and Finance & Operations - with direct responsibility for the latter. As an enterprise that is leveraging the Entrepreneurial Operating System (EOS), you will also gain in-depth experience in this rapidly growing and widely accepted operating discipline, and own the vital role of organizational Integrator.