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JOB TITLE:

Executive Director - Eastern Region

JOB TYPE:

Full-time

JOB LOCATION:

New York New York United States

JOB DESCRIPTION:

World Savvy is a leading national education nonprofit working to transform teaching, learning and culture in K-12 public education so all students can learn, work and thrive in our rapidly changing world as globally competent citizens.

World Savvy is unique in the field for our systems change approach that holistically supports the integration of global competence into student learning, teacher training and capacity, and school and district leadership.
Our headquarters is located in Minneapolis, MN.
Learn more atworldsavvy.
org/\" target=\"_blank\">www.
worldsavvy.
org
.

Mission: World Savvy educates and engages youth to learn, work, and thrive as responsible global citizens.

Vision: As the leading provider of global competence education, World Savvy envisions a K-12 education system that prepares all students with the knowledge, skills, and dispositions for success and active engagement in the global community.

World Savvy is an ambitious organization with big ideas and tenacious growth goals.
Our culture is one of optimism, authenticity, levity and learning.
World Savvy is deeply committed to anti-racism, inclusion and equity in our programming and workplace.
As we grow, we will intentionally build a team that reflects the ethnic, racial and cultural diversity of the students, educators and communities we serve.
World Savvy seeks individuals who are black, indigenous and people of color to apply.

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Executive Director Eastern Region (EDER) reports to the Chief Executive Director (CEO) and oversees the growth strategy which includes both earned and contributed income and fundraising.
With oversight and support from a national team, the EDER collaborates with peers and executives to drive organizational strategy, reach collective goals and build a values-based culture.
The EDER will be responsible for building their Eastern regional team once enough school partnerships are secured.

This position will advocate for the organization to prospective funders, schools and district partners, as well as be the external voice and face for World Savvy in the local community.
The EDER is expected to raise an annual budget that sustains regional operations and aligns with our 2035 Vision Plan for growth at or above 20% annually.
This will include recruitment of schools and partners to drive our local earned income strategy, as well as development and fundraising responsibilities.

  • Schedule:Full time, limited nights and weekends as required by program
  • Salary range:$120,000-$150,000 based on experience and location
  • FSLA Status:Exempt
  • Projected Start Date:ASAP (as soon as April 1st)
  • Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
  • Location:Main focus will be on New York and Pennsylvania, but may also include New Jersey, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Vermont, New Hampshire, Maine, Delaware, Maryland, and Washington, DC.
  • Travel Requirements:up to 30% (primarily local and regional travel, visits to Minneapolis Headquarters as often as once per quarter)

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these essential functions.

  • Work with the Chief Executive Officer and Chief Operations Officer to develop a regional strategic plan to advance World Savvy's mission and objectives, and to grow earned and philanthropic revenue to create a self-sustainable World Savvy Eastern Region.
  • Establish and maintain existing Eastern-based networks of educators and school/district administrators and identify and leverage existing World Savvy champions in fundraising and school/district partnership efforts to advance the regional growth strategy.
  • Work collaboratively with the national program team to secure school and district partnerships in alignment with the regional growth strategy.
  • Serve as the primary spokesperson for World Savvy in the Eastern region for local, state and regional platforms.
    With support from the national marketing and communications team, develop regional marketing and communications strategies to raise awareness and deepen World Savvys impact in the East.
  • Develop, manage and track relevant financials for the regional office, including earned income and philanthropic revenue projections and spending.
  • Once school partnerships are secured, partner with Human Resources to hire and onboard a regional team; oversee, mentor, guide and develop staff.
  • Brainstorm, develop and lead any local advisory and/or advocacy networks, or related entities, that will help guide and grow our regional presence.
  • As an active member of the Senior Leadership Team, collaboratively contribute to national organizational strategy, meeting shared goals and objectives, and fostering a values-based work culture.

KEY REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelors degree or equivalent work experience.
  • 3 5 years of experience in sales, preferably in the education arena.
  • 7 + years of nonprofit fundraising and development experience, including experience writing grants and securing major individual gifts that significantly contributed to the growth of an organization.
  • 5 or more years of demonstrated success in a nonprofit leadership role as an effective internal and external relationship-builder, fundraiser, budget manager, project leader, supervisor and collaborative colleague.
  • Successful track record as the primary ambassador of an organization whose mission, values and/or culture aligns with those of World Savvy is preferred.

KEY COMPETENCIES:

  • Entrepreneurial mindset, motivated by growth and continuous improvement with a track record of creating effective strategies, and setting and achieving ambitious goals (earned and/or contributed income).
  • Outstanding communications skills: verbal, written, listening, persuasion, presentation and interpersonal.
    Ability to communicate effectively and build strong relationships.
  • Embraces complexity, excels at navigating and leading change, transforms ambiguity into clarity, and thrives in a fast-paced, agile work environment.
  • Demonstrated commitment to social justice, global awareness, equity in education and the core principles of global competency.
  • Strong interest and/or experience in the education sector or a related field; experience in K-12 public education is a plus.
  • Ability to innovate and propose solutions to complex problems.
  • Excellent time management, analytical, reasoning and organizational skills; strong project management skills and detail-orientation.
  • Ability and willingness to operate effectively at both a strategic and tactical level.
  • Strong negotiation skills; ability to work collaboratively with internal and external stakeholders to reach mutually acceptable agreements.
  • Strong supervisory skills.
    Ability to mentor, guide and develop staff in alignment with organizational values.
  • Technology skills that meet todays workforce demands (Microsoft Office, Google Suite, Salesforce, Pardot, video conferencing, Slack, Asana, etc.
    ) including strong skills using virtual collaboration tools to track projects, solve problems and work with others across distances.
  • Valid drivers license, access to a personal vehicle and the ability to self-sufficiently travel by car within the eastern region.

APPLYING FOR THE POSITION:

Please apply online atbamboohr.
com/careers/62\" target=\"_blank\">https://worldsavvy.
bamboohr.
com/careers/62
.
Please include a resume, and a cover letter explaining why you are interested in the job and why you believe your experiences and skills are a good fit for the position.
If you have questions that would affect your interest in applying, please e-mailorg\" target=\"_blank\">jobs@worldsavvy.
org.
Applicants for this position must be legally authorized to work in the United States, and must disclose if they require sponsorship for a visa at the time of application or in the future.

A note about World Savvys commitment to anti-racism and recruiting:

In the past, weve used equity and inclusion language to express our social justice values and our intention to build a team that reflects the racial diversity of the students, educators and districts we serve.
Like many organizations, weve recognized how passive and ineffective this has been at overcoming the effects of systemic racism that have impacted the workforce for generations.
Many things need to change, including the dialogue we have with job seekers.
To that end, we share the following:

Our commitment is that as we grow and intentionally build a team that reflects the ethnic, racial and cultural diversity of the students, educators and communities we serve.
This population is currently 50% or more BIPOC.
Recognizing the gap we have on our team, were seeking individuals who are Black, Indigenous and People of Color to apply.
We believe these life experiences and perspectives are critical at the leadership level, in particular, to advance our global competence work.
At its core, this work is about teaching studentsto practice empathy, appreciate cultural differences, consider multiple perspectives and collaboratively problem solve.
In an increasingly divided world, the continued success of this work hinges on modeling this ourselves, continuously learning and growing.

Affirmative Action/EEO Statement

World Savvy is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.
Equal Employment Opportunity has been, and will continue to be, a fundamental principle at World Savvy, where employment is based upon personal capabilities and qualifications without regard to: age; ancestry; color; creed; domestic violence victim status; gender, gender identity or expression (including transgender status); genetic information; marital status; medical condition; military and veteran status; national origin; physical or mental disability; political affiliation; protected medical leaves (requesting or approved for leave under the Family and Medical Leave Act or the California Family Rights Act); race (including traits that are historically associated with race, such as hair texture and protective hairstyles, including braids, locks, and twists); religion; sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions); sexual orientation; status with regard to public assistance; or any other protected categories under applicable federal, state and local law in which World Savvy operates.

Position Details

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EMPLOYMENT:

Full-time

SALARY:

150000 per year

SNAPRECRUIT ID:

S-1707246173-719f620232d81ed4268f6f593eab107a

LOCATION:

New York United States

CITY:

New York

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World Savvy is a leading national education nonprofit working to transform teaching, learning and culture in K-12 public education so all students can learn, work and thrive in our rapidly changing world as globally competent citizens.

World Savvy is unique in the field for our systems change approach that holistically supports the integration of global competence into student learning, teacher training and capacity, and school and district leadership. Our headquarters is located in Minneapolis, MN. Learn more atwww.worldsavvy.org.

Mission: World Savvy educates and engages youth to learn, work, and thrive as responsible global citizens.

Vision: As the leading provider of global competence education, World Savvy envisions a K-12 education system that prepares all students with the knowledge, skills, and dispositions for success and active engagement in the global community.

World Savvy is an ambitious organization with big ideas and tenacious growth goals. Our culture is one of optimism, authenticity, levity and learning. World Savvy is deeply committed to anti-racism, inclusion and equity in our programming and workplace. As we grow, we will intentionally build a team that reflects the ethnic, racial and cultural diversity of the students, educators and communities we serve. World Savvy seeks individuals who are black, indigenous and people of color to apply.

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Executive Director Eastern Region (EDER) reports to the Chief Executive Director (CEO) and oversees the growth strategy which includes both earned and contributed income and fundraising. With oversight and support from a national team, the EDER collaborates with peers and executives to drive organizational strategy, reach collective goals and build a values-based culture. The EDER will be responsible for building their Eastern regional team once enough school partnerships are secured.

This position will advocate for the organization to prospective funders, schools and district partners, as well as be the external voice and face for World Savvy in the local community. The EDER is expected to raise an annual budget that sustains regional operations and aligns with our 2035 Vision Plan for growth at or above 20% annually. This will include recruitment of schools and partners to drive our local earned income strategy, as well as development and fundraising responsibilities.

  • Schedule:Full time, limited nights and weekends as required by program
  • Salary range:$120,000-$150,000 based on experience and location
  • FSLA Status:Exempt
  • Projected Start Date:ASAP (as soon as April 1st)
  • Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
  • Location:Main focus will be on New York and Pennsylvania, but may also include New Jersey, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Vermont, New Hampshire, Maine, Delaware, Maryland, and Washington, DC.
  • Travel Requirements:up to 30% (primarily local and regional travel, visits to Minneapolis Headquarters as often as once per quarter)

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these essential functions.

  • Work with the Chief Executive Officer and Chief Operations Officer to develop a regional strategic plan to advance World Savvy's mission and objectives, and to grow earned and philanthropic revenue to create a self-sustainable World Savvy Eastern Region.
  • Establish and maintain existing Eastern-based networks of educators and school/district administrators and identify and leverage existing World Savvy champions in fundraising and school/district partnership efforts to advance the regional growth strategy.
  • Work collaboratively with the national program team to secure school and district partnerships in alignment with the regional growth strategy.
  • Serve as the primary spokesperson for World Savvy in the Eastern region for local, state and regional platforms. With support from the national marketing and communications team, develop regional marketing and communications strategies to raise awareness and deepen World Savvys impact in the East.
  • Develop, manage and track relevant financials for the regional office, including earned income and philanthropic revenue projections and spending.
  • Once school partnerships are secured, partner with Human Resources to hire and onboard a regional team; oversee, mentor, guide and develop staff.
  • Brainstorm, develop and lead any local advisory and/or advocacy networks, or related entities, that will help guide and grow our regional presence.
  • As an active member of the Senior Leadership Team, collaboratively contribute to national organizational strategy, meeting shared goals and objectives, and fostering a values-based work culture.

KEY REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelors degree or equivalent work experience.
  • 3 5 years of experience in sales, preferably in the education arena.
  • 7 + years of nonprofit fundraising and development experience, including experience writing grants and securing major individual gifts that significantly contributed to the growth of an organization.
  • 5 or more years of demonstrated success in a nonprofit leadership role as an effective internal and external relationship-builder, fundraiser, budget manager, project leader, supervisor and collaborative colleague.
  • Successful track record as the primary ambassador of an organization whose mission, values and/or culture aligns with those of World Savvy is preferred.

KEY COMPETENCIES:

  • Entrepreneurial mindset, motivated by growth and continuous improvement with a track record of creating effective strategies, and setting and achieving ambitious goals (earned and/or contributed income).
  • Outstanding communications skills: verbal, written, listening, persuasion, presentation and interpersonal. Ability to communicate effectively and build strong relationships.
  • Embraces complexity, excels at navigating and leading change, transforms ambiguity into clarity, and thrives in a fast-paced, agile work environment.
  • Demonstrated commitment to social justice, global awareness, equity in education and the core principles of global competency.
  • Strong interest and/or experience in the education sector or a related field; experience in K-12 public education is a plus.
  • Ability to innovate and propose solutions to complex problems.
  • Excellent time management, analytical, reasoning and organizational skills; strong project management skills and detail-orientation.
  • Ability and willingness to operate effectively at both a strategic and tactical level.
  • Strong negotiation skills; ability to work collaboratively with internal and external stakeholders to reach mutually acceptable agreements.
  • Strong supervisory skills. Ability to mentor, guide and develop staff in alignment with organizational values.
  • Technology skills that meet todays workforce demands (Microsoft Office, Google Suite, Salesforce, Pardot, video conferencing, Slack, Asana, etc.) including strong skills using virtual collaboration tools to track projects, solve problems and work with others across distances.
  • Valid drivers license, access to a personal vehicle and the ability to self-sufficiently travel by car within the eastern region.

APPLYING FOR THE POSITION:

Please apply online athttps://worldsavvy.bamboohr.com/careers/62. Please include a resume, and a cover letter explaining why you are interested in the job and why you believe your experiences and skills are a good fit for the position. If you have questions that would affect your interest in applying, please e-mailjobs@worldsavvy.org.Applicants for this position must be legally authorized to work in the United States, and must disclose if they require sponsorship for a visa at the time of application or in the future.

A note about World Savvys commitment to anti-racism and recruiting:

In the past, weve used equity and inclusion language to express our social justice values and our intention to build a team that reflects the racial diversity of the students, educators and districts we serve. Like many organizations, weve recognized how passive and ineffective this has been at overcoming the effects of systemic racism that have impacted the workforce for generations. Many things need to change, including the dialogue we have with job seekers. To that end, we share the following:

Our commitment is that as we grow and intentionally build a team that reflects the ethnic, racial and cultural diversity of the students, educators and communities we serve. This population is currently 50% or more BIPOC. Recognizing the gap we have on our team, were seeking individuals who are Black, Indigenous and People of Color to apply. We believe these life experiences and perspectives are critical at the leadership level, in particular, to advance our global competence work. At its core, this work is about teaching studentsto practice empathy, appreciate cultural differences, consider multiple perspectives and collaboratively problem solve. In an increasingly divided world, the continued success of this work hinges on modeling this ourselves, continuously learning and growing.

Affirmative Action/EEO Statement

World Savvy is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Equal Employment Opportunity has been, and will continue to be, a fundamental principle at World Savvy, where employment is based upon personal capabilities and qualifications without regard to: age; ancestry; color; creed; domestic violence victim status; gender, gender identity or expression (including transgender status); genetic information; marital status; medical condition; military and veteran status; national origin; physical or mental disability; political affiliation; protected medical leaves (requesting or approved for leave under the Family and Medical Leave Act or the California Family Rights Act); race (including traits that are historically associated with race, such as hair texture and protective hairstyles, including braids, locks, and twists); religion; sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions); sexual orientation; status with regard to public assistance; or any other protected categories under applicable federal, state and local law in which World Savvy operates.


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