ABOUT THE POSITION:
Boston Community Capital (BCC) seeks a dynamic Chief Strategy and Implementation Officer (CSIO) to work with the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) to develop and execute plans for new undertakings and to enhance the growth of existing lines of business. This position will work closely with BCC’s C-Suite team to develop and manage teams to execute on existing strategies and to develop new strategies consistent with the mission and strengths of the organization. The CSIO must have outstanding strategy development and execution capabilities and be comfortable working in a values-driven organization that operates at the intersection of downtown and community. The CSIO will be based in Boston, MA and will have strong leadership skills and be an effective manager of both projects and staff.
Boston Community Capital (BCC) is a fully self-sustaining, national, nonprofit organization that has invested over $1.5 billion dollars (and leveraged another $7 billion) to finance community facilities, solar energy installations, affordable housing, good jobs, foreclosure relief, utility benchmarking and new opportunities in low-income communities. To date, BCC and its affiliates have financed over 30,000 affordable homes, over 2 million square feet of inner-city commercial real estate, child care facilities and schools serving nearly 30,000 children, businesses creating over 4,000 jobs, over 2.5 million acres of sustainably managed timberlands in distressed, rural areas, over $140 million in residential mortgages and created the largest database in the world of multi-family utility benchmarks. The organization’s offices are located in the Dudley Square neighborhood of Boston. To learn more about BCC visit www.bostoncommunitycapital.org.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
The CSIO will focus on achieving results consistent with the overall growth and success of the organization, will assure that new business lines serve the needs of the target populations and are sustainable, and will continue to promote Boston Community Capital’s leadership role in economic development and impact investing.
Ideal candidates will have 10+ years of experience, including substantial experience in a senior management role developing and implementing new business and growth strategies in a nimble and entrepreneurial environment. Applicants should be familiar and comfortable with the complex interplay of policy, law and commerce in solving social and economic issues. Candidates should also have exceptional interpersonal skills and be adept at dealing with a wide range of stakeholders. In addition, candidates must have a commitment to supporting the development of low-income populations and communities, developing and articulating cutting-edge financing strategies, and collaborating across public, private and non-profit sectors to build healthy communities where low-income people live and work. The role requires demonstrable comfort and enthusiasm for working in a financial and policy-intensive field.
COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS:
Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience within the guidelines of Boston Community Capital’s scale. The position comes with excellent benefits including medical, dental, life and long-term disability insurance, as well as generous vacation and employer contributions to a retirement account.
The position is open until filled. Please submit a resume and cover letter to the attention of Andrew Koh, Director of Operations. No calls please. Due to the high volume of applications, Boston Community Capital cannot return phone calls about the position and, regrettably, cannot notify applicants of the status of applications unless an interview is requested.
Boston Community Capital is an equal opportunity employer. Boston Community Capital is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity for all employees or applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, genetic information, veteran status or other protected status in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.