Job Title: Executive Director

Summary: The Civic Action Project seeks an organized, thoughtful, civically engaged, ambitious, and entrepreneurial individual to help manage and grow The Civic Action Project, including its three main educational and policy programs: CAP Fellows; CAP Collaborative; and CAP Strategic Initiatives. Working with CAP’s founders, and overseen by the Board of Directors, the CAP Administrator will first be the logistical and organizational hub of CAP and will increasingly participate at a strategic level.

Mission: The Civic Action Project (CAP) is committed to connecting and advancing a diverse group of leaders to accelerate the pace and quality of policy-making and social and economic progress.

Website: https://www.thecivicactionproject.com.

Duties and Responsibilities:
·      Host and lead frequent group planning sessions
·      Track and oversee all CAP projects
·      Manage speaker lineups and coordinate schedules for educational programs (CAP Fellows, CAP Collaborative)
·      Oversee logistics for booking and coordinating with venues
·      Conduct regular communications to program participants and alumnae/i
·      Review, organize, and collate program materials
·      Run hybrid in-person / Zoom meetings and be able to troubleshoot technical issues
·      Manage CAP digital presence, including social media and website
·      Coordinate special events, such as program graduations and holiday parties
·      Help organize Board and Advisory Board meetings
·      Manage and compile evaluations of CAP programs
·      Produce reports about program participation and enrollment for Board and funders Board
·      Work with founders in fund-raising

This work may be done in hybrid workplace model, although some activities (such as CAP Collaborative and Fellows sessions) are required to be in person. Preference will be given to candidates with DEI experience and Massachusetts residents.

·      Strong interest in public policy, diversity, and social change
·      Strong entrepreneurial interest in building a small, influential, agile non-profit
·      Well-organized and independent worker
·      Detail-oriented project manager and logistics master
·      Clear and collaborative communications style
·      Personal confidence, decision-making skills, and strategic thinking
·      Ability to work with graduate students, and public and private sector executives
·      Proficiency in Zoom, Microsoft Office/Google suites, social media, web management and email
·      Knowledge of the Massachusetts political sphere preferred

Some work experience is required for this position, particularly in project management, scheduling, events management, and/or interaction with public policy issues and policy makers

Hours/week: Fulltime
Pay range: $75,000-$100,000. Compensation is competitive and flexible, depending upon experience

About CAP:
The Civic Action Project brings the next generation of leaders in civic engagement to the table with societal leaders of today. Founded in 2019, CAP is a 501(c)(3) charitable nonprofit committed to better policymaking and increasing the diversity of policymakers. CAP works in collaboration with the region’s leading universities, government, private business, and cultural institutions to foster the personal growth of individuals interested in advancing and accelerating social change. Now through three programs – CAP Fellows, CAP Collaborative, and CAP Strategic Initiatives – participants gain knowledge, connections, and perspective on key issues facing Boston and the region, and how to engage with them most effectively.

How to Apply:
Please submit resume and an email describing why you are interested and how your background suits this job, to stevecrosby@civicactionproject.com.

Thank you very much for your interest.