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The Program Officer will have knowledge of — and passion for — resolving the issues, including (a) the substantive, technical, legal, and economic challenges connected to digital disinformation and the media platforms on which it is produced, distributed, and consumed; and (b) the problems arising from how money flows in congressional politics as well as our system of first-past-the-post, single-member district elections for Congress. She/he/they must also: have a demonstrated track record as an effective colleague on a high-performing team; be an excellent communicator; have strong analytic and strategy development skills; and bring exceptional personal and professional integrity and the highest work standards.
Founded in 1868, the MSPCA-Angell is a national and international pioneer in animal welfare and veterinary medicine. With an operating budget of $70+ million, the organization has a talented and committed team of 700+ and 1500 volunteers supporting a broad portfolio of programs: 24-7 emergency and specialty hospital (foremost animal teaching hospital in the world), a satellite clinic, three adoption centers as well as advocacy and law enforcement programs.
The C.E.O. will provide fresh perspectives into the fast-changing worlds of veterinary medicine and animal welfare. In partnership with the with the Board of Directors, the C.E.O. will develop a forward-leaning strategy and galvanize and support the team while ensuring the organization has clearly aligned plans, objectives, and the financial resources to support the MSPCA-Angell of tomorrow.
This is an outstanding opportunity for a strategic and relationship-driven leader of passionate teams. With a deep commitment to nurturing animals, the C.E.O. must also bring strong business management as well as strengths in fundraising, marketing and external affairs.
Launched in 2014, Project Citizenship has pioneered an efficient and high impact legal services model to create a pathway to citizenship for immigrants in Boston and throughout New England. Project Citizenship believes that, in Massachusetts and other immigrant-driven economies, citizenship rates are the best indicator of social integration and the bellwether of an innovative and robust economy. With an operating budget of $850,000, Project Citizenship has a talented and committed team of 7 full-time staff.
The Executive Director will imagine and spearhead the next phase of impact that over time leads to a best-in-class and sustainable $3+ million organization, one that meets increasing program demand and is positioned as a thought leader in Boston and beyond.
This is a unique opportunity for an entrepreneurial, high-energy leader with the passion, drive and skill to mentor the team, grow organizational capacity, expand the funding base and raise the organization’s profile.
Viewcrest Advisors is certified as a Women’s Business Enterprise by the
Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC), the nation’s
largest third-party certifier of businesses owned and operated by women.