TITLE: Director of Strategic Initiatives
REPORTS TO: CEO
SUPERVISES: Social Impact Analyst
The Washington Area Community Investment Fund (Wacif) is seeking an ambitious, full-time Director of Strategic Initiatives, who will be responsible for developing and implementing strategic initiatives with Wacif's leadership team to increase organizational effectiveness and community impact. Strategic initiatives include strategy formulation for the creation of new small business industry initiatives, products and services, development of new capitalization sources and methods, and leadership of interagency initiatives and stakeholder engagement to identify and respond to emerging needs and opportunities. This work will be done in collaboration with other members of Wacif's leadership team and through active engagement with external partners.
The Director is an integral part of Wacif's high performing and collaborative workplace environment/culture and is in alignment with Wacif's core values: equity, inclusion, stewardship, and accountability.
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
The Director of Strategic Initiatives core duties encompass six primary areas of responsibilities:
Strategy Development, Insights, and Social Impact
Partnership, Coordination, and Stakeholder Engagement
About the Washington Area Community Investment Fund (Wacif)
The Washington Area Community Investment Fund (Wacif) advances equity and opportunity in the Washington, D.C. area's underserved communities by providing financial capital, business advisory services, and strategic networking support to underinvested entrepreneurs. Since its inception in 1987, Wacif has deployed more than $50 million in capital, served more than 3,500 entrepreneurs with business advisory services, and helped create or retain more than 20,000 local jobs. To learn more about Wacif's work, visit www.Wacif.org.
Competitive salary commensurate with experience. Medical, Dental, Vision, Life & Disability insurance coverages available. 401(k) retirement plan (employer matching contribution eligible); paid time off (increased with tenure), paid holidays and sick leave days, transportation benefits, and education assistance benefits (professional development, tuition reimbursement, and student loan repayment).
Interested candidates should email a resume/CV, thoughtful cover letter that outlines how your skills and experience meet the qualifications of the position, and salary requirements to firstname.lastname@example.org with "Director of Strategic Initiatives" in the subject line.
Wacif is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes candidates from diverse backgrounds.
Wacif provides a flexible and hybrid working environment with the opportunity to work remotely.
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