[act-ma] Social Justice Non-profit Seeks Senior Manager

Info Info at fundabortionnow.org
Tue Mar 5 14:03:59 PST 2013

Dear friends,


The National Network of Abortion Funds, a social justice reproductive health
group assisting and advocating for low-income women and women of color,
seeks a senior level manager for our growing team based in Boston. Please
share this job announcement widely. 


Thank you very much!



Full-Time Position Available: 

Operations Director


National Network of Abortion Funds


The National Network of Abortion Funds (the Network) is dedicated to
eliminating economic barriers to abortion for low-income women and girls
across the U.S. Founded in 1993 by 24 grassroots abortion Funds, the Network
now includes 100 Funds in 42 states.  We work to build the capacity of our
member Funds to provide direct financial assistance to women seeking
abortions. We also conduct advocacy to ensure access for those facing the
greatest obstacles:  low-income women, women of color, and young women. This
is an exciting time for the Network as we nurture new Funds emerging in
underserved areas and help to lead a national coalition to increase abortion


The Network is a social justice organization and is committed to leadership
and representation of the women most affected by the denial of access to
abortion in both our programmatic work and staffing. 


The Operations Director is a new, senior-level position responsible for
administration, finance, human resources, and oversight of the fundraising
team and strategy implementation.  The Operations Director is a critical
member of the management team with the Executive Director and Deputy
Director and will have a key role as the Network grows its support for
members and its advocacy efforts nationwide. This is a full-time position
based in the Boston office. 



.         Responsible for managing the Network's finances, including timely
and accurate reporting, as instructed by the E.D.

.         Responsible for managing the Network's human resources, including
payroll, benefits, hiring, orientation, and retention, as instructed by the

.         Responsible for overall administration of the Network, including
oversight of office and vendors and supervising administration and finance
staff and consultants

.         Responsible for helping to ensure continued organizational growth
and support and training of staff, including supporting all supervisors in
implementing the supervision standards

.         Responsible for ensuring the Network has and is effectively
implementing an overall fundraising strategy. (This strategy is created by
our Development Officers for individual giving and foundation support, with
appropriate input from the E.D., Deputy Director, and board.) 

.         Manages and supervises the Development Officers and leads the
staff fundraising team meetings

.         Responsible for maintaining an organization-wide calendar of
activities and for monitoring progress in achieving the strategic plan

.         Participates in the management team



Required Qualifications: 

-Commitment to abortion access and full reproductive health care for all
women and girls; commitment to women's rights and to social, economic, and
racial justice for all

-Experience managing and overseeing financial management for a non-profit,
including bill paying and deposits; overseeing annual audit and creating
financial reports for E.D., board, and foundations

- Experience managing human resources, including administering benefits

- Familiarity with fundraising, including major gifts, foundation support,
and direct mail

- Strong track record of managing and supporting staff, including ability to
provide constructive feedback and mentorship and to support a nimble and
supportive culture

-Strong verbal, written, and interpersonal skills. Must be able to guide
staff in writing highly polished letters and proposals.

-Highly organized and detail oriented. 


Additional Qualifications Preferred:

-Experience managing and overseeing administration of a non-profit office,
including office technology and vendors, non-profit reporting and insurance

-Excellent computer skills, including proficiency in Word, Excel, and
QuickBooks, and facility with database programs. Internet savvy.

-Ability to work with diverse staff and board with sense of humor and

-Self-motivated, resourceful, and creative

-Ability to give a minimum of two-year commitment


Women of color are strongly encouraged to apply.  


We seek a diverse staff with regard to race, culture, ethnicity, class,
religion, physical ability, age, gender, and sexual orientation.


Salary dependent on experience.  Excellent benefits and vacation package.


How to Apply:

Interested applicants should email their resume, cover letter, and a brief
writing sample (no more than 3 pages) to the National Network of Abortion
Funds at: jobs at fundabortionnow.org

Please use this subject line: Operations Director Search


Applications will be reviewed as they are received.


Position starting date: April 1


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