Total Package Processional Services is seeking qualified candidates to fill a Managing Director opening with Business For Good San Diego. This is a part-time, temporary position with the opportunity for a direct hire down the road. Role will remain open until filled, however candidates are encouraged to apply by August 6, 2021 for priority consideration.
About Business For Good San Diego
Business For Good’s mission is to unite business owners and drive policy that strengthens and improves San Diego for everyone. We believe local businesses are ideally suited to weigh in on our local decision-making to make sure quality of life is increased for all in the community – not just a select few. Together, we champion a vision where local businesses have rightful power and influence to strengthen our communities and make life better for all of us. We’re not fans of just moving wealth up the power structure that’s maintained by a small, closed network of well-connected men. At Business For Good, yours is the new face of San Diego business.
We focus on shaping policy in the four areas we believe are most crucial to improving the health, wellbeing, and livelihood of our local communities: Immigration, Small Business Investment, Environmental Health, and Homelessness. Our members do what’s best for their employees, community, and bottom line. Business For Good operates upon the following shared values and integrity. We remain accountable to ourselves, our members, and our mission above all else.
- Social Responsibility
Purpose of the Position
Business For Good is looking to bring on its first staff member! The Managing Director plays a key support role, providing leadership and implementing policies and programs to help grow the organization. The position is responsible for the successful management of day-to-day operations while partnering with the Board of Directors to help drive strategic policy. The position will work to implement goals and objectives set by the Board.
Key duties will be focused on supporting the organization to build a foundation to grow membership, secure additional funding streams, increase the organization’s public profile, and build process to support administrative operations. A successful incumbent is well organized, flexible, versed in working in the non-profit space, and possesses effective project management skills. The Managing Director understands the demands that small businesses face, possesses an ability to interpret public policy and how it connects to business, and works diligently to build diverse relationships within the community. Alignment with Business For Good’s values and genuine excitement to advance the mission is essential.
Organizational and Membership Growth
- Collaborate with the Board to develop a financial model for sustained operations. Presently identified areas for opportunity are: Membership Growth (paid and sponsored), Development (grants, sponsorships, partnerships, etc.), Other Programing and Events (training aimed to support small business owners and community events).
- Membership Engagement: create and maintain relationships with membership businesses.
- Create and manage programs to actively grow membership (e.g. membership drives, new member orientation, outreach efforts, etc.)
- Develop programing and other opportunities to add value to membership (e.g. information on key resources, learning opportunities, member business spotlights, etc.)
- Partner with the Communications Committee on strategy for audiences both internal and external to the organization.
Operational Planning and Management
- Responsible for building and maintaining the operational process, including the creation of SOP documentation to ensure critical institutional knowledge is preserved.
- Serve as an Ex. Officio Member of the Board: attend all board meetings and maintain a steady presence at the committee meeting level.
- Create and maintain detailed reporting and dashboards: membership status, state of policy actions at the committee level, requests from internal constituents and external parties, program status updates, and general operations.
- Coordinate and facilitate effective board and general member meeting logistics. This includes securing guest speakers, developing/executing meeting agendas, and providing informational updates.
- Coordinate Committee Work: participate in committee meetings, help operationalize follow-up actions, and communicate out work to both inform and activate general membership.
- Partner with the Board Treasurer to support the fiscal health of the organization, which includes management of finances and day-to-day needs (managing expenses, paying vendors, etc.).
- Partner with the Board to manage compliance matters: state filings, maintaining Non-Profit status, insurances, etc.
Advance the Mission
- Establish an active community presence to raise Business For Good’s profile by increasing overall awareness of the Organization’s mission and work. The ED will be the spokesperson for the organization.
- Create opportunities to grow the membership’s overall knowledge on key policy issues to be effective community advocates.
- Serve as the primary point of contact to connect members to appropriate groups and resources within the organization regarding policy and other interests.
- Develop and maintain a thorough knowledge and understanding of policy that is central to the organization.
- Engage and coordinate with parallel organizations and other likeminded groups and business associations.
- Coordinate with media outlets to create opportunities for members to publicly advocate on policy matters important to the group.
- Support committee policy agendas and work to motivate and drive members to achieve goals.
Other duties and projects as needed.
Vital Goals/Performance Measurements
- Grow and retain the membership of the organization: with an emphasis on expanding diversity in terms of gender, race, geography, etc.
- Achieve and maintain financial sustainability: grant funding, member dues, sponsorship, programs, etc.
- Increase the public profile of the organization (as measured by media mentions and other relevant metrics).
- Effective management and support of the organization’s people resources (members, partners, staff, etc.).
- Possess an entrepreneurial, self-motivated, passionate, analytical, and humble mindset.
- Understanding of the challenges and experiences of small business owners.
- High-level emotional intelligence which includes effective interpersonal skills, self-awareness, self-control, social perception, and social management.
- Effective transactional, motivational, and negotiation skills.
- Effective and persuasive communication skills, both verbal and written, including the ability to generate clear, professional reports and correspondences.
- Ability to solve problems and deal with a variety of variables in unique situations where only limited standardization exists.
- Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks and projects to meet deadlines.
- Ability to interpret public policy and other governmental concepts to effectively connect to organizational objectives.
Job Experience Qualifications
- 3+ years in a similar role with a demonstrated track record of building a sustainable nonprofit operation.
- Previous experience with development work: fundraising, fiscal management, etc.
- Experience working with or serving on volunteer Boards (Trustees, directors, etc.).
- Intermediate to advanced computer skills including proficiency with office applications (MS Office Suite, Google Suite, etc.), video conferencing tools (e.g. Zoom), communication and collaboration tools (e.g. Slack, Trello, Asana, Teams, etc.), and the ability to quickly learn new programs.
- While not required, knowledge of the regional challenges, public policy advocacy, and opportunities in relation to the organization’s missions is a HUGE plus.
- Ability to communicate in additional languages is a plus (Spanish, Tagalog, Chinese, Arabic, etc.).
- Be able to travel: in San Diego County primarily.
The primary working environment is an indoor home-office setting. From time-to-time it may be necessary to visit member business locations and travel locally. Employees working in hazardous areas are required to comply with all applicable safety provisions.
Business For Good’s goal is to be a diverse and inclusive organization that is representative of the communities our members represent and operate in. We are proud to be an inclusive organization as an Equal Opportunity Employer and we prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind. We believe that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success, and we seek to recruit, develop, and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool. If you are thinking about joining our team, we expect that you would agree!
- Candidate are encouraged to submit a cover letter outlining their interest in the position and Business For Good San Diego’s mission and values.
- This is a part-time, temporary position with the potential to become full-time.
- Hiring range is $30 - $45 per hour.
- The work environment would be hybrid in nature with a mix of virtual, home based work, and some in person meetings in San Diego County. Candidates should be based in the San Diego area.
- Position will be open until filled, though candidates are encouraged to apply by August 6, 2021 for priority consideration.
- For more information about Business For Good San Diego, please visit their website .