Website Resolve Philly
Resolve Philly develops and advances journalism built on equity,
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Resolve Philly has grown tremendously over the last two years and in keeping up with an expanded scope, reach, and team, the Co-Executive Directors are searching for a Chief Operating Officer to join the team. Those seasoned with deep operations experience, particularly in a startup environment, a commitment to equity, and an interest in journalism/storytelling/community engagement are encouraged to apply. Specifically, Resolve is looking for a leader with experience in scaling an organization and working outside of the box. In addition to being well-versed in the finance and human resource needs of a $2-5M organization, the successful candidate will also be an operations visionary. Creativity and radical imagination are a must.
What You’ll Do
Resolve’s future COO will guide the organization’s operational processes to ensure smooth collaboration and efficient, mission-aligned workflows. You will drive our organizational commitment to equitable and accessible operating systems, practices, people support, professional development, and community-building. You will support in compiling and managing the organization’s budget, alongside Co-Executive Directors and Resolve Philly’s Chief Finance Officer, as well as supervise the operations of Resolve’ Philly’s Center City office. You’ll steward operational policies and procedures, serve as a thought partner and leader in the continued execution of Resolve’s strategic planning cycle, and directly support a team (3-4 in 2021) of operations, HR, and finance professionals. In addition, you’ll:
Who You Are
We are looking for people who are passionate about the work that we are doing and who are excited to bring their unique set of skills and experiences to the table. If you feel like you’d be a good fit but you’re worried that your experience might not be exactly aligned with what we’ve posted in this job description, please consider applying anyway. We strongly encourage women, BIPOC individuals, returning citizens, LGBTQ+ folks, immigrants, and people with disabilities to apply. Research shows people who have been historically excluded from leadership roles often discount their own experience. We won’t.
This position is full-time. The successful candidate must reside in the Philadelphia area, though we will accept applications from candidates outside the area who are open to relocation. When Resolve’s team returns to the office this September, we’ll return to the hybrid work environment we had prior to the pandemic and the candidate may split their time between working at Resolve Philly’s office space in Old City and working virtually. The salary for this position is $100,000. Resolve offers full medical, dental, vision, and short-term disability benefits, in addition to employer-sponsored life-insurance, wellness and technology benefits, and unlimited paid time off. The ideal candidate will start on August 30, 2021. Interested applicants: Please submit your cover letter and resume, by Monday July 19th at 8pm EST.
To apply for this job please visit resolvephilly.org.