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Nest, a nonprofit dedicated to empowering youth and ending sexual violence against children, is seeking a highly creative, organized, savvy, self-motivated, detail-oriented, and enthusiastic Director of Programs to oversee and expand Nest’s prevention education programming nationally and internationally. Exceptional management, organizational, writing, research, outreach, and communications skills necessary.
The Director of Programs position requires a proven, forward-thinking, and dynamic individual to provide proactive leadership and vision in developing new, innovative programs.
The Director of Programs is responsible for providing leadership and direction on Nest’s prevention education program content; implementation and evaluation of programs with emphasis on measurable outcomes using data and best practices; prioritization of programmatic objectives, activities, and budget needs; development of financial resources to support prioritized areas of work; continuation and development of team-based approaches; integration of programmatic activities as well as effective use of Nest staff capacity; and promotion of shared accountability, effective management, and production of high-quality work products.
Work duties may include, but are not limited to:
PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT, DIRECTION, AND MANAGEMENT
Build partnerships that integrate sexual violence prevention with activities within such sectors as arts, advocacy, youth leadership, and others.
Required Education and Experience
● Experience working with community-based coalitions and organizations,community capacity building efforts, technical assistance, and group facilitation.
● General knowledge and familiarity with political contexts at the federal, state,and local levels.
● Self-motivated, able to balance multiple and competing priorities ordeadlines, excellent organizational skills, and ability to track multiple projects/ programs tasks as delegated to program staff.
● High level of knowledge and understanding, especially as it relates to program replication, connecting programs to funding, creatively generating other resources, and building strategic partnerships.● Trustworthy, ethical, and authentic in all situations.
Hiring Salary Range
$60,000 - 65,000 starting salary + health insurance
The Executive Director will serve as lead resource for the Director of Programs.
The Director of Programs will be based in Nest’s office in Los Angeles, Austin or New York. This position may also be filled remotely
Estimated Start Date
Some domestic travel is required for this full-time position.
Point of Contact
Nishima Chudasama, Director of Programs
How to Apply
• Submit cover letter, resume/CV, and writing sample to email@example.com and 3 references.
• Please write “2020 Director of Programs- YourLastName” in the subject line of your email when applying or your email will likely be overlooked.
NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE. Due to the large number of applicants, only successful candidates will be contacted.
Nest Foundation values a diverse, respectful, and collaborative work environment. We establish and maintain trustful relationships with all staff, contractors, funders, partners, and communities. We believe that hard work, a focus on quality, and a passion for the public’s health are required to improve the well-being of individuals, families, and communities. Nest looks to all staff and contractors to contribute to the effective implementation of programmatic activities.
Nest is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to ending all forms of child sexual exploitation and trafficking. Our work has evolved from the documentary film PLAYGROUND: The Child Sex Trade in America (directed by Libby Spears and produced by George Clooney, Steven Soderbergh, and Abby Disney).
Nest currently develops and implements prevention programming that engages youth, teachers, parents, and communities around the United States. nestfoundation.org.
Thank you for your interest!