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In its first 10 years, Cookies for Kids' Cancer has grown to become a $3M+ organization and is preparing for significant organizational growth and development with the recent approval of a strategic plan resulting in five key hires being made at this time, including a Chief Operating Officer. The Board and Executive Director (ED) are looking for a mission-focused, seasoned, strategic, and process-minded leader with experience scaling an organization, leading an executive management team, and developing a performance culture among a group of diverse, talented individuals. This is a new role within the organization, and vital to our growth plans to help raise more funds for research to develop new, improved and less toxic treatments for pediatric cancer.
The Chief Operating Officer will report to the Executive Director.
This position participates with the Founder, Board of Directors, and Executive Director in charting the direction of the Organization, assuring its accountability to all constituencies, and ensuring its effective operation.
The COO is the internal leader of the Organization.
Leading all internal operations, the COO will be primarily responsible for:
As a prerequisite, the successful candidate must believe in the core values of Cookies for Kids' Cancer and be driven by the mission to raise funds
for pediatric cancer research.The candidate should demonstrate a passion for engaging grassroots supporters and inspiring individuals that they can
all make a difference and provide hope for children battling cancer.Beyond that, we are seeking a candidate that has proven experience in scaling a
multi-site organization and a demonstrated ability to both lead and build the capabilities of a driven, bright, diverse team.
The successful candidate will most likely have had management experience with a for-profit organization. As noted, this is an organization driven by the values of its people, so experience in managing a "values-driven" organization will be highly prized.Additional requirements are:
This is an outstanding opportunity for a highly motivated professional to assume a pivotal role in the evolution of a fast-growing, well-loved organization. We are seeking an individual of outstanding quality with a respected track record. Cookies for Kids' Cancer is prepared to offer a very attractive compensation package, including a competitive base salary as well as health, 401(k), and vacation benefits. Salary range $130,000-140,000.
Founded in 2008, the mission of Cookies for Kids' Cancer is to raise funds for research to develop new, improved and less toxic treatments for pediatric cancer,
the one number disease killer of children in the U.S. We provide inspiration and support for individuals, businesses and organizations to raise funds through
grassroots and other events. Over the past 10 years, Cookies for Kids' Cancer has granted nearly $15 million (and counting) to childhood cancer research,
funding 100 research grants, resulting in more than 40 new treatments now in clinical trial and available to children today.
Revenues: $3 million currently, projected to grow to $5M by 2021.
Cookies for Kids' Cancer is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.
Job Type: Full-time
Job Location: New York, NY
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