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Managing Director - Philadelphia, PA

Company: Per Scholas
Location: Philadelphia
Posted on: February 25, 2021

Job Description:

Position Title: Managing DirectorLocation: Philadelphia, PAReports To: Regional Senior Vice President, Northeast (SVP)Who We Are Looking ForThe Managing Director (MD) leads strategic, programmatic, fundraising, community engagement, and administrative success in our Philadelphia market. You will provide vision, fiscal responsibility, and program management oversight.You will lead a team to execute and advance our tech training and have the opportunity to shape an innovative workforce development approach in the Philadelphia market. Per Scholas is no ordinary non-profit. We operate in a fast-paced, dynamic environment, and the Managing Director will take on a broad portfolio of diverse responsibilities.What You'll DoFundraising & Business Development* Serve as the "face of Per Scholas" in Philadelphia, representing Per Scholas in regional meetings, conferences, panels, and media opportunities* Develop and lead Per Scholas Philadelphia's fundraising strategy in partnership with the Regional SVP, and with support from the National Development team* Cultivate support through a diverse range of fundraising activities (foundation, corporate, public, individual, and employer-paid)* Partner with the National Development team to generate grant requests and reports* Partner with the National Social Ventures and Sales team to generate business development and customized training opportunities* Expand and partner with a local advisory board of business, and community leadersProgram Leadership* Develop, lead, and implement Per Scholas Philadelphia's annual operating plan in partnership with the National Training Team and Regional SVP* Ensure high-quality delivery of our tech training to Per Scholas adult-learners and alumni* Develop and implement new training initiatives in response to local market demand* Cultivate a pipeline of employer partners in the Philadelphia community* Increase awareness of Per Scholas' brand and tech training in the marketTeam Leadership* Serve as Per Scholas Philadelphia's primary liaison and point of contact with the training, finance, communications, development, administration, human capital, and social ventures teams* Lead a growing team and facilitate regular feedback, performance management, and professional development* Follow local and national workforce, business and tech industry trends to anticipate learner and employer needs* Ensure that all training goals are met or exceeded, including outcomes tracking and reporting, using Salesforce and other platforms* Manage and inform the annual operating budgetSenior Leadership Team Member* Drive and engage in national organizational strategies* Create an environment that fosters and embraces change* Work across functional groups toward shared goals What You'll Bring To UsProfessional Requirements* 5+ years of experience managing high-performing teams* Keen understanding of the local foundation, corporate, and government funding landscape with demonstrated fundraising success* Track record of cultivating C-suite partnerships* Inclusive philosophy, with experience working with ethnically and socioeconomically diverse communities* Demonstrated understanding of what it takes to build a supportive, collegial work culture* Exceptional interpersonal skills; ability effectively collaborate with internal and external stakeholders at all levels* Superior conversational, presentational and writing skills* Experience in workforce development, talent acquisition, and human resources a plus* Functional knowledge of Salesforce and data management a plusPersonal Characteristics* You thrive in a creative, inventive, fast-paced startup environment with people who are passionate about their work and mission* You are open to and accepting of feedback, coaching, and growth* You are a data-driven, results-oriented and forward-looking catalyst for social change* You have a collaborative and flexible work style; you're excited to work both cross-functionally with other departments and independently* You are tech-savvy and learn quickly* You are detail-oriented, with exceptional organizational and time management skills* You are strong at managing your time and you can balance multiple projects and tasks.* You stand behind our purpose, believing that individuals from any community should have access to well-paying careers, and that talent should be recognized and recruited from many diverse sourcesWHY WORK HERE?We believe our staff is the heart and soul of the organization. Our workplace culture is challenging, supportive, collaborative and mission-driven. We take a genuine interest in career paths and work-life balance, and welcome contributing ideas from staff at all levels. Working at Per Scholas means working somewhere full of engaging, savvy, diverse people who care deeply about pushing our work forward.You'll enjoy a welcoming and casual professional environment, self-development opportunities, innovative technology, and benefits like health care and a 401K match. If you want to work in a progressive organization, where you can build something meaningful and have fun while doing it, we would love to hear from you.About Per ScholasPer Scholas is a national organization that has been advancing economic mobility for 25 years. Through rigorous training, professional development and robust employer connections, we prepare individuals traditionally underrepresented in technology for high-growth careers in the industry. We partner with leading employers to build more diverse talent pools, directly connecting our graduates to new career opportunities with leading employers, from Fortune 500 companies to innovative startups. With campuses in 14 cities, Per Scholas has trained more than 12,000 individuals in tech skills, building bridges to careers in technology.QUESTIONS?If you have any questions about this role, please feel free to email our People team at We look forward to viewing your application! Learn more at Employment OpportunityWe're proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin. See our full EEO statement here.

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