Join the Leadership of Innovative and Rapidly Growing National Economic Development Not-for-Profit
When you grow from 30 to 75 cities in two years, it’s time to upgrade the leadership of your finance and operations team!
Interise, a national nonprofit economic development agency, seeks a seasoned financial professional to take us to the next level. Serving as a member of Interise's Leadership Team and reporting to the CEO, the Director of Finance and Administration will ensure that we have the financial management, talent, and technology systems, needed to support our continued rapid growth, as well as the strategic guidance needed to ensure our resilience and sustainability.
If you are able to keep up with us, willing to roll up your selves and play a hands-on role while building a high performing finance and operations team, and possess the required financial experience and expertise, we want to talk with you.
You’ll find a full job description at https://www.interise.org/our-team#join-our-team.
Interise is an equal opportunity employer. Ours is a multi-cultural team and we thrive on diversity.
Haven’t heard of Interise?
Don’t worry, we are the best story you have never heard—by intent! We are strong adherents of the Harry Truman Theory of Social Innovation: “It’s amazing what you can achieve when you don’t care who gets the credit!”
Since 2004, Interise has been the national leader in business-led economic development. Small businesses are the U.S. job creation engine, generating 64% of net new jobs over the past 15 years. Our StreetWise ‘MBA’™ accelerates the growth of small employers in lower-income communities with the management education, business know-how, and professional networks needed to plan, achieve, and lead the long-term growth of their businesses.
Through our innovative networked-nonprofit business model, we have grown a national network of partners currently utilizing our StreetWise ‘MBA’™, enabling 4000 small business owners to grow their existing small businesses, leading to the creating of 30,000 new jobs over the last ten years.
Last year, Interise alumni businesses created jobs at 9X the rate of the private sector as a whole. Over 75% of Interise business owners are women, minorities, recent Americans or located in a low- to moderate-income community. Learn more about our impact over the last 12 years at https://www.interise.org/our-impact.
Don’t just take our word that we are awesome! The following folks think so as well!
- 2014: selected for Social Impact 100 (S&I 100 Index SI100.org), comprised of America’s top-performing 100 non-profits.
- 2014: World Bank recognized our StreetWise ‘MBA’™ as “one of the 25 must see programs in the world for growing established entrepreneurs.”
More information on Interise may be found at www.Interise.org. Applications will be reviewed on a first-come-first-served basis. Candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible as we hope to fill this position by the end of January. Applications should include a cover letter and resume, and indicate where you learned about this position.
Please send your application to the attention of Johanna Leitao at email@example.com. Please include your name (last, first) and Director of Finance and Administration in the subject line of your email.