Executive Director

Congressional Progressive Caucus Center
Washington, DC

The Congressional Progressive Caucus Center (the CPC Center) is a non-profit that identifies and develops
solutions to build a more just, equitable, and resilient nation. Our nation suffered devastating losses due to the COVID-19 pandemic. At the same time, we are living in a moment of incredible activism to address systemic racism, ongoing threats to our democracy, and rampant inequality. Now we have the chance to come together to start a new chapter for our nation. The CPC Center’s network approach is tailor-made for this moment. The CPC Center connects community leaders, organizers, advocates, and policy experts to build people-led cutting-edge policy. Through their Policy and Research Council, the CPC Center harnesses the intellectual firepower of some of the
top minds in the policy and research community, working together to develop real-time solutions to our nation’s most pressing problems and inform the public debate.

The Congressional Progressive Caucus Center seeks an Executive Director to lead the Center, guiding overall communications, fundraising, and outreach strategy, and managing the organization’s day-to-day operations. The Executive Director will lead the development of organizational priorities, programs, and initiatives, including the CPC Center’s annual summit. The next Executive Director will bring vision and strategic thinking, as well as exceptional communications, management, organizational development,
and fundraising skills. Qualifications include:

  • At least 10 years of relevant non-profit, government, and/or campaign management experience, including significant fundraising experience, experience managing staff, and working on public policy.
  • Demonstrated ability to execute an organizational vision and manage institutional growth and change.
  • Demonstrated understanding of Congress and the Executive Branch.
  • Demonstrated success managing organizational budgets and finances.
  • Demonstrated successful fundraising leadership in acquiring major gifts and grants from foundations, individuals, and/or institutions.
  • Experience building partnerships and coalitions and has contacts and a good reputation within the public policy, social justice, and advocacy communities.
  • Experience in organizational management, including managing staff, hiring, evaluations, as well as legal, tax, and accounting issues.
  • Experience working to develop meaningful initiatives on anti-racism, equity, and inclusion. Communication skills to effectively and independently communicate with diverse audiences and network collaboratively among a variety of stakeholder groups.
  • A demonstrated commitment to social justice and racial equity, including an understanding of a wide range of policy issues and extensive advocacy experience.

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