May 23, 2022

Head of Community

As the non-profit arm of The Whitaker Group, a fast-growing, industry-leading and award-winning retailer, The Whitaker Project is a 501c3 non-profit that seeks to be a change agent through holistic community development and programming. The Head of Community will lead a team of community resources in various regions to create and cultivate innovative programming to meet the needs of diverse and underserved communities.

Responsibilities

  • Work with leadership and staff to identify priority areas and create strategic plans based on community needs locally, regionally and nationally
  • Manage relationships with corporate partners and other nonprofit and community leaders to identify opportunities and execute programming and events
  • Develop and lead a dispersed team of Community resources across various regions
  • Work closely with in-house event space managers to execute Community events and programs, where applicable
  • Collaborate across organizational channels to ensure community opportunities and impact are integrated into our three retail banners and corporate office
  • Effectively manage up, providing status updates and effective reporting to leadership and the Board of Directors
  • Assist in order processing as necessary
  • Manage budget and measure impact of the Community function
  • Travel as needed to Community locations

Skills

  • Program Development and/or other non-profit or community development experience
  • Excellent problem solving skills, with ability to manage ambiguity, think outside the box and innovate where possible
  • Experience leading and managing teams
  • Effective multitasking skills, high attention to detail and ability to work and lead with minimal supervision and guidance
  • Strategic and analytical thinking
  • Executive presence and relationship management skills
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience
  • Experience with MS office, Google Suite
    The Whitaker Group is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.
Salary $50K-$60K
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