Executive Director, Brownsville Partnereship – Brownsville Partnership Inc – Kings County

Current projects include
Community Action for Healthy Homes: Community Action for Healthy Homes is a project that surveys and rapidly fixes the home repairs with the most impact on Brownsville residents’ health and safety. Through our partnerships with residents, housing providers, healthcare partners, and tradespeople, CAHH makes homes in the community safer, healthier, and more equitable.
Seth Low Modernization Project: A project to assist NYCHA Seth Low Houses residents in generating a plan for full-scale campus modernization, including unit repairs, building system improvements, interior/exterior infrastructure rehabilitation, enhanced social services, and residential property management.
Brownsville Community Land Trust: The BP is facilitating a local effort to create and steward a Community Land Trust that preserves affordable housing and generates collective ownership opportunities in and around Brownsville, Brooklyn. Two new affordable housing developments are in development and are poised to become the first assets of the land trust.
Greg Jackson Center (GJC): The physical home of the Brownsville Partnership, the GJC serves as a community hub space, offering below-market rent to an array of social service providers as well as free meeting space to residents and allied organizations from around the neighborhood and the City.
United for Brownsville: a family-led collaboration transforming the early childhood systems in Brownsville, Brooklyn, so that all young children flourish.
Brownsville Neighborhood Data Dashboard: A digital platform currently under development that serves to visualize population and program-level data across key domains for the Brownsville neighborhood. This dashboard is designed as a data-based launchpad for BP and community partners to understand where geographic inequities lie and where there are opportunities for collaborative action.

A successful candidate will:
Embrace and lead a community organizing ethos that puts residents in the driver’s seat of identifying and implementing solutions to shared problems and opportunities
Identify faltering public systems and increase their efficacy for residents through collaborative action
Lead and inspire staff, volunteers, and partners to collaborate, learn, and propel systemic change[HP3] in population-level health, safety, and economic prosperity, with a particular focus on outcomes for children and youth
Look for, work with, and support organizations in the neighborhood that share the values of resident leadership and collective action and a steadfast commitment to achieving racial justice.
Create and respond to feedback loops to assess and advance progress toward measurable, time-bound neighborhood improvement goals.
Look past commonly accepted system flaws and find new opportunities to leapfrog the neighborhood to new heights.
Work with partners and residents to develop common tools and resources to speed the design, adoption, and scaling up of collective neighborhood initiatives.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
(further outlined in the attached Detailed Overview)
Strategic leadership and local/state/national linkages and advancement.
Community engagement and leadership that includes multiple avenues for engagement with the organization’s mission at the forefront
Oversight of organizational operations, including leading a team of seven full-time staff and ensuring programmatic and operational success at our Community Hub, the Greg Jackson Center.
Managing and evaluating programs with a data-centered transparent approach that fosters improvement.
Fundraising and financial management that supports the development and expansion of BP.
Maintaining a strong relationship with the Board of Directors that leverage their knowledge and skills.
Professional Experience and Qualifications

The successful candidate will have:
At least 10 years of experience in community development, public space management, arts management, or a related field.
Passion for the mission, vision, and values of the Brownsville Partnership
Demonstrated results working with and leading teams to achieve common goals
Demonstrated commitment to equity and inclusion, including in the power of policy and practice to tackle structural racism; experience working with Black or Latinx majority neighborhoods is desired
Practical experience with financial management, including managing budgets, generating revenues, fundraising, and tracking expenditures
A track record of working effectively with colleagues both inside and outside their organization, with a reputation for building strong professional networks and the flexibility and finesse to “manage by influence.”
Achieved results as a problem-solver using data to drive decision-making
Ability to bridge leading strategy with sleeve-rolling on the ground
Strategic thinking and decision-making skills, strong analytical capabilities, and a stakeholder-oriented mindset
Effective communicator
Strong management skills tracking progress and challenges across projects in different domains
Brings a spirit of celebration and a sense of humor to work every day
A bachelor’s degree is required. An advanced degree in a related field is preferred.
Salary: $115,000-$140,000
Diversity and Inclusion: We strive to attract extraordinary people from diverse backgrounds and lived experiences to be part of an all-star team who vary by race and ethnicity, gender identity, sexual orientation, nationality, age, culture, religion, veteran status, and physical and mental abilities. We promote equal opportunity in the recruitment, selection, training, compensation, promotion, and benefits of all employees.
Software/Apps Used
Google drive and business applications
Microsoft Office, in particular, Microsoft Excel
Zoom Video Conferencing
Salesforce CRM software
Travel Requirements: Occasional travel within the US to participate in conferences; travel within New York City.

Work Environment:
This position is currently remote but will include regularly working from the Greg Jackson Center in the Brownsville neighborhood of Brooklyn in New York City.

To Apply
Please submit your resume and a cover letter to careers@brownsvillepartnership.org