Executive Director – Pennsylvania Immigration and Citizenship Coalition (PICC) – Philadelphia, PA

PICC seeks an Executive Director – a dynamic and skilled public leader who will advance our mission and grow our visibility and reputation as a leader in the field. The Executive Director will join PICC at a pivotal time for the immigrant rights movement and during an exciting period of growth for the organization. Over the past two years, PICC has strengthened ties with grassroots immigrant groups across Pennsylvania, developed new links with national immigrant rights organizations, and engaged our members in a deep restructuring process to support collective ownership of PICC’s work. The Executive Director will be based in Philadelphia and will lead PICC’s talented staff. The Executive Director will be responsible for the overall strategic development and implementation of PICC’s advocacy and programmatic work and all fundraising activities.


Work with the board, staff, and membership to establish overall direction and specific goals and strategies
Serve as primary spokesperson for the organization. Maintain a working fluency in key policy issues and current events impacting the coalition’s work, as well as effective messaging on these issues.
Based on member-identified priorities, set a policy agenda and develop advocacy strategies at the local, state, and national levels
Provide supervision and oversight for all of PICC’s programs and initiatives
Maintain and develop relationships with diverse immigrant communities, key local, state and national allies, donors, public officials and the media
Direct and oversee the organization’s fundraising programs, leading efforts to grow the annual budget and diversify the resource base to ensure long-term financial sustainability. Identify new sources of funding and cultivate relationships with new potential funders, focusing particularly on individual and corporate donors.
Develop and maintain effective Board relationships, leveraging Board skills and resources to support fundraising and advocacy/program activities. Oversee the recruitment and orientation of new board members and support Board committees.
Oversee all aspects of financial management, human resources, and general operations
Oversee the recruitment, supervision, training and evaluation of employees


A minimum of five years of senior leadership experience in a non-profit environment and demonstrated commitment to social justice
A successful track record of raising revenue from individual and corporate donors
An ability to connect with, inspire others and build momentum across diverse groups toward shared goals
Lobbying, community organizing and/or political campaign experience with low-income communities.
Understanding of the issues impacting diverse immigrant communities at the local, state and national level
Experience building and leading diverse coalitions
Strong written and oral communications skills including excellent public speaking skills. Oral/written fluency in at least one other language strongly desired.
Bachelor’s degree required. Graduate degree preferred.

How to apply

Please submit a resume and cover letter via email to search@paimmigrant.org