Jobs at Posse
Jobs at Posse

Director - New Orleans

Posse experienced significant growth over the past year, launching our virtual programming, establishing an Arts Posse model, and adding a record number of new college and university partnerships. This growth resulted in infrastructure changes that allowed for internal promotions that led to openings in Director positions in some of our sites.

The primary responsibilities of the Director are to represent the youth focused mission of the program, manage the financial operations and the development goals of the site, maintain strong university partner relationships, work closely with a local advisory board to raise the annual budget, and to recruit and manage a team that ensures the coordination of all program operations. The Director must be highly motivated, organized, enthusiastic, willing to travel, a great communicator, hardworking, and a strong role model. The Director reports to the Regional Vice President and works closely with the Chief Operating Officer, CFO/CAO and the Chief Development Officer.

Qualities/Qualifications:

  • 8+ years management experience required
  • Graduate degree preferred
  • Proven track record of raising funds from diverse sources, including major gifts from individuals, foundations, and corporations
  • Knowledge of and connections to the funding community in New Orleans
  • Experience working with a fundraising board
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to multi-task
  • Decisive
  • Self-motivated
  • Strong and inspiring leader
  • Excellent writing and communication skills
  • Knowledge of university structure and policy
  • Knowledge of New Orleans public high schools
  • Knowledge of higher education and educational access
  • Willing to travel
  • Demonstrated belief in Posse’s mission and values
To apply please click here.

Open until filled.

No phone calls please.

Posse Mission & History

Sgriffin Posse Retreat Select 152 "I never would’ve dropped out of college if I’d had my posse with me." Learn more about how Posse got its start.