About Young Invincibles:
Young Invincibles (“YI”) is a non-profit, non-partisan advocacy organization working to expand economic opportunity for young people ages 18 to 34 and to amplify their voices in the national political conversation and policy arena. Founded by and for young adults in the summer of 2009 during the debate over health care reform, YI has quickly grown into a leading voice for young people on the issues of healthcare, higher education, pathways to jobs/workforce and civic engagement. The organization has achieved major successes in areas ranging from the regulation of college health plans to Pell grants and has successfully engaged hundreds of thousands of young adults online through a network of over 100 partner organizations. Our regional offices (California, Colorado, Illinois, New York, and Texas) have increased grant aid for low-income college students, expanded funding for community colleges, and ensured undocumented students can access in-state tuition.
Young Invincibles (YI) seeks a Northeast Director to lead our New York operations headquartered in New York City. The Director manages the policy and advocacy, young adult engagement, communications, consumer education, and development work of the office, helping to build YI’s impact in the region and in alignment with YI’s overall goals. She or he is also part of Young Invincibles’ national management team, guiding organizational strategy and priorities.
The ideal candidate has outstanding leadership ability, communication skills, and political instincts. She or he must be entrepreneurial, a great team player, and passionate about changing the world. The Northeast Director also must be a supportive manager who can grow a team of passionate staff members to advance the mission and sustain the organization. The position is an excellent opportunity for individuals interested in making a real impact and developing a growing nonprofit office.
Position reports to Sr. Director of Program
Competitive salary based on relative experience. YI will provide salary information to applicants invited for the first round of interviews. Comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental, & vision coverage, company funded HRA plan; 401K retirement, life insurance, generous vacation, etc.
How to Apply:
To apply, please complete the job application on the Young Invincibles job page.
Applicants will need to provide the following documents and information through the online portal.
Young Invincibles is an equal employment opportunity employer and strongly encourages diverse candidates to apply. YI does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, sex (including pregnancy), gender, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, medical condition including genetic characteristics, mental or physical disability, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, (including transgender status), weight, height, linguistic characteristics (such as accent and limited English proficiency, where not substantially job-related), citizenship status, or any other basis prohibited by law.