Chief Executive Officer

New York, New York, United States
Apply by 11 November 2017
Executive-level , Full-time staff position
Posted on 12 October 2017

Job Description

Pencils of Promise - Chief Executive Officer

Can you read this? Because 250 million children around the world cannot!

We are on a mission to change that.

Pencils of Promise (PoP) is a *for-purpose organization* with a global community and goal of increasing access to quality education for everyone, particularly children in the developing world. Founded in 2008, by Adam Braun, PoP works with communities across the globe to build schools and create programs that provide educational opportunities for children, no matter where they are born or what resources they have.

It is in these dynamic times, Pencils of Promise is seeking an outstanding Chief Executive Officer to lead this vibrant, entrepreneurial, innovative and committed organization into the future. Following a successful phase of rapid expansion, PoP is poised for its next stage of development focused on growing the scale, quality, and sustainability of its impact.

Reporting to a committed and engaged Board of Directors, the CEO will serve as the organization’s leader by setting an ambitious strategy and executing against it as a team. The CEO will act as the organization’s accountable executive, lead fundraiser, organizational change and team leader and advocate as PoP continues its aggressive growth goals into 2018 and beyond.

Our Progress

429 SCHOOL BUILDS

783 TEACHERS TRAINED

74,503 STUDENTS IMPACTED

This is an ideal opportunity for a mission-aligned, results-oriented, experienced leader who is committed to the growth, scaling and sustainability of an organization that strongly believes in education as a fundamental human right.

To apply or to download the job profile for this unique and exciting role, please visit https://candidates.perrettlaver.com/vacancies/ quoting reference number 3279. The deadline for applications is Wednesday, November 1st.

The role is based in New York City, New York, USA and the competitive salary is commensurate with the seniority of the role.

About the Organization

Pencils of Promise (PoP) is a *for-purpose organization* with a global community and goal of increasing access to quality education for everyone, particularly children in the developing world. Founded in 2008, by Adam Braun, PoP works with communities across the globe to build schools and create programs that provide educational opportunities for children, no matter where they are born or what resources they have.

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