Chief Financial Officer
San Francisco, CA
President & Founder
ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION
Emerge America’s mission is to increase the number of Democratic women leaders from diverse backgrounds in public office through recruitment, training, and providing a powerful network. The vision of Emerge America (Emerge) is to change the face of power, politics, and leadership in this country in order to have policies that are responsive to all.
Since it was founded in 2002, Emerge has trained more than 4,000 Democratic women to run for office. The organization’s selective six-month training program operates in 25 states across the country and teaches participants real-world political skills like public speaking, fundraising, campaign strategy, labor and political endorsements, voter contact, media and messaging and more. Candidates also meet an array of dynamic women who hold elected and appointed office and become a part of a supportive network, which includes a national association of Emerge alumnae, the Emerge board and advisory council members.
Emerge is proud to report that the 2018 election cycle produced 415 winners who were alums of Emerge America.
ABOUT THE OPPORTUNITY
Emerge America is the national umbrella organization of Emerge Affiliates that form a 25-state network.
As the national umbrella organization, Emerge’s role is to:
Emerge America is seeking an entrepreneurial high energy financial executive to support the organization through an exciting period of growth. Reporting directly to the President & Founder, the CFO will be responsible for all of the finances of the organization, and building out the financial capacity of the organization.
Strategy, Vision, & Leadership
Finance & Accounting
Compliance & Risk Management
Education, Training, & Communication
Emerge is seeking candidates with financial and management accounting experience, ideally in both nonprofit and political settings. Diversity, equity, and inclusion are at the heart of Emerge America’s mission. Emerge is seeking team members to reflect the incredible diversity of the women whose political power they seek to build. Therefore, applications from people of color, LGBTQ individuals, people with disabilities, and members of other groups who are underrepresented in our political system are encouraged.
In addition, Emerge is seeking the following specific qualifications:
A highly competitive compensation and benefits package will be made available to the qualified candidate.
Leadership Search Partners is conducting this search on an exclusive basis on behalf of Emerge. Interested candidates should apply via email by sending a letter outlining qualifications, brief bio and resume as PDF or Word documents to Chelsea@leadershipsearch.com with “CFO – Emerge” in the subject line.
Inquiries may be made, in confidence, to Search Consultant Heather Merriam at firstname.lastname@example.org.
EMERGE AMERICA is an equal opportunity employer.
LEADERSHIP SEARCH PARTNERS is a search firm focused exclusively on the nonprofit sector. Based in in the San Francisco Bay Area, the firm works with local, national, and international nonprofits to help them hire exceptional senior-level leaders.www.leadershipsearch.com.