Director of Operations


Position Type:
Full-Time
Reports to:
Chief Operating Officer
Location:
Washington, DC

ABOUT THE ROLE
The Millennial Action Project is immediately seeking to hire a Director of Operations. This individual will work within a dynamic structure and with a talented and committed team to ensure the overall health, growth and sustainability of the organization. He or she will be charged with MAP’s ongoing financial, reporting, and human resources functions and with developing processes and procedures that support our organization’s rapid growth in Washington and our work nationwide.

ABOUT MILLENNIAL ACTION PROJECT
The Millennial Action Project has an audacious mission: make political cooperation a norm through Millennial leadership. MAP is a national, nonpartisan organization dedicated to activating millennial policymakers to cooperatively govern our country. In 2013, MAP organized the nation’s first and only caucus for young members of Congress, the “Congressional Future Caucus,” to forge pragmatic cooperation on future-oriented challenges. MAP also scaled this model into nearly 30 state legislatures, each with a Future Caucus consisting of young, high-potential legislators. The national Advisory Board includes Senator Olympia Snowe, Senator BIll Bradley, Governor Jon Huntsman, Jr., Governor Jennifer Granholm, and former U.S. Chief Technology Officer Aneesh Chopra. More information about MAP can be found at www.millennialaction.org.

Responsibilities:

The Director of Operations will work within a dynamic structure and with a talented and committed team to ensure the overall health, growth and sustainability of the organization. He or she will be charged with MAP’s ongoing financial, reporting, and human resources functions and with developing processes and procedures that support our organization’s rapid growth in Washington and our work nationwide.

The Director of Operations will report to the COO and have the following responsibilities:

  • Act as MAP’s financial officer and interface with our outsourced accounting service

    • Manage disbursements and payment approvals

    • Expense management around MAP’s operations and events

    • Obtain and review monthly financial statements, prepare summaries for CEO and COO in a timely fashion

    • Coordinate the annual operations plan and budget.

    • Review the annual Form 990

    • Lead annual organization audit and interface with external audit team

  • Lead MAP’s HR processes and position the organization

    • Serve as the interface with MAP’s outsourced HR provider to administer payroll and benefits, onboard new hires, etc

    • Serve as the point person for MAP staff for all HR-related issues

  • In conjunction with the COO, lead the performance management process that measures and evaluates progress against goals for the organization.

  • Oversee the organization’s operations, finance, and technology systems and ensure they adequately serve current needs and planned growth

  • Manage office operations

  • Other responsibilities as assigned


Qualifications:

  • Passion for MAP’s mission and the health of our democracy

  • Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of three to five years’ experience in a role with similar responsibilities, preferably in a high-growth organization

  • Experience with outsourced service providers (accounting, HR)

  • Experience with financial statement and budget preparation

  • Experience with generalist human resources functions (payroll administration, benefits management)

  • Excellent judgment and creative problem-solving skills

  • Strong project management and organizational skills;  capable of “managing up” to ensure deadlines are met and projects remain on track;

  • Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills and capacity to liaise with multiple stakeholders

  • Excellent writing and presentation skills

  • Outstanding organizational skills and attention to detail

  • Ability to operate as an effective tactical as well as strategic thinker

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office

Location
This is a full-time position based in Washington, DC.

Salary and Benefits
Salary is commensurate with experience. Highly competitive benefits provided, including commuter benefits, 401k program with employer match, generous vacation policy, and comprehensive health benefits. Fun company culture and weekly breakfasts and lunches provided!

Additional Information
MAP is an equal opportunity employer. Reference checks are conducted on all prospective new hires.

How to Apply
Submit a cover letter and resume, along with any relevant online links to prior work, to jobs@millennialaction.org.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Millennial Action Project is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.