Job Opportunities – Next100

Job Opportunities

Next100 Executive Director

 New York, New York | Next100 is a first-of-its-kind New York based think tank on a mission to change the face and future of progressive policy, and we need your help to find our next Executive Director. You can read the complete job description and apply for the role here.

The ideal candidate will bring: 

  • Extensive experience in and commitment to public policy as a way to create change (7+ years), and a diverse network of policy-relevant contacts in New York and/or Washington, D.C.
  • A belief and trust in emerging leaders and directly impacted communities, a respect for their ideas, and an ability to coach and push new leaders with humility and an open mind 
  • The ability to lead Next100 on a path toward long term financial sustainability by broadening sources of philanthropy and developing alternative sources of revenue
  • Experience building and managing diverse teams, and a commitment to inclusive, effective people and organizational management and growth

This role is a rare opportunity to challenge the public policy status quo, support diverse leaders from and connected to communities most impacted by policy, and help drive policy change in new and creative ways. Next100 was created by (and still operates within and receives support from) The Century Foundation. Learn more about the model here.

Next100 is committed to building an organization and team, supporting leaders, and developing policies that embrace diversity, foster an environment of inclusion, and enhance equity. We believe that differences in backgrounds, in experiences, in perspectives, and in identities lead to stronger organizations, stronger teams, and stronger, more effective policy ideas. We value diversity across multiple dimensions, including but not limited to: race, color, ethnicity, socioeconomic status, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, religious belief, disability status, and age.

This is a full-time position based in our New York Office. The Executive Director will be expected to work from the New York office with the team at least three days a week. The salary minimum is $170,000; we offer an excellent benefits package.