The Full Frame Initiative (FFI), a national social change organization that seeks to create possibilities for lasting change in people’s lives and spark a broader movement that replaces poverty, violence, trauma and oppression with wellbeing and justice, is seeking nominations and applications for the newly-created position of Chief Operating Officer. This exceptional opportunity to create efficient, nimble, and adaptive internal systems and steer the organization’s growth and expansion will require an inspirational leader passionate about systemic social change, who can create the systems that fit FFI’s purpose and scale, lead and nurture a geographically dispersed operational team, and support the ongoing development of a culture centered around diversity, equity, and inclusion.
The Full Frame Initiative partners with pioneering organizations, systems, and communities across the country to fundamentally shift their focus from fixing problems to fostering wellbeing—the needs and experiences essential for health and hope. FFI demonstrates how this shift in focus creates lasting change for people and opens the door for greater equity in society, replacing poverty, violence, trauma and oppression with wellbeing and justice.
Reporting to the CEO, the new Chief Operating Officer will join FFI’s leadership team at an exciting moment in the organization’s history. Bringing a spirit of purpose, curiosity, adaptability, and creativity, the new COO will have the opportunity to enable efficient growth and scale, and support a dynamic and adaptive culture in a rapidly growing and highly systems-oriented organization. The new COO will engage in high-level visioning and goal-setting for the organization, and create adaptable workplans that promote continuous learning and improvement as well as the systems to monitor progress. They will bring the ability to inspire and manage a high-performing team, and foster a culture of curiosity, boldness, excellence, and purpose, where all staff can grow and thrive. The new COO will also analyze data, trends, and evidence to inform decisions and drive continuous improvements, and be well-versed in the use of technology as a means of building movements. They will be deeply animated by FFI’s mission and commitment to equity and social justice and serve as a thoughtful and active advocate with experience effectively addressing equity issues within organizations and communities.
The successful candidate will bring a demonstrated passion and experience working for social justice systems change to upend inequities. They will be a strategic thinker grounded in design thinking, and will bring senior leadership experience successfully designing, implementing, and evolving systems across a rapidly growing organization. They will bring a keen understanding of and experience leading within the context of rapid organizational growth and expansion. The new COO will possess the ability to effectively leverage change and ambiguity, and act decisively in the face of uncertainty.
For more information on FFI, please visit https://fullframeinitiative.org/.
This search is being conducted with assistance from Allison Kupfer Poteet, Callie Carroll, and Yuniya Khan of NPAG. Please send nominations and/or applications including cover letter describing your interest and qualifications, your resume, and where you learned of the position to: FFI-COO@nonprofitprofessionals.com. In order to expedite the internal sorting and reviewing process, please type your name (Last, First) as the only contents in the subject line of your e-mail. All inquiries and discussions will be considered strictly confidential.
FFI is an equal opportunity employer that values a diverse workplace and an inclusive culture. Candidates of all backgrounds are encouraged to apply. FFI values and welcomes candidates from a wide range of personal and professional backgrounds and experiences.
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