job: director, Massachusetts, with salary info

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From: "Susan Egmont" <segmont at>

Title: Massachusetts Affiliate Director

Salary: $90,000-$105,000 plus excellent benefits

Position Available: Immediately

Stand for Children, an innovative, influential voice for better public 
schools, is looking for an exceptional person to lead its fast-growing 
Massachusetts affiliate toward greater scale and impact.

The Organization

Stand for Children works to improve public schools by harnessing the 
collective political power of parents and other concerned citizens. Our 
successful Cambridge-based Massachusetts affiliate has nine local 
Chapters, 750 members, and a tremendous statewide Advisory Board made up 
of business and civic leaders. We have helped increase state aid to 
public schools by hundreds of millions of dollars through vigorous 
grassroots lobbying, including a 2007 statehouse rally with more than 
2,000 participants from 85 different communities, and in-district 
meetings with legislators across the state. In addition, through 
lobbying and campaigning, we’ve reduced class sizes and preserved 
counselors, librarians, and nurses by securing more than $10 million in 
local school funding.

The Massachusetts affiliate has an annual budget of $1,000,000 and an 
outstanding staff of seven including a Supervising Organizer, five 
Organizers, a Director of Policy, a Development and Communications 
Associate and an Office Manager.

The Position

Stand for Children’s next Affiliate Director has a tremendous 
opportunity to scale the organization and increase its impact on public 
schools across the state. Key ongoing responsibilities include ensuring 
the expansion of our grassroots base, leading our statewide campaigns, 
and fundraising.


The ideal candidate will possess the following attributes:

▪ Strong commitment to improving public schools

▪ Community organizing, political organizing, campaigning, lobbying, or 
relevant leadership experience

▪ An entrepreneurial orientation and the drive and management ability to 
achieve key outcomes

▪ Strong interpersonal, communications, and team-building skills

▪ Self-awareness and a hunger to take advantage of Stand for Children’s 
tremendous emphasis on staff development

▪ Residence in or ability to relocate to the Metro-Boston area

For more information, please see

Stand for Children is an Equal Opportunity Employer and candidates of 
color are strongly encouraged to apply.

To apply, please send cover letter, resume and salary history to:

segmont at

Egmont Associates, 85 East India Row #24F Boston, MA 02110

Word documents as attachments only; no need to apply by multiple media.

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