Our Bodies Ourselves (OBOS), a highly respected feminist nonprofit organization, seeks an Executive Director who is passionate about women’s health and social justice to lead its essential work.
The Executive Director will be responsible for overall management, including infrastructure development, fundraising, and program oversight. The ideal candidate will be a dynamic and skilled communicator who can serve as the organization’s primary public spokesperson and fundraising leader. The position requires the ability to balance visioning and strategic planning with day-to-day supervision of staff as well as coordination with the Board and OBOS founders.
All applicants should have familiarity with the content and philosophy of OBOS (the books as well as the organization’s work as reflected on its website and in its programmatic activities) and possess a strong commitment to expanding OBOS’ involvement with all women, including women from communities of color, immigrant and refugee women, women in prison, and women with disabilities. Applicants should also be sensitive to issues surrounding gender identity and gender expression, and, preferably, have a background in women’s health.
The application deadline is March 1, 2016.
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