Created in 2019, when Foundation Center and GuideStar joined forces, Candid offers the most comprehensive source of data about the social sector. Candid is used by foundations, companies, non-profits, and researchers – connecting people who want to change the world to the resources they need to do it.
Best known for its Foundation Directory and GuideStar tools, the organization helps to provide transparency and data on the trillions of dollars deployed every year in the social sector around the world. With a budget of approximately $40 million and 200 employees, Candid is at an exciting moment of growth and change – with innovative tools on the horizon, all focused on realizing the vision of a social sector capable of tackling the critical challenges and opportunities of our time.
To learn more about Candid, visit their website here.
As a member of the executive team, the VP of Influence will take the lead on thought leadership, strategic coalitions, and campaigns that can shape norms and practices to increase Candid's collective impact across the whole social sector. The VP will be responsible for looking beyond Candid's discrete product offerings to build trust, grow awareness of Candid, and seek to influence best practices towards a more efficient, effective, and equitable social sector.
Reporting directly to the CEO, the VP leads four departments, including Communications and Brand Awareness, Development, Partnerships, and Partnership Operations. In addition, the VP will collaborate closely with the VP of Growth and VP of Product Management to ensure Candid taps into its wide feedback loop to design and deliver compelling products and services that are widely adopted and make a substantial positive impact.
This is a unique opportunity to build coalition, increase impact, and drive equity across the social sector through the use of technology, data, and strategic communications at an organization poised to transform the way the social sector operates.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Team and Organizational Management
Compensation and Benefits: The salary range for this position will be within the $200K - $300K range annually, with the exact salary depending on location as well as prior work experience and the assessment of one's fit for the role. Additionally, Candid provides a suite of competitive benefits including health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, 403b contribution based on 7% of the annual base salary (plus a quarterly match), and 27 PTO days, plus 11 paid holidays and three early closing surrounding holidays.
Location: Remote/flexible within the United States. Candid has an activity-based office policy, with monthly visits to the New York City headquarters expected for executive team members. You can read more about the organization's reimagining of the return to office here.
Depending on where a candidate is based, travel (both nationally and internationally) can account for 25-40%.
Candid is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without unlawful discrimination based on race, color, creed, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, military status, prior record of arrest or conviction, or current employment status.
On-Ramps is deeply committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion. We believe social change happens when people with a wide range of backgrounds, experiences, and identities come together with a common purpose. We're partnering with the team at Candid to build a diverse team. We encourage candidates from all backgrounds to apply.
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