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Program and Innovation Manager

Can't Stop! Won't Stop! Consulting | Can't Stop! Won't Stop! Education Fund

Job Type

Full Time

Workspace

Remote with Travel

About the Position

This position is remote, can be based anywhere in the United States, and flexibility is required. In partnership with the President and Co-Founder, members of the network, and our partners, the Program and Innovation Manager will develop, implement, and manage new and existing programs and partnerships to advance the Can't Stop! Won’t Stop! Consulting and Education Fund mission, vision, and theory of change. Travel will be required for Client in-person meetings.


The Program and Innovation Manager will report to the President and Co-Founder and work closely with the network of consultants, board, and other CSWS staff.


Responsibilities include:

  • Program and Resource Development. Oversee planning and execution of programs and client/partner/project management. Examples of programs include retreats and convenings, organizational development and strategic planning processes, healing justice initiatives, executive and leadership coaching, and training.

  • Program support to President and Co-Founder, project lead(s) and lead facilitator(s). Examples include draft program agendas or other materials.

  • Create new systems or leverage tools to increase impact, efficiency, and cross-team collaboration. Examples include new templates or sharpen use of ClickUp, Google Suite, or program management tools.

  • Resident Notetaker and Synthesizer. Will serve as a lead notetaker and synthesizer for programs, including virtual and in-person meetings and convenings.

  • Onsite and virtual program support as needed. (i.e. Arts & Healing Room Curator or Logistics Coordinator)

  • Other tasks as assigned by the President and Co-Founder and Vice President of Operations.

About the Candidate

What We’re Looking For:

  • Highly organized, detail-oriented self-starter who can create, manage, and fully drive projects that result in high-quality work in a timely manner. You know how to think ahead, prioritize your workload, and prepare for challenges. You enjoy challenges and having a full plate but also know how to manage up when the workload needs to be reprioritized.

  • A solutions-oriented person who is creative about your work, loves to learn more about the movements our clients and partners are connected to, and is always asking questions. You are usually the kind of person who has a new idea for how to run the program better and appreciates constructive feedback from team members.

  • Deep commitment to racial, gender, economic, and broader social justice. You don’t just ask “Who’s not at the table?” but “Why aren’t they at the table, and how can we fix it?”

  • Someone who enjoys a respectful, positive, collaborative, and flexible work environment. The team is small but nimble. We celebrate shared successes and empower each other to be impactful in our work.


Job Requirements:

  • Minimum 3-5 years of relevant experience developing and managing programs, partnerships, and/or staff.

  • Demonstrated experience in tracking and reporting program success for effectiveness and efficiency.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills; a relatable and persuasive communicator with excellent interpersonal skills.

  • Use of Google Suite, ClickUp, or other program management tools.

Compensation and how to apply

Starting annual salary of $80,000 depending on experience. Benefits include:

  • Fully paid health, vision, and dental insurance for employees.

  • Hotspot/wireless benefit ($50 a month).

  • 15 days of personal time off in addition to unlimited sick leave, all federal holidays off, and Winter office closure.

  • Flexible telework and alternative work schedule policies.


Submit a cover letter and resume with 3 references (at least 1 work reference) to: jessica(at)cswsconsulting(dot)com with the subject line “Program and Innovation Manager.” Can’t Stop! Won’t Stop! Consulting and Education Fund is an equal opportunity employer. We strongly encourage Black, Indigenous, People of Color (BIPOC), womxn, gender expansive, and non-binary people, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Two-Spirit, Intersex, and Asexual/Agender (LGBTQ2IA+) folks, people with disabilities, working people and immigrants to apply.


Applications are accepted on a rolling basis until the position is filled.


The privacy of applicants will be respected and preserved until the last phase of the hiring process. References will be checked during finalist interviews, with candidate knowledge.

About The Firm

Mission

Can’t Stop! Won’t Stop! Consulting empowers leaders, strengthens organizations, and shapes culture to advance justice, freedom, and liberation for all.


Vision

Can’t Stop! Won’t Stop! Consulting envisions a world where Black, Indigenous, People of Color (BIPOC), womxn, gender expansive, and non-binary people, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Two-Spirit, Intersex, and Asexual/Agender (LGBTQ2IA+) folks, people with disabilities, working people and immigrants can be their full selves, build collective power, and create transformative change in their communities.


Theory of Change

In service to our Mission and Vision, if, Can’t Stop! Won’t Stop! Consulting:

  • Centers those directly impacted by systems of oppression and expands diversity, inclusion, equity, and belonging;

  • Provides coaching, facilitation, strategic planning, capacity building, and technical assistance;

  • Operates with an intersectional, liberatory, and visionary framework, and

  • Utilizes arts, culturally informed leadership and organizational development, and healing practices…

Then:

  • Marginalized communities will be empowered to develop strategies, solutions and alternative futures;

  • Clients will be emboldened to challenge the status quo and understand their identities and lived experiences are assets and value adds;

  • The firm will curate affirming and nurturing spaces that are mindful of specific needs, have nuance, and are flexible;

  • Systems of oppression that manifest in partner organizations and any barriers to care, joy, and love will be uprooted.


Values

EQUITABLE - We believe that everyone will live a more prosperous life when systems of oppression no longer exist, and there is fairness, justice, and liberation for all.


COMMUNITY - We are committed to building solidarity through being present for one another, learning with each other, and cultivating meaningful relationships that lift us up collectively. Storytelling is one of our most powerful assets.


LOVE - We operate from a place of love and compassion. We are open-minded about the ways to make social change. We believe Love is:

  • L = Linking and Liberating

  • O = Open-hearted and Inclusive

  • V = Vibrational and Valuable

  • E = Extraordinary and Abundant


BRILLIANCE AND CREATIVITY - We believe that radical passion comes from collective wisdom and radical imagination - expressing ourselves freely and authentically through culture, art, dance, graphic design, poetry, music, on stage, off-screen, on canvas, and more.


BALANCE AND PERSONAL GROWTH - Growth is not linear, and we honor that process. We are committed to everyone being their full selves by recognizing our needs, wants, and limitations. We understand that when we are grounded in community and work towards our healing, we can better live out our visions of transformative change.

“The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don't have any.”

— Alice Walker
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