Website Tides Advocacy

Tides Advocacy, the nation’s first pro-Black fiscal sponsor, seeks a strategic, people-centric, collaborative, and visionary leader as its Chief People Officer (CPO) to build on its mission of advocacy that grows and sustains movements, achieves policy change, and realizes thriving communities. Tides Advocacy is the backbone support for a network of over 90 fiscally sponsored 501(c)(4) partners representing advocacy groups (projects) and donor funds across the United States.  Reporting to the CEO, the CPO is a key member of the organization’s senior leadership team and is a key advisor and expert to the CEO, the Leadership Team, and Project Partners on all HR and People matters.   The CPO’s primary responsibility is leading the strategic and operational activities of the People and Culture team, which is responsible for Tides Advocacy’s internal employees and the Project Partners that Tides Advocacy fiscally sponsors, which comprises a total workforce size of 300+ employees, including all Project Partner staff and 50 “internal employees” at the Tides Advocacy administrative office. The CPO will lead a passionate team of five people who support Tides Advocacy’s internal employees and its Project Partners.   Tides Advocacy is looking for an experienced, people-centric, mission-driven leader and strategic People and Culture leader, who has an expressed deep, authentic commitment to social justice and fully embraces a pro-Black operational framework. Successful candidates will have experience developing an HR framework and people philosophy encompassing cultural competency, learning goals, DEI, healing justice, and change management.   Candidates must possess an undergraduate degree from an accredited college or university; graduate degree and/or professional certification preferred but not required. At least 7 years in a similar executive level role with a strong and significant track record of success in strategic organizational development, workforce development, executive coaching, and HR systems is preferred.   The position will remain open until filled.  First consideration will be given to applications received by September 29, 2023.  To apply for this outstanding opportunity, please electronically submit your resume and letter of interest to The Byers Group at: [email protected].  The letter of interest should outline why you are interested in joining the Tides Advocacy and your relevant accomplishments.  A complete job description is available at The Byers Group website.   The position is a full-time, remote, exempt position. Salary Range: $180,000 to $210,000 annually.   Confidential inquiries are encouraged and can be directed to: Ms. Brett Byers, 323-403-8279, [email protected] and/or Ms. Kiratiana Freelon, 312-429-5919, [email protected].  

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