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Lead Host

Impact Hub Boston

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In order to allow Impact Hub Boston members to get the most from their community experience, we are hiring a full time Impact Hub Boston Lead Host.

JOB DESCRIPTION / RESPONSIBILITIES

Impact Hub Boston is hiring a Lead Host who will report to the Director of Impact Hub, manage a team of hosts and be responsible for growing and strategically supporting our diverse community of members.

Responsibilities include:

  • Manage the members’ experience from first contact to becoming an active part of the Impact Hub community,
  • Design and execute the member interview process and on-boarding to ensure a high quality match between new members and the community,
  • Strategically manage activities and operations in the local and global Impact Hub communities to increase the number of connections, the level of mutual support and the amount of collaboration among members,
  • Design and execute an event program that fuels the community with inspiration and hands-on knowledge for social change,
  • Assist with the strategic direction of the Impact Hub’s online efforts to provide members with valuable tools for knowledge exchange and connections, as well as to promote the business,
  • Work with a skilled collaborative team of motivated individuals to accomplish group objectives,
  • Work with other Impact Hubs on cross-Hub initiatives,
  • Establishing relationships with key players in the region to create joint programs that create value for Impact Hub members, especially those that build and support the region’s social impact ecosystem,
  • Maintain strong working relationships with CIC staff and related organizations such as Venture Café Foundation.

REQUIREMENTS

The ideal candidate will demonstrate these traits through a minimum of 1-2 years of relevant experience:

  • Ability to strategically analyze a community and identify specific actions to enable an increasing level of interaction and collaboration among the members.
  • Ability to inspire and motivate people.
  • Extensive social/people skills.
  • Exceptional communication skills.
  • Ability to facilitate and host events with a large, diverse audience.
  • Demonstrated passion for social entrepreneurship, community engagement, and social justice.
  • Knowledge and experience with shaping an organizational culture.
  • Affinity with technical tools that enable virtual community interaction.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills and an entrepreneurial mindset.
  • Ability to identify new opportunities and capitalize on them.

VALUES

Although skills and professional experience are critical components of success in this job, values alignment and a shared purpose are equally important.

The successful candidate will be:

  • passionate about topics such as social innovation, entrepreneurship and sustainability;
  • prepared to lead by example, and will have demonstrated a strong service ethic in past experiences;
  • aware of how their behavior affects other people, locally and globally;
  • eager to improve their professional and personal skills on an ongoing basis;
  • knowledgeable about major global challenges (climate change, energy alternatives, food systems, etc.), and curious about practical solutions;
  • innovative at solving problems;
  • quick to pick up new skills;
  • able to motivate and support a large team of part-time staff and enable them to succeed;
  • equally excited to host both high-profile leaders and young, inexperienced entrepreneurs;
  • personable and attentive to members’ needs;
  • able to prioritize and achieve many goals and tasks on a daily basis;
  • comfortable suggesting new processes;
  • positive, calm, and dependable under stress;
  • empathetic with people from diverse global cultures;
  • prepared and committed for a minimum of a two-year work period.

Please do NOT apply for this job if:

  • It will be your first hands-on operational job;
  • You expect us to relocate you from another city;
  • You have an instinct to embellish your experience or education;
  • You would have taken the “blue pill” from Morpheus in the Matrix.

ATTRACTIONS OF THE JOB

  • What does our staff love most about working here? Their colleagues!
  • The opportunity to work on behalf of, and learn and develop skills within the epicenter of the social entrepreneurship community in Boston
  • The 240+ members at Impact Hub Boston are sharp, diverse, and motivated to create a better future for Boston, the US, and the world
  • Impact Hub Boston is centrally located to the Blue, Green, Red, and Orange MBTA lines
  • Chic tech workspace that inspires innovation and community
  • Fantastic additional benefits such as unlimited access to a well and uniquely stocked kitchen (ask us about our tea wall!), monthly massage at no-cost, an onsite wellness program, flexible working space, and a host of discounts towards local business and well-being memberships

Starting compensation is $41,895 per year (non-negotiable) plus 100% of the cost of a premium healthcare and dental package (yes, you read that right), long and short-term disability, life insurance, 401k with partial match up to 5%, and two weeks vacation from the start (and more with seniority). Annual reviews with raises every year for those on track with strong performance.

ABOUT IMPACT HUB

Impact Hub Boston (IHB) creates places and opportunities for purpose-driven people to connect and build solutions for a better world. Our members consist of value-driven entrepreneurs, intrapreneurs, activists, creatives, investors, freelancers and mentors who work together, share ideas and resources as they work to create a better world. Among our members, you’ll find clean energy and sustainability start ups, food entrepreneurs, public health strategists, web and IT specialists, architects, advocates, students and more! Our 240+ members work at Impact Hub Boston, attend and produce events, run their own workshops, access mentorship, find co-conspirators and partners, participate in social networks, build campaigns, launch companies, prototype and test products… all within a member-driven, Impact Hub-hosted environment dedicated to accelerating possibilities.

We are part of a global network of more than 90 Impact Hubs with over 15,000 members worldwide. Impact Hub Boston is housed within the CIC Boston campus of 130K square feet of coworking space, private offices, and event space in the heart of downtown Boston. CIC Boston is part of CIC, the sister organization to Impact Hub Boston. CIC is a global organization dedicated to the creation and operation of communities of entrepreneurs who fix the world.

CIC is committed to building teams that reflect the fabric of the cities we support. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and consider all qualified candidates regardless of race, color, ancestry, gender identity or expression, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, Veteran status, or any other legally protected status. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation please let us know.

Apply here: https://jobs.lever.co/cic/89bd0e7d-4c1e-426a-864c-676ea0376b8b?lever-origin=agency&lever-source%5B%5D=BayStateBanner