WANTED: Executive Director for a new partnership that will revitalize an old corridor in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

The Kensington Corridor Trust (KCT) seeks an Executive Director for its Philadelphia, Pennsylvania headquarters.

KCT is an innovative cross-sector partnership between Impact Services (a non-profit community-based organization), Shift Capital (a social impact real estate B-Corp), IF LAB (an inclusive technical assistance provider), and PIDC (Philadelphia’s public-private economic development corporation).

This partnership takes a multi-stakeholder, multi-pronged approach to corridor revitalization, combining lessons from like-minded efforts that have proven effective in strengthening corridors.

The Theory of Change is to restore cleanliness and safety, attract and accelerate value-add businesses and services, increase job opportunities, and increase long-term community wealth through thoughtful real estate acquisition and development, community engagement and ownership, small business lending and technical assistance, and safety and health programming.

Reporting directly to the Board of Directors, the Executive Director will be responsible for leadership and management; coordination of acquisition, development, and construction of real estate; management of real estate, community development, technical assistance, fund administration, and legal partners; and other programming of the KCT as directed by community members.

Start Date: February 1, 2020
Salary: $80,000 – $110,000
Term: KCT will make a commitment of two years employment (dependent on performance). On-going employment will depend on the level of funded development activity.

Photo courtesy of Shift Capital.

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To Apply: Interested applicants should submit a thoughtful cover letter and resume to careers@shiftcapital.us with the subject “KCT ED”.

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