Executive Director

Job Type
Executive Director Positions
Mission Main Tenant Task Force
Contact Name
Gillian Simkiss
Contact Email

43 Smith St.
Boston, MA
United States

Job Description

Executive Director

Mission Main Tenants Task Force



Job Summary

The Executive Director is the organization's chief executive officer responsible to the President of the Board and the Board of Directors of Mission Main Tenants Task Force (MMTF). The Executive Director is responsible for the overall management, administration, and oversight of the office. Responsibilities include overall management of the MMTF team, new programs and projects aligned with the organization's mission, long-term strategic plan, and Board policies for maintaining favorable relationships between the organization and its constituents, stakeholders, and external agencies.


About Us

The Mission Main Tenant Task Force is located at 41 Smith Street, Roxbury Crossing, Ma. The Task Force board consists of volunteer members who live in the community. Mission Main Tenant Task Force provides services to the residents in the Mission Main Housing Development. The Task Force works with tenants in the community with any questions, concerns, and suggestions, and strive to build resources with many community organizations to further enhance and improve the lives of those in the community.




Program management

  • Establishing collaborative relationships with all tenants and the office team
  • Representing the organization to the public and serving as chief liaison with other Mission Main Tenants community organizations and key constituent groups
  • Overseeing the programs offered by the organization
  • Completing and filing reports on progress to Winn Accounting and other organizations


Financial management

  • Monitoring cash flow
  • Maintaining monthly invoices and general billing on a timely basis
  • Working with the board treasurer and Winn accountant to maintain a balanced budget
  • Executing all fundraising activities, including writing of grants, and funding applications, soliciting donors, fundraising event planning, and other fundraising solicitations
  • Collaboration with the board and staff on all MMTF fun day and community events
  • Preparing an annual budget for approval by the board of directors
  • Development and cultivation of new programs and partnerships as outlined in the strategic plan


Administrative management

  • Overseeing all programs, services, and activities
  • General day-to-day operation and oversight of the organization
  • Compliance with by-laws, policies as established by the Board of Directors, and all federal, state, and municipal laws
  • Hiring, training, and supervising staff
  • Meeting all federal and grant reporting requirements
  • Ensuring that all human resources policies are followed
  • Approving expenditures and generating monthly invoices and general billing
  • Assisting the Board of Directors in the development of annual and long-term fundraising plans, including research, outreach, tracking, and acknowledgment strategies and systems
  • Facilitating a regular strategic planning process and annual staff retreats
  • Preparing and conducting yearly staff evaluations and preparing staff development plans where appropriate
  • Interfacing with the board, including scheduling and staffing board committees and attending all meetings of the full board
  • Providing in advance of board meetings all of the material and information that the board needs for decision-making purposes, including all financial documents
  • Providing timely and adequate information to the board about any current or anticipated MMTTF plans
  • Communicate with WinnResidential and the management team on policies and budgets and maintenance



Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree/or at least two years of experience in a management or supervisory position working with tenants
  • Must have access to a vehicle, a valid driver's license, and insurance
  • Experience in advocacy or community organizing
  • Exceptional oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent grant writing skills
  • Experience in budgeting and financial management


Preferred Qualifications

  • Proven fundraising ability
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge of housing policy and housing programs or willingness to learn
  • Experience with advocacy on housing issues
  • Previous experience in the area of tenants' rights
  • Law degree or master's degree in social work, business, or other related field
  • Experience in a nonprofit, civic, social service, or community development organization.



  • $90,000 - $100,000.00 per year


Equal Opportunities Employer


Mission Main Tenants Task Force provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.


All Resumes are to be submitted to Missionmaintenanttaskforce@gmail.com.

Application Instruction

All Resumes are to be submitted to Missionmaintenanttaskforce@gmail.com.