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Director of Operations (36 views)

New York, New York
March 5, 2019

Walking with Purpose is seeking a Top-Level seasoned Director of Operations to join our team.

Company Description
Walking with Purpose (WWP) transforms the hearts and lives of women by providing Bible
studies that enable women to know Christ through Scripture and the teachings of the Roman
Catholic Church. Founded in 2008, WWP is an established non-profit that develops and
delivers Bible studies to reach: adult women, young adult women, and middle school girls.
WWP is the perfect place to work for the right person. With your professional expertise, our
remote work environment and a ministry that it is impacting the lives of thousands of Catholic
women across the US, we believe that there is no better place to work.

Reporting directly to the CEO, this seasoned executive has proven operations oversight experience in all aspects of the day to day running of a thriving non profit ministry entering a significant growth stage.

Our ideal candidate lives in the New York Metro market area and is comfortable and productive working from home and via video conferencing. Our Director of Operations should have experience working in a rapid growth environment, they should be an out of the box thinker, who is team and goal oriented. Ideally, our candidate will have experience or have participated in Walking with Purpose study and is seeking to leverage his/her professional skills toward the support and growth of the ministry.

Experience and Education

  • 5+ years Operations experience
  • Product production, including commercial printer experience
  • Fulfillment and transportation experience. Understanding shipping fees, rates and services
  • Project manager for printed/physical goods for retail sale
  • Managed IT Systems in a high growth environment and integration processes and navigation pathways
  • Managed a team of direct reports in one or many of these functional areas
  • Product line P/L responsibility, financial analytical skills and reasoning
  • Managed HR function that included annual reviews and onboarding new employees
  • Managed the hiring and recruiting process either directly or with a staff
  • B.A. or B.S. in business, publishing or a similar degree or equivalent work experience;

MBA a plus

Core Responsibilities-
Content Production: Oversees creation, editing, formatting, TQM and final doc of Course
books,DVDs, Blaze materials, and promotional materials, including marketing materials such as
sample booklets, pop up banners, connector cards, book marks and products for events.
Manages version control for reprints, and updates (like Fair Use)

Content Delivery : On time delivery of all content to WWP fulfillment providers, including digital
downloads. Manage print timelines with inventory levels and product launch dates
Data and IT Systems : Maintenance and ongoing stability of WWP systems. Improve
coordination of data sharing and integration with Salesforce. Data quality maintained and record quality maintained. Provide customer information/ lists for campaigns to ministry
functions as needed.

Finance/accounting and Bookkeeping –
Budgeting, tax prep, sales and use tax, insurance, workers compensation, monthly statements
and reconciliation to budget, Ad hoc financial analysis, operations administration and donor
deposits.

Human Resources- payroll, benefits, 401k, create and implement annual review process and
timeline and creating and maintaining core HR files for each employee, HRSM ownership
Recruiting – find and hire the best talent following the Topgrading methodology.

Core Competencies

  • Analysis skills
  • Strategic skills
  • Pragmatism
  • Experience
  • Resourcefulness/ initiative
  • Adaptability
  • Likability
  • Empowerment
  • Team Builder
  • Change leadership

****Regular travel to Greenwich, CT to meet with CEO.

Company Description
Walking with Purpose (WWP) transforms the hearts and lives of women by providing Bible
studies that enable women to know Christ through Scripture and the teachings of the Roman
Catholic Church. Founded in 2008, WWP is an established non-profit that develops and
delivers Bible studies to reach: adult women, young adult women, and middle school girls.
WWP is the perfect place to work for the right person. With your professional expertise, our
remote work environment and a ministry that it is impacting the lives of thousands of Catholic
women across the US, we believe that there is no better place to work.

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