President, Rock Steady Boxing (Indianapolis, IN)– Lead an internationally known, one-of-a-kind fitness and wellness organization that is fighting back against Parkinson’s disease through non-contact boxing. Rock Steady Boxing, a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit organization, has grown to more than 850 affiliates around the world, regularly giving hope to more than 40,000 people diagnosed with PD. Founded in 2006 by former Marion County Prosecutor Scott Newman, Rock Steady Boxing improves the quality of life of people with Parkinson’s disease and the people who love them, through an inspirational, group-based boxing-based fitness curriculum.
Why is this a great opportunity?
Rock Steady Boxing has established a national brand in the battle against Parkinson’s disease and is actively leveraging the energy around their fast growth and high name recognition to attract more partners and support in order to help as many people as possible.
Rock Steady Boxing is seeking a strategic and seasoned leader who is capable of casting a vision for the future and building on our success. The ideal candidate must be passionate about the mission and be able to bring people together around a shared sense of purpose. An innovator and change agent, this person will have his/her eyes on the horizon while skillfully supporting staff and managing the day-to-day operations. He/she will embody a receptive, as well as a dynamic energy, build trusted relationships with affiliate partners and serve under the direction of a passionate and engaged board of directors. The President will proactively seek opportunities to network with potential partners including other Parkinson’s organizations, the medical community, corporations, and potential affiliate networks. $2 million annual budget and staff team of 11. Competitive compensation, health insurance, retirement.
The following are specific qualifications of the President:
Bachelor’s Degree, experience can be substituted
Demonstrated leadership experience with a demonstrated track record of contributing to the strategic direction and operational management of a nonprofit organization
Demonstrated leadership in innovation and improvement.
Must have the capacity to manage complexity and successfully handle competing priorities
Must be results oriented and possess strong collaboration, written and verbal communication skills
Staff development experience with the ability to delegate effectively and create a positive, team-oriented work culture
Social entrepreneurship with the ability to create and attract opportunities for continuation of organizational and programmatic growth
Must have a strong business acumen and experience managing a complex budget
Experience working in collaboration with a board of directors and supporting recruitment and retention in line with organizational needs
Experience leading collaboration efforts between and among National affiliate offices to ensure synergy and alignment of priorities and strategies preferred
Additional Salary Information: Competitive salary with benefits
About Rock Steady Boxing
Rock Steady Boxing is a fitness and wellness organization that is leading the fight against Parkinson's disease.