For over 50 years, Inquilinos Boricuas en Acción (IBA) has developed housing that is associated and financed by different supportive programs, while developing leaders who support and encourage themselves, their families, and their neighbors. IBA is a dynamic community development corporation that started in the Puerto Rican community of Parcel 19 in Boston’s South End neighborhood in 1968 to address the displacement of low-income families due to urban development. IBA’s main focus is the people of its community. Its staff and managers work to deliver evidence-based programs for children, youth, adults, and seniors, to increase their quality of life and to provide them opportunities for social and economic mobility.
IBA’s Villa Victoria (Victory Village), an affordable housing community in the South End, has become a national model in the areas of civil rights, community organizing, affordable housing, education, and arts programs. Today, IBA has expanded its affordable housing portfolio to include 667 units that are strengthened by comprehensive programming. IBA’s work is a daily reminder of what can be achieved with effort, determination, and community organizing.
Inquilinos Boricuas en Acción (IBA) is seeking a Chief Development Officer to serve as an innovative and mission-driven leader and sustainably grow the organization’s fundraising through multiple channels. Reporting to the CEO and working closely with the leadership team, the CDO is responsible for developing, implementing, and managing strategies that increase, diversify, and sustain philanthropic support from individuals, foundations, corporations, and the government. This is an incredible opportunity for a fundraising professional to shape and direct advancement efforts to support IBA’s vision of thriving communities where everyone can achieve their full potential regardless of background or disadvantage.
The ideal candidate will demonstrate enthusiasm for and commitment to IBA’s mission; be a collaborative team builder and team member; have strong external presentation skills; possess a commitment to accountability; be metrics-driven as well as a strong relationship builder; and have demonstrated leadership skills.