National Runaway Safeline
Chicago, IL (Hybrid)
For more than 50 years, the National Runaway Safeline (NRS) has responded to youth and families in crisis, housing the federally supported national communications system for youth experiencing homelessness, who have runaway, or are facing crisis. Through its mission to keep America's runaway, homeless, and at-risk youth safe and off the streets, NRS provides critical crisis intervention and resources for youth and families 24 hours a day, 365 days a year via a hotline, chat, emails, and an online forum. Based in Chicago, NRS serves youth and their families from across the U.S.
NRS seeks a dynamic, experienced Chief Engagement Officer who is inspired by the opportunity to contribute to the efforts that ensure America’s runaway, homeless, and at-risk youth are safe and off the streets. The Chief Engagement Officer leads the organization’s strategic fundraising and resource development functions, communications and marketing programs, and outreach and engagement efforts to raise public awareness about youth homelessness, runaway prevention, and the critical need for services. Reporting to the CEO, the Chief Engagement Officer serves as a key member of the organization’s Executive Leadership Team and is instrumental in aligning all facets of NRS around integrated branding, marketing, messaging, fundraising, and engagement. NRS is seeking someone who thrives in a fast-paced environment and has demonstrated an unwavering commitment to youth in crisis, racial justice, and prevention. Up to 20% travel is expected
NRS is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant based on race, color, creed, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age or disability.