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NAAIA Foundation Hiring its first Director of Social Impact Operations

The NAAIA Foundation is seeking an accomplished leader and passionate individual to be its first Director of Social Impact Operations to lead the organization in fulfilling its mission and vision of supporting education, developing leaders, rebuilding communities, and supporting Black entrepreneurship. The primary responsibility of the Director of Social Impact Operations is cultivating relationships with key donors and institutions in support of the NAAIA Foundation goals.

The Director of Social Impact Operations will report jointly to the NAAIA Foundation Board of Directors CEO and the Executive Director & Chief Operating Officer of NAAIA.

POSITION – Director of Social Impact Operations
LOCATION Fully Remote with 25-30% Business Travel


The ideal candidate will possess strong leadership skills, a successful nonprofit management track record, and a commitment to empowering underrepresented individuals in the insurance sector. They are independent and collaborative, operating with a service-oriented mindset that aligns with NAAIA’s mission and values.

Strategic Vision and Leadership:

  • Develop and implement a strategic vision in alignment with the Foundation’s mission, driving growth and impact.
  • Provide effective leadership, ensuring the Foundation’s programs and initiatives positively impact the insurance industry landscape.

Fundraising and Development:

  • Lead fundraising efforts, including grant applications, donor cultivation, and fundraising events, to secure financial support for Foundation programs.
  • Develop and implement Foundation marketing programs.
  • Develop and nurture relationships with philanthropic organizations, corporate partners, and individual donors.

Program Management:

  • Work with NAAIA Foundation committee chairs to design, implement, and evaluate individual, organizational and grant initiatives and programs.
  • Ensure program effectiveness and alignment with the Foundation’s goals.

Community Engagement:

  • Collaborate with educational institutions, community organizations, and industry partners to expand the Foundation’s reach and impact.
  • Engage with stakeholders to promote the Foundation’s mission and build strategic alliances.

Financial Management:

  • Partner with Foundation Board leadership to develop the annual budget. ensuring responsible fiscal stewardship and compliance with nonprofit financial regulations.
  • Provide regular financial reporting to the Foundation’s Board of Directors.

Board Relations:

  • Work closely with the Board of Directors, providing updates, seeking input, and ensuring alignment with organizational goals.
  • Support the Board in governance and strategic planning efforts.

NAAIA Relations:

  • Work closely with NAAIA leadership to lead and support student scholarship and community-based social impact initiatives, ensuring alignment with association goals.
  • Participate in strategic planning efforts.

Public Relations and Advocacy:

  • Represent the Foundation to the public, media, and relevant stakeholders, articulating its mission and impact.
  • Advocate for diversity and educational opportunities within the insurance industry.

The effective management of the Foundation’s initiatives will require additional responsibilities as assigned.


  • Proven leadership experience in nonprofit management, preferably as an Executive Director or in a senior management role.
  • Demonstrated success in fundraising and donor cultivation.
  • Experience in program management, with a focus on education, scholarships, or diversity initiatives.
  • Strong financial management skills, including budget development and oversight.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to engage effectively with diverse stakeholders.
  • Understanding of the insurance industry or related sectors is advantageous.
  • Bachelor’s degree required; advanced degree in a relevant field is a plus.

Key behavioral aptitudes include:

  • Strong desire and interest to work and develop program strategies that help identify, develop, equip, and empower Black leaders in the insurance sector.
  • Deep commitment to advancing inclusion, and racial and gender equity.
  • Ability to identify, evaluate, confirm, communicate, and implement best practices.
  • Inherent curiosity to stay current with developments in relevant fields, spot gaps, and seek opportunities.
  • Partnership-oriented and a team player.


The base salary for this position is $70,000 and is commission-eligible based on fundraising target. Benefits include:

  • 15 days of paid time off and observed federal holidays and a winter break for all employees.
  • Employer-sponsored plans for health, dental, and vision coverage, and life insurance.
  • 401K with employer match.
  • This role is bonus-eligible.


In this immensely important time for civil and human rights in our world, NAAIA honors its mission by ensuring that job applications are fairly and equitably considered and free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), parental status, national origin, age, disability, genetic information (including family medical history), political affiliation, military service, or other non-merit based factors.


The NAAIA Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization affiliated with the National African American Insurance Association (NAAIA). The vision of the NAAIA Foundation is to invest in organizations, initiatives, and communities that assist individuals and their communities in efforts related to diversity, inclusion, equity, economic parity, and sustainable long-term growth. Our philanthropic giving is in four focus areas: scholarship, leadership development, business ownership, and community development.

NAAIA’s belief: Black empowerment starts from within. We see insurance tools and careers as a key to building generational wealth, closing the racial wealth gap, and fueling vibrant Black communities. Our mission is to diversify the insurance industry’s talent landscape at every level. Through our Partner and Chapter Networks, we strive to be the architects of a future where everyone has the opportunity to thrive and prosper.

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