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Chief Executive Officer

Your mission

Lead and grow a pioneering organization in Social Entrepreneurship in Morocco The Executive Director (ED) is the face of Moroccan CISE for all its stakeholders ie investors, partners, the press,etc and ensures that all of our activities are making our mission and vision of creating innovative and entrepreneurial solutions to all of Morocco’s social issues a reality. You have overall strategic and operational responsibility for MCISE’s staff, programs, expansion, and execution of its mission.
In simple terms, you can change the world one piece at a time.

Your position

Full time (and then some)

Your start date

As soon as possible.

Your key Responsibilities:

Leadership & Management:

Ensuring ongoing programmatic excellence, rigorous program evaluation, and consistent quality of finance and administration, fundraising, communications, and systems.
Actively engaging and energizing MCISE’s volunteers, board members, staff members, partners, and funders
Developing, maintaining, and supporting a strong Board of Directors: seek and build board involvement with strategic direction for both ongoing programs and developing new ones.
Leading, coaching, developing, and retaining MCISE’s high-performance senior management team: You Ensure effective systems to track scaling progress, and regularly evaluate our programs, so as to measure successes that can be effectively communicated to the board, funders, and other constituents

Fundraising & Communications:

Expanding local revenue generating and fundraising activities to support our existing programs and the growth of our organization
Deepening and refining all aspects of our communications—from web presence to external relations with the goal of creating a stronger brand
Using external presence and relationships to garner new opportunities

Planning & New Business:

Co-designing our strategic business planning process with the Director of Programs and the Director of Operations and Finance to expand into new markets
Building partnerships in new markets, establishing relationships with funders, and political and community leaders
Publishing and communicating our results with an emphasis on our successes as a model for regional and national replication
Run and supervise our newly created Dare Start up program

We want someone who (Qualifications)

Understands the Moroccan context: you know how projects work in Morocco and how to deal with them
Has previous experience in Business development and financing and/or investment management
Has excellent organizational and management skills: You can coach staff, manage, and develop high-performance teams, set and achieve strategic objectives, and manage a budget
Manages Up: you have past successes working with a Board of Directors with the ability to cultivate existing board member relationships
You have strong marketing, public relations, and fundraising experience, and you can engage easily with a wide range of stakeholders and cultures
Strong written and verbal communication skills in English, Arabic, and French; you are a persuasive and passionate communicator with excellent interpersonal skills
Loves working with people, and knows how to manage them effectively. You can easily form relationships with people, and know how to delegate tasks based on their strengths and motivations.
Is willing to tackle projects without much guidance/structure. We are two years old, so while we have some processes, you will also be called upon to build structure. You can show us how you have stepped into ambiguous and disorganized situations and brought them to be efficient.
Has worked for a startup or in a startup environment, and/or have worked in supporting startups to grow. You are willing to work beyond the job description, wear many hats, and roll with constant change.
Believes that we > I: We believe in finding ways to expand the pie so that everyone can get a larger slice rather than trying to claim as much value as possible from a fixed pie. Thus, we believe in pathological collaboration and that this journey is about all of us.
Most importantly, believes in the power of entrepreneurship to solving some of the greatest challenges that we face and will jump for an opportunity to play a small part in a grand journey as we seek to make our world a much better place.

About Us :

Check our Website and do some due diligence to know what we do and who we are.
FYI : This is a startup job, which means nothing is guaranteed unless you make it happen.

How to Apply

Step 1: Submit you application

By [25/09/2017], send an email to with “Executive Director: [Your Name]” in the subject line. Please attach the following documents to your email:

  • Your LinkedIn Profile or your CV (in English)
  • A portfolio of projects
      A document and/or Video that answers the following questions

    • Why are you interested in the Executive Director position? What makes you a great fit for that role?
    • What evidence can you provide that you can lead an organization at the forefront of social enterprise in Morocco?
    • What evidence can you provide that you can diagnose/understand the needs and challenges of an early-stage venture and then successfully match people and resources to those needs?
Step 2: If you move on to the next round you will:
  • Have an interview with the MCISE team
  • Provide us with three references that know you well and can provide us with insight into your ability to do this job.
  • Have an informal meeting with the team and check if profiles matches.
Step 3: Our Goal is for you to start as soon as we’re all settled