Financial Officers, Financial Services, Nonprofit and Social Impact, Social Justice and Advocacy

Chief Revenue & Growth Officer

  • Out and Equal Workplace Advocates
  • Washington DC (Preferred)

This position has been filled.

About Out & Equal

Out & Equal Workplace Advocates (O&E) is the world’s premier nonprofit organization dedicated to achieving lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender workplace equality. We partner with Fortune 1000 companies and government agencies to provide executive leadership development, comprehensive training and consultation, and professional networking opportunities that build inclusive and welcoming work environments.

Since 1996, we have worked with executives, human resources professionals, Employee Resource Groups, and individuals to provide leadership and professional development, education, and research to create workplaces free of discrimination. O&E hosts the annual Workplace Summit where employees and experts from across the globe gather to share strategies and best practices to create diverse and inclusive workplaces that foster belonging for LGBTQ people around the world. Our stakeholders are predominantly working in Fortune 1000 companies (global multi-nationals) and US government agencies. Besides the US, we focus on the LatAm (Brazil), India and APAC regions. In the US, we are focused on the Southern States/rural areas where efforts to achieve LGBTQ equality may face specific cultural challenges or nuances.

Led by CEO Erin Uritus, O&E is a global convener, thought leader, and catalyst actively working to achieve workplaces of equality and belonging. O&E provides critical value supporting LGBTQ employees and professionals who thrive in their careers and lives and want to achieve greater impact on the world. O&E has an annual budget between $7-9M and employs 20+ staff. While O&E offices are based in Oakland, CA and Washington, D.C., candidates from D.C. or New York, NY are preferred.

For more information on O&E, please visit

The Opportunity

The Chief Revenue & Growth Officer (CRGO) will be responsible for overseeing an evolved revenue generation strategy and the team who will deliver it, including business development, generating and executing corporate and government partnerships, partner relationship management support, staff “sales” coaching, programs/services valuation, and pricing, and marketing strategy. Together with other members of the executive team, the CRGO will execute Out & Equal’s strategic growth plan, focusing on expanding revenue streams, and expansion to new customer segments and partnerships, while strengthening operations that help enable and deliver on the strategy in new and innovative ways. The ideal candidate will lead with an entrepreneurial spirit, and be adept at evolving and leveraging technology (e.g. Salesforce) and data to inform business decisions, set growth targets, streamline fulfillment/delivery, and evaluate partner progress the relationship and their contracts with O&E.

Highlighted responsibilities include:
  • Develop, execute, and refine O&E’s comprehensive data-driven strategic planning to deliver sustainable revenue, working closely with members of the executive team.
  • Drive growth in revenue by setting data-based targets for the organization overall, as well as for each member of the Corporate Engagement team.
  • Implement a five-year plan for extensive growth across the Fortune 500/1000 (more than doubling our current partnerships) and mid-sized businesses and develop annual goals and workstream to meet them.
  • Research, develop and oversee the execution of an individual-focused revenue stream, marketing to and serving LGBTQ professionals in their professional & leadership development, and networking.
  • Establish KPI frameworks and methodology for measuring revenue success and forecasting.
  • Collaborate across the organization, in particular with the Managing Director/Chief Program and Partnerships Officer (MD/CCPO), to enable growth in O&E’s products, programs, and partnerships.
  • Ensure competitiveness of service by evaluating broader market and current partner needs, leveraging technical tools/surveys/outreach in strategic and methodical ways.
  • Work closely and thought partner with O&E CEO and MD/CCPO on highest tier partnerships, providing expertise across the portfolio.
  • Identify, pursue, and convert high-level/high-value leads and business prospects with confidentiality and respect while centering LGBTQ workplace inclusion and intersectional allyship.
  • Monitor revenue pipeline and leads, providing quarterly reports to the executive team.
  • Oversee contract standards for business partnerships and execution of partnership agreements to ensure requirements are met.
  • Collaborate with the O&E Marketing and Communications team on messaging, strategies, business models, and technology, to achieve revenue goals.
  • Collaborate with Chief Finance and Administrative Officer (CFAO) to measure and analyze current revenue and streams, offerings, and relationships to optimize business growth and revenue strategy.
  • Guide the development of internal processes, reference documents, and materials to mature Corporate Engagement team strategy.
  • Monitor the performance of the Corporate Engagement team by establishing a system of quarterly reports, rewards, and communications.
  • Cultivate relationships with key corporate constituents and identify media opportunities and/or opportunities for program collaboration.
  • Supervise a team of XXX and serve as a coach, mentor, and team player who motivates staff with energy and passion, ensuring clear expectations and accountability.
  • Inspire, lead, and guide staff as well as to interact effectively with high level contacts within and outside of O&E
Candidate Profile

The CGRO embodies the values and mission of O&E by demonstrating a commitment to achieving equality in the workplace. We understand that each candidate brings a unique set of skills and experiences and strongly encourage candidates with experience in sales, marketing, communications, corporate engagement, consulting, relationship management, business development, fundraising and/or other related areas to express interest in this opportunity. At their core, they possess the following attributes and competencies:

Passion for the Mission

Guided by a deep belief in workplace equality, the CRGO is an entrepreneurial leader, a gifted storyteller, and an exceptional collaborator who embodies a commitment to developing diverse, equitable, and inclusive workplaces for their teams, internal collaborators, and external partners. A highly effective leader, they have demonstrated experience driving both their organization and team(s) through periods of transformation and growth. They believe that leveraging mission, values, and causes can elevate an organization’s reach and reputation and harness the mission to facilitate growth.

Revenue Generation

Driven by a growth-oriented mindset, the CRGO has a record of Proven experience developing and executing business strategy and related supporting initiatives. They foster and embody an environment where different disciplines, strategies, and ideas are encouraged, explored, and assessed. They have experience generating solutions to revenue challenges, finding, and facilitating new revenue channels, and efficiently and effectively partner with communications, marketing, finance, and business development teams to drive a culture of growth. Above all else, they ground their projected revenues, forecasting, and growth objective in reality and collaborate across the organization to balance ambitious growth targets with sustainable revenue streams.

Customer Insight and Market Intelligence

An experienced growth and revenue leader, they possess an expert understanding of key financial and marketing metrics that drive profitability and success. They identify and corporate levers and partners, effectively engage and grow their audiences, and exhibit creativity in developing robust revenue streams. They deeply understand the marketplace and partner with cross functional teams to deepen the pipeline full of potential customers and partners for new business opportunities, uncover and troubleshoot prospective pain points, and communicate clearly with key constituents to identify the best and most effective opportunities for growth.

Data-Informed Decision Making

An inquisitive leader, The CRGO possesses strong technical understanding and uses data-informed decision making to analyze, assess, and unlock audience insights. They partner with executive leadership, partners, and current and prospective clients to effectively manage and diversify revenue, communicate results, pivot accordingly, and develop effective, growth-oriented business models through transparent dialogue and effective communication with their partners, peers, and teams. Technically savvy, they leverage systems, functions, and opportunities to set and achieve KPIs tied to strategic goals and objectives across their organization.

Strategic Alignment

The CRGO is deeply collaborative and is driven by a commitment to developing and implementing strategies and best practices to align their teams and their business plans with the best interest of the organization. They partner cross functionally to analyze revenue information, create data-informed strategies to drive growth, and effectively communicate their strategies, successes, and challenges to their teams, partners, and peers. A life-long learner, they produce results in a fast-paced, nimble environment and bring a proven record of accomplishment prioritizing, managing, and execute multiple projects with accuracy. As a leader, their strategies center cause-driven work, balance strategic and tactical leadership, and demonstrate an ethos of holding themselves and their teams accountable for success.

In addition, strong candidates will offer:

  • Proven track record in corporate engagement, relationship management, business development, and/or fundraising.
  • Deep knowledge of DEI field and corporate trends in this space to effectively oversee organizational contract offerings, upgrades, and business development strategies.
  • Background in developing and acquiring grants a plus.
Compensation & Benefits

O&E is committed to maximizing the diversity of the organization and strongly encourages people of color, transgender and nonbinary people, people with disabilities, and women to apply for the opportunity. Salary will be determined according to a salary scale which considers years of experience, location, job category, and other factors but the base salary will start at $180K. O&E has a generous benefits package including:

  • Medical, vision, and dental covered up to 100%.
  • Paid Time Off accrues at 3 weeks per year for the first and second years in addition to 10 office holidays and sick leave.
  • 401k plan with employer match up to 5% and a 6% safe harbor contribution after one year (11% total).
  • Locations in the San Francisco Bay Area and Washington, D.C.

Koya Partners, the executive search firm that specializes in mission-driven search, has been exclusively retained for this engagement. Please submit a compelling cover letter and resume to Molly Brennan, Malissa Brennan, and Dafina Bobo here.

Koya Partners is committed to providing reasonable accommodation to individuals living with disabilities. If you are a qualified individual living with a disability and need assistance expressing interest online, please email If you are selected for an interview, you will receive additional information regarding how to request an accommodation for the interview process.

Out & Equal Workplace Advocates is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate based on any of the following: race, religious creed, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression or gender characteristic, national origin, religion, marital status, medical condition, physical or mental disability, military service or veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, or any other classification protected by federal, state, and local laws and ordinances.

About Koya Partners

Koya Partners, a part of Diversified Search Group, is a leading executive search and strategic advising firm dedicated to connecting exceptionally talented people with mission-driven clients. Our founding philosophy—The Right Person in the Right Place Can Change the World—guides our work as we partner with nonprofits & NGOs, institutions of higher education, responsible businesses, and social enterprises in local communities and around the world.

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