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CEO, President, and Executive Director, Nonprofit and Social Impact, Social Justice and Advocacy

Co-Chief Executive Officer

  • Responsible Business Initiative for Justice
  • Flexible Location
About Responsible Business Initiative for Justice (RBIJ)

The Responsible Business Initiative for Justice (RBIJ) is an innovative and growing criminal justice reform organization. RBIJ supports advocates, organizers, and campaigners in the criminal justice reform space by bringing the voices of businesses, and trade representatives to the table. Our work is designed to champion fairness, equality, and effectiveness in systems of punishment; to end mass incarceration, and to stop extreme sentencing. We do this by combining a network of issue experts and community-based organizations with the social capital, influence, and internal capacity of business.

The Opportunity

The Co-CEO is a new role developed to support and enhance RBIJ’s growth and impact. The Co-CEO will partner with the founder, Celia Ouellette, to ensure that the organization continues on its high-impact trajectory. The Co-CEO will be responsible for internal and external leadership and working closely with the Founder and Co-CEO on longer term strategy and vision.

The ideal candidate will be a creative and highly effective leader with the experience and presence to ensure credibility with national and state partners, funders, and policy makers. They will be a servant leader, able and willing to support partners in this ambitious work, and a true collaborator and partner who is excited to work closely with staff and board members located in the US and in London to lead the implementation of RBIJ’s recent strategic plan.

To Express Interest

Koya Partners, the executive search firm that specializes in mission-driven search, has been exclusively retained for this engagement. Molly Brennan and Turner Delano of Koya Partners have been exclusively retained for this search. To express interest in this role please submit a resume and cover letter here. All inquiries and discussions will be considered strictly confidential.

Read and download the Position Profile here.