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Vice President of Information Technology

MissionWired

MissionWired

IT
United States · Remote
Posted on Tuesday, July 9, 2024
At MissionWired, we help our partners create revolutionary fundraising strategies that advance their mission, change our country, and have a positive impact on the world.
MissionWired is the only wholly integrated direct marketing agency for nonprofits and Democratic organizations. We help our partners tell big, ambitious stories that invite their supporters into communities to raise mission-changing revenue. Our results are unrivaled, having converted more than $3.1 billion in donations to the world’s most trusted philanthropies and groundbreaking campaigns. We do it over email and SMS, in the mail, across social media, everywhere. We don’t think in terms of channels; we’re single-minded in pursuit of your success.
We’re innovative, progress-obsessed, do-gooders who care deeply about social change and continuing to push the limits on what we can accomplish together. We’ve brought strategies to life for nonprofit organizations working around the world, including Sandy Hook Promise, Human Rights Watch, The Humane Society of the U.S., Save the Children, and Friends of the Earth, as well as progressive political organizations, campaigns and candidates like President Biden’s re-election campaign and the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee (DSCC). Each cycle is an opportunity for us to support organizations across the country and elect Democrats to legislative bodies up and down the ballot.
We’re an equal-opportunity employer and take seriously our commitment to equality and equity. Our efforts to be inclusive and create opportunity don’t end when someone joins us – they begin.
We’ve set our sights on changing the world through our work and with our clients, and representation is at the foundation of what we do. We know that diversity of thought and background makes us stronger. That’s why we’re committed to building and maintaining a diverse community.
Every new team member broadens our perspective and allows us to think bigger. We’ll be at our best when people from underrepresented communities and people with a range of perspectives and lived experiences want to come, stay, and push the boundaries of what’s possible.
Overview: MissionWired is looking for a Vice President of Information Technology to lead strategy and implementation across our team. In our world, access is everything, as our teams raise money and build audiences for campaigns that will determine the future of the country and nonprofits serving populations throughout the world. You’ll keep our team connected and working efficiently, as well as securely. No two days will be exactly alike. You’ll facilitate trainings, support the execution of security patches, and manage vendor relationships. At the core, you’ll make us better: more efficient, more secure, and more conscientious. This role reports to the Chief Technology Officer.

Successful candidates will be responsible for:

  • Overseeing the development and implementation of information technology programs and services and the management and integration of mission-critical software applications and technology to support the company’s day-to-day objectives and long-term ambitions;
  • Defining and promoting the IT roadmap for the organization and integrating with MissionWired’s overall technology and program roadmap;
  • Developing, supporting and leading a team responsible for the enterprise business systems, desktop and productivity tools, employee technology support and operational functions;
  • Develops and maintains the information technology budget;
  • Develops operational protocols to execute information technology functions across the enterprise and measure the success of that work;
  • Lead systems migrations to support cross-team integrations, increase efficiency and improve outcomes for internal and external stakeholders;
  • Ensuring our IT programs meet or exceed the most secure industry protocols and have appropriate executive support;
  • Identifying emerging information technologies to be analyzed and integrated within the organization.

Must-have qualifications:

  • Experience developing and maintaining a comprehensive IT program;
  • Experience with M&A integrations;
  • Hands-on technical ability to implement IT strategies in key systems like HRIS, MDM, IdP and SaaS apps when called upon;
  • Experience managing Microsoft-based (Entra, Intune, Windows, Microsoft 365) environments;
  • Experience working on risk management, resource allocation, project prioritization, and research and recommendation of new systems, including automation to increase efficiencies;
  • Experience helping teams and organizations optimize their workflows – must be operations focused with understanding and experience in running ticketing systems, taking requests, tracking work and developing metrics to track for improvements;
  • Proactive leadership, accountability and management of stakeholders to ensure timely completion of projects, including being able and willing to work up and down skills sets;
  • An ability to work well with a range of people from extremely technical team members to non-technical business leaders, providing thoughtful customer service;
  • A track record of assessing business risks as well as a technical perspective on and the ability to develop and champion affordable, efficient, and timely IT and other solutions to support the organization.
Salary range for this role is $150,000 - 175,000 per year, depending on experience.
Location
We are currently working remotely with no return to office date. Applicants may reside in the following states: AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, FL, GA, IL, IN, LA, MA, MD, MN, MO, NC, NH, NJ, NM, NY, OR, PA, SC, TX, VA, WA, and WI. Due to FL legislation, MissionWired is required to participate in e-verify.
*Supporting your team on some nights and weekends as we approach high-volume times such as elections may be required.
Benefits
100% employer-paid premiums for platinum-level medical plan on a national health care network
100% employer-paid life insurance and short term disability
50% employer-paid vision and dental insurance
401(k) with 3% employer contribution
17 vacation days in addition to 12 paid holidays, sick days, bereavement leave, and a volunteer day off.
Paid parental leave at 100% of your salary
Financial support for reproductive and transgender care
Flexible telecommute and remote work policies
Company issued Mac products for home offices
Cell phone service reimbursement, meal and ride-share reimbursement, and other perks available
If you feel you can do the job and are excited about this opportunity but are not sure if you meet all the qualifications, consider applying anyway. We’d love to hear from you!