Brooklyn Grange: Chief Executive Officer, New York, NY, USA
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Brooklyn Grange: Chief Executive Officer, New York, NY, USA

Position: Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
Employer: Brooklyn Grange
Location: New York, NY, USA

About Brooklyn Grange

Brooklyn Grange, founded in 2010, is a leading rooftop farming and intensive green roofing business in the US, operating the world’s largest rooftop soil farms on almost 5 acres, located in New York City. Brooklyn Grange’s purpose is to restore the connection between people and the natural world, fostering more livable and climate-adapted cities. All three of Brooklyn Grange’s departments—Design, Build, and Maintenance; Programming and Events; and the Farm—promote sustainable urban living by building green spaces, hosting public programming and celebratory events, and creating more equitable access to locally grown produce in New York communities. Key programs include designing, installing, and maintaining green roofs, rooftop farms, green walls and gardens; producing events; and farming on Brooklyn Grange’s own rooftop farms in Brooklyn, NY.

The Position

Brooklyn Grange is seeking an entrepreneurial, experienced, hands-on, inspirational, growth-focused, and metrics-driven Chief Executive Officer (CEO) to lead, grow, and integrate Brooklyn Grange’s business operations and staff: Brooklyn Grange’s mission is to create more livable, climate-adapted cities; design, build, and maintain more green spaces; host more educational and celebratory events; and provide New Yorkers more equitable access to locally grown produce.

The CEO will advance Brooklyn Grange’s mission through organizational success as measured by revenue growth, increasing profitability, and profit margins; client and partnership expansion and retention; increased staff capacity and success; and community impact.

As CEO you will have an outstanding and proven track record in delivering sustained growth in customer-focused organizations, in business development, and in building effective partnerships with a wide range of stakeholders specifically in the design, installation, and maintenance of urban spaces. You will be confident and effective as the internal and external voice of the company, comfortable and successful in developing and pitching business proposals, experienced in building and maintaining a strong network, and bring a successful track record in securing and sustaining new and existing clients and partnerships to advance The growth and success of Brooklyn Grange.

A career which includes experience in hospitality management, farming, and food access is a plus. The CEO has 4-5 direct reports and will report to the Board of Directors. This position is located primarily in the Brooklyn Navy Yard in New York City, with regular travel to Brooklyn Grange’s other sites and clients.

For further information about this job, please visit www.brooklyngrangefarm.com/jobs.

If you want to make a difference in the growth and success of an outstanding organization with a great mission and if this position speaks to your capabilities, experience and commitment, please submit your resume and cover letter with salary requirements with Chief Executive Officer (CEO) in the subject line to [email protected].

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