Managing Director, Global Detroit

With a focus on immigrants and global talent, Global Detroit develops and implements inclusive
strategies to drive the growth, revitalization and broadly shared prosperity of Detroit and Southeast Michigan. By ensuring immigrants are a vital part of the region’s community and economic development strategies, Global Detroit is building a vibrant city and thriving global region with strong neighborhoods, healthy families, competitive companies, successful small businesses, and a rich and diverse cultural life.



The Managing Director will be an experienced and dynamic non-profit administrator ready to
partner with Global Detroit’s long-serving, founding Executive Director, staff, board, and partners to advance Global Detroit’s local efforts. In addition to effectively and efficiently overseeing ongoing operations in Detroit and Southeastern Michigan, managing the organization’s finances, and supporting local fundraising, high priorities for the Managing Director are listed below. This is a full-time, salaried, exempt position with an initial starting salary range of $100,000 to $130,000 commensurate with experience and qualifications and within the framework of the organization’s annual budget.


• Leading, empowering, and motivating a dedicated and experienced group of passionate
professionals who are committed to advancing Global Detroit’s mission.
• Transitioning and expanding local relationships with communities, funders, partners, and
collaborators known to and new to Global Detroit.
• Expanding Global Detroit’s local policy work to further grow its sector leadership.
• Providing greater opportunities for immigrant voice and expertise to be an integral part of
Global Detroit’s work.
• Partnering with the Executive Director to strike the appropriate balance between running
demonstration and ongoing programs, determining how to qualify and quantify impact,
considering current sector trends, and incorporating the work of the national center.
• Championing Global Detroit’s ongoing and robust commitment to its diversity, equity,
inclusion, and belonging (DEIB) work.
• Ensuring that standard and effective operating processes and procedures are in place and
that self and others are held to high levels of accountability.
• Partnering with the Executive Director to develop a strong partnership with the Board of
Directors and establish clear role



• A minimum of five years of senior leadership, or equivalent experience
• Knowledge of and passion for economic development, community development, and/or the
immigrant experience

• Desired traits relating to leadership, advocacy, communications, and management skills can be found on the full job listing here.


How to Apply:

Apply here. Submit questions to Eos Transition Partners consultant John Tarvin at