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Strategy Consultant

Urban Rural Action
Urban Rural Action
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2,500 – 2,500 USD per year
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Urban Rural Action seeks a Strategy Consultant who will work with our Board of Directors, Leadership Team, and Advisory Council to develop an organizational strategy that advances our mission of bringing together Americans across divides to tackle our country's most urgent challenges.

This is a pivotal time for Urban Rural Action, which was founded in 2018 and started programming in fall 2019. Over 2.5 years, we have grown in programming and funding; we now want to leverage that momentum to increase our focus and stability so that we can enhance our impact.

Timeline: April - July 2022


  • Conduct 4-5 Zoom focus group-style meetings with members of the Board (5-8 people), Leadership Team (11 people), and Advisory Council (8 people) to collect input on our strategy
  • Lead one full-day in-person workshop (target date: June 10, 2022) in Washington County, MD with the Board of Directors and Leadership Team to help the team align on our vision
  • Draft strategy documents in consultation with the team (particularly the Executive Director) and work iteratively to produce a final strategy document

Essential requirements:

  • Experience leading non-profit organizational strategy development processes
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills
  • Excellent attention to detail

To Apply: Please send a brief expression of interest (max 250 words) to describing your interest in this role. We will then schedule a 45-minute interview with you. The deadline to apply is March 31, 2022.

Compensation: $2,500. All travel expenses will be reimbursed.

Estimated level of effort:

  • 1 day of in-person facilitation in Washington County, Maryland
  • 1 combined day of Zoom conversations
  • 3 days of preparation and document drafting, revision, and finalization
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