Job Opportunities at the Flatiron/23rd Street Partnership

Executive Director

The Board of Directors of the Flatiron BID is seeking a highly-qualified, dynamic Executive Director to take the helm of the organization and its operations when the Founding Executive Director departs after more than 12 years of service in the role.

The Executive Director will provide oversight of the BID’s staff and programs. He/she will be responsible for working with the 34-member Board of Directors on overall strategy, organizational mission, program development, fundraising and other initiatives. The BID also oversees and maintains important public realm projects as the maintenance partner of the Department of Transportation for the Flatiron Public Plazas. The Executive Director role is a visible position requiring strategic thinking, strong management experience and financial acumen. The Executive Director manages a small team of professionals as well as a myriad of outside contractors, and is responsible for oversight of all BID functions, office, and personnel. The BID is financially sound.

The successful candidate must be able to navigate numerous challenges, stakeholder dynamics, and relationships, build and maintain strategic partnerships, and continue to expand the positive impact of the BID within the community. He/she must be able to communicate effectively both the mission of the BID and the needs of the broader community to elected officials, government representatives, and others. He/she should be a strong, determined advocate on behalf of the district and its stakeholders, and be skilled at problem-solving and identifying and negotiating solutions. The Executive Director must be able to work with the local community, community boards, government officials, and other important audiences.

For the full job description and qualifications, click here.

The Flatiron/23rd Street Partnership has retained the services of Harris Rand Lusk to conduct this search. Inquiries, nominations, and applications may be directed in confidence to:

Jack Lusk, Managing Partner & CEO or Elly Kirschner, Director Healthcare and Advocacy
Harris Rand Lusk
122 E. 42nd Street, Suite 3605
New York, NY 10168
ekirschner [at]

Please put Flatiron in the subject line of your emailed application. No phone calls, please.