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Row New York Inc.
New York, United States
Salary Not specified
Closing date
May 29, 2024

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WittKieffer is proud to partner with Row New York, a visionary rowing and youth development organization that serves the New York metropolitan area, as they seek a dynamic and visionary leader to serve as its Chief Executive Officer (CEO). This individual will play a crucial role in steering Row New York through its continued growth and evolution, upholding its commitment to providing dynamic and impactful programming to participants from NYC's diverse communities. This position reports to an active and supportive Board and will help guide the achievement of the mission of Row New York. The new CEO will build on Row New York's accomplished history and enhance its future strategic focus on providing life changing opportunities for greater numbers of New Yorkers through the sport of rowing.

Founded in 2002, Row New York is a unique, sports-based non-profit organization that makes the sport of rowing more inclusive and accessible. It builds competitive skills in rowing and pairs those skills with robust academic and social-emotional learning programs to support youth in successfully graduating high school and college. In addition to providing a signature youth program to middle and high school student-athletes from diverse racial, cultural, and socioeconomic backgrounds, the organization supports students through college with a college success program and alumni services. RNY also provides rowing programs to participants with disabilities, Veterans, and local community members. Its programs serve over1,000members annually with locations in Washington Heights/Inwood (Manhattan) and Flushing Meadows Corona Park (Queens).

The successful applicant will be a strategic visionary with exemplary philanthropic development skills. They will have demonstrated managerial skills that span the complex challenges of providing exceptional youth development in New York City utilizing the unique sport of rowing.

To learn more about Row New York and the opportunity, please download the leadership profile here.

Applicants should include, as separate documents, a CV or resume and a letter of interest addressing the themes in this profile. Review of applicants has begun and will continue until the position is filled.

Applications, inquiries, and nominations may be addressed to Sandra Chu and Jeff Compher at

The salary range for this opportunity is $200,00 - $250,000. The salary range is a good faith estimate of base pay for the position. The salary ultimately will be determined based on the education, experience, knowledge, and abilities of the successful candidate. In addition to salary, this role may also be eligible for annualor other incentive compensation.

This position is hybrid with two days per week in the NYC office.

Row New York is an equal opportunity employer. We value a diverse and inclusive workplace and strongly encourage people of color, women, veterans, LGBTQIA+, older candidates and candidates with disabilities to apply. We appreciate all applicants, but please be advised that our capacity allows us to only respond to those best qualified for the position.


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