Saturday, January 17, 2015

Marshall CC Seeks Executive Director

Executive Director -- Marshall Chess Club and Marshall Chess Foundation 

About the Marshall 
The Marshall Chess Club, founded in 1915 and incorporated as a not-for-profit in 1922, is the premier chess institution in New York City and is one of the oldest chess clubs in the United States.  It has made its home in a Greenwich Village brownstone since 1931 and is open seven days a week for tournaments, classes, lectures, and casual play.

The Marshall Chess Foundation is a nonprofit educational corporation formed to promote, stimulate, and encourage the study, play, and appreciation of the game of chess as a means of intellectual development and runs a variety of camps, classes, and a lecture series within the Club.

Job Responsibilities
This is a full-time opportunity to manage the daily operations of the Club and Foundation, and reports directly to the Presidents of the Marshall Chess Club and Foundation.

Key responsibilities include:
       ● Managing the club staff and tournament directors
       ● Organizing the scheduling and advertising of tournaments, lectures, events, films, and social events
       ● Promoting club membership, tournaments, camps, classes, and activities
       ● Managing the finances of the Club and Foundation
       ● Overseeing the building superintendent, cleaning personnel, and the maintenance and the infrastructure of the Club including interaction with other tenants.

       ● Experience with not-for-profit management
       ● Experience with bookkeeping software and the maintenance of records for auditing and reporting purposes
       ● Proficiency with office productivity software (e.g. Excel, Access)
       ● Desire to serve as the face of the organization and welcome visitors and members.

The following, in addition, would be desirable:
       ● Experience as a chess tournament player, director, or arbiter
       ● Interest in coordinating with local, national, and international chess organizations
       ● Interest in fundraising to help fulfill the mission of the Marshall Foundation.

Please apply with a cover letter and resume via and see our posting at (