Overview

Summary:

The Executive Director Non-Profit is responsible for the overall strategic direction, management, and growth of the organization. This role involves working closely with the Board of Directors, staff members, volunteers, donors, and the broader community to achieve the organization’s mission and goals.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Implement strategic plans, based on data-driven analytics, projections, and financials.
  • Develop and oversee the annual budget, ensuring sound financial practices and fiscal responsibility.
  • Identify and secure funding opportunities, including grants, donations, and sponsorships.
  • Manage financial resources efficiently to support programmatic goals.
  • Ensure the organization is following relevant state and federal laws, and regulations with standard accounting procedures.
  • Cultivate excellent relationships with local media; provide oversight for the organization’s presence in social media.
  • Build and maintain relationships with key stakeholders, including donors, community partners, government agencies, and volunteers.
  • Represent the organization at public events, conferences, and meetings.
  • Prepares accurate and timely analyses that capture and communicate fundraising results, variances, and performance trends.
  • Sponsor and/or co-sponsor special events designed to promote the organization’s mission or other like-minded missions.
  • Work closely with the Board of Directors to provide regular updates, seek input, and collaborate on strategic decision-making.
  • Support board development and engagement efforts.
  • Develop and work with the Board of Directors, ensuring that Board committees and efforts are well-organized and funded.
  • Inform the Board routinely of internal organization matters, including relevant staffing, funding, and program success and priorities.
  • Develop and implement consistent policies, procedures, and operational reporting/metrics.
  • Coordinates and leads annual budget reviews, monthly and quarterly reviews, and regular forecast updates with the Board of Directors, staff, and other key stakeholders.
  • Recruit, train, and supervise staff members, fostering a positive work environment and professional development.
  • Ensure staff members are aligned with the organization’s mission and goals.
  • Ensures that services and funding relationships are robust enough to meet or exceed strategic goals and objectives.
  • Develop and execute a strategic plan in collaboration with the Board of Directors to advance the organization’s mission and vision.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

This position oversees staff.

Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education/Experience

  • Graduate degree – Nonprofit Management, Business/Public Administration, Finance, Economics, Social Sciences, Marketing, Communications, or closed related field from a regionally accredited institution.
  • 5-10 years successful senior leadership/management experience

Required Skills/Abilities

  • Proven leadership experience in the non-profit sector.
  • Strong financial management and fundraising skills.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and public speaking abilities.
  • Strategic thinking and planning skills.
  • Experience working with a Board of Directors.
  • Commitment to the organization’s mission and values.

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The work is typically performed in an office environment, with a moderate noise level.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Movements including but not limited to prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer, occasional standing, walking, bending, and reaching are required.
  • Regularly required to use hands to handle or feel; talk; see; and/or hear. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and color vision.
  • Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds at all times.

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