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Executive Director, ChildSafe Colorado, Inc.
TO APPLY: Please submit your resume to Kristi Hess, President of the Board of Directors, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Job Title: Executive Director
Reports To: Board of Directors
Employment Status: Full-time
Job Location: ChildSafe Offices
Work Schedule: Full-time, 40 hours minimum, varied hours
Exemption Status: Exempt; salary commensurate with experience and licensure status
The Executive Director reports to the Board of Directors and is responsible for overseeing the administration, programs, and strategic plan for the organization. Other key duties include fundraising, marketing, and community outreach. Position will provide leadership and support with all fund development initiatives, including but not limited to annual appeals, capital campaigns, grants, and related donor funding, functions, and relationships including legacy and endowment giving.
1. Cover Letter explaining your interest in this position 2. Current Resume
3. Three References 4. Writing Sample
ORGANIZATIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:
ACHIEVE ORGANIZATIONAL RESULTS
1. Meet or exceed organizational goals for donor driven fundraising initiatives. Lead and implement initiatives that ensure the organization’s needs for capital and operational funding are met.
2. Manage the donor relations function and processes. Develop and implement programs which grow the organization’s base of supporters and benefactors.
3. Manage all departmental operations and special projects within financial budget expectations.
4. Ensure the financial goals of the organization are supported with timely and effective funding through grants and related sources.
5. Ensure all fundraising operations meet all professional and ethical standards, rules, regulations, and etiquette expected of a highly regarded non-profit organization.
6. Ensure the timely and professional development of effective marketing programs and collateral associated with all fundraising initiatives.
7. Manage and ensure all grant related processes, including research, acquisition, and reporting, meet or exceed all standards for timeliness, accuracy, and professionalism.
8. Establish and ensure positive, collaborative relationships within and among all areas of the organization.
9. Manage and ensure positive, effective relationships with the Board of Directors and/or relevant Development committees and volunteers.
10. Manage and ensure positive, effective relationships with donors, past and future. Endear the organization to the communities it serves, and ensure the organization enjoys a favorable reputation worthy of continued support.
STAFF LEADERSHIP AND DIRECTION
11. Foster a workplace that results in the development in a high performing team of professionals and staff. Ensure that all staff are properly coached and directed, and that clearly defined measurements of performance and rewards are utilized to enhance individual and organizational effectiveness.
12. Resolve conflicts and ensure that all associates perform their functions in a manner consistent with organizational policies, procedures, and best practices associated with their respective disciplines.
13. Act as a principal steward of the organization’s resources. Ensure that the organization’s resources and goodwill are utilized properly, legally, and ethically.
14. Uphold the mission, values, and principles of the organization at all times. Represent the organization in the community, at all times, and ensure the individual performance
- Demonstrated success managing and leading an organization, preferably a non-profit, through capital campaigns and related, large-scale initiatives.
- Demonstrated success leading major gift and planned giving programs within an organization of comparable size and scope.
- Demonstrated success with managing and developing relationships within a variety of constituents, including institutional funders, major donors, volunteers, community leaders, and related supporters.
- Experience with supervising staff – strong skills in staff management, facilitation, conflict resolution, and team building.
- Ability to oversee financial budgets and systems.
- Ability to create a community-driven agenda and strong partnerships.
- Able to work independently and be self-initiating.
- Commitment to goals and philosophy of ChildSafe.
- Grant-writing experience strongly desired.
- Bachelor’s degree in business, marketing, public administration, non-profit management, or related field preferred.
- Local Travel Required
- Demonstrated efficiency with computers, keyboards, and all related office tools and technology.
- Proficiency in public speaking.
- Communication & Interaction: Fluency in speaking and writing English.
- Strong interpersonal skills and ability to interact with a diverse group of people. Ability to communicate and collaborate with other professionals.
- Proficient in Microsoft Office.
- Strong written and verbal communication skills.
- Organizational skills and ability to multi-task.
- Ability to assess operational requirements and to plan and organize work flow patterns and schedules.
- Diversity–Understanding of cultural competence and ability to work with diverse populations.
- Self-motivated team player with the ability to meet deadlines, remain flexible and adjust to changing priorities.
- Ability to work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends, as needed to meet ChildSafe’s needs.